News and Dates

River Clean Up

As part of the new Princes Trust Achieve programme, pupils in year 11 spent a morning in October picking rubbish out of the River Ravensbourne in Lewisham. Pupils also took part in a River survey to check how healthy the river was by using nets and buckets. Pupils were kitted out in waders and really enjoyed the experience.

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Lewisham Young Mayor Elections

On October 11th, Secondary students at Brent Knoll voted in the Lewisham Young Mayor elections. Lewisham have the longest established Young Mayor’s programme nationally – started in 2004 – and Brent Knoll students have voted each year for their preferred candidate. Once voted in, the Young Mayor controls a budget of £25,000 and is a spokesperson for young people in the borough.
The Young Mayor for 2017–18 is 14 year old Laurelle Henry from Sedge Hill School and the Deputy Young Mayor is Edafese Erhenede.

For more information on the Lewisham Young Mayor Programme click here.

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College Open Events 2017-18

For Year 11 students moving on from Brent Knoll School after this year, here is a list of Open Events coming up soon at local Colleges.

College open events 2017 18

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Business as usual

The school will re-open on 13/09/2017 at the usual time.  The school’s water problem has now been repaired.  Transport have been notified so it will be business as usual.  Thank you

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8B visit the Thames Barrier

8B visit the Thames Barrier after learning about the River Thames

8B visit the Thames Barrier after learning about the River Thames

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Arts Festival 2017

Don’t forget our ‘Arts Fest’ celebration this Wednesday 12th July at 1pm


It will be an opportunity for our pupils to showcase the outcomes of the work that they have done over Monday and Tuesday. There are a wide range of activities including Dance, Rapping, Steel Pans, Cooking, Drama and Art along with a number of satellite activities. The showcase will be followed by an event in the grounds organised by Parents Forum where they will support a number of activities for the students.


Please come along

art fest 2017

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Year 10K Dymchurch Trip


10K on trip to Dymchurch  ( Part of their Tourism unit for Humanities – researching the British seaside !! )


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WE Day at Wembley Arena

WE Day. WE day

Brent Knoll good citizens at WE Celebration Day at Wembley Arena. A great day had by all.

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7K Sainsbury shopping trip

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7K went to Sainsbury’s to pick some fruit to draw in their Art class

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8B BBC Book Competition

Book competition march 2017

8B have entered BBC 2 ‘s story writing competition, they  wrote some fantastic stories of up to 500 words . They all received a certificate for taking part. We will find out in the summer , if any of our pupils have won. Good Luck 8B!

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Brent Knoll Interborough swimming team

swimming gala

Here’s a collage of our students who represented the school at the South East London Interborough Swimming Gala on Friday 10th March at Carlshalton

Didn’t they do well!!

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Christmas Nativity

Children had great fun.

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Christmas Card Competition


Four of our pupils have been presented with prizes in the Chair of Lewisham Council’s Christmas card competition. The overall winner of the competition was Lamar Swaby while Treasure Oke, Lily Lawless and Emeka Nwunemelu were all runners up. The four pupils were all invited to the Town Hall to have tea with the Council Chair and to be presented with their prizes and a printed version of the Christmas card.

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Preparing for Christmas

Christmas can be an exciting and fun time, but people with autism may be confused or distressed by all the new activity. Here is a list of tips that may help your family through the festive period.

To view the document please click on the link below

Preparing for Christmas


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Brent Knoll Cyclathon raises over £1000!

Brent Knoll pupils raised over £1000 for Macmillan Cancer Care by participating in a mass cycle ride in Mayow Park recently. Organised by Paul Wilson and supported by members of the school’s Duke of Edinburgh Award group pupils completed as many laps of the park as they could. It was fantastic effort by all concerned and thank you to everyone who supported such a good cause.


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Sponsored Ramble

A group of secondary children took part in a 5 mile sponsored walk through the Darenth Valley to raise funds for Children in Need. The event was inspired by the BBC TV programme Countryfile and gave our young people the opportunity to experience a walk through the Kent countryside while raising over £250 for the charity.


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Macmillan Cancer Care Coffee Morning

Our recent coffee morning and cake sale raised over £300 for Macmillan Cancer Care. The coffee morning has become a regular event at Brent Knoll and gets bigger and better every year. Pupils sold cakes that they had baked and guests were treated to a performance by the Brent Knoll Big Sing and Sign Choir. The event was organised by Food Technology teacher Jo Wylie ably supported by school staff. Thank you to all of you who supported the event.


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Please Vote!

Please Vote!

Adam Annand helps to run the fantastic Speech Bubbles drama project with children in KS1. The project has been shortlisted for the Lloyds Bank Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award and needs your vote to win! Voting is open between October 3rd and October 28th

  • Online:      
  • Text:                    Text ‘SEYA Adam’ to 67076 (Texting is free)
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Summer Term Achievement Assembly Prize Winners

The 2016 Summer Term Achievements Assembly was held on the last day of term. Thank you to all the parents and guests who came to support and celebrate the achievements of our children in all walks of school life.

Here is a list of the major prize winners;

Achievements Assembly – Summer Term 2016 Prize Winners

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Festival of Colour

Last week secondary students participated in a Festival of Colour over three days. Students worked together in groups rotating round a carousel of workshops including dance, badge making, a rap workshop, a comedy workshop, film making, food making and a workshop run by the Horniman Museum. The festival culminated in a sharing performance in the school hall on the Friday afternoon. Many thanks to all the staff and workshop leaders but particularly to Lucy Govan for organising it all.

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Contact The School

Brent Knoll School

Perry Rise

SE23 2QU
0208 699 1047

Telephone and speak to one of our admin team Gemma Brownhill, Grace Cook or Jenny Elliott on number above.

Acting Headteacher: Mr Andy Taylor

Address: Perry Rise,
SE23 2QU


Telephone: 020 8699 1047

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