Preparatory Department Choir Carol Singing in the Community

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Over this Christmas season, the Preparatory Department choir took the opportunity to visit some of the local care homes to sing Christmas carols and share some festive cheer with the community.  On Thursday the 6th December, the choir visited The Willows Care Home in Great Linford.  On Monday the 10th December, they went to Tickford Abbey Care Home in Newport Pagnell.  On Tuesday the 11th December, they sang at Milton Court Care Home in Kent’s Hill and on Wednesday 12th December, they visited Kent’s Hill Care Home.  The residents were delighted by the children’s singing and the time they took to meet them and share an afternoon of Christmas celebrations with them.  A delightful way to share the spirit of the season with our local community!

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Pre-Prep Christmas Parties


On Friday 14th December, the children in the Pre-Prep department played party games and welcomes Father Christmas to Broughton Manor.

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Class 11 trip to Cadburys World

On Thursday 13th December, the pupils in class 11 visited Cadbury’s World in Birmingham.  They learned about the origins of the Company in the early Victorian period and about the lives of the rich and poor during this time.  The tour of the factory included a chance for the children to try their hand at mixing and tempering chocolate and to see demonstrations on how the liquid chocolate in the factory gets made into all the products we see in the shops.  It was a wonderful day of learning and fun.  The children enjoyed the tastes and the smells of the factory and represented the school in exemplary fashion.

Pre-Prep Christingle Day


On Tuesday 11th December,  the children in classes 5, 6 & 7 spent the day learning about the Christingle tradition, They made their own Christingles, learnt Christmas Carols and took part in Christmas themed drama. During the afternoon, the children and staff walked to St Lawrence’s Church for a Christingle Service led by Rev. Ruth Maxey. They were told the story behind the Christingle tradition, sang carols and lit their Christingle candles.  The staff and the children had  wonderful time and hope to return next year.

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Class 5 trip to Waddesdon Manor


On Wednesday 28th November, the children in class 5 spent a lovely day at Waddesdon Manor, in support of this half term’s topic, Colour and Light.  They enjoyed a tour of the beautifully decorated house, took part in a bauble decorating workshop and stayed just long enough to see the house and grounds lit up for Christmas

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Children in Need 2018


On Friday 16th November, the children took part in an array of fundraising activities including wearing spotty socks to school, guessing the name of the Teddy Bear and guessing members of staff from childhood photographs.  The children in the Pre-Prep department took part in a colouring competition and the Prep department designed bookmarks.

The day concluded with a successful Christmas Fair which included stalls selling gifts and cards, the sweet jar tombola (the favourite), a book stall and a cake stall (which emptied within an hour of opening!).

Thank you, as always, to the never ending support of our parents and children and a big thank you to all the staff who played a part.

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Maths Olympiad 2018

On Thursday 15th November 2018, Mr Smith took a team of young mathematicians to the first annual Maths Olympiad at The Webber Independent School.  The team consisted of three Class 10 pupils; Bana Shadid, Shyam Billakota and Jacob Pugh, and three Class 11 pupils; Eisa Osman, Austin Bhadri and Kayla Wahome.

Throughout the day the pupils worked through team puzzles and challenges but also took part in individual rounds of problem solving questions.  It was very mentally taxing and required full concentration and effort.

The Broughton Manor team presented themselves well and managed to win both the Class 11 three pupil challenge and the overall team event.

It was an amazing day of success for Broughton Manor and all of the pupils involved have every right to feel very proud of their efforts.  Well done Broughton!

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Broughton Manor Remembers


During the morning of Friday 9th November, all the children, from our 3 year olds to our 11 year olds, and the staff paid their respects to those who had lost their lives in conflict.  All the children were given a poppy and wrote their thanks, in their own words around the outside. At the end of our minute silence, the children and the staff handed their poppies to Mrs Wise who put them together to make this beautiful display.

In addition, the children in classes 3 and 4 made red handprint poppies which are displayed in the Pre-Prep corridor.

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Pre-Prep Diwali Celebration Day

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On Thursday 8th December the children and the staff in classes 6 and 7 enjoyed a day of fun Diwali activities.

Many children came in traditional Hindu costumes; all the children had fun making Diva Lamps, Diwali cards, Rengoli patterns, performing shadow puppet shows and learning Bollywood dancing.

The day came to an end with all the children and the staff joining together to perform “Jai Ho!” in the Sports Hall.  Happy Diwali!

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