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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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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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‘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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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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Springfield Elections

June 2017 To tie in with the General Elections and to understand how the democracy porcess works, all children in school were given a challenge of spending £500 on a project for and within the school grounds.  Teams of between 2 and 6 children were asked to think of an idea which would improve the …

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‘The Big Show’

28th June 2017 On the 28th of June our very own choir travelled with the staff and children from Reedley Primary school to Preston Guild Hall to take part in ‘The Big Show’.  The Big show was an event organised by Lancashire music hub and brought together various artists, which also included professional mussicians. What made it …

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Springfield Wins Best Theme!

Thursday 22nd June 2017 Today three teams from Springfield attended a STEM primary celebration event at UTC in Burnley.  Our three teams were: Bright Lights of Springfield, Go! Go! Gruffalos and Fire Smashers In preparation for the day the children were involved in creating a product for one of the following levels/categories: Apprentice level 1-        …

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Last Choir Singing!

Choir Competition – ‘Last Choir Singing’ We were delighted when we got the opportunity to enter our school choir in the Last Choir Singing competition.  As the Last Choir Singing is Lancashire’s premier choir competition, the publicity for it was high. On the day, BBC Radio Lancashire, who is a media partner of Last Choir Singing as is Johnston Press …

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Young Voices!

Thursday 9th February 2017 Today the children from Springfield Primary School, together with some of the children from Reedley Primary School joined 8000 children from schools in the North West region to take part in the Young Voices Concert, at the MEN arena in Manchester. As part of the Young Voices Choir, the children showcased the songs and …

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Epiphany Carol Service

Sunday 8th January 2017 This evening the choir did us proud again by taking part in St Catherine’s Epiphany Carol Service.  They were joined by Burnley Alliance Band and did exceptionally well in raising money for Pendleside Hospice.  As ever our very own musical director John was on hand to support the children.  Well done to you …

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Christingle Service

21st December 2016 What a lovely Christingle service at St Catherine’s today! Many thanks to all the children and the choir- you sang beautifully! Thank you also to Father Roger who reminded us all about the true meaning of Christmas and to all the parents and carers that attended.  

Sleigh bells ring…

Tuesday 20th December Today the children in EYFS and KS1 took part in a  Christmas party experience.  At lunchtime the children enjoyed eating Christmas party food together after which they participated in lots of party games, whilst listening to Christmas music.   The afternoon was then topped off with the arrival of a very special visitor- …

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Panto delight!

Friday 16th December 2016 What an exciting end to the week for the children. The children were in for a treat today as the whole school got the opportunity to attend Preston Guild Hall, to watch Jack and the Beanstalk.       The pantomime was a modern twist on a well known favourite with …

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Hitting all the Right Notes

Wednesday 14th December Yesterday our newly formed choir performed for the first time at St Catherine’s Church, and what a success this was! Since September, under the direction of our choir master John Garrett, aptly suppported by Mrs Lingard, the children at Springfield have met on a weekly basis to practice singing and performing together. …

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Stars are born!

Wednesday 14th December 2016 Yesterday EYFS and KS1 perfomed their Nativity for the parents and families of Springfield, at St Catherine’s Church.   This is the first time that St Catherine’s has played host to our nativity story and as luck would have it, it was definitely the right choice, as over 170 family members attended. The …

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Silver School Games Mark

November 2016 We are pleased to announce that we have received our Silver School Games Mark.  Well done to Mr Brown and the children for continuing to raise the profile of Sport across school!

Harvest Service

Wednesday 12th October 2016 Springfield school attended St Catherine’s Parish Church today for our annual Harvest Service, which was led by Father Roger.  In prepartion for the service the children, parenrs, staff and families sent in some harvest gifts to make up the food parcels.  In school the children also learnt about the importance of …

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Internet Safety Roadshow

Thursday 23rd June Our school was one of the lucky 30 from across Lancashire who took part in the Barney and Echo Internet Safety Roadshow at Blackburn Rovers FC on Thursday 23rd June.  We were joined by Lancashire Constabulary together with leading online safety experts from across the UK who led a number of interactive presentations.  The internet safety Roadshow will be at football clubs in towns and …

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New Headteacher

Wednesday 18th May We are happy to announce the appointment of Mrs Samaira Nasim to the position of Headteacher at Springfield.  Governors and staff welcome the decision that we now have a permanent head and the stability this brings to our school.

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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