Cover Stars!

Cover Stars!

We were thrilled to be featured of the front cover of The Guide to Independent Schools.  Read the article about Brambletye's 2021 ...

Classics is Cool!

Classics is Cool!

A very warm welcome to Mr Ingen-Housz who joins us as a Classics teacher (Maternity Cover).  Mr Ingen-Housz previously taught Classics ...

Winner of Independent School of the Year Award

Winner of Independent School of the Year Award

We were thrilled to be awarded Winner of the "Best International Student Experience Award" at the Independent School of the Year ...

House Logo Competition

House Logo Competition

Just like Hogwarts, Brambletye children are placed by our very own Sorting Hat into one of four houses;  Drake, Marlborough, ...

Pre-Prep Santa’s Grotto

Pre-Prep Santa’s Grotto

Mrs Atkinson saw Santa's sleigh land in 'School in the Woods'  this morning so we all put on our wellies and set off to find Santa! We ...

Pre-Prep Christmas Play: ‘Santa’s Lost His Hat’

Pre-Prep Christmas Play: ‘Santa’s Lost His Hat’

We've opened our Theatre doors to parents for the first time in 9 months today and it was filled with magic once more! Pre-Prep ...

Flying High for Huracan

Flying High for Huracan

This year’s school charity, The Huracan Foundation, has a balloon as its emblem. This inspired Mr Purcell's enterprising tutor group ...

The National Gallery, Vitually

The National Gallery, Vitually

Year 5 virtually visited the National Gallery this week........ They took part in a live, interactive session with a National Gallery ...

Pre-Prep Children in Need ‘Dress Up Day’

Pre-Prep Children in Need ‘Dress Up Day’

We do love an excuse to dress up in the Pre-Prep and there was no better one than to help Children in Need celebrate their 40th ...

Diwali Celebrations

Diwali Celebrations

Throughout the week the children have shared the story of Ramu and Sita, the story of Diwali. Diwali is the Hindu festival of 'New ...

Remembrance Day 2020 in the Pre-Prep

Remembrance Day 2020 in the Pre-Prep

Today was Remembrance Day, a day that unites the whole Brambletye community more than ever, as we help children to begin to understand ...

Hallowe’en Spooktacular 2020

Hallowe’en Spooktacular 2020

Hallowe’en may have been during half term this year but little things like that don’t stop the fun at Brambletye! Children returned ...

World Food Day

World Food Day

We have a special supper from around the World to mark World Food Day tonight.  The chefs have produced paella, mushroom stronganoff, ...

Feelings Friday

Feelings Friday

Feelings Friday was a very special day and one that the children will remember for some time to come. A huge thank you to Mrs. ...

Bob-a-Job

Bob-a-Job

Fundraising for this year’s school charity, The Huracan Foundation, has kicked off to a great start. The first fundraising ...

Greetings from Henry May

Greetings from Henry May

Henry May, OB and Founder of the Huracan foundation talks to the Brambletye community about his charity here

Hello Huracan!

Hello Huracan!

The Huracan Foundation has been chosen as Brambletye’s school charity for the academic year 2020 / 2021. Voted for by the Brambletye ...

Robbie’s Round Up

Robbie’s Round Up

No one could have predicted the year that lay ahead when Robbie’s Rehab was appointed the school charity back in the 2019 Summer ...

Young Authors

Young Authors

Many congratulations to Max (Year 3) and Amelia (Year 6)   whose story entries for BBC Radio 2's 500 Words Competition have ...

Brambletye Author published!

Brambletye Author published!

Congratulations Ms Charis Wightman!  Our Head of English (& Assistant Head, Pastoral),  has recently had her first book  ...

Bramble Babies

Bramble Babies

'Sprinkle the Fairydust' Every Wednesday morning there is magic in the air as the Pre-Prep  Hall is filled with mums with their  ...

U9s Unbeaten!

U9s Unbeaten!

This is the second consecutive unbeaten rugby season for the U9 boys.. This remarkable achievement was recognized by Mr Brooks in ...

