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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 […]


Inspirational Poet Tony Walsh Visits Broadoak

Year 8 pupils were delighted to welcome One Love Manchester poet Tony Walsh to Broadoak on Wednesday. Tony Walsh – aka Longfella – has a strong relationship with Broadoak; this is his fourth visit. This time it was Year 8’s turn and the focus was on his iconic ‘This is the place’ poem which he […]


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 […]


Councillor Sean Anstee Visits Broadoak

We were delighted to welcome Councillor Sean Anstee back to his school on Thursday. Councillor Anstee is the leader of Trafford Council and is a aiming to be the next Greater Manchester Mayor. He is, of course, an ex-Broadoak pupil who always talks highly of the school whilst constantly giving back to the communities he […]


Operation Christmas Child

Miss Garner would like to say a massive thank you to all pupils and parents/carers for their kind donations to Operation Christmas Child. On Tuesday and Wednesday after school, pupils and staff gave up their time to wrap the boxes and fill them with gifts.  We have also included a Christmas card from the school.   […]


Record breaking GCSE results

    Broadoak school is proud to report on a record breaking year for examination results in 2016. 66% of pupils achieved the headline measure of a C grade or above in both English and mathematics. This is unprecedented success for the school, with the previous record for this measure standing at 53% in 2012. […]


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 […]