8th September 2020 Reading Pathway Miss Denyer, Mrs Anderson, Mr Mayes and Mrs Esser were very busy in school over the summer and durin... 4th September 2020 EYFS Outside Area The EYFS staff have been busy during the summer transforming the outside area. 23rd March 2020 Thank you No words needed 14th March 2020 Sport Relief The children and staff supported Sport Relief by wearing sports kit and running the 'Sport Relief Mi... 11th March 2020 Champions! Winners of the Chelmsford Schools Year 3 Mixed Football competition. Springfield returned to Baddow ... 5th March 2020 World Book Day The children have come out in force today dressed as their favourite book characters for World Book ... 2nd March 2020 Bookworm Winners Each half term we use a random name generator in assembly to select four names from all those who ha... 2nd March 2020 Yasmin's Homework Y4 are learning about the Ancient Maya and Yasmin researched and found facts about Mexico for homewo... 2nd March 2020 Y3 Money Sense Our year 3 children took part in a Money Sense workshop with Nat West Bank to help them learn about ... 25th February 2020 House Sports From our most recent house sports events the winners were EYFS Pocock, Y1 Hawking, Y2 Grylls, Y3... 16th February 2020 Tea Party Y5 Rhinos came into school on a Sunday to lay on a tea party for some elderly guests. The children p... 14th February 2020 Hair Cut After school tonight, Miss Brickley had some of her long hair chopped off which will now be sent awa... 11th February 2020 Y1 Art Y1 children have created and built houses linked to the Three Little Pigs. Today they painted their ... 10th February 2020 Y3 Football Winners Our team of mixed Y3 boys and girls took part in a football tournament; they came top of their group... 4th February 2020 Y4 Superstars Our Y4 children took part in the annual Superstars event at Chelmsford Sport and Athletic Centre, Me... 31st January 2020 Chinese New Year Our EYFS children celebrated the Chinese New Year by tasting different foods, creating dragons and l... 30th January 2020 Cricket Day Y6 children took part in a ROAR for Diversity Day with Essex Cricket and Colchester FC. Our visitor... 30th January 2020 Lyons Court A group of year 3 children visit Lyons Court Care Home each week to read to and share their work wit... 30th January 2020 Benchball Champions This week we entered a team in the Boswells Benchball competition for the first time. Our team gave ... 24th January 2020 Y4 Animation Y4 children are learning to create stop go animations. 24th January 2020 Hokusai Y6 have created art work inspired by Hokusai linked to their class reading book 'Kensuke's Kingdom'. 24th January 2020 Chinese New Year A very creative salad for lunch today along with sweet and sour chicken, rice and prawn crackers for... 21st January 2020 Play Leader Oliver in Y5 is our first Play Leader to have reached the grand total of 50 play leader duties. Well... 21st January 2020 Litter Pick Some of our ambassadors have been in action again this week, this time they gave up their break time... 10th January 2020 Story Telling EYFS and Y1 children were treated to a special story teller as part of their work on Fairy Tales. 9th January 2020 Curling Our Y3,4&5 children tried out curling today. 6th January 2020 Y6 Martial Arts Y5&6 had a martial arts taster day which they thoroughly enjoyed. 19th December 2019 Oh yes it was! The children enjoyed a fantastic pantomime this morning - Beauty and the Beast. Thank you to our PTA... 18th December 2019 EYFS Christmas The EYFS children looked great in their Christmas jumpers. 13th December 2019 Christmas Lunch The fun that is Christmas lunch has just started with turkey, crackers and some very excited childre... 13th December 2019 EYFS EYFS children have been using their brand new interactive white board to support learning. 11th December 2019 Hanukkah Year 6 learnt about the Jewish festival of Hanukkah by tasting different foods. 25th November 2019 Balancability EYFS and Y1 children have taken part in balancabilty sessions to help develop their core strength. 22nd November 2019 Archery We always like to try something new. Some of our children tried their hand at lacrosse and archery ... 