Pre-Prep Book Week 2020

Pre-Prep Book Week 2020

Reading challenges, author visits, Cocoa Evening, 'Book Character Day'.....and even a visit from the Gruffalo!!! Reading to our ...

Year 1 Parent Cafe

Year 1 Parent Cafe

The mums and dads of Year 1 had great fun sharing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) challenges with their children. ...

Touch Typing in the Pre-Prep

Touch Typing in the Pre-Prep

In the Pre-Prep children learn to touch type in Year 2 and have a class every morning. 5 Reasons to Touch Type: - Improved ICT ...

Senior Schools’ Fair

Senior Schools’ Fair

Headmasters and Registrars from 40 of the most prestigious Senior Schools across the country will be participating in our Senior ...

Boarding Event – Saatchi Gallery

Boarding Event – Saatchi Gallery

We are very excited to be teaming up with Benenden, Tonbridge and Eaton House Schools to host an event to learn more about boarding.  ...

U9 Tournament Winners

U9 Tournament Winners

vs. Great Walstead WON 10-0 vs. Hurst WON 20-0 vs. Seaford WON 10-5 vs. Brighton WON 20-5 vs. Windlesham WON 5-0 vs. Westbourne ...

1st XI Unbeaten Season!

1st XI Unbeaten Season!

When 1st team coach  Mr Holden  was asked what the key to an unbeaten season is, he replied simply "Sheer hard work and consistency". ...

Charity Concerts

Charity Concerts

The exeat weekend saw the annual Charity Concerts take place, this year named "Robbie's Recital"  in aid of our school charity ...

Pre-Prep Hallowe’en Spooktacular!

Pre-Prep Hallowe’en Spooktacular!

On Thursday 31st Oct we hosted a Pre-Prep first - our 'Hallowe'en Spooktacular'! Bobbing for apples, mummy wrapping, bowls of goo - ...

Pre-Prep Spelling Day

Pre-Prep Spelling Day

'Spelling Day' in the Pre-Prep was a day of activities and games to encourage, challenge and inspire every child whatever their ...

U9As Unbeaten!

U9As Unbeaten!

Played:20  Won: 19  Drew:1  Lost: 0 "A magnificient triumph" is how coach Mr Holden Jnr has described the U9 A's football season. A ...

New Headmistress for the Day

New Headmistress for the Day

Brambletye had a new Headmistress when Year 7 pupil, Louisa took the helm for the day.  The unique opportunity to be "Head Teacher for ...

Pre-Prep Charity Quiz Night

Pre-Prep Charity Quiz Night

Another fantastic Quiz Night in the Pre-Prep. Led by our quiz master extraordinaire, Andrew Morris, seven teams quizzed the night away ...

Charity Bake Sale

Charity Bake Sale

  Thanks to the hard work of our Pre-Prep form reps and the generosity of our parents our 'robbiesremarkablerefreshments' Bake ...

Belgium Tour 2019

Belgium Tour 2019

A group of year 7 & 8 children set off for the Belgium Art, Hockey and Football tour on Thursday.  Their packed agenda includes ...

Winners of Copthorne 6s!

Winners of Copthorne 6s!

U13 boys had a great day out yesterday at the Copthorne 6s football tournament, winning the cup for Brambletye!   The team  played and ...

Football Season begins

Football Season begins

Fab first footie fixtures versus Copthorne with some great performances by Brambletye pupils today.    The 1st XI retained the ...

Robbiesrally

Robbiesrally

Last term the pupils elected to support Robbiesrally as their school charity for 2019/2020.  The aim of the charity is to provide ...

“Best Prep Head” Runner Up

“Best Prep Head” Runner Up

Congratulations to Mr Brooks who was runner up in the "Best Prep Headmasters" category at the Tatler School's awards last night.

100% CE Success!

100% CE Success!

Well done to our Year 8 CE candidates who were all successful in passing CE to their senior schools. This year children go on to 21 of ...

