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At Springmead we educate the whole child; personal development is as important as academic rigour. There are a plethora of ways in which we approach these two fundamentally important areas, in the classroom, through the curriculum, and through the rich variety of experiences our children enjoy beyond usual lessons.  Through clubs, trips, sport and performing...
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Swimming
  Water confidence is a term that is used regularly in swimming, in particular for learning to swim. It refers to being able to safely enjoy the water without fear or stress. Before a child can swim properly being in a swimming pool can often be a scary thing. We therefore always want to find...
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Awe and Wonder “Wow” moments stimulate curiosity, imagination and invention and bring huge delight and exhilaration -they are fundamentally important to our development as humans. Giving children the opportunity to experience and recognise them is inherent in a well-rounded education.  As a school we nurture these magical moments every day in simple acts: stopping to...
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We have had a very busy first week back after half term…we definitely all hit the ground running! We settled back in quickly to class, continuing our celebrations theme. We started learning about Diwali, the festival of light and the children have started making clay diva lamps. They loved using clay and had to find...
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Next term’s awe and wonder moment will be going to see the Gaia exhibition at Wells Cathedral.  The Nursery, Reception and Year 1 classes will travel together to Wells, by coach on Wednesday 9th November, more details will follow after half term.   As a staff, we spend time looking at the important role of the...
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As the Harvest service draws ever closer, we are thoroughly involved in perfecting our songs, readings and prayers. This week, we have been focusing on the musical rudiments that make up the base of all things Music – not only have we been considering Pitch, Rhythm, Timbre and Texture, but also thinking about the bigger...
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Our Early Years children are very proud – they are finalists in the ISA National Awards! The nursery and reception classes at Springmead School and Nursery, Beckington, nr. Frome, Somerset have been shortlisted for the prestigious national Independent School Award for Excellence and Innovation 2022.  One example is due to the remarkable work that the...
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A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence in this spot, which was created for the bliss of souls like mine. I am so happy, my dear friend, so absorbed in...
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A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence in this spot, which was created for the bliss of souls like mine. I am so happy, my dear friend, so absorbed in...
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A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence in this spot, which was created for the bliss of souls like mine. I am so happy, my dear friend, so absorbed in...
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