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Ofsted 2016


'There is a sense of pride in the quality of learning in the school from staff and from pupils'



Good and Improving

Scottish & Southern Electric Visit Year 10

Thank you to Scottish and Southern Electric (Havant branch) for visiting our Year 10  pupils today and giving them an insight into the interesting variety of jobs available.  Pupils had the opportunity to sit with guests and question them about their specific job role and organisation.  Pupils found out everything from how the electricity is generated and provided to households, the customer services roles as well the skills required to become an employee of Scottish and Southern Electric. Many thanks again to Scottish and Southern Electric for giving up their time to visit us today.

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Farewell to Year 11

We said a fond farewell to our Year 11s today. Ms Creighton and Mr Franklin sent them on their way with an up-beat leavers' assembly reflecting on the year group's time at Springfield. The assembly was a celebration of the pupils' school life over the past five years with alternative Springfield awards, subject awards, a story incorporating every pupil's surname, some great photos (Year 7 to present day) and lots of reminiscing. Year 11 pupil Deborah Mathew also treated everyone to an uplifting musical performance of 'Rip Tide'. The assembly was enjoyed by all. Goodbye and good luck Year 11 - the future starts here!

Year 11 Farewell

 

School Jumpers

We have received a few queries regarding school uniform and whether pupils are required to have their jumpers during the summer term. The school's approach is for pupils to have their full uniform until the temperatures consistently exceed mid '20s', which often occurs in July. However, please be assured that on a 'day to day' basis, staff take a sensible and flexible approach within school; should pupils become uncomfortable, they are able to remove their jumpers.

The forecast for 19th and 20th June suggests much hotter weather, and so pupils will not be required to have their jumpers on these two days. We will subsequently keep this under review and advise pupils directly of any changes to the uniform expectation.

 

Senior Prefect Team 2017-18 Announced Today

Well done to all the shortlisted senior prefect team contenders (pictured below) who were interviewed as part of the senior prefect team selection process this week. Pupils were interviewed by Mr Williams, Head of Achievement for Year 10 and Ms Spivey, Headteacher.  Thank you to all the pupils who participated in the process.

Special congratulations to the new senior prefect team members who are:

Head Boy - Jack Ancell, 10F

Head Girl - Eleanor Barratt, 10P

Deputy Head Boy - John Pimlott, 10N

Deputy Head Girl - Ella Rowlinson, 10F

Senior Pupils -  Milo Baker, 10N, Samuel Beer, 10R, Olivia Beynon, 10E, Paddy Bryant, 10R, Imogen Grears, 10R, Niamh Tillings, 10L and Jessica Todd, 10F  

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  The senior prefect contenders                                                                            Jack Ancell, John Pimlott, Mr Williams, Ella Rowlinson, Eleanor Barratt and Ms Spivey

 

DofE Opportunity for Pupils

To Year 9 Parents/Carers

Following the assembly yesterday about those pupils who are interesting in taking a bronze Duke of Edinburgh award, pupils will need to register their interest on the sign up sheet in reception by Wednesday 5th July. They will then need to attend a meeting in B23 at the beginning of lunch on Thursday 6th July to find out more.

Many thanks.

Mrs Whitelock. DofE Co-ordinator 

Year 7 and 8 Maths Challenge

Some of our Year 7 and 8 mathematicians sat the UKMT Junior Maths Challenge just after the Easter break. The top 40% of students nationally receive a gold, silver or bronze certificate in the ratio 1:2:3. Yet again, Springfield Year 7 and 8 pupils gained more certificates this year than last year and special congratulations go to the pupils listed below who achieved certificates.  Well done to every pupil who took part - great effort!

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Medal May for Manga High Maths Pupils

More success for Springfield Mathematicians as our school came second in the recent Manga High British Isles competition. Well done to all of the pupils who achieved medals in May, and particularly to Year 7 who were working on these as their homework tasks last half term.

Miss Baker, Head of Maths 

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Important Maths Information for Year 11

Attention Year 11!

We handed out a list of revision topics for Maths Paper 2 (Calculator) after the English exam today. Please use MathsWatch and the clips listed to guide your preparation for the next exam. If you missed the paper copy, the electronic one is available below!

Maths Department

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Pupils Cast Their Vote

This week at Springfield Year 7 to 10 pupils have been voting in a mock General Election. The purpose of this mock vote is to help raise political awareness as the nation cast their vote on Thursday 8th June. Pupils have had a week of assemblies run by the History department giving a balanced and unbaised background to the main parties involved. This was followed up with group discussions in tutor time. Total votes were counted today with Labour gaining the most overall votes.  Below is a summary.

Election Results 2017

Year 10 Mock Exam Timetable

To Year 10 pupils/parents/carers

Please find below a copy of the proposed Year 10 mock exam timetable for June.  This timetable will also be displayed in tutor bases.

Many thanks

Mr Wharton, Deputy Headteacher

Y10 Mocks Timetable