Extremely strict with high expectations. Ms Brooke's style is not for everyone, but it worked for me and I put more effort into Latin than I did any other subject. Helpful if you adapt to her style, not helpful if you're a rebel, but mind you she postponed her long service leave so that she could see my friends and I through to year 12 Latin. However you feel about Ms Brooke, you cannot mistake her knowledge of/passion for the subject.
She's a nice teacher, but she's quite strict, but it's for your own good.
She's just not a good teacher. Her methods are outdated. I didn't care that she was strict and unfriendly. She's just unhelpful. You won't know what I mean until you see the standard at other schools.
You girls who think she's a devil don't realise she's just got really high standards and wants you doing the best you can. Sure, she's strict and often quite grumpy, but she can be really nice xD.
mrs. brooke is a very misunderstood figure. yes she may be strict with her students and sometime very unreasonable. but those who withstand the strictness will come out as great students.
She has helped me tremendously with my latin :) yes she's strict but I'd rather a teacher with high standards. Yells at everybody heaps but I don't think she hates her students...it's 'tough love'...
i only just found this website and she is the first teacher i thought of 'rating'. she is pretty darn mean. she told my friend off for putting on chapstick. like, go figure.