Category Archives: General

Friends of Broadfield

‘Friends of Broadfield’ is a registered charity that works to raise funds to help Broadfield Specialist School provide those ‘extras’ that the school budget cannot provide for. Everyone is welcome to attend our meetings and become actively involved in our fund- raising activities. Our next meeting is in school on Tuesday 17th October 2017 at 3.45pm. If you wish to join us please contact 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!


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 »


Accrington Rotary Presentation Lunch

Our school band recently took part in the Annual Schools Music Festival which is organised by the Rotary Club of Accrington. The Rotary invited our Music Teacher, Mrs. Mills, and one of the band members to a celebration lunch at The Dunkenhalgh Hotel in Clayton-le-Moors. After lunch the Rotary Club presented school with a cheque for £100 as a thank you for taking part! Well more »


Easter Newsletter

Our Easter Newsletter is now on our website – to view look under ‘Pupil Info’ and then each Key Stage or click on this link: Newsletter Easter 17


School Will Be Open As Usual Friday 24th March

We are pleased to advise that school will re-open tomorrow Friday 24th March as the heating and gas leak have now been repaired.


World Book Day

School celebrated World Book Day by inviting students to come to school dressed as their favourite literary character. Lots of different activities were organised including a book quiz, story through dance, drama workshop, Shakespeare workshop, sensory art, multi-cultural stories and animation. The students really enjoyed their day!


Chinese Cookery Success!

On Thursday 23rd March staff member Helen Topping attended a Fun Chinese Cooking course at Prince Henry’s school in Otley.  As well as learning all about the differences in cuisine dependant on region she was able to watch several demonstrations by a Chinese Chef. In the afternoon, there was a ‘Masterchef’ style cook-off where participants had to make Broccoli Beef and Dim Sum Pancakes more »


Celebration Of Music Featuring Broadfield School Band

Our School Band will feature in the Rotary Club ‘Hyndburn Schools’ 26th Annual Celebration Of Music’ at Oswaldtwistle Civic Hall on Wednesday 8th March at 7.00pm. Our picture shows our band from last year which was a tremendous event when our band had the audience cheering! Tickets are £4.00 for Adults and £3.00 for O.A.P’s and Children and are available from Mr. Bentley at more »


Shakespeare On Tour

Over the coming weeks, class 3.4 will be taking their Shakespearean play – The Tempest – on tour around local schools.  Their aim is to raise awareness about what children with SEN can achieve through hard work, self-belief and determination.  The play is an abridged 25 minute version, which uses original Shakespearean language and modern music to tell the story of the shipwreck and more »