Music & the Arts News

Pantomania

Our Christmas performance, Pantomania, was a huge success!  Each class chose a pantomime to base their 3 minute performance on, and a range of student presenters from different classes introduced the acts, whilst taking the audience on a comedic journey to rescue the...

The Young’uns

On Tuesday, 11th December, some members of the school band took part in a musical workshop.  The students were joined by international folk stars 'The Young'uns'.  This was part of a project which is being run in conjunction with Lancashire music service, 'More music'...

Voices of Angels

A huge thank you to the general public who visited Blackburn Market yesterday, 5th December, and the stall holders for all their support, encouragement and attention they gave our choir yesterday, Wednesday 6th December.  It was a very successful day; carol singing to...

Great at the Tate

Yesterday, Tuesday 4th December, the GCSE Art group visited the Liverpool Tate. The trip was arranged to see an exhibition of Optical Art. The students are exploring the artists, such as Bridget Riley and Jesus Rafael Soto, who are famous for producing Op Art. Seeing...

Children’s Charity Concert

On Wednesday night the school choir performed at Preston Guild Hall as part of the 'Child Action North West, Emojinal Health Charity Concert.'    They performed, 'Diamonds' by Rihanna and 'Wings' by Birdy and were joined on stage by Ella Shaw from Britain's Got...

Upcoming Event

Our school choir has been rehearsing for the 'Emojinal Health Charity Concert' at Preston Guild Hall on the 28th November.  The concert is in aid of 'Child Action Northwest'. All funds raised from the concert will help Child Action Northwest (CANW) to launch a...

Broadfield Band Shines!!

Our school band visited Tor View school on Friday 13th July to participate in their annual arts festival.  It started out as a typical British music festival; overcast, rainy and gloomy.  However, Broadfield made the sun shine.  As we started our first small set of...

Art Exhibition

We are extremely happy and proud to announce that 4 of our students have their GCSE artwork on display at the Haworth Art Gallery in Accrington. The exhibition incorporates pieces inspired by Pop Art, Street Art and stories in the news. The artwork will be available...

Sensory Art Exhibition

On Friday 25th May, all the sensory curriculum classes came together to celebrate their art work with parents and carers in Broadfield’s very own Sensory Art Exhibition. It showcased their hard work and efforts from over the past two terms. There was a lot to see;...

Community Art Project

Broadfield Specialist School  won a grant from the National Lottery to run a community project bringing students and their families together on an Art project which ran from September 2017 to June 2018. Students, their parents and siblings were given the opportunity...

This is Me

Today, Friday, Broadfield School choir went to sing at Ridgewood Community High School in their Choir Collaboration Concert.  Pendle Vew Primary School also contributed.  We sang three numbers and really enjoyed listening to the other schools.  We ended the concert...

Rotary Club Donation

Yesterday we were invited to the Dunkenhalgh Hotel by the Rotary Club of Accrington.   We received a check for £100 for recently performing in the Annual Celebration of Music Festival at the Civic Theatre in Oswaldtwistle.  The festival is organised by Jacquie Baldwin...

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...