Recent News 2018-2019


Decorating the Church

Tuesday 4th December

Mrs Cockton kindly presented Class 5s Christmas boxes to the Children's Ward when she visited recently. They were delighted to receive them.


We had a fantastic time learning all about Christmas and the Messiah. Well done to the Year 6 volunteers that helped! 

Friday 30th November

Even though it was too windy to go to Forest School today, Forest School came to the classroom!

It's always lovely to have the Rotary gentlemen in to listen to children read

Friday 30th November

Year 2 children upwards had a fascinating morning being shown lots of memorabilia from WW1. Some children got dressed up too!

Thursday 29th November

Christmas has arrived in school!

We had a really successful Christmas Fayre last night and raised £895 for school fund which was fantastic!

Monday 26th November

It was great to have Revd Butland leading our assembly this morning. He talked about the colour purple and its link to Advent. We also shared the new 'ABLE' banners with the children!

Wednesday 21st November

Mrs Bewsher launched the ABLE motto box in assembly today. This clear box is going to be kept in the hall and the aim is to fill it with red counters. A red counter will given to a child when they have carried out something related to the motto. This could be anything from opening a door for a visitor to helping someone in ned in school. Counters will be given out by members of staff only and by our Head Boy, Elliot and our Head Girl, Faye.

Friday 16th November

It was Children in Need today in school. We raised lots of money for this great cause having wacky hair styles and wearing spotty clothes! For more pictures look on class pages please

Sunday 11th November

We had a lovely service in school today to unveil the memorial stone for the scholars of Broughton Primary School who died in World War One.

There are some lovely displays of work in classes too linked to our WW1 btheme.

Thursday 1st November

Class 6 had an exciting time today with a film crew from United Utilities. They were filming and recording the children working on their WW1 project as United Utilities have provided funding for a WW1 memorial plaque to remember the ex scholars of our school who dies in WW1. The memorial will be unveiled on November 11th, Armistice Day.

Friday 19th October

All the children in Year 5/6 enjoyed their bouncy castle treat as they all completed their Strive for 5 Reading Challenge this half term. Keep it up all of you!

Friday 19th October

Today we said a sad farewell to Audrey who has been a mid-day supervisor with us for many years.

Thursday 18th October

Everyone from Nursery upwards enjoyed the KABs Halloween disco last night. 

Friday 5th October 

We enjoyed a lovely Harvest service in Christs Church this morning. There were some fantastic Harvest themed poems and songs from children from Year 1 upwards. We managed to raise £67.33 from selling the produce we collected. The money will go to the Bishops Appeal for the Hungry. 

Tuesday 2nd October

Nat came today and led all our children in a day of wheelchair basketball. It was great fun! Nat talked in assembly about the importance of perseverance and dedication in order to achieve your goals, important lessons for us all to learn.

Thursday 27th September

Thank you to all the friends and family of Reception who came to support them raise funds for McMillan Cancer at their coffee morning today.

Friday 21st September

Well done to School Council for leading our 'Jeans for Genes Day' raising £123 for this great cause, which helps children and families with genetic disabilities.

Thursday 20th September

Our six Year 5/6 runners have settled in well at Fairfield School, part of a new incentive to encourage children to run with Bodyfit Running Club and our local consortium of schools in and around Cockermouth. We're delighted that four of our G&T runners from Year 6 last year are being used as positive role models and Young Leaders at the club.

Thursday 6th September

Year 5 and 6  had a great time up at Whinlatter watching the Team Trial finish, part of the Tour of Britain. It was a really exciting day, especially pleasing as Hollie from Year 6 last year was up on the stage presenting the winning team with the jersey she designed!

Wednesday 3rd September

We had fun in assembly introducing the Jigsaw theme for this half term of 'Being me in My World' but not sure Jake enjoyed having shaving cream on his face!!

Monday 3rd September

One of our ex pupils Luke Greenbank came to share his success at the Commonwealth Games with us. Luke was part of the GB team who came second in the 400m Medley Relay, where he was swimming the backstroke leg. The games were on the Gold Coast and this was an exciting time for Luke, his family and us! We're very proud of him!

Broughton Primary School Academy

Moor Road, Great Broughton, Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 0YT

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