We ushered in the new week with fantastic news from weekend activities. The Devizes Eisteddfod was a triumph for Springmead with wins, cups and certificates. Next week we will draw your attention to further performance competitions with our plan for the Mid Somerset Festival where we compete against Bath schools. These opportunities are fantastic for...Read More
We had a triumphant Showcase evening last Friday at the Athenaeum Theatre, which showcased a host of performing arts through the school and included so many children. At times it was moving to see such young children sharing their dedicated practice and passion in both individual and group performances. I laughed at humorous poetry and...Read More
We are delighted to share with you the news that over the half term holiday, Ilka Brown, our artist in residence and headteacher, Sally Cox attended the Independent Schools Association (ISA) South West Regional Art Competition in Cornwall where Springmead pupils’ art entries were placed 1st in three categories, a remarkable achievement. With nearly 45...Read More
As TS Elliot said, ‘Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood.’ This rings true, from the talent illustrated at our Poetry recital last Friday. The forms, themes, meaning, humour, rhythms and rhymes explored by the children in such detail, were moving at times. They were a pleasure to listen to. Over the last few...Read More
Cross country club have had a fantastic turn out for the start of the season. We particularly welcome the brilliant turn out from the year 3 children and we are very excited for our first fixture this week. It is lovely to see so many at the club, with many joining for fun and physical...Read More
This week in sports club the children got to explore the mini golf equipment. We created ‘holes’ for the children to aim at and we worked on the stance and grip of the club. The year 3 and 4 children took part in some mini hockey matches in PE this week. They used all their...Read More
The Nursery class are so busy exploring all the different aspects of nursery life. Building routines and understanding of their environment enables them to make connections in their learning. The video of their first few days enabled parents to share in these moments too, and by watching them with the children gave shape to the...Read More
Springmead Aims and Philosophy At Springmead these ideals are achieved by having the following clearly defined Aims: To see each child as an individual with unique needs and possibilities To teach children in small classes To use the best traditional and modern teaching practices in the classroom and beyond To ensure pupils work towards and...Read More
This week we had our first house swimming gala in quite some time, and I have to say it was excellent. All the children who participated did such an amazing job, showing all the skills they have been learning and working so hard to go as fast as they could. There were some absolutely incredible...Read More
Another very busy, successful and fantastic week in Rabbits! We moved on from fractions in maths – which they grasped fantastically. They are now learning about position and direction, which will cross over with geography and go explore with following directions. In science we talked about what materials would keep us dry in a rainforest....Read More
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