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A Third of the Way There

Nov 26, '21

As the 2021-22 Brentwood experience is now reaching the two and a half month mark, Term 1 sport is officially coming to an end. The weather is starting to take a turn for the worse making this the perfect time for many students to make the transition from outdoor to indoor athletics. The stomping of cleats on Brentwood’s fields will soon turn to...

And We're Off!

Sep 13, '21

Week one is in the books. Last Sunday the members of the Student Executive Council arrived. Monday brought the Orientation Assistants. Tuesday the all-important New Students. Thursday the veterans. Friday was first classes and Eco-Challenge. Saturday featured morning classes and an afternoon of athletics. The water, courts, fields, trails &...

Our Waterfront is Amazing!

May 05, '21

Oh, the days when it’s so hot and sunny we can jump into the ocean! Those are an incredible luxury we wholeheartedly embrace when it’s nice out! Spring term on the Brentwood campus is filled with excitement. Students are outside enjoying the beautiful weather as much as we can! Our waterfront is an especially popular spot to spend their free time...

A Spring in the Step

Mar 28, '21

As Term 2 sports at Brentwood came to an end, the final term of sport sprung into action quite smoothly. Indoor sports were replaced with outdoor sports as students made the transition from a cool winter to a warm spring. Everybody is hopeful that the school will be able to enjoy a full term of spring sport where, unfortunately, last year it was...

Outdoor Pursuits - Cold Feet and Even Colder Water

Mar 19, '21

Of the many sports offered at Brentwood, Outdoor Pursuits (ODP) is, in my experience, the most unique. Led by Mr Norman, who is often accompanied by Ms Wolinsky, Ms West and his son, Jacob, ODP is full of fantastic and varied experiences. Although not for everyone, it offers a wide range of activities from hiking to kayaking in both river and...

Sports: An Integral Part of Brentwood

Dec 03, '20

Exercise is crucial for our physical and mental health. Whether it’s just a short walk around the block or hours of intense rowing, it will make a difference in your life. Here at Brentwood, we value athletics as a crucial part of our curriculum. Being physically fit helps our students become happy and healthy individuals. Not everyone loves to...

Outdoor Pursuits - Happy & Ready For The Day

Oct 04, '20

Whether we are kayaking down rivers or climbing up mountains, Outdoor Pursuits is always adventuring. “Outdoor pursuits might not be the largest group, nor the most celebrated, but it is definitely the most passionate,” says Jack P, Whittall ‘22. On sports afternoons, adventurous Brentonians trek down to the kayak shack wearing wetsuits and...

Grit, Joy & Kayaking in the Rain

Sep 26, '20

On Wednesday September 23rd, the Grade 8 class went for their first kayaking PE class with lead instructors Mr Norman and Mr Thompson. We kayaked off the Brentwood docks and went to the left of the school all the way to The Mill Bay estuary that you can walk to via the road north of the school. We learned there is an old, abandoned fish...

Grade 8s at Camp Pringle

Sep 11, '20

For the first few days of school, the Grade 8s went to Camp Pringle for three days of fun and bonding experiences with our new classmates and teachers. We participated in both land and water-based activities. The land activities included walking the low ropes and having Mr Stevens and Ms Ramundi soak us with water during a game called...

Seas the Day!

Nov 21, '19

At Brentwood, Saturdays are usually spent in academic classes, followed by an hour or two of athletic activity, and then free time. Not so, however, for students in Outdoor Pursuits this past weekend! On Friday, as the rest of the school was busily engaged in its arts, the students in ODP loaded our camping and kayaking gear into a truck, and...

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