Find all schools in Brentwood, Essex along with school results, exam results & school jobs. By the early 1980s there were 23 girls in the sixth form. Brentwood School is a selective, independent day and boarding school in Brentwood, Essex, England. Once logged in via Facebook, Christe-Murray, David. [citation needed], In 1568 the school moved to a purpose-built schoolroom, which is extant. Once registered, you can edit or delete your review at any time. Middlesex; Hubners Ltd. Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference, Learn how and when to remove this template message, Category:People educated at Brentwood School, Essex, "Ian Davies to retire as Head of Brentwood School", "CCF 150th Anniversary at Brentwood School", "Brentwood School footballers lift U15 Essex Cup", "Famous English Philosopher, Dr Anthony Grayling, lectures at Brentwood School", "Brentwood School Sixth Form Centre & Assembly Hall", "Suspect dies; News in brief. One of the UK's leading independent day and boarding schools for boys and girls aged 3 to 18, based in Essex. Find independent schools (also known as private schools) in Brentwood below. The music department has 4 full-time teaching staff and 20 visiting teachers. Founded in 1557 and opened in 1558,[citation needed] the school has a Tudor schoolroom, a Victorian chapel and several Grade II listed buildings. aged I am confident that if you do, you will discover a school where innovation, dynamism and a can-do attitude are intertwined with manners, respect and, above all, kindness. The school's Combined Cadet Force (CCF) celebrated its 150th anniversary on 8 October 2011 by holding a special afternoon of events featuring a Guard of Honour by Lt General Brown CBE. "[25], In 1997 Gareth Stafford-Bull, who taught fencing at the school (and was also an under-20s coach for the England fencing team), went missing and was sacked by the school in his absence following allegations that he had indecently assaulted pupils. [6], In 2012, The Earl of Wessex visited the school to open the new sixth form centre, featuring a 400-seat auditorium, named The Wessex Auditorium in his honour. Also see the school's own list of Old Brentwoods at[28], Independent day and boarding school in Brentwood, Essex, England. aged Check your email. Initially based in Newnum House, the girls' school opened in 1988, admitting girls from ages 11 to 18. Teachers who did not ask of pupils what they would not do themselves earned my lasting respect. [citation needed], Although Browne had drawn up statutes for the school, they were never legally adopted and so were re-drawn in 1622 by his descendants and John Donne, Dean of St Paul's. SABS is a society that focuses on furthering the education of sixth formers through a series of guest speakers and debates. Day pupils. These are usually students with academic or sporting strengths and those involved in the local community. The Result They excel in many areas – academically, in the visual and performing arts and in sports. The school was entirely boarding until the 1940s, but as Brentwood grew into the large commuter town that it is today, demand for day education increased and the number of boarding houses was reduced accordingly. [citation needed]. The sculpting of the roofs creates non-standard, domestic-scaled classrooms filled with natural light, reminiscent of the gabled roofs of the Victorian vicarage, but with an added measure of playfulness. Old Brentwoods such as Jack Straw and Griff Rhys Jones are regular speakers. Please click on the link in the confirmation email sent to you. Our pupils are active participants in this journey and distinguish themselves as enterprising young people who always strive to be the best version of themselves. The boarding boys wear a maroon tie with a double silver stripe and boarding girls wear green ties with a double silver stripe. ", "One of the nicest things about being at Brentwood was how well people were able to get on with each other. The Head of School is elected by the staff. [citation needed], Competitions in sport, music, drama, debating and other activities are held on a regular basis between the houses. Pupils' house membership can be determined by the style of their tie; yellow for North, red for South, light blue for East, dark blue for West and claret for Weald. Essex from 4 to 16, A Mainstream Independent for pupils The school comprises a preparatory school, senior school and sixth form, as well as boarding provision for both boys and girls. The Top 3 Best Schools in Brentwood, reviewed by School Guide. [19], The licence to found the school was granted by Queen Mary to Sir Antony Browne on 5 July 1558. aged [citation needed]. CM13 3LA, 428 Rayleigh Road Our Moderation Prefects aim to do this within 24 hours. A Sibelius suite is available in the school's music department for student and staff use. As part of the commemoration of the 400th anniversary of the school's founding, a special variant of Sir Antony Browne's Coat of Arms was granted by the Honourable Sir George Rothe Bellew, Garter Principal King of Arms and Sir John Dunamace Heaton-Armstrong, Clarenceux King of Arms on 19 July 1957.