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About Our School

Broomfields Junior School is a four form entry co-educational Junior School for children between the ages of 7 and 11.  It is situated attractively on Bridge Lane in Appleton, which is an extremely pleasant area on the south side of Warrington.  The school enjoys fine views across the adjacent countryside. Our school was opened in 1970 and is a bright, spacious and extremely well maintained building.  It comprises of sixteen classrooms, six bay areas, two spacious halls, administrative offices, staffroom and catering centre. We have had a building programme to provide additional offices, a larger staff suite, disabled toilet, medical room, library and an additional hall. One twin and six Super-mobile classrooms were added between 1989 and 1996 to take account of the growing number of children on roll. A permanent build four classroom block was added in March 2003 and we have installed a fitted kitchen for curriculum and extra curricular use. Outside we have extremely spacious playing fields, a playground, patio area, a children’s play equipment, a school pond and adjacent woodland areas including the Lumb Brook Millennium Green.

‘Jolly Days’ link club provides onsite childcare both before and after school, this facility is also available full time during the school holidays.
 
We are well resourced with children making full use of the school as a learning environment. Children have access to laptop technology through a managed wireless network on a daily basis. Further to this we have 18 interactive whiteboards in classrooms and support teaching areas to aid the quality of teaching and learning. Further computers are located in the school library, and various teaching areas throughout the school. Additionally, we have a video conferencing facility available in our Y6 building. Finally, we boast good PE equipment, musical instruments, and technology equipment.

We arrange both day and residential educational visits which relate to the pupils' curricular work and social / personal development. These visits have the full support of parents and the Governing Body.

We are proud of our liaison with the local community.  Our choir and orchestra are regular visitors to St. Mary Magdalene's Church, Appleton, and Epson Gardens Community Centre giving concerts to the elderly. Additionally, we are proud of our status as a registered Young Enterprise Centre.

The children in school, as part of their social and moral education, are encouraged to take responsibilities for supporting people less fortunate than themselves.  We therefore, have frequent charity events, mostly organised and administered by the children themselves in support of charities of their choosing.  It is usual to focus on one major charity each school year..

Special guests often supplement work in classes where additional expertise enhances the curriculum.  Additionally, support is readily available from colleagues and professionals who form the backbone of the Education Service in Warrington.

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