Why choose Brill School?
Every child is an individual and at Brill we want to nurture, inspire and encourage every single pupil to reach their own potential. To enable all to develop and grow, we offer an extensive range of extra-curricular activities and curriculum enrichment opportunities to challenge and engage. These range from tennis coaching, dance performances, Gifted and Talented workshops to art classes - excitement for all!
Underpinning all that we do at Brill are our school Christian values: Hope, Honest, Compassion and Courage all rooted in and underpinned by love. Our aim, as Brill School staff, is to embed these core values in all of our pupils to support them during their time at Brill but also to prepare them for their future lives.
Our pupils also take advantage of our truly wonderful geographical location. Regular Forest School sessions enable our younger pupils to bring their learning to our local woods and the older children take advantage of our grounds and our wonderful village to enrich their science, geography and literacy lessons (to name just a few).
Every child’s experience at Brill is guaranteed to be unique: just like your child.
Brill School has adopted a range of Christian values as the foundation of the school ethos, including honesty, compassion, forgiveness, service, respect, thankfulness, and courage.
Pupils are encouraged to be reflective, to develop a sense of awe and wonder, and an awareness of the significance of Christian faith and values. They model these values by engaging in local community activities such as a lunch club for elderly people where pupils help to serve lunch and chat to local residents.
The Bernwode Benefice is a group of seven churches in the villages of Ashendon, Boarstall, Brill, Chilton, Dorton, Ludgershall and Wotton Underwood. There are two members of the clergy working in the benefice – Reverend Gemma Beesley and Reverend Jenny Edmans. They work closely with the children and staff of Brill School. This involves leading worship each week, running a weekly after school club, contributing to religious education where appropriate, and providing spiritual guidance for individuals.
Mrs L Wilkinson, Year 6 Teacher
Being at Brill
The Pointer Butchers started supplying Brill School with lunches in September 2011, such has been the success of this venture, that we have also been supplying Oakley School since January 2015. By the start of May 2018 we had supplied a grand total of 132,000 meals to the two village schools!
The meals are prepared daily in The Brill Memorial Hall kitchen, which has proven to be a great success. The Memorial Hall not only receive an income from us for the hire of their facilities, but the hall was also able to re-fit the kitchen with new commercial equipment following a grant of £5000 from Bucks County Council which was supported by the provision of our school meals service as a benefit to our community.
The Pointer Butchers supplies all of the ingredients for the meals. Once delivered to the schools, the meals are served to the children by teams of lunch time supervisors.
The menus are planned following the guidelines set out from The School Food Trust. Menus are changed every term, however we tend to keep some of the children’s favourites throughout the year!
Jon Wilkins, The Pointer Butchers