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Aim high and achieve excellence, together
journey with us
Welcome Springﬁeld Primary School is an to our children and dedicated team 1
academy within the multi-academy of teachers and support staﬀ, as you
Thank-you for expressing an interest in trust, GLF. In this we work closely with and your child, begin your journey
Springﬁeld Primary School. Our highly other primary and secondary schools with us.
successful school provides an sharing outstanding practice, expertise Mrs Caroline Gibbins
exceptional learning environment and resources. Headteacher
where children academically ﬂourish
and emotionally thrive. Our innovative, Our school sits at the heart of the local PHOTO
thematic curriculum enables all community. It works in positive
children to learn well, developing a partnership with families and
life-long love of learning. community members, collaboratively
creating the best possible learning
Our beautiful grounds and excellent climate for our children.
facilities aﬀord children a wealth of new
learning experiences, including an array We are immensely proud of our school
of extra-curricular activities to develop and look forward to introducing you
more broadly their skills and wider
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 Springﬁeld Way in which:
• Pupils are kind, respectful and inspired learners
• Sta are dedicated, nurturing and exceptional practitioners
• Parents are positive, collaborative and committed to children’s learning
A culture of high aspiration is the central premise of the Springﬁeld Way, ensuring that children have a platform
in realising excellence. The vehicle for this is a broad and balanced curriculum in which children academically
ﬂourish and emotionally thrive. The Springﬁeld curriculum is designed to best support all children.
The Springﬁeld Curriculum: Seven strands embody the curriculum and this ensures the
quality of education, which is underpinned by an unfaltering
commitment to inclusion.
• Mathematics: Teaching for Mastery
• English: reading and writing
• Cornerstones Curriculum
• Foundation subjects
• Inclusion 3
• Pupil well-being
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
through a culture which fosters high aspiration.
4 Children for whom have special educational needs
are well supported in the school through the
inclusion oﬀer, which ensures that bespoke provision
is in place to enable them to achieve their very best.
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 Woodland Garden, the allotment and the Wildlife Garden, which
enable children to learn in diﬀerent environments.
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
Springﬁeld Primary School is committed to safeguarding and
promoting the welfare of children. All staﬀ, parents and visitors
are expected to share in this commitment.
Working in partnership with parents is key to We have an informed and supportive Governing
successful learning. We actively encourage parents to Body who work closely with our committed staﬀ.
be involved with every aspect of their child’s learning
through supporting home-learning and attendance Our enthusiastic and active PTA tirelessly raise
to parental events, including information sharing additional funds for the school and in this new
workshops. parents are warmly invited to be part of this team.
8 We have forged strong partnerships within the local
community. Our children beneﬁt from musical clubs,
sporting leagues and cultural events, which enrich
SPRINGFIELD PRIMARY SC
Headteacher: Mrs Caroline Gibbins
Nursery Road, Sunbury on Thames, Middlesex, TW16 6LY
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