20th November 2019 Theatre Workshops Y3 and Y5 children took part in musical theatre workshops this week based on The Lion King. 15th November 2019 EYFS Shopping EYFS have been learning about money and using their very own shop which accepts both cash and card p... 6th November 2019 Learning Outside Lots of our learning will take place outside this term. Year 3 took part in a treasure hunt around t... 25th October 2019 Y4 Puppets Y4 told the story of Rama and Sita using their own shadow puppets and scripts they had written thems... 25th October 2019 Dare to be Different The children look fabulous today in green and crazy hair. We are supporting REMAP. 24th October 2019 Y3 Ancient Egyptians Y3 arrived at school dressed as Ancient Egyptians ready to take part in Egyptian related activities. 22nd October 2019 Y6 Ancient Greeks There are Ancient Greek warriors around the school today with year 6 taking part in the Ancient Gree... 19th October 2019 Y4 Mighty Oak Some of our year 4 children took part in an activity with The Mighty Oak Company in preparation for ... 18th October 2019 Harvest Some of our ambassadors bagged and boxed up all the harvest donations ready to be taken to the food ... 11th October 2019 Viking Day Year 5 Vikings are preparing for battle during their day of Viking related activities. 10th October 2019 EYFS Gardening EYFS children have been busy tending to their vegetable garden and also planting crocus bulbs 9th October 2019 Y6 Creativity Olivia and Evie are pictured with their homework creations. Olivia has made an edible character from... 7th October 2019 Fire Fire! The Great Fire of London happened on the school field today. The children had built houses to repres... 4th October 2019 Y1 Wilderness Foundation Y1 had an excellent day at the Wilderness Foundation. They made dens, hunted for bugs, did some pond... 4th October 2019 Football Tournament Our girls and boys football teams took part in a local football tournament this week. A special ment... 4th October 2019 Y2 Houses Y2 children have made models houses that would have been in London around 1666. Let's hope they do n... 25th September 2019 Y2 Drama Year 2 children took part in a drama workshop to tell the story of the Great Fire of London. 20th September 2019 School Song Some of our year 5 and 6 children have written a school song which they performed to the rest of the... 13th September 2019 Roald Dahl Day The children (and staff) across the school look great in their character costumes as we celebrate Ro... 13th September 2019 Y1 Fruit & Veg Year 1 children have been picking the fruit and vegetables they planted last year in the EYFS garden... 11th September 2019 Egyptian Sausage Rolls Y3 have been making sausage rolls that look suspiciously like Egyptian mummies with Mrs Fish one of ... 6th September 2019 Y6 Residential Year 6 children are on their residential at Stubbington Activity Centre on the south coast. Their fa... 12th August 2019 Springfield UP Some of our year 3 children regularly visit Lyons Court Care home as part of our Springfield UP Proj... 25th July 2019 Winners Pocock were our house points champions this year. Y2 Badgers won the Attendance Award. 22nd July 2019 Bake Off The 2019 Bake Off Finals are in full swing with Paul Hollywood (looking a bit like Mr Lamb) in charg... 17th July 2019 Sunflowers EYFS have tended to and grown some very tall sunflowers. The children were intrigued to see two bees... 16th July 2019 Mayan Temple Jessica in Y4 has made a fantastic model of a Mayan temple using small tiles. Well done Jessica (and... 12th July 2019 400m Winners Our 400m winners from the finals on Sports Day were presented with their medals this morning. 12th July 2019 Out for Lunch Mrs Pick and Miss Denyer took the Ambassadors and House Captains out for lunch to thank them for the... 10th July 2019 Sports Day Mr Saward's drone was out again this week capturing all the activity from Sports Day. 10th July 2019 Pond Y1 children have been out again investigating what they can find in living in our pond. 9th July 2019 Sports Day 3rd July 2019 Butterflies Y2 Butterflies class have been growing their own butterflies. They watched the butterflies emerge fr... 1st July 2019 Bake Off Winners Fergus, Jessica, Freddie, Kyla, Charlotte , Lyla and Olivia are our first Bake Off winners as judged... 