Brimsham Green School

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Brimsham Green School
Brimsham Green School (crest).jpg
Type Community school
Head Teacher Kim Garland[1]
Location Broad Lane
Yate
Gloucestershire
BS37 7LB
England
Coordinates: 51°33′08″N 2°25′31″W / 51.55223°N 2.42541°W / 51.55223; -2.42541
Local authority South Gloucestershire
DfE URN 109319 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Capacity 1,235
Students 1,053
Gender Mixed
Ages 11–18
Website brimsham.com

Brimsham Green School is a comprehensive secondary school in Yate, South Gloucestershire, England.

Situated toward the northern edge of Yate and serving both the town and adjacent South Gloucestershire villages, Brimsham Green School has modern facilities grouped within a single site. It has a humanities block, design and technology block, art block, mathematics block, English block, music block, languages block, a study centre and sports hall, and they are all on one floor except for the humanities block which has a lift providing access to the first floor.

In recent years the school has undergone a number of modernisations including the building of a new Design Technology block where the cricket cages had previously been and with wide ranging extensions made to the English and Music departments. The Administration block has also seen the library move out into the English block. The school operates a sixth form provision which offers A Levels and BTECs as programmes of study for students. The sixth form is offered in conjunction with Chipping Sodbury School in Chipping Sodbury.

The school was considering Academy status, but the governors and staff decided that the school and pupils would not benefit from transferring due to the extra expense incurred during the transfer.[2]

Brimsham Green School was built in the late 1970s, it was supposed to be called Brinsham Green School, after Bringsome Lane at nearby Yate Rocks. Owing to a spelling error, however, it was in fact called Brimsham Green School.

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