Governors wish to appoint an enthusiastic and committed Learning Support Assistant to our dedicated and caring SEND Team. The role will include targeted pupil support with a range of responsibilities. The successful candidate will work in partnership with class teachers to support learning with individual students under the direction of teaching staff and may be asked to support pupils in the sensory room or follow individualised programmes of support.
The Art, Photography and Design department recently held an exhibition of Year 11 GCSE and Year 13 A level work in the striking space of the convent conservatory. After being unable to hold an exhibition for the past couple of years due to covid we wanted to put on a showcase to celebrate our students who, despite having a tough couple of years, still managed to produce some spectacular work.
The Summer Activities and Food programme starts soon and there are lots of great activities happening over the school holidays for children, aged from reception to 16 years old, who are eligible for benefits related free school meals. They will be able to access hundreds of activities throughout the Summer break including specific provision available for children with SEND or additional needs. There's a great range of activities across the city including boxing, trampolining, football, music, dance, cycling, cooking, climbing, films, bowling, arts and crafts, drama, Jubilee activities, trips out and much more! Every day there will be a meal available for every child that attends...
Year 9 pupils enrolled in the Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award will soon be taking part in their assessed expedition which will involve navigating and completing two days of walking with an over-night camp in the Ribble Valley.
The expeditions are taking place on 24th & 25th June and 1st - 2nd July. Pupils will only attend one expedition and have already been e-mailed the date they are attending...
On 7th April we celebrated our annual Awards Evening, recognising the achievements of our A-Level, GCSE and KS3 students across our curriculum areas. It was very special to finally celebrate this event in person again. We were delighted to welcome back Ms Clarke as our guest of honour who spoke about her own journey and gave our students their awards.Read More
As we move forward towards this year's external examinations, please take time to read the official information showing for your year group.
Please ensure you are understanding the rules set out by JCQ regarding items not allowing in exam rooms and the implications of having these items on your person i.e. Mobile Phones, iWatch etc. Bringing these items into an exam room can result in disqualification from your examinations.
Please be aware of your candidate number, you will need to add this to all exam papers, along with your signature (where required), this is to determine the correct script is marked for each individual candidate.
Individual EduLink timetables are now showing rooms and seat numbers, if students feel they need a hard copy please visit Mrs Chantler's office.
We would like to wish everyone the best of luck for your examinations this summer.
Well done to Molly, Jess and Ruby on their fantastic work in history this half term. Over 100 students, across all year groups, were selected by the history team to receive a Golden Ticket for academic excellence. In the raffle this morning, Molly, who is currently studying History at A level, won the first prize, while Jess in year 10 won the second prize and Ruby in year 7, won the third.Read More
Year eight have taken part in the Zoo Lab, a hands on animal encounter workshop, as part of their SHINE award. Building on the learning of the Rainforest ecosystem topic of the Geography curriculum and bringing it to life. Students are developing a curiosity about the world we live in and were excited to meet and hold a variety of rainforest animals. A Brazilian Rainbow Boa snake called Rio twirled its tail around their wrists with its prehensile tail like it would the trees in the Rainforest canopy.Read More
Important action required by 04/03/2022
Could we kindly ask that all parents/carers access the below link
https://econsent.merseycare.nhs.uk/ (Use google chrome)
This will provide you with useful information about the forthcoming HPV vaccination campaign and will enable you to make an informed decision about your child's vaccinations and health.
Please complete your child's HPV consent form even if you DO NOT want your child to receive this vaccination by Friday 04/03/22, as this will avoid you receiving further follow up correspondence from our service and assist with campaign delivery.
All year 8 children are offered the HPV vaccination which protects them against a range of HPV related cancers. This HPV vaccination is a two dose programme and you will be consenting to both doses. If you wish to change your decision or amend your form at any time after submission, you must contact the immunisation service.
Thank you to everyone involved at Perception Theatre for today's performance on Knife Crime which was outstanding. It has to be one of the most powerful drama performances we have ever seen in school. Years 9 and 10 were excellent and the message really hard hitting, making our young people fully aware of the issues surrounding Knife Crime. It was a very worthwhile experience for all.Read More
We hosted our first annual careers fair on Thursday 27th January since the outbreak of the pandemic. It was great to welcome back so many of our regular exhibitors including both local and national universities. Queens University flew over from Belfast in order to attend, which was massively appreciated by our students, some of whom are very interested in applying for courses there.Read More
On Wednesday 26th January, Fazakerley High School hosted the LSSP KS3 Badminton Tournament. Broughton entered two teams of Year 8 and 9 pupils who had been attending Badminton club.
Both teams played fantastically throughout the whole tournament and demonstrated positive attitudes in every game.
