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6 January 2023

Light and dark

Our new topic in Science is light and dark. We worked in groups to create a mind map of what we already know and what we would like to know about. We then grouped light sources and non light sources before putting our hands in a feely bag to guess what objects were in there. We soon learnt that it…

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21 November 2022

Children In Need 2022

Well done and thank you to everyone who donated to Children In Need, whether you dressed up in spots or not.

There were some lovely outfits and it seems many children had grown some unusual ears!

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18 October 2022

Commemorating the Queen

Miss Appleby’s class wrote to a number of garden centres to ask for a donation of a tree to plant, so that we could commemorate the Queen’s life and dedication to our country. We received donations from Pennells and from Millstone Garden Centre. We would like to thank them both for their kind…

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5 October 2022

Victorian toys!

We had lots of fun today experiencing Victorian toys.

We asked ourselves these questions:

What is it made of?

What does it look like?

Do I like playing with it?

How do we play with it?

We then chose our favourite! Great work Year 1!

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23 September 2022

Year 5 Not in Our Community drama workshop

Year 5 took part in a drama workshop which focused on Child Criminal Exploitation (CCE) as part of the Not in Our Community project, which aims to protect children from grooming and exploitation. They talked about what grooming is and how it can happen in real life and online and done by anyone…

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21 July 2022

Ice creams for everyone!

To celebrate the end of year all the children and staff enjoyed a well deserved treat. 


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30 June 2022

Year 5/6 Staying Safe Online workshops

Today in Year 5/6, a local police officer came into school to work with the children on how they can stay safe online. We watched a Newsround special called ‘Caught in the Web’ and discussed the issues that we saw, linking them to the SMART rules we follow when going online.
We then looked at the…

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16 June 2022

Grimsby Town Football Coaching

We definitely have some future football superstars here at Springfield! Shane from Grimsby Town coaching was so impressed with the listening and attention skills demonstrated by the children. They took part in lots of exciting games and activities to improve their control, coordination and…

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25 May 2022

Animals UK visit Year 3/4!

What a brilliant way to kick start our next Science Topic!

This afternoon we were visited by Laura from Animals UK. She introduced us to her millipede Wiggly Woo, Charlotte the tarantula, a Burmese python and Scout the meerkat! Laura told us so many interesting facts and we were able to look at…

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25 May 2022

Animals UK Visit

What a fantastic way to finish off our Minibeasts topic! Laura from Animals UK introduced us to some of her creepy crawly friends including an African millipede, a stick insect and Charlotte the tarantula. Laura told us lots of interesting facts about the animals and we also got to look at them…

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12 May 2022


The children in Foundation have enjoyed learning about minibeasts. We have been reading a range of Eric Carle stories as well as sharing some information books. They can now tell us lots of facts about different minibeasts and have enjoyed writing some riddles, labelling a ladybird and writing…

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5 May 2022

P.E warm up

The children in Year 3 demonstrated some great stretches for the rest of the group to try when warming up at the beginning of our P.E lesson.

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