Class 7 trip to Veriulamium

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The children in class 7 recently visited Verulamium.  They went to the Roman Hypocaust, where they looked at the floor mosaic from a Roman Villa and learnt how the Romans used underfloor heating.  The children spent time in the museum, learning about the Roman artefacts and how life would have been during Roman times. The children had fun dressing up in Romans costume and they visited Roman Market stalls, where they were tasked with finding the items on their shopping list.

 

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Fun in the Nursery

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The children in the Manor House have had a lovely morning digging up weeds, planting, playing in the sandpit and messy play with shaving foam.  A good time was had by all!

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Class 9 trip to Woburn Safari Park

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On Wednesday 13th February, the pupils in class 9 (Year 4) visited Woburn Safari Park.

The children were a credit to the school; they asked thoughtful questions, listened carefully and thoroughly enjoying the opportunity to learn more about the animals at Woburn.

As we journeyed through the safari park, we were very lucky to have a tour guide, on the coach, who shared with us his valuable knowledge about the animals. The animals were enjoying the sunshine and treated the children to amazing close up views.

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Class 6 Walk Around the Local Area

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This half term, the children in class 6 have been looking at Buildings as their theme.  They have learnt about the history of buildings; how they have changed through time, in Geography they have maps and famous landmark buildings around the world and address and postcodes, and in Science, they explored materials; properties, strength and flexibility and learnt about the uses and dangers of electricity.

Yesterday, the children put their hats, scarves and gloves on and went on a lovely walk to Broughton village to look at different types of buildings in the local area. They spent time watching the builders on the nearby new builds, saw detached and semi-detached houses, flats, a church and the old school room! The children thoroughly enjoyed their walk; particularly trying to spot the age of different houses, by looking at their plaques, and the names of them

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Class 7N trip to Dunstable Downs

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This morning, the children in 7N (Year 2) visited Dunstable Downs where they had great fun carrying out a weather investigation and flying the kites they had made in school. This trip was in support of their current class topic.

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Mad About Harry Cake Sale

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On Friday 1st February, our parents hosted our Mad About Harry Cake Sale to raise funds for a local 10 year old boy to receive treatment abroad. We raised a fantastic £1018.60.  A huge thank you to Mrs Green, Miss Collins and all our parents who donated and bought cakes

Snow Day!

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On Friday 1st February, we woke up to snow in Broughton.  The children couldn’t wait to put on their wellies, hats, scarves and gloves and head out into the playground for fun in the snow!!

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HMS Pinafore

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HMS Pinafore

On Wednesday 30th January, the children in classes 5 – 11 were treated to an uplifting concert in school, by a visiting group of talented performers from the Northampton Gilbert and Sullivan Group. They told the story of their latest production ‘HMS Pinafore’ and sang songs to entertain the children, who really enjoyed themselves. Our families have been offered the opportunity of a group booking to watch the Saturday Matinee performance in March, featuring our very own Deputy head, Mrs Smith, in the lead soprano role of Josephine. Get your tickets from school!

School Phones Are Down

The School phone system is down at the moment, in an emergency please telephone Broughton Manor nursery 01908 609994

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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