Brookfield Community School, Chesterfield

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Brookfield Community School
Brookfield Community School, Chatsworth Road, Chesterfield - Geograph 1667955.jpg
Established 1990
Type Academy
Headteacher Mr S. Edmonds
Chair of Governors Ms K Pebworth
Location Chatsworth Road
S40 3NS
53°13′55″N 1°28′14″W / 53.23188°N 1.47052°W / 53.23188; -1.47052Coordinates: 53°13′55″N 1°28′14″W / 53.23188°N 1.47052°W / 53.23188; -1.47052
Local authority Derbyshire
DfE URN 112962 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Staff 85 teaching, 60 support
Students 1362 (2007/2008)
Gender Coeducational
Ages 11–18
Website Brookfield Community School

Brookfield Community School is an academy school located on Chatsworth Road (A619) in the west of Chesterfield, Derbyshire.


Brookfield Community School is a secondary school which caters for over 1300 students between the ages 11–18 (Years 7-13), including approximately 300 sixth formers.

Academic performance[edit]

The school's Ofsted inspection judged Brookfield to be a "Good" school.[1] In 2007, it got the seventh best A level results in Derbyshire for state schools (3 of the top 7 were Chesterfield schools) getting results comparable to a state grammar school, and the fourth best at GCSE.


Brookfield Community School was formed in 1990 when schools in Chesterfield were reorganised, leaving five schools of the original eleven. On 1 April 2011, Brookfield Community School officially gained academy status.[citation needed]

Notable former pupils[edit]

Chesterfield Grammar School[edit]

Former teachers[edit]

  • Cyril Bibby, biologist; taught biology (1938–40)
  • Paul Holmes,[5] History master (1979–83), Liberal Democrat MP for Chesterfield (2001–10)
  • Terry Kilburn, historian; History teacher (1992–2010): formerly Head of History at St Helena School, taught at St Helena from 1980–1992)
  • Cec Thompson, former Rugby League player; Head of Economics and Rugby Master (at the school for 17 years, retired 1991)


  1. ^ Brookfield Community School Ofsted Report. (3–4 December 2014). Inspection Report.
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  3. ^ "Chris Adams - Cricket Players and Officials". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2010-08-11. 
  4. ^ Peter Ullathorne Archived 23 June 2015 at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ "Examination of Witnesses (Questions 960 - 979)". House of Commons. 8 December 2003. Retrieved 5 August 2011. 

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