Olympic Park

Olympic Park

A great weekend and Boarders really loved Quiz Night and their trip to the Olympic park.  A highlight of the trip was the longest ...

Mothers v Leavers

Mothers v Leavers

All the year 8 girls played in the Mothers v Leavers thrilling netball match. Youth prevailed and the girls won by a convincing 21 ...

Ski Trip 2019

Ski Trip 2019

60 pupils and parents headed out to Saas Fee for another glorious ski trip.  Children were taught by the fantastic Eskimos ski school ...

500 km for Rwanda Aid

500 km for Rwanda Aid

A Brambletye team made up of Dads and staff has succeeded in cycling 500km in 3 days from Brambletye to Le Touquet. "We have had gummy ...

Winning Netball Season

Winning Netball Season

2018/2019 is an unbeaten season for the U13 Netball team. Played 13 matches. Won 13. Played 2 tournaments. Won 2 They played their ...

Shooting Champs

Shooting Champs

2 shooting teams travelled to the Holland & Holland shooting ground for the  inaugural School Notices/Holland & Holland Clay ...

Centenary Week

Centenary Week

Centenary week in the Pre Prep was described by Head of Pre-Prep, Dawn Atkinson as "one of the best weeks EVER at the Pre-Prep! It was ...

Centenary Week

Centenary Week

This week was Centenary week and all lessons and learning evolved around the theme of 100.  The children loved hearing  the story of  ...

Centenary Musical

Centenary Musical

Anyone who has seen a "Lush production" knew that the Centenary musical production of Beauty and the Beast would be a spectacle to ...

Giant Sleepover

Giant Sleepover

Pupils in years 5 & 6 were invited to stay for the Giant Sleepover weekend giving day pupils the opportunity to have a taste of ...

New Pupils’ tea

New Pupils’ tea

Mr and Mrs Brooks have held 3 tea parties this term to chat to new pupils about their first few weeks at  Brambletye.  "The teas are a ...

Charity Bake Sale

Charity Bake Sale

Year 5s ran a very successful bake sale before the exeat to raise money for Rwanda Aid.   Their delicious treats raised £545.80 for ...

Windlesham Rugby 7s

Windlesham Rugby 7s

The boys had a very good day out at Windlesham rugby 7s.  They lost only  one match to Warden Park who were the the tournament ...

Robin Hood

Robin Hood

Year 3 and Year 5 performed amazingly in the hilarious production of Robin Hood and the Sherwood Hoodies. The play is brilliantly ...

Book Day

Book Day

Children relished the opportunity to dress up as their favourite book characters on Book Day.  Onesie versions of the characters were ...

Food Committee

Food Committee

Treats were in store for the Food Committee today.  They were introduced to a "tasting table" where they could try  green smoothies, ...

Burns Night

Burns Night

Once again the Burns Night dinner and reeling was a sell out.  Parents and staff piped, toasted and danced the merry evening away, ...

Scottish Evening

Scottish Evening

Boarders were treated to haggis and bagpipes courtesy of 2 fathers  before enjoying an evening of Scottish dancing on Saturday ...

Scuba

Scuba

This term we have added SCUBA to our ever increasing activities programme.  Children may choose to work towards their  PADI  ...

Headmaster’s Newsletter

Headmaster’s Newsletter

It's been a busy and successful Autumn term. Read all about it in the Headmaster's Christmas 2018 newsletter here

Netball Season begins

Netball Season begins

The girls greeted the netball season with a hop, skip and a jump and we thoroughly enjoyed playing all our first fixtures, in great ...

Rugby Season begins

Rugby Season begins

Rugby season began this week.  Good debut matches against Ashdown House with a victory for the 1st XI and Colts teams.  The U10s and ...

Holding Fire

Holding Fire

The Pre Prep science club came to visit the lab this term to see the Methane Mamba. They were able to hold some bubbles containing ...

Roedean Science Day

Roedean Science Day

The science team thoroughly enjoyed their day and boosted lab confidence at the Roedean Science Challenge.  They tried their hand in ...

