Secondary


School concil

In order to raise funds for school council to spend on new squash and break time equipment for the rest of the school, the members arranged a ‘Onsie and Pyjama’ day. Tom created the letter to be sent out and Kieran went out to buy the squash for other pupils in school with Bradley purchasing the…

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Posted by Scott Worton on 21 September 2017

Category: Secondary

Green Fingers @ Brades

Students from all years have been busy sowing and growing fresh produce all year and at last, it's time to harvest - you can't beat the taste of home grown food! Why not contact us or come along to purchase some of the wonderful vegetables we are growing at The Brades. Below are the prices of…

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Posted by Narinder Singh on 7 September 2017

Category: Secondary

Sports Day

The Annual Sports Day was the biggest so far with Shenstone pupils and 5 sets of parents attending. It was again a record breaking day with LM posting a new 100m time of 12.28s; Brad Ma smashed his 800m record with a new time of 2mins 38 and FLJ smashed a 7 year record in discus of 23.75. The KS3…

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Posted by Scott Worton on 30 June 2017

Category: Secondary

Final League Table

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Posted by Narinder Singh on 9 June 2017

Category: Secondary

Outdoor Education- Mountain Biking

As part of the KS4 PE curriculum the pupils completed a number of routes around the area on the road and visiting local parks. The pupils used knowledge and experience gained in KS3 to ensure they kept themselves and the group safe. Well done boys!!

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Posted by Scott Worton on 3 May 2017

Category: Secondary

Dinner party @ school

On Wednesday 29th March students at The Brades Lodge site prepared, cooked and hosted a dinner party for an exclusive family clientele, as part of the Jamie Oliver National School Food Competition. The students had to design and deliver a high quality three course menu. After much thought the boys…

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Posted by Narinder Singh on 7 April 2017

Category: Secondary

Working For Marcus

All the pupils from the Brades Lodge had the opportunity to watch a Loudmouth production call ‘Working for Marcus’. Working for Marcus is a powerful theatre in education programme on child sexual exploitation (CSE) including online sexual exploitation and abuse by individuals, organised groups or…

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Posted by Scott Worton on 5 April 2017

Category: Secondary

Strongest Student Competition

The Brades Lodge held the first annual ‘ Strongest Student’ contest which was attended by four schools from around the country. There were seven events in two competitions for Key Stages 3 and 4 which compromised of:

Bench Press

Deadlift

Yolk

Loading Race

Minibus Pull

Log…

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Posted by Scott Worton on 17 February 2017

Category: Secondary

Brades Basketball

The Brades Lodge Lions recently had their second fixture against Sandwell Community School. The game was very competitive and played in an excellent spirit but SCS came out winners in the 4th quarter 28-20. An excellent display by all involved and well done The Lions.

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Posted by Scott Worton on 15 February 2017

Category: Secondary

Voices In My Head

Shenstone Lodge School – The Brades Lodge, under the Executive Headteacher Neil Toplass, is a secondary special school based in Oldbury that caters for students who experience Social Emotional and Mental Heath difficulties. Generally the students have been disengaged from education and lack the…

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Posted by Narinder Singh on 6 February 2017

Category: Secondary

Brades Lodge Lions roar to victory

We are proud to announce our Brades Lodge Lions have pulled off a great and hard earned victory against Sandwell Community School 24 - 20.

Congratulations to all the players and staff involved.

The game began at a very high tempo; action was back and forth, up and down but the Lions showed…

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Posted by Narinder Singh on 17 January 2017

Category: Secondary

Parental Engagement day

15th December 2016 saw Shenstone Lodge School – The Brades Lodge open its doors once again to the parents and carers of our students.

There were a number of workshops being run so that the parents / carers could experience first hand what it is like to be taught at The Brades Lodge.  In food…

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Posted by Narinder Singh on 16 December 2016

Category: Secondary

Bonfire Night 2016

This year saw the first of our annual bonfire night on 3rd November 2016. It was organised by two students as part of their BTEC qualifications. Flyers were put out in the local community and letters sent home; over eighty guests attended, all of which made the most of the hog roast before…

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Posted by Narinder Singh on 24 November 2016

Category: Secondary

Skills Show

The Key Stage 4 pupils had the opportunity to visit the NEC for the country’s biggest careers fair. The pupils were able to speak and interact with a vast array of providers and gain more information regarding their next step after leaving The Brades. The pupils were immaculately behaved and…

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Posted by Scott Worton on 21 November 2016

Category: Secondary

SEN League Result

The Brades Lodge football team kicked off the SEN League with a 13- 2 win against Chorley from Coventry. A very good start from our boys and we will compete again away at Elmwood on 25th November.

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Posted by Scott Worton on 21 November 2016

Category: Secondary

Project Yawenta

These are young people who attend Yawenta Children’s Centre in Shashamane, Ethiopia. The centre currently provides nutritional, medical, educational and psychological support to 120 orphans and/or extremely vulnerable children, the majority of them (60%) being infected with HIV/AIDS. 

