Please find below a link to the April Portsmouth City Council Special Education Needs and Disabilities Update leaflet.
Congratulations to Springfield boys under 12 cricket team who made it to the Hampshire finals at the Ageas Bowl.
After some improved bowling and batting and a fantastic team spirit they ended up coming 3rd over all. Well done lads!
Emma Newton our Academic Progress Mentor has been with us for two and a half years and her next new mentee will be her 75th student!
As our learning mentor she works with Key Stage 4 pupils and the role is challenging and rewarding in equal measure.
Springfield has received a FairAchiever Award from the Fairtrade Foundation today for Fairtrade.
We have received an official FairAchiever certificate in appreciation for the hard work and achievements of the school. As a school we have fully embedded Fairtrade into our daily life and work to raise awareness of Fairtrade in our local community.
For more information visit http://schools.fairtrade.org.uk/
Well done to the Year 9 Faith and Football Enterprise Challenge team Joe Andrews, Iain Dorrington, Ethan Emery, Edward Hall, Matthew Summer and Benjamin Hall for successfully publishing their second issue of "Inside Pompey".
Copies will be on sale at Fratton Park car park this Saturday.
Congratulations to former Springfield pupils who will be presented with awards at South Downs College on Friday 25 April.
Callum Grove will be awarded A-level Science Student of the Year. He is destined to study Physics with Nuclear Physics at the University of Surrey.
Colin Webb will be presented the Public Services Award. Colin is planning to work as a Community Volunteer with Hampshire Fire and Rescue. He is also applying to the Police Force.
All the best to you both in your chosen careers!
Year 10s recently had the opportunity to enter the Portsmouth EBP competition promoting National Apprenticeship and National Careers Week (3 to 7 March 2014).
Pupils had 10 questions to answer relating to careers and apprenticeships.
Congratulations to Springfield pupils James Newell who won first prize (a £25 i-tunes voucher and apprenticeship merchandise) and to Tierney Allison who won third prize.
To all the Year 10s who are taking their GCSE Business and Communications Practical Exam after Easter (week commencing Tuesday 6 May)
There will be revision sessions in C24 on Wednesdsay 23 April and Wednesday 30 April prior to the exams the following week.
Anyone who feels unsure about spreadsheets, databases, posters, presentation software or some of the theory behind these applications, are advised to attend.
P.C.S.O David Knowles and retired Police Officer Steve Hawkins from Hampshire Constabulary's special branch visited Year 8s this morning. Pupils were engaged by a short DVD relating to terrorism, radicalisation, the opportunities to intervene and stereo types. A question and answer session followed whereby pupils discussed how this impacts on society and what they should do in that situation. David and Steve said that the pupils were fabulous, asking well balanced mature questions.
Congratulations to Robyn Stanhope (Synchronised Swimming), Emily Goss (Artisitc Gymnastics) and William Barnes (Swimming) who have been awarded Portsmouth City Council Junior Sports Bursaries for their chosen sport.
Awards are made to pupils whose national ranking places them in the top twenty in the country within their sport. Keep up the hard work!
The inter tutor group swimming gala splashes off this morning with the the Year 9s followed by Year 7s this afternoon.
Competitors are timed swimming lengths of the school pool. The pupils with the best times win. Year 8s take part on Thursday.
Results follow after Easter...
Congratulations to 7F, 8S and 9F - the winning Tutor Groups!