Broomfield SILC

Investing in Individuals - Transforming lives


Welcome to Broomfield

Welcome to our school. We are an all-age generic special school serving South Leeds. We cater for a wide range of learning needs from moderate learning difficulties; severe learning difficulties; complex and multiple learning needs to Asperger’s and Autism. Some students have additional needs – physical; medical; speech and language; visual, hearing or sensory impairment. 

Many pupils are based on our main Broomfield site and in addition some within our mainstream partnership sites - Windmill Music Federation and Rodillian Academy, where opportunities for mainstream inclusion are maximised, if appropriate.

Our motto is ‘Investing in Individuals, Transforming Lives’ reflected in our aim to provide a nurturing and stimulating school environment in which all pupils are encouraged to adopt a healthy lifestyle and feel happy, safe and secure. Our pupils demonstrate a strong sense of community and fairness for all. We endeavour to help our pupils take their place in society and be tolerant, understanding and respectful of the rights of others.

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Kathryn Bryan

I would like to take the opportunity to introduce myself as Head of School.  I joined Broomfield in January and it has been a privilege getting to know the students, staff and school community.  I feel excited and proud to undertake this role and I am passionate about working with young people who have additional needs and enabling them to fulfil their potential.  I believe that learning should be creative, exciting and personalised and should develop positive relationships and a climate of respect.

Broomfield is a vibrant happy and successful school where the needs of our learners are paramount.  I am committed to building on the many strengths of our school and to making it an even better place for your children to learn.

I hope that we will have a positive future working together to ensure all children have positive learning experiences and are prepared for adult life. 

Kathryn Bryan
Head of School

Michelle Wilman

Having joined the school in September 2018, I am an experienced special school Principal in Leeds, and I am delighted to be steering Broomfield in the next chapter of its journey to continued success.

South SILC was rated "Good” when Ofsted inspection in November 2017.

A visit is really the only way to see what we can truly offer to you and your child. Contact the school office and we will be delighted to show you around.

Michelle Wilman
Executive Principal