1st July 2019 Strawberries Rocco and Lydia-Jean from EYFS with their second harvest of strawberries they have grown. 29th June 2019 EYFS Garden Our new EYFS outside area is taking shape. The children have been enjoying their new mud kitchen and... 28th June 2019 River Model Dilmi in year 6 made this fantastic model of a river using some resources she gathered on the school... 28th June 2019 Y2 Fruits Kebabs As part of their work on healthy eating the year 2 children made fruit kebabs. They tried lots of ne... 28th June 2019 Y6 Clay Year 6 were using clay this afternoon. They learnt different techniques to build their models and cr... 25th June 2019 Young Persons’ Conference Some representatives from School Council joined local schools at the Young Persons’ Conference at Hy... 21st June 2019 Y6 Day at Colchester United FC Our year 6 children spent the day at Colchester United FC on a collapsed curriculum day. They took p... 21st June 2019 Y2 Mini Games Year 2 children took part in the Chelmsford Mini Games along with children from many other local sch... 21st June 2019 Y3 Church Visit Year 3 children recently visited the local library and local church. They found out what items are c... 21st June 2019 Y4 Dyson Boxes Children in Y4 to 6 have been using Dyson Design Process boxes to inspire them to design and investi... 18th June 2019 Y6 Crucial Crew Y6 children visited Chelmsford fire station for Crucial Crew workshops where they learnt about safet... 15th June 2019 Bake Off Children in Y1-6 are invited to enter our first ever House Bake Off. 8th June 2019 Y5 Cheesecake Year 5 children have been baking again with Mrs Fish, one of our governors and grandparents. This we... 7th June 2019 Bikeathon Springfield Medical Centre held a bikeathon to raise money for our defibrillator. Some of our year 5... 5th June 2019 Defibrillator Collection Year 5 children were out in the playground after school collecting money towards our new defibrillat... 25th May 2019 Y5 Coding Y5 have been learning to code, creating simple programs and also to debug code. 25th May 2019 EYFS Every day is exciting in EYFS. The children have been learning Makaton, about dinosaurs and what cre... 25th May 2019 Y1 Capacity Y1 made the most of the good weather to learn about capacity using water outside. They had a lot of ... 25th May 2019 Y2 Performance Poetry Year 2 children have been writing and performing poems. They created actions and different voices to... 25th May 2019 Y6 Challenge Y6 were challenged to be creative, use teamwork and be resilient to build a tower from spaghetti and... 25th May 2019 Y3 Town Planner Y3 had a visit from a local Town Planner as part of their local area work. They learnt how towns are... 25th May 2019 House Winners Our second house sports competitions have taken place in each year group. Here are our house captain... 20th May 2019 Y5 Healthy Eating Y5 have been using the 'eatwell' plate to plan for a balanced and healthy diet. They then planned th... 20th May 2019 Library Our new library is open! Each class is having an induction session then are free to borrow books. Th... 16th May 2019 Y6 Afternoon Y6 finished off their SATs week with an afternoon of fun (and cakes) on the field in the sun. 7th May 2019 Top Table Our first KS2 Top Table diners had lunch with Mr Corder. Children who always follow our lunchtime... 30th April 2019 Bug-ingham Palace We have a great new addition to our pond area - the amazing Bug-ingham Palace. The new bug hotel was... 27th April 2019 Shark Day This week Y1 Sharks celebrated Shark Day by making made shark fin book marks, they sang some shark s... 26th April 2019 Library Letters We have had some great entries for our creative library letters. There is still more time to get you... 1st April 2019 It's no yolk! We have had almost 60 entries for our new 'Decorate an Egg' House Competition. Thank you to all the ... 28th March 2019 Y5 Stargazing Year 5 children came back to school when it was dark and enjoyed looking at the night sky through te... 23rd March 2019 Freddy's Rocket Freddy in year 1 was so inspired by his reading book that he followed the instructions to make his v... 23rd March 2019 K'nex Our second K'nex workshop was enjoyed by children and parents alike. They had the opportunity to ... 