Welcome to Residence

Welcome back! The pupils have settled back into residence like ducks to water...it's been great to see their happy little faces playing and joining in with the activities. This week has seen a trip out to a soft play centre and a local park, where some children made new friends and engaged…

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Summer Holidays

Last day today! The children are up, dressed and ready for their summer holidays. This week has been about hanging out...be it swimming, soft play or film night, the kids have squeezed every last chance to enjoy each other's company. Don't forget to check the school website for links to activities…

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Outdoor Classroom

On 17th May the whole school took part in outdoor classroom day. The students spent the whole day outside enjoying a range of activities. From Hapa zome from Japan, a harmonious blend of beautiful flowers and hammers. To making paintings using things they found in the woods, exploring the woods…

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RSPCA week @ Residence

Hello! There was no time for sheepishness this week as our exciting activity tied in with the school theme of RSPCA week. Ewe wouldn't believe the effort and elbow grease used to chase, wash, feed and snip the toenails (baaaarmy!) of Jane The School’s Assistant Site Manager’s sheep. For some…

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Weekly Wonder

Last week was another action packed week at Shenstone residence; skateboarding, judo, morning yoga, visit to the donkey sanctuary, St Patrick’s Day Crafts and #loveontherocks (check it out!)

This week is looking to be another fun one too, with swimming, football training, Forest School, dance…

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Skills Show 17

The Key Stage 4 pupils had the opportunity to visit the NEC for the country’s biggest careers fair called the Skills Show. 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…

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Ski Trip 2018 Photo Gallery

Day 1: Travel from School to Le Corbier.

The morning meeting in 2018 was at a much more reasonable time at 9:00am, this meant that the children and parents arrived fresh faced and eager.  After a quick run back to home for one student to collect his gloves and goggles we boarded the minibus…

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Weekly Wonder

This week in residence has flown by, with the children participating in tons of wonderfully creative activities. For instance, the children have been hard working at perfecting there swimming skills (diving mainly), whilst our Fusion Dance cohort (and the whole universe) have been ‘busting a move’…

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Weekly Wonder

Another fab week has passed in residence, with the children embarking on some brilliant activties and trips, like our in house homemade slime making night (watch out the ghost-busters) and our life skills trip to Poundland. This proved very valuable for the children as they were given their own…

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Weekly Wonder

Wow, what a brilliant start to the new term it’s been, with the children taking part in some fun-filled trips and activities.  Like the trip to the skate park, where the children tried their best Tony Hawk impressions. We also resumed our weekly swimming sessions at Oak Park leisure centre where…

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Weekly Wonder

Despite the snow’s best effort, here in residence we were able to still offer some exciting activties. So with Christmas looming and the weather still not great, we had a real big push on Christmas crafts, with the children taking great pride in producing something nice for their parents and…

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Weekly Wonder

This week in residence we’ve again participated in some exciting and varied activities. For instance our weekly offsite swimming group are continuing to “make a splash” over in Walsall Wood and with Christmas fast approaching we visited the beautiful Lichfield Cathedral to see their Christmas tree…

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