Read more about our recent school trips, visits and special events below.
The children in class 4 welcomed Dr Janet Sumner during the morning of Tuesday 23rd May. This half term, the children have been looking at the topic, Dinosaurs, and Dr Sumner talked to them about dinosaurs; they looked at carnivores and herbivores and she even had real Velociraptor claw to show them! Read more »
On Tuesday 23rd May, two members from the Two Villages Archive Trust, visited the children in Class 11 (Year 6) to take about how Broughton and Milton Keynes Village have changed since Medieval times. As part of their local history topic, the children gained an insight into how the land, roads and buildings have developed through the ages. Through paintings, photos, maps and artefacts, the children accessed a wealth of information to build a chronology of significant developments in the local area. The session culminated in a guided walk and a visit to the church of St Lawrence in Broughton.
On Thursday 18th May, the children at Broughton Manor took part in ‘Outdoor Classroom Day’, a GLOBAL campaign to celebrate and inspire outdoor play and learning at schools!
Anyone who has seen the impact that learning and playing outdoors has on children knows how powerful such experiences can be. Learning outdoors creates lasting memories, helps build a greater awareness of the environment, provides more opportunities to think independently, and gets children feeling challenged and excited by learning.
The aim of the day was to get children around the world learning and playing outside. For Broughton Manor, the day was a celebration of what we are already doing.
Congratulations to Jasmine Keshwara in the Pre-Preparatory Department and Kayla Wahome and Teji Jeothiz in the Preparatory Department for winning prizes in the annual Independent Association of Prep Schools Art Competition.
The IAPS has 650 of the world’s leading prep schools in its membership.
There will be a prize giving ceremony in June, to which the winners and their parents will be invited to attend, to view the winning pictures.
Please see attached the three winning entries. Read more »
On Thursday 4th May 2017, a dental nurse from Claydon Dental Practice visited the children to talk about how to look after their teeth. They learnt about how to brush their teeth in the correct way, how long for and when the best time for brushing is. She also demonstrated the effects that sugar has on their teeth using a dirty penny and some Coke. The children were very knowledgeable when exploring food they should avoid and what happens to their teeth if bacteria is allowed to grow.
All the children were given a ‘goody bag’ to help them to put into practice what they had learnt.
On Wednesday 5th April 2017, the Preparatory Department Choir and Orchestra showcased for parents their fantastic talents; the choir sang as an ensemble and as soloists, while members of the orchestra performed pieces of music on a variety of instruments.
On Monday 3rd April 2017, our annual Easter Bonnet Parades and Pre-prep Music Workshops took place. The Assembly Hall was filled with colour as the children in classes 3 – 7 delighted us all with their fabulous Easter Bonnets.
The children entertained their parents by performing songs they had learnt throughout the term and the Head of Music, Mr Winder, talked through and the children demonstrated some of the work they had covered in the classroom.
Please click ‘Read More’ for photos. Read more »
On 16th March we hosted the house poetry competition. Children represented their house with a poetry they recited, and some even wrote their own poem. All of the children performed with confidence in front of a large audience. There were 4 judges to impress! In the end, head judge, David Pye announced the winner as Joseph Redman Class 7, for his hilarious reading of the poem ‘Elephants’. Congratulations!
On Friday 3rd March 2017, we held a Parents’ and Staff Quiz Night. All the proceeds of the evening went to the school charity, CLIMB. Read more »