Charity Concerts 2018

Charity Concerts 2018

All pupils from Year 2 to Year 8 performed in two Charity concerts on Friday.  The children sang and performed pieces ranging from ...

Talented Footballers Selected

Talented Footballers Selected

Four 1st XI Brambletye footballers have been selected to represent Prep Schools' Pumas following trials in October.  Pumas players are ...

Unbeaten U8s!

Unbeaten U8s!

The U8s have honed some fine hockey skills early on and they have enjoyed one of the most successful U8 hockey seasons to date.  The A ...

Unbeaten U8s!

Unbeaten U8s!

The U8As won their last football match of the season versus Lancing Prep to achieve an unbeaten season!  The U8Bs also faired well, ...

Remembrance 100

Remembrance 100

The whole school gathered together for our annual Act of Remembrance to remember the 25 Brambletye boys who gave their lives in WW1.  ...

England Rugby Captain visit

England Rugby Captain visit

We were delighted to welcome former England Rugby Captain of the ladies' team, Catharine Paynter (Spencer) to Brambletye.  She spoke ...

Men on the Moon

Men on the Moon

Year 3 & 4 performed a novel and fascinating play "Men on the Moon".  The historical tale of the first man to land on the moon was ...

Bonfire Night

Bonfire Night

Bonfire night at Brambletye is always a night to remember and this year was no exception.  The bonfire was enormous and the fireworks ...

Jumping for Joy

Jumping for Joy

Brambletye jockeys flew to success, winning the 30cm, 40cm and 50cm classes in the regional qualifiers for the regional championships ...

Regional Footballers

Regional Footballers

3 Brambletye boys have been selected to represent the South East  in the regional  prep schools football team.  The boys were selected ...

1st XI Girls’ Hockey

1st XI Girls’ Hockey

The 1st XI girls' hockey team has had a fantastic start to the season winning all bar one of their fixtures this half (excluding ...

Vintage Grape Pickers

Vintage Grape Pickers

This week has been harvest time in the Squerryes vineyard and Y8 had the opportunity to visit.  Pupils revised what they know about  ...

House Shout 2018

House Shout 2018

The much anticipated annual House Shout didn't disappoint - Nelson, Wellington, Drake and Marlborough raised the rafters with their ...

Worth Hockey Tournament

Worth Hockey Tournament

At Worth, Brambletye 1st team just missed out on qualifying for the final on goal difference, then lost in penalty shuffles in the ...

Teen Tips

Teen Tips

Alicia Drummond of Teen Tips ran a workshop entitled "Parenting Teens" for parents.   Alicia is a counsellor and author of "Every ...

Dog Show

Dog Show

We were thrilled to see so many dogs with their owners for the 2nd Barking Mad Dog show.   Boarders devised and manned the stalls and ...

Congratulations to Year 8 pupils who have all passed their CE into their Senior Schools. We wish you all the best at Tonbridge, King's ...

Normandy Trip

Normandy Trip

The Year 7s have set off for Normandy.  Follow their travels on the French Blog here

Year 6 Plays

Year 6 Plays

This exeat weekend, Year 6 entertained a captivated audience with 3 one act plays.  The fIrst play,  "The Ghost of Canterville" saw an ...

IAPS Regatta

IAPS Regatta

The junior sailing team set sail in stormy waters with average wind speeds of 22 knots to compete in the IAPS Regatta. It was the boat ...

Art Auction

Art Auction

Once again Art Scholars, OBs, Staff and Friends of Brambletye donated pieces of their work to be auctioned in support of this year's ...

Bloodhound Challenge

Bloodhound Challenge

We thoroughly enjoyed hosting the Bloodhound Challenge Regional Finals here at Brambletye.   Teams from 24 schools competed to design ...

1st Game – Centenary Pitch

1st Game – Centenary Pitch

The official opening of the Centenary pitch is but a week away but we couldn't wait any longer to play on our beautiful, new ...

Girls’ Football

Girls’ Football

A gutsy first outing for the girls in a gripping match versus the talented Ardingly.  And there's lots of potential in the pipeline. ...