Techwuman hosted a SOLIDWORKS STEM activity day with a group of Y9 students on the 18th January. Techwuman is an engineering consultancy company that delivers engineering projects as well as promoting careers in STEM industries to the next generation. The day was delivered by the three company directors and a volunteer.Read More
Letter to Parents / Carers from Liverpool City CouncilRead More
Every Year the Year 9 students at Broughton Hall Catholic High School work towards their diploma. The diploma runs throughout the whole of year 9 and prepares students for the next stage of their educational journey. At the end of Year 9 we celebrate the achievement of all our Year 9 graduates and invite all parents/carers to attend the graduation ceremony. This year the Year 9 graduation will take place on Friday 8th July 2022.Read More
On Tuesday 23rd November four of our Year 7 pupils participated in a Boccia LSSP event hosted at Fazakerley Academy. This city wide event resulted in a record attendance!! Our pupils were able to demonstrate their resilience when persevering with the highly competitive tasks they were faced with and developed their knowledge of Boccia and the rules of the sport.Read More
Message from the Royal British Legion
Thank you very much Broughton Hall Catholic High School for helping our Appeal, You collected £81.88.
Your support and assistance is greatly appreciated.
Dear Parents and Carers
Please find attached a letter from the Directors of Public Health and Education in Liverpool relating to actions to reduce the spread of Covid-19.
We are really excited to announce that the BBC Bitesize Schools Tour 2021 is coming to Broughton Hall to talk about careers in Innovation. The aim of the Bitesize Schools Tour is to raise awareness of the opportunities available in the science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics sectors (STEAM) and give our students practical advice on how they could pursue a career in these areas.Read More
We have invested in an innovative Literacy learning programme called Bedrock Learning, a website that helps children to learn important academic vocabulary, whilst also encouraging them to read regularly. Educational research shows that children with wide vocabularies make excellent progress at school and in further education.Read More
Thank you to Kate for delivering the fantastic Mentors in Violence Prevention Programme on Wednesday 17th and Thursday 18th November. A special thank you also to our 21 amazing Year 10 pupils who volunteered to be mentors and work with other young people in order to prevent all forms of violence and abuse. We are really proud of you and the Mercy Values that you are living and promoting.Read More
This week members of our Schools Parliament took part in a virtual session led by Child Friendly City Liverpool. Broughton Hall pupils across years 9-12 took part along with other schools across the city. The focus of this session was anti-bullying week and designing a website for Child Friendly City.
Our pupils were able to take part in a workshop by Bullybusters and also present their ideas for how a website for the young people of Liverpool should look and what the key elements as a school we felt should be incorporated. Members of Schools Parliament will be given a vote on which idea they liked the best to include when designing the website.
On Wednesday 10th November a mixed Y7/8 team competed at the Liverpool School Sports Partnership dodgeball tournament at North Liverpool Academy. The team were able to display their throwing, catching, blocking and dodging skills under pressure and developed their personal development skills of respect, responsibility and co-operation amongst their own teammates and their opposition.Read More
LSSP worked with our Year 10 WJEC and dance students to develop their leadership skills. This will help support the work they do in their exam lessons and will now get the opportunity to represent the school as leader ambassadors to oversee competitions across the school.Read More
In the Summer term a number of our pupils attended our Make a Difference club and took part in several activities including: planting sunflower seeds , tidied up our school remembrance memorial and planted poppy seeds. With an eye on helping the environment the pupils also helped with litter picking around the school grounds and recycled t-shirts to make bracelets. Pupils also enjoyed creating some fabulous artwork and a display to promote ways we can 'make a difference', as a result, they have earned and been awarded The Blue Peter Green Badge.Read More
Letter to Parents from Matt Ashton, Director of Public Health.Read More
Summer School 2021 was a fantastic success this year. We welcomed 136 of our Year 7 cohort so many of our students who were joining us in September. Each day was jam packed ed with fun engaging activities that enabled students to learn new things as well as become familiar with their new surrounding and make new friends. It was a pleasure to welcome you into our Broughton Hall Family.Read More
On Wednesday 22nd September, the Y7 team competed in Calderstones Park at the first cross-country event of the year. The team scored a total of 207 points in the league and look to rival these points in the next race at Camp Hill on Wednesday 20th October.Read More
On Wednesday 29th September our four finalists of the CyberFirst Girls Competition, ran by GCHQ's National Cyber Security Centre, were invited to a post final celebration at McLaren Technology Centre.
In May 2021, our pupils competed against over 6500 other pupils to secure their place in the final. They came 8th in the UK and were crowned the best all girls state school!
Mercy Day is the feast day of the Sisters of Mercy across the world. The Sisters of Mercy founded our school in 1928 and each year on the 24 September, we proudly celebrate being a Mercy school.
The founder of the Sisters of Mercy was Catherine McAuley. Sr Catherine encouraged her followers to help each other over a 'good cup of tea' and teaches us that 'small acts of kindness go a long way.'
By personal invitation of CAFOD, on Tuesday 24th September, a group of Year 8 pupils from Broughton Hall represented Liverpool secondary schools at the 'Eyes of the World' event at the Pier Head.
