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Welcome to Springmead

See why we're a small school and nursery with a big difference
Springmead School

About Our School and Nursery

Welcome to Springmead School and Nursery. Founded in 2002 by Madeleine and Stephen Taylor and Jacqueline Beardsley, it has since provided a nurturing and inspiring learning environment. 

An award-winning co-educational independent preparatory school and nursery, we cater for children from 3 to 11 years. 

Situated in the beautiful village of Beckington, near Frome, on the Wiltshire – Somerset border, our vision is to ignite a passion for learning and for life. This happens every day through exciting, engaging lessons and also through the wide range of enrichment activities children experience over the year such as various lunchtime and after school clubs, subject enrichment days, annual productions and class performances, the Annual Science Fair, residential, bushcraft and school trips.

As a testament to our commitment to holistic approach to learning, in 2018 we won the National ISA Award for Excellence in Extra-Curricular Activities. 

Open Days

At Springmead every day is an open day and we welcome you to visit the school. We feel that it is important to give you a personal experience when visiting and where we can spend time answering your questions.

  • We're all about bees this week in nursery!. We couldn't resist showing you dragonfly from last week too!  #bees #savethebees #virtualnurserylife #beehouse #ringmessageorcallusforachataboutstartingyourchildwithus #springmeadschoolandnursery #placesavailablefromseptember
  • Pop art in Year 6! #popart #art #workinghard #Year6 #springmeadschoolandnursery #ringoremailormessagetofindoutmoreaboutjoininginseptember #placesavailable #smallschoolbigdifference #helpyourchildshine
  • #WorldBeeDay2020 celebrations are all week for the Nursery class.  There's a real buzz in the air! #punning #sorry #lovebees #savethebee #springmeadschoolandnursery #smallschoolbigdifference #nurseryandmainschoolplacesavailable #beehouse #beebath #honeybiscuits #beekeepersoutfit
  • Daily reading sessions throughout the school are an important part of our daily curriculum #reading #springmeadschoolandnursery #Year2 #placesavailablefromseptember2020
  • Minibeast inspired teaching and learning #EYFS #springmeadschoolschoolandnursery #placesavailableforsept2020 #frome #somerset
  • So much learning goes on in the Hedgehogs class !#oddandevennumbers #giffrafescantdance #phonics #storywriting
  • There were some beautiful poems created by our Year 6 for VE Day! #poetry #springmeadschoolandnursery #inspiringeducation #placesavailablefromseptember2020
  • Tutankhamun in art. #Year3 #art #ancientEgypt #homelearning #somerset #springmeadschoolandnursery
  • With one to two live class video meet ups each day from nursery to a Year 6, as well as two daily video lessons made by their own class teacher, this is all accompanied by work sent home.  Our teachers are awesome! #workismarkedandreturneddaily #bestteachers #bestchildren #bestparents #proudofourlockdownprovision #workinghard #nooneleftbehind #springmeadschoolandnursery  #placesavailablefromseptember2020 #smallschoolbigdifference #ringusemailusmessageus.
  • Times tables learning game #Year5 #homelearning #inspiringeducation #springmeadschoolandnursery
  • Once upon a time... #storymaps #receptionyear #inspiringeducation #springmeadschoolandnursery #virtualopenmorningonfriday15thmay10amto12noon #comealong #messageemailorcalltohaveatour #smallschoolbigdifference
  • The Nursery made pitfall traps to catch a minibeast or two! #springmeadschoolandnursery #inspiringeducation #outdoors #openmorningFriday15thMay10amto12noon #ringemailormessageustojoin
  • Maths.  It goes on across the school!  #springmeadschoolandnursery #inspiringeducation #Frome #nooneleftbehind #openmorningFriday15thMay10amto12noon #comealong #ringmessageoremailtojoinin
  • Year 5 are working very hard!  #homelearning #schoolbutnotschool #smallschoolbigdifference #springmeadschoolandnursery ##virtualopenmorningfriday15thmay10amto12noon #comealong #ringemailormessageusforachat #wevegotthis
  • Oh mummy!  The Badgers are learning all about the ancient Egyptian!  #springmeadschoolandnursery #homelearning #virtualopenmorningfriday15thmay10amto12noon #ringemailormessageforalinktojoinorjustachat #frome #somerset #inspiringeducation #smallschoolbigdifference
  • What have Year 6 been up to in Art this half term?  Keith Harding style pieces!  @keithharingfoundation #keithharding #smallschoolbigdifference #homelearning #frome #somerset #Year6  #springmeadschoolandnursery #keepcalmandcarryonlearning #virtualopenmorningfriday15thmay10amto12 #comealong #phonemessageoremailustojoin  #placesavailablefromsept2020
  • Our new outdoor space!  It's going to be filled up with wonderful painted rainforest creatures from the Art competition.  #getoutdoors #cantwaittillwereback #springmeadschoolandnursery #inspiringeducation #artcompetition #frome #somerset #smallschoolbigdifference #art #virtualopenmorningfriday15thmay202010amto12noon #comealong #emailmessageorringforalink #placesavailableforseptember20
  • Rabbits class! Who knew it could go this well!  #year1 #nooneleftbehind #homelearning #springmeadschoolandnursery #placesavailableforseptember2020 #virtualopenmorning15thmay10amto12noon #comealong