Brooksbank School

‘Any Questions’ comes to Brooksbank School

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On Friday 17 November, the long running BBC Radio 4 show ‘Any Questions’ will be coming to Calderdale, presented by Jonathan Dimbleby and featuring a panel of political, business and other figures from public life including Tracy Brabin MP; Owen Paterson MP; Marnie Millard, CEO of Nichols plc; and Madeleina Kay, an activist and artist.


The show will be broadcast live from The Brooksbank School in this, the 700th anniversary of the town being awarded its royal charter. Tickets – free of charge are available from the school on a first come first served basis. Panel members are still to be confirmed at this stage.

I AM ELLAND – Exhibition at Brooksbank School Friday 30 June

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Friday 30 June from 6 pm. An exhibition of art, photography and writing by students from the school, followed by a celebratory concert featuring local musicians, including Elland Silver Band and Elland Male Voice Choir, headlined by Lizzie Jones.
Raising funds for Overgate Hospice.
Tickets £10 available from the Victoria Theatre Box Office: 01422 351158 and at local outlets or online at


Youth Dance Class at the Brooksbank School

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A new community dance project for young people aged 14 – 21, focusing on enhancing their overall health and wellbeing. Physical skills such as strength, flexibility and co-ordination will be developed whilst vital aspects for wellbeing such as self esteem, motivation and concentration are enhanced.

  • Ballet for Wellbeing – 6pm to 7pm
  • Floorwork – 7pm to 8pm

Classes will run weekly for 8 weeks starting Monday 9 January 2017 at the Brooksbank School, Victoria Road, Elland, HX5 0QG.

The cost is just £2 per class and bookings should be made in advance by phone or email to Samantha McCormick (Lead Dance Artist) on 07740 366365 or