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National Storytelling Week

by Dominic Collis (Burnley Express) Pupils enjoyed a wonderful week of activities centred on National Storytelling Week Key Stage 2 pupils at the school in Burnley Wood listened to “Aboriginal Dreamtime Stories”, which complemented their study of Australia and the current crisis around bushfires. They used aboriginal symbols to create their own story bracelets and …

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Green Tree School’s Award

Pupil at Springfield Community Primary School have been getting involved in conservation and recycling projects as the school aims for the Green Tree School’s Award run by the Woodland Trust. By Dominic Collis (Burnley Express) The Year Six children from the school in Oxford Road, Burnley Wood, have been enjoying the exciting Trout in the Classroom …

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Nativity 2019!

Today EYFS and KS1 put on an performance of ‘Whoops A Daisy Angel’ at St Catherine’s Church.  A huge well done to all of our angels, shepherds, wisemen and snowflakes for their superb acting.  Finally well done to Years 1 and 2, along with the choir, who sang and conducted themselves beautifully.  A special thank …

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Christmas Concert 2019!

Springfield Choir joined QEGS Choir and Vocalise Community Choir for a fabulous musical evening – Christmas Concert Friday 13th 7pm at St Catherine’s Church  Our choir sang John Rutter’s The Very Best Time of Year and a piece written especially for us by our Musical Director Mr John Garrett , Christmas Day  Joining the other choirs …

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Trawden String Quartet

As a surprise for our children, Friends of Springfield kindly paid for Trawden String Quartet to come into assembly and perform for the whole school.  Our school choir joined them to sing, When a Child is Born and Away in a Manger. 

Springfield Choir sing at Tesco

Twenty four children from Y3-6, who are part of Springfield’s choir sang for an hour at our local Burnley Tesco SuperStore. We raised £177.08 for the Make a Wish UK charity. This charity makes the last wish for termly ill children come true.

Bunny Hop

At Springfield we are always finding ways to raise money for local charities. We have recently taken our fantastic choir to Jalna Care Home to sing to residents and also to various places in Burnley, raising money for good causes. Our most recent venture was taking part in a bunny hop for Pendleside Hospice. Pupils …

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World Book Day

For world book day, pupils have had a day full of activities. Firstly, the whole school took part in a fashion show to show off their outfits. Back in class, each year group enjoyed a ‘World Book Day masterclass’ where they learnt about different authors and the techniques they used to write their books. Pupils …

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Outdoor Classroom Day

Foundation Gruffalos enjoyed problem solving how to get the balls from 1 ball pit to another without touching them or going on the ground. We also made broomsticks, inspired by the story ‘Room on the Broom’.   Year 1 The Year 1 children went outside during their Science lesson. Our topic is Seasonal Change so …

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Indoor Athletics

On 16th October, 11 children from Springfield Community Primary School attended an indoor athletics competition held at Unity College. The event was attended by 6 schools in total. The event consisted of ‘Track and Field’ activities. The children were split into boys and girls. First up for the boys was the 6×1 relay race. Each …

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Growth Mindset Assembly

The Grow your Mindset team came to conduct a whole school assembly for all the children, teachers and parents. They brought with them a giant inflatable brain, which helped get across the message that our brains need exercising every day. As part of the input we revisited how a fixed mindset differed from a growth mindset and even went into more detail about the advantages and disadvantages …

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Writing Superstars

We are so proud of two Springfield students this week. Both girls wrote a story and had it sent off as part of a competition last year. This weekend was the grand final for writer of the year and although they didn’t win overall, they came first and second in Springfield! The books were collected by …

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Orienteering Event

Tuesday 26th September 5 children from Springfield Community Primary School attended an inclusive orienteering event hosted by Burnley School Sports Partnership at Towneley Hall. Many other schools from the area were also in attendance. The focus of the day was teamwork and determination as well as having fun. The event consisted of 3 different activities. …

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Mr Brown’s Boys Club – Happiness & Health (week 3)