Tournament Winners

Tournament Winners

A brilliant performance by the U13 girls at the Copthorne Versatility Tournament secured the trophy for the second year on the trot! ...

Mighty Mathematicians!

Mighty Mathematicians!

Senior pupils have excelled in the UK Intermediate Maths Challenge this term. The challenge is designed for gifted mathematicians in ...

Snow

Snow

Temperatures plummeted as the "Beast from the East" arrived in Sussex.  School  remained open and the snow kept coming.  It wasn't ...

Senior Schools’ Fair

Senior Schools’ Fair

After  a presentation from the Headmaster and Deputy Head (Academic) on the processes of selecting potential Senior Schools, ...

Bloodhound Rockets

Bloodhound Rockets

Year 7 pupils spent recent Science lessons carving, filing and sanding to make foam blocks as streamlined as possible. These formed ...

Brambletye Senior Schools’ Fair – Saturday 24th February 2018

Brambletye Senior Schools’ Fair – Saturday 24th February 2018

Our Senior School’s Fair is a great opportunity for parents and pupils to find out about some of the schools that are popular with our ...

Best Prep Schools

Best Prep Schools

Brambletye was named one of the UK's best Prep schools in 2 publications this week.  According to BestPrepSchools.co.uk,   Brambletye ...

Brambletye Book Week

Brambletye Book Week

Brambletye is holding a Book Week from 5th to 9th February to encourage and celebrate the love of reading throughout the school. There ...

Burn’s Night 2018

Burn’s Night 2018

The stirring sound of bagpipes welcomed parents arriving to Brambletye Burn's Night this year.  A hearty evening ensued with witty ...

Good Schools’ Guide Review

Good Schools’ Guide Review

  Read our new review in the Good Schools' Guide ...

Headmaster’s Winter Newsletter 2017

Headmaster’s Winter Newsletter 2017

 December Newsletter 17 for web The Headmaster celebrates Brambletye's  events and pupil achievements in his termly newsletter.  

Children in Need 2017

Children in Need 2017

Dotty Pre-Prep children, teachers and parents ate cakes for breakfast this morning to support Children in Need 2017.  The miniature  ...

Music Teachers’ Concert

Music Teachers’ Concert

Boarders and parents were treated to a very special hour of music on Saturday evening.  The music staff performed an eclectic ...

History Day

History Day

The whole of Pre-Prep went back in time for History Day, immersing themselves in events of the past.  Each class experienced a slice ...

New Website!

New Website!

We are excited  to launch the new website!  Our top 3 favourite pages are:- New School Film:  ...

Lords trip for Year 4 Boys

Lords trip for Year 4 Boys

The lucky Year 4 boys were invited to spend the day at Lords to celebrate their unbeaten cricket season. This  fabulous day started ...

Sport & Art Tour to Holland

Sport & Art Tour to Holland

Year 7 and 8’s have just returned from an exciting Half term Art and Sports tour to Holland hosted by PSV Eindhoven and Orange Rood ...

House Shout Winners – Marlborough

House Shout Winners – Marlborough

12 soloists performed bravely for their Houses and hugely impressed Mr Bersey, Director of Music at the King's School, Canterbury.  ...

Sports Scholars Day at Bedes

Sports Scholars Day at Bedes

Aspiring sports scholars were invited to a training day at Bedes.  A fun day of  activities to develop teamwork and fitness and with ...

Jonah – A Fishy Tale

Jonah – A Fishy Tale

In this colourful production,  Year 3 & 4 performed the story of disobedient Jonah, who ignoring God's orders  jumped aboard a ...

Brambletye raise £27,000 for Charity

Brambletye raise £27,000 for Charity

Pupils presented a cheque for an elephantine £27,000 to the Flames of Hope project on Friday 22 September.  Children gathered on stage ...

Mad Hatters Tea Party

Mad Hatters Tea Party

Boarders were treated to a Mad Hatter's Tea party following their trip to the Trampoline Park - a great weekend setting the tone for ...