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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 […]


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 […]


Jump Nation Reward Trip

During the last week of the Spring Term Mr Mackintosh, Mrs Worswick, Miss Garner, Miss Breslin and Mrs Pett took 80 pupils to Jump Nation in Trafford Park as the Spring Term reward trip. To qualify for the event pupils had to have at least 95% attendance, excellent punctuality and no behaviour concerns for the term. The pupils absolutely loved the event and […]


The Message Trust

This week the Message Academy, a group of Christian Youth Workers, have been in school taking RE lessons dealing with issues surrounding Love and social media.  The group performed songs and discussed the idea of where we get our self-worth from. Students evaluated whether how many likes we get on social media determines how love-able we are as […]


British Values Week

During the week leading up to St George’s Day on Saturday 23rd April, Broadoak celebrated it’s British values of diversity, respect, democracy and liberty.  The whole school enjoyed British foods in the canteen, enjoyed British themed assemblies and spent their breaks and lunch times listening to classic British music on the corridors. Year 7 were especially […]