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Up and running

7th January 2021

Broomfield has opened its doors for the Spring term.  Most children are back learning remotely but we have welcomed Pre-Kindergarten and the children of Critical (Key) Workers into school.  We are glad to have some children in school as their laughter and excitement is what gives us joy.  Our grateful thanks go to the Critical…

Wishing you all a merry Christmas

11th December 2020

The Christmas holidays are here!  We have had a great term and wish all our families a very merry Christmas and look forward to seeing you all again in 2021.  

Broomfield Lecture Series: Ms L Nicholas

11th December 2020

Ms Libby Nicholas, MD Dukes Education, was in school yesterday as part of our Broomfield Lecture Series.  She addressed the children in Years 5 and 6 about the 4 ‘C’s: Courage, Confidence, Commitment and Composure to motivate them into considering the kind of legacy they would want for when they leave Broomfield and move on…

Scandi Influences in our Christmas Crafts

11th December 2020

Mrs Zammit, our wonderfully creative Year 4 teacher, has been working with her class to make Scandi-style gnomes as part of their Christmas celebrations.  The children started with a heavy lump of clay which they moulded by hand and finished using clay tools before applying bright acrylic paints.  They absolutely loved getting very mucky in…

Christmas Cake heaven

11th December 2020

Cookery Club have been making Christmas cakes and icing them, bringing festive cheer and warming spice to their family tables.   Look closely as their decorative flourishes are most impressive!

Navigating around Broomfield

11th December 2020

Year 3 enjoyed an ‘orienteering treasure hunt’ on Wednesday to finish their Geography topic on Maps and Explorers. Clues and puzzles needed to be discovered and unlocked from locations all around the school grounds.  Mr Hepper was proud as they managed to find the hidden treasure, which involved something edible and festive!

Keeping fit in lockdown with the ISA

11th December 2020

We were thrilled to see so many Broomfield children embracing the Independent Schools Association (ISA)’s Limitless Skills Series introduced as lockdown closed local sports clubs.  This initiative was to allow school children to participate in sports at home.  Our children did exceptionally well, finishing 4th out of all the schools under the ISA umbrella. Well…

Magnetic Slime!

20th November 2020

Year 2 have had a terrifically sticky time in class learning about the properties of magnets.  Who would have thought that they could make their own magnets using messy, gloupy, slimy stuff.  Here are some photos of them squidging their magnetic slime and using it to attract metal.  Learning is such fun!

Christmas cheer

19th November 2020

Over 120 Love in a Box gifts are now wending their way to bring happiness to children in Eastern Europe who may not otherwise receive a present at Christmas.  We are grateful for the generosity of our families in supporting this lovely festive charity.

Trips Week

13th November 2020

We may be in the middle of a pandemic but we are determined that cancelled school trips will not negatively impact our curriculum.   So this week Mr Montague has worked with class teachers to create opportunities for an exciting Virtual Reality Trips Week.  Kindergarten had a fabulous time at San Diego Zoo while Year 1…