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Springwood Primary School

Welcome

Welcome to Springwood Primary School and to our website. Springwood serves the whole of the City of Salford and provides specialist education for pupils aged 2 to 11 years all of whom have profound, complex and challenging needs.

We hope that you will find the information valuable and that it gives you an insight into the work of our school and the achievements of all our pupils.

We aim to provide the very best learning opportunities for all our pupils and create an ethos of learning through enjoyment.

Kind Regards,
Lesley Roberts
Headteacher



Dates for your diary

Friends of Springwood - AGM is now 20 May 2015 at 5:45, and not 29 April as previously advised.

30th April - Daffodils and Poppies Class Assembly
12th May - Rowan and Beech Class Assembly
14th May - Parents Coffee Morning
14th May - Tulips and Bluebells Class Assembly
18th May - Hedgehogs and Badgers Assembly
20th May - Caterpillars and Ladybirds Class Assembly
20th May - Friends of Springwood AGM
8th June - Foxes and Owls Class Assembly
16th June - Poplar and Ash Class Assembly
17th June - Butterflies and Spider Class Assembly
22nd June - Rabbits and Deer Class Assembly
27th June - School Summer Fair
30th June - Oak, Maple and Elm Class Assembly
1st July - Bees and Grasshoppers Class Assembly
2nd July - Welcome Meeting for new pupils and parents/carers
7th July - Parents Day / Evening plus Art Gallery and Art Sale
10th July - Sports Day
16th July - Leavers Assembly


Summer Fair - 27 June 2015

Our Summer Fair is imminent and we need lots of things for our various stalls. If you have any items which we can use / sell at the fair please send them in to school.

Every Friday from 22 May will be a non-uniform day. This is when we will be asking you to send in the goods as per the list below:-

Friday 22 May - Toiletries
Friday 5 June - Groceries (tinned / dry goods)
Friday 12 June - Bottles (soft drinks, wines, spirits, sauces)
Friday 19 June - Chocolates / Sweets
Friday 26 June - Cakes

All funds raised will go towards our Food Technology Room which will benefit all the children in school. Thank you for your continued assistance.


Easter Bonnet Parade

Many thanks to K3, Americhem and Morrisons for supporting our Easter Activities by donating Easter Eggs and funding sensory toy prizes.

Also many thanks to David Kenny and John Higgins for donating our Easter Hamper Raffle prize, which raised £224 towards the refurbishment of our soft play room.


Family Games Night

Thank you to everyone, we raised £90.37.

Springwood News

Community Police Team Visit - 12 March 2015

Springwood was visited today by Constable Cub and our Local Community Police Team, together with officers from the Tactical Dog Unit who brought along Ruby, Max, Ziggy and Bobby and officers from the GMP Mounted Unit with Captain and Larking.

The Pupils had a fabulous time. Thank you to PCSO Joyce for organising the visit.


Parent Governor Election


Following the election for our new Parent Governor, we would like to welcome Anne Marie Anderton as our new Parent Governor.

Thank you to all who took the time to complete and return the ballot forms.


Christmas Light Switch On and Disco

Thankyou to everybody who attended 'The Christmas Light Switch On and Disco'. It was a huge success.

All the children enjoyed our special guest.

Surprise guest arrives 7:00pm


Children in Need

Today (11.11.14) School was visited by Austin and Daniel of Austin's Ices, with their Ice Creams vans, together with some of their colleagues.

They were raising money for Children in Need and were visiting schools in the Salford area distributing free ice cream to the pupils. This is the second year they have visited us.

As you can see from the photo the ice creams were enjoyed by all. Many thanks to Daniel, Austin and their colleagues.

Children in Need - Ice Creams

Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day Poppy Display

Each class has contributed to the display by creating their own poppies.

Thank you to Ann Forth and Carol Edwards-Viller for creating the display.


Sensory Studio opening

Cutting the Ribbon

Thank you to everyone who joined us to celebrate the opening of new Sensory Studio.


Friends of Springwood Events

Friends of Springwood - We will be holding our next meeting on 3 June 2015 commencing at 5:45pm. All parents / carers are welcome to come to the meeting to discuss fundraising ideas. We hope you are able to come along.

Our day time meeting will be on (to be confirmed).


Fundraising For Springwood

Make a donation

Why not make a donation via our online Virgin Charity Webpage


Snowdon Walk - Saturday 21/06/2014

Make a donation to the Snowdon Walk via the Springwood School Charity Page link.


K3syspro cycle challenge

K3sysproK3syspro a local company in Salford have a team of five people taking part in the Cape Argus Cycle Race in South Africa. They are helping us to raise £25,000 for our Light Sensory Room. The company have already received donations to support our cause.


School Events


Americhem Bike Ride

Our friends at Americhem have nominated Springwood as their charity for 2013. Their wonderful staff completed their Charity Bike Ride, cycling 100 miles from Eccles to Southport and back again. on the 25th and 26th of July 2013
Lookout for more information about this soon.


The Prince's Trust