15th March 2019 Y5 Science Year 5 children visited Boswells as part of our Science Week. They had a great time experimenting in... 13th March 2019 Keira’s Solar System Keira in year 5 was so inspired by her work on space that she has made a solar system cake with bisc... 7th March 2019 World Book Day The children (and staff) dressed up as their favourite book character today to celebrate World Book ... 1st March 2019 Our house captains led their first house assemblies this week and did a great job. Pictured are Dys... 28th February 2019 Dads' Afternoon Almost 200 children spent the afternoon sharing their work and taking part in activities with their ... 27th February 2019 Brownies The smell of chocolate brownies wafted round the school today as some of the year 5 children were pr... 16th February 2019 Chelmsford City FC Match Some of our children (and staff) made use of the free tickets to attend the Chelmsford City match ag... 13th February 2019 Ice Eggs Year 4 have been learning about insulation and temperature. Linked to the Ice Palace book, they w... 13th February 2019 Y4 Superstars Our year 4 children took part in Superstars at Melbourne Sports and Athletic Centre with children fr... 12th February 2019 A Chair for Baby Bear As part of their science work on properties of materials, year 1 children worked together to design ... 12th February 2019 Y6 Problem Solving Y6 worked through challenging maths problems using reasoning skills. They also used team work and... 12th February 2019 EYFS Chinese Tasting EYFS children learnt about the Chinese New Year and created dragon pictures. They tried some differe... 8th February 2019 Chelmsford City FC Some players and the mascot from Chelmsford City FC visited to talk to the children about how they c... 5th February 2019 Chinese New Year Y1 &2 children really enjoyed Chinese New Year dance sessions today. They learnt how the dragon ... 25th January 2019 Goldilocks in EYFS EYFS have been reading Goldilocks. They made and tasted some porridge to help out Goldilocks out but... 23rd January 2019 Y1 Superheroes As part of their work on Superheroes and linked to the Supertato book, year 2 have made 'super fruit... 14th January 2019 Clay Birds After reading the Ice Palace book, year 4 children created clay ice birds. They will be painting the... 11th January 2019 Y5 Maths Year 5 working together in maths to solve problems and use reasoning skills all about prime, square ... 11th January 2019 Three Little Pigs Y1 learning how to use a thermometer linked to the Three Little Pigs story. 18th December 2018 Bird's Eye View A bird's eye view of carols on the playground. 18th December 2018 Christmas Cards Y5 getting arty creating Christmas cards 18th December 2018 Ancient Egyt Year 3 children have been busy setting up their own Ancient Egypt exhibition. 14th December 2018 Christmas Dinner The children enjoyed a great Christmas dinner today with carols and crackers and lots of noise! 14th December 2018 Christmas Jumpers Christmas jumper day today in aid of Save the Children 13th December 2018 Music Concert The children were treated to a mini concert performed by some of our musicians. 11th December 2018 Playleaders Our playleaders are from years 5 and 6 and they support their peers and our midday staff to help... 4th December 2018 EYFS Elves Christmas has come to our EYFS classrooms and the elves are busy beavering away. 3rd December 2018 Shadow Puppets Y4 have been creating shadow puppets as part of their work on light and sound. 3rd December 2018 Y5 Road Safety Our year 5 children took part in road safety workshops to help them keep themselves safe when out an... 30th November 2018 Y1 Art Dolphins have been creating self portraits as part of their work on friendship.. 29th November 2018 Ancient Egypt Y3 took part in an Ancient Egypt day. Their outfits looked great and they learnt a lot about how the... 29th November 2018 Y3 Otters Y3 Otters enjoyed the colours and sounds of their Ancient Egypt related dance session. 