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  • Careers Information and Opportunities

    date posted: Monday 22 Sep 2014
    The first round of local Further Education College open days for 2014 is coming up soon.
  • Staggered start and first week back

    date posted: Tuesday 16 Sep 2014
    I am writing to thank you for your support in allowing us the necessary time to prepare for our transition to the New Build.
  • The Springfields Academy. Staggered start to academic year, September 2014.

    date posted: Friday 11 Jul 2014

    Our very busy year is now increasingly dominated by preparation for entry to our new school building.

  • Possible Disruption to Phones

    date posted: Friday 11 Jul 2014
    On Tuesday 15th July, the phones will be switched over from analogue to digital. This is likely to cause some disruption to phones during the day.
  • Springfields will be open as normal on Thursday 10th July

    date posted: Monday 7 Jul 2014
    The Academy will be open as normal on Thursday 10th July.
  • Parents Day is Friday 4th July

    date posted: Friday 6 Jun 2014
    Parents Day is Friday 4th July at 11am.
  • School will be closed to all pupils on Friday 27th June

    date posted: Thursday 15 May 2014

    The school will be closed to all pupils on Friday 27th June due to an additional training day.

    Pupils will go home on Thursday 26th June and return to school on Monday 30th June.

  • GCSE Exams 2014 Timetable

    date posted: Tuesday 13 May 2014
    GCSE Exam timetable now available.
  • School Closure 26/03/2014

    date posted: Monday 24 Mar 2014

    Due to NUT / NAS strike action, the Academy will be closed to pupils on Wednesday March 26th. Pupils will be taken home on the afternoon and evening of Tuesday 25th. We aim to collect pupils on Wednesday evening and/or have them returned to us by Thursday 08:40, so that we can enjoy International Arts Day on Thursday 27th with a full contingent.

  • Parent Forum Meeting

    date posted: Friday 7 Mar 2014
    The next meeting of the Parent Forum will be held on Monday 17th March, at 18:30, in the LAI Centre. All parents and carers are welcome to attend. The main focus of this term’s meeting will be Pupil Behaviour.
  • Arrangements for Friday 14th February

    date posted: Tuesday 11 Feb 2014
    Arrangements for sending pupils home on Friday 14th February may change, depending on the weather and road conditions. A decision will be made on Wednesday and we will then let all parents know what the arrangements are to be.
  • New Vacancies

    date posted: Friday 7 Feb 2014
    We have two new vacancies available. The positions are Head of Maths and Learning Mentors. The closing date for Applications is on the 28th of February. Please check our vacancies page for further details, which can be found here:
  • Topping out ceremony

    date posted: Thursday 16 Jan 2014
    Today we had a "topping out" ceremony for the new classroom build. The Gazette and Herald also attended and took photographs.  Alan Chambers MBE signed and dated a plaque that was placed on the last steel.  A report will appear in the newspaper in due course.
  • Happy New Year!

    date posted: Tuesday 14 Jan 2014
    Happy New Year. I very much hope that you and yours had a peaceful and relaxing Christmas break and that you’ve had the opportunity this term to catch The Highest Classroom On Earth on BBC news.
  • Union Action on 17th October 2013

    date posted: Friday 11 Oct 2013
    I have been informed by the teaching unions that they will be taking industrial action in the form of a strike on Thursday 17th October 2013.  This action is not against the Academy, but is part of industrial action organised by these trade unions concerning a dispute over pay, pensions and workload.
  • International School Award

    date posted: Friday 27 Sep 2013

    The Springfields Academy is very pleased to announce it has been reaccredited with the British Council’s ‘International School Award 2013-2016'....

  • James Gray M.P visited the newly opened Greenfields Farm site in Goatacre

    date posted: Monday 19 Aug 2013
    James Gray M.P visited the newly opened Greenfields Farm site in Goatacre and met the staff and governors in addition to a wealth of animals. The farm is a new initiative from the award winning Springfields Academy
  • New Build - Landscape Proposals

    date posted: Monday 19 Aug 2013
    Please see attached for the latest new build - landscape proposals.
  • The IMPACT Project

    date posted: Tuesday 30 Jul 2013

    A report has been published by Geraint Lewis and Stuart Kingwell, on the outcomes of The IMPACT Project run at The Springfields Academy, from September 2012 – July 2013.

    The report can be viewed by clicking this link: Impact Project Review
  • TES Awards!

    date posted: Monday 8 Jul 2013
    Colleagues from the faculty and across the school were delighted to attend the TES Awards on Friday. The academy was shortlisted for this year’s English and Literacy Award and was the only specialist SEN school on the shortlist.
  • School sport: Head makes call for more funding

    date posted: Wednesday 22 May 2013

    Special educational needs (SEN) schools need more money and support to help them sustain a legacy from the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, head teacher Trystan Williams has told BBC News School Report.

  • Talking heads: becoming an academy gave our school the freedom to innovate

    date posted: Monday 20 May 2013

    Please find link to an article that went out in the Guardian.
    Great references to the Youth Sport Trust and Engage.

  • £2.8m Windfall

    date posted: Friday 17 May 2013

    Springfields is celebrating being awarded £2.8 million to build 16 classrooms for students with complex learning difficulties.

    Click to read whole story

  • The Springfields Academy Annual Summer Ball

    date posted: Monday 29 Apr 2013

    We are pleased to announce that our 4th annual Springfields Academy Ball, this year themed 'The Lions Pride' will be on Saturday 20th July 2013.  With after dinner guest speaker Welsh rugby legend mr Gareth Edwards, live entertainment, champagne reception and a tasty 4 course dinner the evening is set to be a fun and glamorous event.

  • Springfields Academy Applied Learning - Course offers for 2013-15

    date posted: Monday 4 Mar 2013

    Springfields Academy Applied Learning (Vocational Centre) course offers for 2013-15. From September we will be delivering whole day and half day courses, as well as bespoke packages alongside our established vocational provision.

  • Pro Soccer Academy

    date posted: Monday 4 Mar 2013

    The Springfields Academy is now offering a Pro Soccer Academy for dedicated young football players who wish to continue playing football whilst furthering their academic studies. The Springfields Pro Soccer Academy staff have close links with many professional football clubs including Swindon Town, Southampton, Bristol City, Bristol Rovers and Cheltenham Town.

  • Ofsted Report - Feb 2013 - Outstanding!

    date posted: Monday 4 Mar 2013