Music & the Arts News

Water Drumming

At Broadfield the complex needs classes follow a sensory curriculum.  This term the theme is 'World of Water'.  As part of their music lessons, each class have been studying water drumming.  Water drumming comes from African tribes and also from the island of...

Hyndburn Schools’ Celebration of Music

Broadfield School Band and Choir combined to play a concert at the Civic Theatre in Oswaldtwistle.  The Rotary Club of Accrington holds the event every year and we have played for the past 4 years.  St Mary Magdalene, Springhill and St Andrew's Schools also joined to...

Hyndburn Schools’ Celebration of Music

Broadfield School Choir and Band will be performing at The Rotary Club of Accrington's annual event, which will be held on Wednesday, 7th March, at the Civic Theatre, Oswaldtwistle, at 7pm. Tickets are £4 for adults & £3 for OAPs & children and are available from Mrs...

Broadfield Live Aid 2017

The theme of this year's Christmas performance was Heal the World; a thought provoking show highlighting poverty and the plight of the less fortunate at this time of year. Each class presented their own interpretation through their chosen song. The main message was to...

Children Action North West

The school choir was asked by Sean Ruane, International Opera Singer, to perform at Preston Guild Hall on Wednesday 29th November 2017.  It was part of the "Child Action North West" charity who were raising money for children with mental health issues. The spectacular...

Unique Art Awards

On the 20th November three of our students Waseem, Alex and Isabella went down to London to the finals of an Art competition ‘Unique Arts awards’ run by the charity ‘Mouth and Foot Painting Artists’. We had four students who had reached the finals with three attending...

Peripatetic Music Lessons

Extra music lessons are available for our students in guitar and drum kit. Every Monday one of our talented ex-students, Thomas Palmowski, delivers drum kit lessons.  The lessons are engaging for our students and they enjoy a 1:1 session, learning the drum kit for 15...

GCSE Art Trip to Tate Liverpool

On Wednesday,15th November, the GCSE art group visited Tate Liverpool art gallery to see the work of Roy Lichtenstein. The pupils have been exploring Pop Art this term and this was an excellent opportunity to see one of its most celebrated artists. The pupils...

Shakespeare for Schools

Macbeth – The Shakespeare Schools’ Festival 2017 For the fifth year, students from Broadfield Specialist School, took part in The Shakespeare Schools’ Festival.  This year their chosen play was a musical abridged adaptation of Macbeth.  Using Shakespeare’s original...

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...

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...

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...

The Highwayman!

Class 4.2 have been studying a famous ballad The Highwayman by Alfred Noyes as part of their English Text work. They have been acting out the ballad in class and have recently donned costumes and visited the village of Newchurch in Rossendale to film their...

Broadfield School Choir

On Friday, 10th March, our school choir is competing in the Burnley Festival of Speech, Music & Stage Dance. They will be performing Adiemus by Karl Jenkins. They have been practising with Mrs Mills and we wish them luck.

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...