The Emmbrook School
||This article appears to be written like an advertisement. (August 2010)|
The Emmbrook School Badge and Motto
|Motto||Learning Together : Succeeding Together|
|DfE URN||110060 Tables|
|Houses||Aqua (blue), Atmos (yellow), Solar (red), Terra (green)|
|Colours||Blue and yellow|
The Emmbrook School is a co-educational comprehensive school located in Emmbrook, Wokingham, Berkshire, England, for students between 11 and 18 years of age. There are around 1,378 students at the school, with nearly 200 in the Sixth Form.
The Emmbrook specialises in Mathematics and Computing, the director of specialism is Geraldine Lister.
The Emmbrook School has a vertical (college) pastoral system. The four colleges of the school are:
Students represent their colleges in sporting events, including football, cricket, netball, rugby and rounders, as well as during sports day. Other competitions contribute points to the house competition, including dance, music and the merits collected by key stage three pupils.
The Emmbrook School, along with Maiden Erlegh and Charters School, co-owns an outdoor education residential centre located in the Welsh village of Tirabad, Powys. Students from years 7-10 and the Sixth Form have the opportunity to spend a week at the centre once a year, the centre offers climbing, sailing, canoeing, caving, orienteering, environmental and field studies.
Sixth Form students from the three trust schools (Emmbrook, Maiden Erlegh and Charters) jointly support the annual New Futures trip, offering students with disabilities to chance to experience Tirabad. These volunteer students raise funds through charity work and then attend the trip to provide support for the younger children.