Broomfield South SILC is an all-age generic special school for around 150 pupils serving the whole south ofLeeds. ‘SILC’ stands for ‘Specialist Inclusive Learning Centre’, meaning we are more than just a special school – we have partnerships with a primary and secondary school and offer support for special needs within our community.
We offer an inclusive setting operating on the main Broomfield site and two mainstream partnership sites,Windmill Primary Schooland Rodillian High School & Specialist Performing Arts College. This enables us to meet a wide variety of pupils’ needs and provide support and advice to the community.
Our aim is to provide a caring and stimulating environment in which all pupils can reach their potential and feel happy, safe and secure. We endeavour to help our pupils take their place in society and be tolerant, understanding and respectful of the rights of others. In return we expect pupils to work to the very best of their ability to make the most of the opportunities we offer.
We operate as a school for 39 weeks of the year and offer a range of lunch time clubs and a summer playscheme.
The school was opened in 1970 and has recently undergone a programme of refurbishment including a state-of-the –art Creative/Sensory Room, sunken trampoline and outdoor inclusive adventure playground.
We are trying to develop our potential and provision to not only improve the quality and standards for our pupils but to build on a longer term vision of providing bespoke resources for special needs throughout our community that could be potentially used all year round.