Last year…

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Posted by Narinder Singh on 4 November 2016

Category: Secondary

The Annual Brades Lodge Soap Box Derby

This year we held our second Annual Soap Box Derby at Warley Woods in Bearwood. We had teams come from as far away as Oxford to participate. Each team/school attended with their own Soap Box. It was fantastic to see the weird and wonderful designs rocketing down the hill competing for the coveted…

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Category: Secondary

Midlands SEN Football League Table

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Posted by Narinder Singh on 7 July 2016

Category: Secondary

Social, Moral, Spiritual and Cultural

At The Brades Lodge we link positive behaviours to SMSC and Fundamental British Values.  All positive behaviours are rewarded using a tiered system so that the more positive days a student has, the bigger the reward.  This video explains the opportunities that our students can expect.

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Posted by Narinder Singh on 24 June 2016

Category: Secondary

Darkest Classroom

The Brades Lodge, working in conjunction with Engage in Their Future, organised a national competition designed to stretch the boundaries of students.  The event took place at Maes Y Lade in Mid-Wales and involved team building activities, walking and caving.  The event culminated in a few…

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Posted by Narinder Singh on 22 June 2016

Category: Secondary

Brades Ski Trip

In March 2016 six students were selected to go to Le Corbier in the French Alps to try their hand at skiing.  They all excelled themselves, had a great time and were fully immersed in the ski culture.  The acquisition of new skills took place at different rates but by the end of the week most…

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Posted by Narinder Singh on 21 June 2016

Category: Secondary

Brades Gym

As a result of the Extended Schools funding we have been able to equip ourselves with a fully functioning gym to use for afterschool and dinner time clubs. This has been a real hit with the students so far!! 

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Posted by Scott Worton on 24 May 2016

Category: Secondary

Football Update

It has been a very successful half term for the football team. In the Midland League we played a school from Coventry called Chorley and managed a 6-2 win. DJ scored a hat-trick but the standout goal was from Lewis who was in goal at the time. It was a game that required a lot of resilience from…

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Posted by Scott Worton on 24 May 2016

Category: Secondary

We Survived the Tunnel!!

As part of the Outdoor Education curriculum the Key Stage 3 students were tasked with riding through the Netherton Tunnel. The tunnel is 2,768 m long and is pitch black. This is a real challenge and the students responded excellently.

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Posted by Scott Worton on 24 May 2016

Category: Secondary

Ready Steady Cook

Week 3

Students were split into 2 teams, red and green. Both teams were given a bag of ingredients to make a dessert. Students in both teams worked well together and communicated ideas to come up with two different desserts. The winning team was green. Well Done to everyone!

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Category: Secondary

Ready Steady Cook

~~Week 2 – Ready Steady Cook

Students were split into 2 teams, red and green, and were given a bag of ingredients to make a dessert. Students in both teams worked well together and communicated ideas to come up with two different desserts. The winning team was red. Well Done to…

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Category: Secondary

Ready Steady Cook

Year 8’s

Week 1 – Ready Steady Cook

Students were split into 2 teams, red and green, and were given a bag of ingredients to make a main meal. Students in both teams worked well together and communicated ideas to come up with two different dishes. The winning team was green. Well Done to…

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Category: Secondary

Midlands Football League

The Brades Lodge played in Wolverhampton against Woodlands Sports College in The Midland League. This was the first time we had played against this school with the lads performing really well, and the game was undertaken in very good spirits although we lost 2-0.

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Posted by Scott Worton on 14 March 2016

Category: Secondary

Ski Trip Updates

Day 1 - Travelling

After a long day of travelling on Saturday we arrived at the resort excited and eager to get things moving with ski and boot fitting. We sat down to a meal of leek and potato soup, followed by beef and mushroom casserole with vegetables and bread and butter pudding.  Needless…

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Posted by Narinder Singh on 14 March 2016

Category: Secondary

Football League

The school football team had another fixture as part of the Midland League. We played our old foe Linsworth. The lads started well opening up a one nil lead. Fitness started to tell as we found ourselves 4-1 down. A very spirited comeback resulted in us levelling at 4-4 but a last minute winner…

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Category: Secondary

Harper Enterprise

As part of the Alternative Provision Curriculum Dillan has been selling different items at the market in Great Bridge. Dillan has sourced all the items and is ready to work from 8am.

 

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Posted by Scott Worton on 23 February 2016

Category: Secondary

SafeSide Visit

As part of the PHSE curriculum a number of key stage 3 students were taken to SafeSide in Birmingham. SafeSide is an interactive venue run by West Midlands Fire Service that links to the curriculum via the personal safety and travel training modules.

It includes a full sized street scene with a…

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Posted by Narinder Singh on 12 February 2016

Category: Secondary

Brades Lodge - Tackling Crime

Brades Lodge students made a film that aims to deter young people from leading a life of crime. School unveiled their 50-minute flick, called 'Red Gang, Life after Crime' at Cineworld Wolverhampton last month. It follows the fictional life of a young gang member who ends up being murdered, and the…

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Posted by Narinder Singh on 28 January 2016

Category: Secondary

Soap Box Derby

A fantastic day out was hosted by the The Brades Lodge school who invited other SEBD/ SEMH schools from across the country to take part in a ‘Soap Box Challenge’. 

After a thorough safety check the teams nominated their drivers and were push  started down the twisting hill course. To the…

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Posted by Narinder Singh on 13 July 2015

Category: Secondary