Sporting Success!

On the 8th February a Springfield team competed at the County Round of the Panathlon Challenge at Abingdon School. The Panathlon Challenge is a national charity which provides sporting opportunities for over 10, 000 diabled young people each year. The multi-sport event included activites such as table cricket, boccia, poly bat and curling followed by…

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Lessons in Road Safety

Road safety is a really important learning focus and a key part of building the life skills our pupils need to become independent young adults. During Key Stage 4 learning to cross roads safely is taught in the classroom and whilst out and about on community visits. During the last week Angus and Bec’s class…

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A Very Special Concert

Nicola and Berit’s class were very excited to walk to Wood Green to attend a concert by ‘Music for Autism’ last Wednesday. As the musicians started playing their instruments, we listened carefully to the classical music and enjoyed the lovely melodies. The chairs were positioned very close to the performers and we almost felt like…

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Christmas fun!

It may be dismal January but Claire and Sam’s class are still enjoying the warm glow of Christmas memories! Throughout December they had lots of fun celebrating and getting ready for Christmas. The classroom was a hive of exciting activities, including making Christmas cards, creating snow scenes and painting wreaths. And of course it wouldn’t…

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Harvest celebrations

This term Helen’s class have been looking at the different ways in which Harvest is celebrated. As part of their project they looked at the Jewish festival of Sukkot and built a replica Sukkah. A Sukkah is a temporary hut constructed for use during the week-long festival of Sukkot. It is topped with branches and often well…

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Schools in Bloom winners!

Springfield School has won the Witney Schools in Bloom ‘Wow’ award set up in honour of former councillor and supporter of Schools in Bloom, Chrissie Curry. We’re delighted to win the award. All the pupils (and many staff members) work very hard in the garden and it is a space we are really proud of….

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