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‘We are Reading’

Written by School Admin on June 6, 2018

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…

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Queens Street Mill History Trip

Written by School Admin on June 6, 2018

Mrs Brown organised an extra-curricular trip to Queen Street Mill for the more able pupils in Key Stage Two. Pupils loved learning about the running of the mill, how they powered the looms and also learning a dance, showing the…

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Homework Sharing Assembly

Written by School Admin on June 6, 2018

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.

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First Aid Training

Written by School Admin on May 15, 2018

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…

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Streetscene

Written by School Admin on March 12, 2018

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…

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Storytelling Week

Written by School Admin on January 19, 2018

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…

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SWAT at St James’ Lanehead

Written by School Admin on November 14, 2017

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…

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Anti Bullying Week

Written by School Admin on November 14, 2017

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…

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Remembering Our Fallen Heroes

Written by School Admin on November 13, 2017

Springfield held a special assembly today to mark Armistice Day.  As part of the special worship we spent some time refelcting and giving thanks to all the service men and women who have been killed in conflict, since the end of World…

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National Poetry Day

Written by School Admin on September 28, 2017

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…

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Springfield Elections

Written by School Admin on June 30, 2017

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…

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‘The Big Show’

Written by School Admin on June 28, 2017

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…

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Springfield Wins Best Theme!

Written by School Admin on June 22, 2017

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…

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Last Choir Singing!

Written by School Admin on March 22, 2017

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…

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Young Voices!

Written by School Admin on February 9, 2017

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…

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Epiphany Carol Service

Written by School Admin on January 18, 2017

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…

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Christingle Service

Written by School Admin on December 21, 2016

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…

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Sleigh bells ring…

Written by School Admin on December 20, 2016

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.…

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Panto delight!

Written by School Admin on December 16, 2016

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.…

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Hitting all the Right Notes

Written by School Admin on December 15, 2016

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…

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Stars are born!

Written by School Admin on December 14, 2016

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…

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Silver School Games Mark

Written by School Admin on December 13, 2016

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!

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Hogwarts – Flash Bang Science

Written by School Admin on October 26, 2016

Thursday 20th October  Hogwarts were lucky enough to visit Unity College for a Flash Bang  science afternoon in their science lab with Mrs Oakley and two students in year 9. The children carried out 4 experiments with lots of help! The…

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Harvest Service

Written by School Admin on October 12, 2016

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…

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Internet Safety Roadshow

Written by School Admin on June 23, 2016

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…

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Primary Engineer Celebration Event

Written by School Admin on May 25, 2016

Wednesday 25th May 2016 We were invited to take part inthe Primary Engineer Celebration Event.  The event took place at Burnley Football Club and was attended by more than 60 teams from across Burnley.  Our school sent two teams with…

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New Headteacher

Written by School Admin on May 19, 2016

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…

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Celebrating the Queen’s 90th Birthday

Written by School Admin on April 8, 2016

Friday 8th April 2016 Today there was much excitement at Springfield as the children and staff celebrated the Queen's impending 90th birthday.  All the children came into school dressed in red, white and blue and took part in lots of…

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Springfield Shows Racism the Red Card

Written by School Admin on April 7, 2016

Friday 18th March Yesterday Year 5 attended a 'Show Racism the Red Card' campaign held at BFC. The day started with a stadium tour of Turf Moor where the children learnt about the history of Burnley Football club. After that,…

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Let’s Take Flight

Written by School Admin on April 7, 2016

Friday 18th March 2016 Wow what an exciting day! To mark British Science Week all the children at Springfield took part in a Science day. The teachers planned their own class investigations around the theme of flight. Some classes made helicopters…

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Easter Service

Written by School Admin on April 7, 2016

Wednesday 30th March 2016 Today the whole of Springfield school attended an Easter Service at St Catherines Church.  The Service was led by Father Roger with readings by four of our own children.​ In the service Father Roger reminded us all about one…

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We Have Lift Off!

Written by School Admin on April 6, 2016

Tuesday 2nd February 2016 Across school today the children took part in a special space themed assembly.  the teachers planned a series of engaging learning tasks linked to the topic of Space.  To round off what was an exciting day,…

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Raising the Roof at the MEN

Written by School Admin on April 6, 2016

Tuesday 1st March 2016 What excitement and anticipation there was waiting for the big day.  Lots of rehearsals to prepare, but finally the big day arrived. The children and staff set off at 12.00 heading for Manchester and the MEN…

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Springfield Goes Back in Time

Written by School Admin on April 6, 2016

Tuesday 17th March 2016 Today Springfield hosted a special themed day- Digging up the Past. As part of this they either learnt about the Romans, Saxons or Vikings during the morning session.  To bring their learning to life, in the afternoon, the Arty-fact…

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Y5 STEM competition at UTC

Written by School Admin on April 6, 2016

Thursday 17th March Today five year 5 pupils were one of six teams from local schools invited to University Technical College (UTC) for the day to participate in an exciting STEM competition. On arrival, the children were given a strict criteria to…

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Choir raises £145 for Pendleside Hospice

Written by School Admin on August 12, 2015

Pendleside Hospice came to school with a big cheque to say say thank you to the choir for their carol singing over the Christmas period. Springfield raised £145 towards the charity! A big well done to all of the choir,…

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