For the third week (25th June) the focus was emotional health and how we can keep ourselves emotionally healthy. The group discussed that all of us have emotional health and keeping this positive is just as important as being physically fit. We then explained that being physically and emotionally healthy can work together. It is …

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Mr Brown’s Boys Club – Happiness & Health (week 2)

For week 2 of happiness and health (18th June) the children looked at how we can keep ourselves physically healthy. As the members of the group are avid sports fans, we decided that we would look at using sport to keep ourselves physically healthy. The group split themselves in to pairs and had to complete …

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Mr Brown’s Boys Club – Happiness & Health (week 1)

For the past 3 weeks, MBBC have been working on happiness and health (Physical, Emotional and Mental Health) We have been analysing all the things that make us happy and healthy and whether the two go together. On Monday 11th June, we looked at all the different things that make us happy and why they …

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‘We are Reading’

Springfield school has signed up to the ‘We are Reading’ campaign and will continue to promote reading throughout the year. The campaign is aimed at all-ages, from babies to grandparents, to encourage reading for pleasure and to improve standards in reading across the curriculum. Some hard working pupils were invited to attend the open event …

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Homework Sharing Assembly

We have had some fantastic feedback from our new homework style and homework sharing assemblies. The pupils love showing off all their hard work to other pupils and parents and then inviting them back to the classrooms.

First Aid Training

On the 16th, 18th and 19th of April, the children of Springfield Community Primary School were taught the basic key skills of First Aid, such as calling for help, CPR, how to use a defibrillator and the Recovery Position. Malcolm Sweetlove from Sweetlove Training delivered the course to every pupil across school from Years 1-6. …

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Mr Brown’s Boys Club – Week 2

For the second instalment of MBBC we focused on ‘Values’. The session started with a discussion about influences within our lives. We filled in an activity sheet about those influences rating the importance.  We all agreed that the biggest influences within our lives were people within our families, then teachers and friends and finally people …

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Streetscene – Year 4 Monday 12th March 2018 On Monday 12th March 2018, Year 4 were visited by Streetscene from Burnley Council.  Their aim is to educate people about litter and how to dispose of litter appropriately.  We were split into two groups – one group went out litter picking whilst the other group completed …

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Storytelling Week

19th January 2018   This week has been exceptionally exciting at Springfield as the teachers all had a special mission- to get more children reading through story telling!  To add to the excitement we also had two visitors in school who conducted some story telling sessions.  On Wednesday Alec Williams , a trainer and speaker …

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SWAT at St James’ Lanehead

The SWAT ambassadors from Springfield got the opportunity to visit their friends at St James’ Lanehead today, as part of their ongoing work with the schools cluster. On arrival they were greeted by their head girl and boy, who were also ambasasadors.  After taking part in worship, our children were split into year groups, so that they …

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Anti Bullying Week

14th November 2017   Today, we celebrated ‘Anti Bullying Week’! This year the theme is “We are all different but equal”. We discussed with the children what this meant and why it was important. During the week we will be talking to the children about bullying and what that term means to them, who they …

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National Poetry Day

To celebrate National Poetry Day at Springfield, we invited a member of the School Library Service into school to share some of her favourite nonsense poems with us. We loved listening to the poems, watching her act them out and see her passion and enthusiasm for poetry. Each class then got a poem to learn before the …

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Useful Dates

9:00 am Tempest Photography
Tempest Photography
Sep 29 @ 9:00 am
Tempest Photography
will be in school on Thursday 29 September to take individual/sibling photographs from 9.00am
3:15 pm Y3, Y4 & Y5 Tennis Club
Y3, Y4 & Y5 Tennis Club
Sep 29 @ 3:15 pm – 4:00 pm
Y3, Y4 & Y5 Tennis Club
from Thursday 15 September and then every week until Thursday 20 October
3:15 pm Y5 & Y6 Football Practice
Y5 & Y6 Football Practice
Sep 30 @ 3:15 pm – 4:00 pm
Y5 & Y6 Football Practice
from Friday 16 September and then every week until Friday 21 October


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