Here, pupils met CAFOD's banner, which is on a journey from Cornwall to arrive in Glasgow for November's COP 26 summit on climate change. The banner reminds world leaders who will be in attendance that the "eyes of the world" are watching and expecting decisive action.
Congratulations to our Year 9 pupils, Mia, Heidi and Emily for the fantastic fundraising they did at the end of term. The 3 pupils, together with Broughton Hall staff and Shawn from the LFC Premier League Inspires Programme, raised funds for Zoe's Place with an end of term Summer Carnival.Read More
It's not uncommon to find a students workbook around school, often a book from a previous year that was simply misplaced and forgotten about, but something you don't find everyday is a book from almost one hundred years ago. An amazing find, a work book from one of our past students that is first dated September 5th 1927 with a log of what work was carried out on that day, "Sept 5th; Made notes on quantities of materials for different garments".Read More
To all parents/carers of children in years 7 to 11,
Could you please complete your child's electronic flu consent form via this link ASAP
If you have any difficulties accessing the link please contact the corresponding immunisation team who will be happy to help.
Remember flu is a really unpleasant illness and having your child vaccinated with a quick, painless nasal spray is the best way to protect them, your family and friends. We understand that some people may not want to take up this offer and we ask that you still complete the form and choose that you don't want your child to receive it to avoid our service contacting you...
We would like to congratulate Year 11 on achieving their GCSE results! We would also like to acknowledge their commitment towards their education, resilience during this difficult time and their dedication in remaining focused throughout the school year. They have conducted themselves in a positive and mature way which reflects the fantastic young people they are! We know they all have a fantastic future ahead of them and wish them the best of luck for whatever they pursue.Read More
We would like to congratulate Year 13 on achieving their A Level results! We would also like to acknowledge their commitment towards their education, resilience during this difficult time and their dedication in remaining focused throughout Sixth Form.
As a result, we are hugely proud of the many successful destinations that our Year 13 have gone onto. We know they all have a fantastic future ahead of them and wish them the best of luck for whatever they pursue!
On July 6th our winning group of year 9 students from round 1 took part in the final round of the Home office outreach programme. The girls had the challenge of creating a Tiktok storyboard about apprentice opportunities at the Home Office. Our students worked exceptionally well to present their creative idea together as a team. Well done girls!Read More
Pupils are understandably keen to know when they "leave school". The Department for Education has set out expectations that schools should continue to provide education and support for all Year 11 students after May half term, through to their final day of school which will be Friday 25th June 2021. The provision between May half term and June 25th will be a combination of face-to-face group work in school and remote education provided through Oak National Academy and other online providers chosen by our staff to best suit our pupils learning. Some of the tasks set will support transition to Sixth Form or other education providers, and pastoral support delivered through PSHE activities.Read More
Due to COVID -19 we did not have the opportunity to host our normal certificate presentation evening in December. We are aware students are eager to collect their official certificates, as many universities and employers ask you to present your original certificates.Read More
On Wednesday 19th May, a group of our Y9 pupils had the opportunity to attend a 9-hole Foot Golf event at Aintree Golf Centre with the LSSP. This is the first out of school activity since returning to school, and luckily for us the sun was shining and the girls had an enjoyable (but still competitive) time.Read More
Over the past two weeks our Year 8 and Year 9 pupils have been involved in an in-school adventure programme led by the Outward Bound Trust. Pupils have been participating in various activities independently and as a team to help build on their personal development skills that will aid pupils in school and outside of school, as well as later life.Read More
Students taking Psychology and Health and Social Care are learning more about these subjects by welcoming a series of guest lecturers into their lessons. Our very first guest was our own Mrs Robinson in the sixth form. Mrs Robinson's fascinating presentation and stories about her identical twin sons helped A Level Psychology students better understand the biological and environmental factors involved in the development of twins.Read More
Letter to Parents from Steve Reddy, Director of Children's Services, 25th March 2021.Read More
Broughton Hall was recently featured on BBC Match of the Day (13th March 2021 episode), showing the great work the LFC Foundation offers to our pupils. Mrs Lodge (Deputy Head), Mr Donaghy (LFC Foundation) and a group of our pupils were filmed taking part in activities and also having a chat with LFC goalkeeper Adrian San Miguel.Read More
The Children's Commissioner for England (CCO) has published a guide for children returning to school after lockdown. This guide includes information on some of the changes that children might see when they return to school, as well as tips on what to do if they are feeling worried or nervous. Similarly to the initial Covid guidance that was translated and made available for our EAL parents and students, the Bell Foundation, with the permission of the CCO, has adapted this guide into 20 languages for learners who use English as an Additional Language (EAL).Read More
Schools are working hard to welcome back children from 8th March 2021. Arrangements will vary slightly from school to school. Your school will be in touch with you through their normal methods of communication, for example by letter or the school website.Read More