Our School News

Sponsored Dance

Friends of Broadfield held a sponsored dance on Friday 23rd March. Each student was invited to take part in five dances and, up to date, a total of £437 has been raised! Thank you to everyone that took part.

Clitheroe Castle Visit

Last term's topic for 4L & 3C was ‘Myths and Legends.’ They put on dramas about wizards and unicorns, created Harry Potter potions and had a magical movie morning. At the end of the topic, last week they visited Clitheroe Castle for a mystical story-telling of a...

World Autism Awareness Week

Autism Awareness Week this year was celebrated worldwide from 26th March to 2nd April.  However, due to school being closed we will be celebrating the week commencing Monday the 16th of April.  Throughout the week students will be engaged in activities to promote and...

Paralympic Winter Games

Before the Easter break students took part in various activities as part of awareness for the Paralympic Winter Games that were held in PyeongChang. The students developed their awareness and understanding of the events that are part of the Paralympic Winter Games and...

KS5 Food Hygiene Success!

  Students in key stage 5 have been studying to take the HABC National Level 1 award in Food Hygiene.  After working hard in class, and undertaking additional study at home, Mrs Topping, subject leader in design technology, is pleased to announce that all 6 students...

Teacher Vacancy

Broadfield Specialist School is looking to recruit a new teacher starting in the Autumn Term in September 2018. For further information please highlight and follow the link to the Lancashire County Council website:...

World Book Day

We celebrated World Book Day on Thursday 15th March this year.  This was a delayed event due to the previous two Thursdays being snow days.  Some students came dressed as their favourite book character.  The day began with a special celebration of books during a whole...

Promoting Emotional Wellbeing and Positive Mental Health

Over the next year, Broadfield Specialist School will be working towards achieving the Mental Health and Wellbeing Award for Schools. The award has been developed in partnership with the National Children's Bureau, NCB and Optimus Education Ltd., part of Prospects...

Oswaldtwistle Library Visits

Class 3A are aiming to achieve their treasure trail certificates from Oswaldtwistle Library. This involves having to visit the library 10 times. Every time they visit they each get a sticker in their special reading adventure books. They are also aiming to read and...

‘The Highwayman’

This term 4HP have been studying the text ‘The Highwayman’ by Alfred Noyes. They have all worked hard producing some fantastic written work describing the characters. They have watched a musical animation of the story and have learnt some of the wonderful lyrics in...

Women Who Wander

On 05/03/18 two of our pupils accessed the "Women Who Wander" project funded by Community Rail Lancashire. The young women engaged with the working life of the railways, travelling to and from Blackburn, speaking to a number of female employees and ultimately gaining...

School Closure

Unfortunately, due to adverse weather conditions and accessibility, school is closed today, Thursday 8th March, for students. It is open to staff if they can travel here safely.

Friends of Broadfield

Friends of Broadfield will be having a meeting at school on Tuesday, 20th March 2018, from 3:45pm until 4:30pm. All welcome.

£300 Donation From Pendleton Pub

A cheque for £300 was presented to school at the Swan with Two Necks at Pendleton. For the past 25 years a 'Carols in the Pub' evening has raised money for local charities and it was decided to donate the money collected on the carols night to the school. Steve and...

Functional Skills Results

Congratulations to our students who sat the January series Level 1 and Level 2 Functional Skills assessments in either mathematics or English. They all passed! Well done.