English at Springfield

Reading & Writing

At Springfield, pupils enjoy showcasing their writing in the school corridors for all to see. As we walk down our writing corridor it is lovely to see the range of writing from across the year groups.

                        

Within each classroom we have a reading area where pupils can choose books that they wish to read and in some classes, get comfy amongst the cushions reading their favourite book!

     

Special Events

Spelling Bee Semi-Finals – 03 April 2019

Pupils have been working so hard to learn their year group spellings in preparation for the upcoming Spelling Bee final. On Wednesday 3rd April, pupils all made Mrs Brown so proud by representing Springfield in the semi-finals of the Spelling Bee and are pleased to announce that one of our pupils is through to the grand final! Congratulations Scott Crawford from Year 2 and a huge well done to all the other competitors who of course are invited to watch and support Scott in the final in June.


Spelling Bee – 08 February 2019

The first round of the SWAT cluster spelling bee took place on the 8th February. All the staff were so impressed with how dedicated pupils were in learning their spellings.

Well done to all that got through to the first round and a super well done to those who made it through to the semi-finals who will go head-to-head with pupils from 2 other schools to see who will make it through to the final. Watch this space! 


Super Reading – 02 October 2018

Well done to our fantastic pupils who have been captured reading in a variety of different places over the last few weeks. Super reading,  Summer, Rosie, Bethany and Scotty. Keep it up!

         


‘We Are Reading’ Workshop – 02 October 2018

Years 4 and 5 enjoyed an exciting workshop delivered by Lancashire School Library Service. Pupils listened to a variety of blurbs and had to guess what genre the story was as well as listening to some stories being read aloud.

  


Author Visit – 28 September 2018

Earlier this week, Springfield had a special visitor into school. Damian Harvey – a well known author – came to our school to deliver a funny and inspirational assembly to the pupils. He even signed the books that pupils bought!’

   

Useful Dates

Feb
2
Thu
3:15 pm Y4, Y5 & Y6 Dodgeball Club
Y4, Y5 & Y6 Dodgeball Club
Feb 2 @ 3:15 pm – 4:00 pm
Y4, Y5 & Y6 Dodgeball Club
from Thursday 12 January and then every week until Thursday 09 February
Feb
3
Fri
3:15 pm Y4, Y5 & Y6 Football Practice
Y4, Y5 & Y6 Football Practice
Feb 3 @ 3:15 pm – 4:00 pm
Y4, Y5 & Y6 Football Practice
from Friday 13 January and then every week until Friday 03 February
3:15 pm Y6 Robinwood Residential Trip Me...
Y6 Robinwood Residential Trip Me...
Feb 3 @ 3:15 pm
Y6 Robinwood Residential Trip Meeting
in the Y6 classroom for all parents/carers regarding the upcoming residential trip, we look forward to seeing you there!
Feb
6
Mon
3:15 pm Y3 & Y4 Cricket Club
Y3 & Y4 Cricket Club
Feb 6 @ 3:15 pm – 4:00 pm
Y3 & Y4 Cricket Club
from Monday 16 January and then every week until Monday 06 February
Feb
7
Tue
all-day Spring Term Swimming
Spring Term Swimming
Feb 7 all-day
Spring Term Swimming
Year 4 will be swimming this term starting on Tuesday 03 January and every Tuesday thereafter until Tuesday 28 March
3:15 pm Choir Rehearsals
Choir Rehearsals
Feb 7 @ 3:15 pm – 3:55 pm
Choir Rehearsals
from Tuesday 13 September and then every week to the end of the academic year [excluding holidays]
3:15 pm Y1 & Y2 Mindfulness Club
Y1 & Y2 Mindfulness Club
Feb 7 @ 3:15 pm – 4:00 pm
Y1 & Y2 Mindfulness Club
from Tuesday 17 January and then every week until Tuesday 07 February

Contact

Oxford Road, Burnley BB11 3HP

Tel: 01282 437277

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