The Emmbrook School

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The Emmbrook School
The Emmbrook School Badge and Motto.jpg
The Emmbrook School Badge and Motto
Motto Learning Together : Succeeding Together
Established 1964
Type Comprehensive
Headteacher Nigel Matthias
Location Emmbrook Road
Wokingham
Berkshire
RG41 1JP
England
Local authority Wokingham
DfE number 872/4049
DfE URN 110060 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Students 1,200
Gender Co-educational
Ages 11–18
Houses Aqua (blue), Atmos (yellow), Solar (red), Terra (green)
Colours Blue and yellow          
Website www.emmbrook.wokingham.sch.uk

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,[1] the director of specialism is Geraldine Lister.

On the 6 and 7 March 2013, the school was inspected by Ofsted. They rated The Emmbrook as "Good".[2]

The Colleges[edit]

The Emmbrook School has a vertical (college) pastoral system. The four colleges of the school are:

     Aqua

     Atmos

     Solar

     Terra

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.

Tirabad[edit]

The Emmbrook School, along with Maiden Erlegh and Charters School,[3] 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.

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Coordinates: 51°25′18″N 0°51′6″W / 51.42167°N 0.85167°W / 51.42167; -0.85167