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Spring Brook Upper Summer Newsletter 2023

Summer Newsletter (July 2023)   We have reached the end of another academic year! Please find the latest newsletter from Spring Brook Upper here: Spring Brook Academy Upper Summer Newsletter 2023    You can view the newsletters from across the New Bridge...

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Camping Trip #2

Camping Trip #2 This week saw Spring Brook Upper send their 2nd group of explorers off on an expedition over the top of Kinder Scout. Day 1 On Thursday we set off from the site of the old 'Snake Inn' on Snake Pass and headed straight up (for what seemed like forever)...

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A Spring Brook Adventure

A Spring Brook Adventure Last week, our first group of intrepid explorers embarked on their expedition that involved a 16km walk following the river from The Torrs, then the canal through Marple, Brabyns Park, Etherow country park (and its massive hill) and finally...

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Session #4 for Miss Crossley's Class On Monday, Miss Crossley's class went out to work with the Longdendale rangers for the final time this year. In the pouring rain we were tasked with clearing a (very) overgrown path that connects a footpath to the Longdendale trail...

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Music! For this week's blog, we want to share some action shots of our music sessions with Mr Challinor... It might be time to start up an SBU band!

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Last week at SBU…

Last week at SBU...   Here's a few photos of some of our adventures last week at SBU. It was a busy one!   Conservation Work - Session 3 at a Tree Plantation   Vocational - Bushcraft Ropework & Climbing    Whilst you're here, why not check out...

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The last 2 weeks… (16.6.23)

The last 2 weeks... (16.6.23)   These last 2 weeks have absolutely flown by with lots going on at SBU. Aside from the standard learning and amazing academic work... ...here are some highlights:   Our year 9's continued their bushcraft learning skills teaming...

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Transition #2

Transition #2 The second visit for the pupils joining us from Spring Brook Lower School took place last week with great success! We split into 2 groups and 1 group joined the year 9 catering pathway in the food tech room to make chocolate crispy cakes while the other...

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Fantastic Feedback!

Fantastic Feedback! We've had some great feedback this week for our year 9 pupils who are currently attending Motor Vehicle Training every Tuesday. It is a long course of 18 weeks that is full of theory and practical elements, gaining each pupil a motor vehicle...

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Spring Brook Upper School
Dean Street, Failsworth, Manchester, M35 0DQ

School Hours

M-F: 8:50am – 3:00pm

Morning registration –
08:45am to 9:15am.

Afternoon registration –
13:10pm to 13:25pm.

Compulsory Time Open: 31.25 hours

Weekends: Closed

Phone & Email

0161 883 3431