Farewell Year 11!

Our amazing Year 11 students have now left to begin the next part of their journey.  On their final day, at Brian Jackson College, they were invited to attend a small gathering where they were treated to Pizza and some special gifts, including a lovely grey hoodie commemorating their year group.  Additional celebratory certificates were […]

Pupils cook up a storm with homegrown Rhubarb

Pupils have been attending the allotment on a weekly basis and have grown some fresh Rhubarb, which they have brought back to school to whip up up some fantastic desserts. Rhubarb Crumble Rhubarb Crème Brule Rhubarb Custard with Ice-Cream Some pupils also took some of the Rhubarb home to share with their families.    


  Our amazing Year 9 pupils are now working on gaining a qualification in bicycle maintenance, this is a course run by City and Guilds and is part of their varied vocational offer.  Pupils are successfully completing courses ranging from Entry Level 3 up to Level 1 which involve working on bikes to make them […]

Boxing at Brian Jackson College

Pupils at the college have been taking part in boxing sessions as part of their vocational offer. Pupils attend Rawthorpe Amateur boxing club where they learn key boxing techniques and learn to channel their emotions through sport. Pupils have been working on the following as part of their weekly sessions: Better Overall Body Strength. Increased […]


  BRIAN JACKSON COLLEGE RECEIVES BREAKFAST BOOST FROM KELLOGG’S   To celebrate 20 years of supporting school breakfast clubs, Kellogg’s has awarded Brian Jackson College in Kirklees £1,000 to enhance the club and help feed children in the morning. Brian Jackson College was selected to receive this boost as Kellogg’s announce they are to double […]


Brian Jackson College have recently invested in an allotment to help support pupils emotional health and wellbeing. Pupils have started planting a variety of fruits and vegetables from potatoes, onions and rhubarb, with much more to come throughout the year. Once grown, this produce will then be used by pupils to create some fantastic dishes […]

Michelin stars? You decide . . .

We are also heading towards Michelin stars for some of the amazing dishes being created during Food Tech! We have a high number of students with a really raw talent in the kitchen. We have been blown away by skills and initiative to create some great dishes to really explode the taste buds! The pictures […]

Red Nose Day – For Charity

The amazing staff and pupils at Brian Jackson College raised £70.00 on Red Nose Day which will be donated to the homeless shelter.  Staff and pupils came to school in something red or fancy-dress cue Red Riding Hood!

Pupils Become Tutors

This week we have had some alternative teaching approaches in History where pupils have taken over the teaching. It has been incredible to recognise the knowledge of the pupils and very impressive to see how assertive and creative their teaching styles have been. The History tutor helped the ”pupil tutors” and completed teaching observations to […]