Category Archives: Featured Article

Sports Day

On Tuesday 18th July we held our school’s sports day! All students participated in a carousel of different sporting events in the morning such as javelin, shot put, long jump and penalty shoot out which was then followed by various races in the afternoon which included sprint, hurdles, egg & spoon and staff races. The day was a great success which was thoroughly enjoyed by all! more »


Leavers Prom Night

Our leavers had their Prom Night on Thursday 6th July in school. Everybody arrived looking fantastic and had their photographs taken in our sensory garden as a reminder of the evening. After a buffet meal our school band performed and the students enjoyed a disco. What a fantastic night that we will all remember for a long time!


GCSE Art Work Exhibition

This years GCSE group have surpassed expectations with all their Art work. We opened our exhibition of work at The Howarth Art Gallery, Manchester Road, Accrington on 20th June 2017 and will be showing it there throughout the summer. If you get chance do go along and see it !


Danny Ings Football Tournament

On Wednesday 28th June seven of our students participated in a Danny Ings Disability Sport Project SEND School Football Tournament. It was a fantastic morning that was played in great spirit by all the students and enjoyed by all involved! All of the students were fantastic representatives of the school and played against Torview, Ridgewood Community High School and Pendle Community High School. They showed fantastic more »


Broadfield Music Festival

On 21st June school held its annual Music Festival to which parents and carers were invited. We were really lucky with the weather and our guests were treated to performances from our school band, African drumming and dance performances as well as solo performances from some of our students. ‘Friends of Broadfield’ organised some stalls and games and we raised over £500 to help more »


Hargreaves Class Visit To Oswaldtwistle Wind Farm

Hargreaves Class were invited by Prospects to visit the wind farm on Oswaldtwistle Moor. On their return the students wrote this report themselves: ‘On Wednesday morning, 7th June 2017, we came into school wearing waterproof clothes. We were prepared for the weather. We got on the bus and drove to the wind farm. We met Alison, from Prospects, on the car park. Then, we more »


Peel Class Presentations To Parents

KS5 Peel students invited parents in to school to watch individual presentations they had prepared entitled: My Journey So Far………… ( A brief outline of their time at Broadfield School ) The presentations were excellent and it was clear that they had put a great deal of thought and effort into them. The presentations were recorded and will be evidenced towards their speaking and more »


Broadfield Exhibition at The Haworth Art Gallery

Tuesday, 23rd May, was the opening of McKellen’s exhibition at Haworth Art Gallery, Accrington. The students have produced some amazing work in the style of Vincent van Gogh, the artist they have been studying for their Arts Award Discovery accreditation. They have created self portraits and their own versions of The Yellow House, The Potato Eaters, Sunflowers and Starry Night. The exhibition is well worth a more »


GCSE Examinations

Good luck and best wishes to our students who are currently sitting their GCSE examinations.


Burnley Football Club Project

Burnley FC have been coming into Broadfield Specialist School as part of their Danny Ings Disability Project since September 2016. The coaches have been working with two groups of Key Stage 4 students during their WJEC Healthy Living and Fitness lessons. Throughout these lessons, the coaches have planned high quality PE and Sport sessions that allow the students to gain new skills, have fun more »