Aim high and achieve excellence, together
journey with us
Welcome Springﬁeld Primary School is an academy children and dedicated team of teachers
within the multi-academy trust, GLF. In this and support staﬀ, as you and your child,
Thank-you for expressing an interest in we work closely with other primary and begin your journey with us.
Springﬁeld Primary School. Our highly secondary schools sharing outstanding Mrs Caroline Gibbins
successful school provides an exceptional practice, expertiseand resources. Headteacher
learning environment where children
academically ﬂourish and emotionally Our school sits at the heart of the local 1
thrive. Our innovative, thematic curriculum community. It works in positive partnership
enables all children to learn well, developing with families and community members,
a life-long love of learning. collaboratively creating the best possible
learning climate for our children.
Our beautiful grounds and excellent
facilities aﬀord children a wealth of new We are immensely proud of our school and
learning experiences, including an array of look forward to introducing you to our
extra-curricular activities to develop more
broadly their skills and wider interests.
Aim High and Achieve
The Springfield Way
At Springﬁeld Primary School we foster a culture of high aspiration,
one in which all our pupils aim high and achieve excellence.
What deﬁnes our ethos is the Spring eld Way in which:
• Pupils are kind, respectful and inspired learners
• Sta are dedicated, nurturing and exceptional practitioners
• Parents are positive, collaborative and committed to
A culture of high aspiration is the central premise of the Springﬁeld Seven strands embody the curriculum and this ensure
Way, ensuring that children have a platform in realising excellence. the quality of education, which is underpinned by an
The vehicle for this is a broad and balanced curriculum in which unfaultering commitment to inclusion.
children academically ﬂourish and emotionally thrive.
Mathematics: Teaching for Mastery
English: Reading and Writing
A culture of early
4 Children, as they begin their journey with us,
are provided opportunities to feel inspired in
A crictical part of this lays in the design of the
curriculum and how it is supported by trips,
events and resources.
Springﬁeld is committed to providing all children with Children learn best when their emotional well-being
a learning environment in which they aim high and is invested in. Within the Springﬁeld community, time
achieve excellence. At the heart of this is quality-ﬁrst is taken to know every child. In this way care and
teaching, in which teachers and teaching assistants support is provided which enables pupils to be:
are highly skilled practitioners, providing exceptional happy, kind and resilient children.
provision. In lessons children are encouraged to
challenge themselves and are supported in doing so “My child loves school, enjoys every day and looks
through a culture which fosters high aspiration. up to her teacher. I’m very happy for my child, as
she is well looked after in school and learns a lot
Children for whom have special educational needs of things, constantly progressing every day.”
are well supported in the school through the
inclusion oﬀer, which ensures that bespoke provision Parent
is in place to enable them to achieve their very best.
8 Working in partnership with parents is key to We have an informed and supportive Governing
successful learning. We actively encourage Body who work closely with our committed
parents to be involved with every aspect of staﬀ.
their child’s learning through supporting
home-learning and attendance to parental Our enthusiastic and active PTA tirelessly raise
events, including information sharing additional funds for the school and in this new
workshops. parents are warmly invited to be part of this
We have forged strong partnerships within the
local community. Our children beneﬁt from
musical clubs, sporting leagues and cultural
events, which enrich their learning.
We know children learn best when they feel happy, conﬁdent and inspired learners. To
support this we have a THRIVE curriculum which promotes self-esteem and care for others.
“I couldn't wish for more from a school! I have seen my child ﬂourish here at Springﬁeld.
Being happy, conﬁdent and excited to learn. I am very grateful for everything the staﬀ
do to create such a fun, safe, welcoming and special environment for all the children.”
Outdoor learning in our Forest School provides
children the opportunity to develop new interests,
talents and skills.
11Learning this way plays a signiﬁcant, positive role in
the mental well-being of our school community.
Our impressive facilities include extensive school
grounds, which aﬀord opportunities for outdoor learning
and a breadth of extra-curricular opportunities including:
creative arts, sports, homework club and gardening, to
name only a small selection. Extra-curricular provision,
trips and themed school weeks help develop in our
children a life-long love of learning.
We are fortunate to have our Forest School, the allotment
and the wildlife garden, which enable children to learn in
Preparing children for the modern world is critical and in
this pupils access our computer suite during weekly IT
lessons, working with desktops, Chromebooks and iPads
to enhance their learning.
13 We are fortunate to be able to oﬀer families nursery provision for our
Children in the Nursery follow the EYFS curriculum, with opportunities to
develop the early building blocks for life long learning.
Applications for Nursery places can be made via the school’s website
For more information. please contact our Admissions Oﬃcer, Mrs Geeson
at: [email protected] eld.surrey.sch.uk.
“I am so grateful we chose Springﬁeld. The school’s response is quick and
eﬃcient and the teachers are amazing. They have made my daughter so
comfortable and excited to go to school every day! My concerns are
addressed immediately. Amazing care and support.”
Springﬁeld Primary School is committed
to safeguarding and promoting the
welfare of children. All staﬀ, parents and
visitors are expected to share in this
Surrey County Council manage admissions for pupils in Reception to
Years 6. The window for applying for a Reception place is from
October to January; a year in advance of a child starting in September.
Parents can make an in-year application for a school transfer into any
year group. Applications are made online via the Surrey admissions
In advance of making an application, if you seek further information,
including a tour of the school, please make contact with Mrs Geeson,
our Admissions Oﬃcer via email: [email protected] eld.surrey.sch.uk.
Headteacher: Mrs Caroline Gibbins
Nursery Road, Sunbury on Thames, Middlesex, TW16 6LY
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