Fantastic GCSE results for the class of 2017

Broadoak school is proud to report on another year of excellent examination results in 2017. This year pupils have risen to the challenge of an entirely new syllabus and grading system in English and Mathematics. Despite the fact that national headlines suggest this year’s examinations are the most challenging since the O Levels, Broadoak pupils […]

Year 11 GCSE Exam Revision – Half Term School

As I am sure you are aware this is an important time for Year 11 students as their final GCSE examinations are now upon us. Students should at this point in the year be revising at home as well as attending the revision sessions that are provided before and after school. To support students we […]

Live Recording of a “BBC Live Lesson”

As a rare learning opportunity, the BBC invited 40 of our pupils on Tuesday this week to a Live Recording of a “BBC Live Lesson” which was based on computational thinking using a Micro:Bit. The small microcomputers, Micro:Bit, which were distributed for free to every year 7 pupil last year in the BBC’s biggest initiative […]

Spanish Trip

Highlights of day 2 were sitting in the comfy seats of the player’s dug out in the sunshine, at Barcelona’s Camp Nou Stadium and imagining reporting from the commentary boxes. Students really enjoyed day 3’s visit to a Spanish school: ‘Colegi Inmaculda Concepcio de Gava’, where despite initial nerves students fluently conversed with Spanish students […]

Alton Towers Reward Trip 2016

The Alton Towers reward trip for outstanding levels of attendance, punctuality and behaviour took place this weekend. Almost 90 children attended the event and all had an absolutely excellent time. There were as many giant bananas, minions, teddies and aliens as there were children non the way home. Well done to all for a thoroughly […]

Duke of Edinburgh Assessment Weekend

Last weekend four year 10 students carried out their Bronze Duke of Edinburgh assessment weekend. They were tested on navigation skills, camp craft skills and also had to endure some wicked weather conditions. The group have made huge amounts of progress in terms of confidence in their own ability to navigate themselves across the Peak […]

Young Enterprise Event 2016

On Friday 24th June 2016 our Year 10 Young Enterprise Team who are completing the CoPE qualification with Miss Barrett, were invited to attend a trade fair at intu Trafford Centre following a successful business pitch to Trafford Centre Management recently. The product on sale from the company ‘You, We, You’ are framed personalised quotes.  […]

PGL Trip May 2016

On the 15th May 2016, 31 pupils and 4 staff descended on PGL Winmarleigh Lancashire for a fun packed weekend of outdoor and adventurous activities. For many of the pupils this was their first weekend away from their parents and carers; for others, it was their third time of attending the annual trip. Throughout the […]

Character Awards

There have always been close relationships between staff, parents and pupils at Broadoak School but it was a child’s comment made to an OFTED inspector about the pupils feeling that there is “a real sense of family in the school” that firmly ignited the Character Awards project. We identified a range of personal traits that […]

Spanish Study Tour

Miss Dunleavy and Mr Freeman took a group of Year 11 students on an exciting GSCE Spanish study tour to Barcelona, during the Easter holidays. This was the perfect way to prepare for their GCSE exams in May. Students stayed in a modern hostel in the centre of Barcelona, within walking distance of famous architectural […]