27th November 2018 Y2 Drama Y2 Bees have been acting out part of their book to help understand the plot during reading lessons. 25th November 2018 EYFS Dance The children in EYFS thoroughly enjoyed their Diwali related dance and story telling sessions. 19th November 2018 Royal Letter Last year Y5 wrote to Harry and Meghan and sent their newspaper reports about the royal wedding. Th... 1st October 2018 WW1 Exhibition Some of our children attended the opening of the exhibition this morning. 30th September 2018 WW1 Exhibition Our art and written work from KS2 children is now on display in Chelmsford Museum. Please go along a... 28th September 2018 Community Centre Opening Some of our Y5 children were invited to the official opening of the Beaulieu Community Centre today ... 28th September 2018 Macmillan Coffee Morning Our Macmillan Coffee Morning is open until 10am, please come and join us. 24th September 2018 Y1 Funny Bones Y1 children had great fun creating 3D funny bones art linked to their class story. 22nd September 2018 Rhino Day Y5 Rhinos celebrated World Rhino Day by finding out about rhinos. Freddie said, "World Rhino Day ... 18th September 2018 Golden Oldies A group of Golden Oldies joined us in school today to sing songs from WW1 and they also talked to th... 17th September 2018 More fantastic trenches More fantastic trenches from Zack, Harley and Olly in year 3. 17th September 2018 Life in the trenches Another great model of a WW1 trench by Bobby 17th September 2018 In the trenches Ruby in Y4 has made a fantastic trench model as part of her homework. 12th September 2018 Poppy Workshops Y4,5&6 children took part in Poppy & Poetry workshops which finished with a performance of t... 12th September 2018 Y6 WW1 Research Some of the Y6 children have been finding out about a soldier from the Essex Regiment. This is the a... 6th September 2018 Y6 at Stubbington When Mrs Pick arrived at Stubbington this afternoon, everyone was asleep. 6th September 2018 Pizzas Y6 children in school made pizzas and brownies and thoroughly enjoyed their lunch. 5th September 2018 Y6 Residential Y6 children enjoyed their time on the beach this afternoon and are looking forward to a wildlife sho... 20th July 2018 Grylls Winners of our football tournament and overall house point winners for the year. Well done Grylls! 18th July 2018 House Captain & Ambassadors are enjoying an afternoon cream tea to say thank you for their hard work this year. 11th July 2018 Brazilian Afternoon 10th July 2018 RAF Centenary Our KS2 children celebrated the RAF flypast today in a unique way. 10th July 2018 RAF Fly Past It's not every day the RAF hold a fly past to celebrate their centenary over your school field. 7th July 2018 A drone's eye view 5th July 2018 Harry the Heron is now in place to protect our wildlife from invaders! 3rd July 2018 Infant Sports Day Infant Sports day winners were Dyson. 3rd July 2018 Infant Sports Day Infant Sports Day is currently in action on the field 3rd July 2018 Sports Day Winners Pocock are our KS2 Sports day winners. Well done to them all! 3rd July 2018 Sports Day KS2 sports day is in full swing this morning. 2nd July 2018 Y3 Hanningfield Reservoir Y3 had a great day pond dipping today. 29th June 2018 Y1 Growing The children in year 1 have been busy growing vegetables. 29th June 2018 Y5 Brazilian dance Y5&6 children have taken part in Brazilian dance sessions today. 28th June 2018 Brazilian Dance Samba music can be heard all over the school as the KS2 children take part in dance sessions. Photos... 25th June 2018 Y4 Symphony Orchestra visit 20th June 2018 Y2 Samba Year 2 children have been busy practising their samba moves. 16th June 2018 Inflatable run Joshua and Hayden in year 4 took part in a 5k inflatable run to raise raising money for Max’s ongoin... 13th June 2018 Y1 Flotsam Finley, Leon, and Lola who are working together on a presentation to share with the class on Flotsam... 13th June 2018 Y4 Capacity 7th June 2018 Badminton The children in Y1-6 have taken part in badminton taster sessions today 25th May 2018 Y3 posting their royal letters of congratulations 18th May 2018 Royal Wedding Celebration The children look fab today in the red, white and blue or wedding outfits. The enjoyed a wonderful p... 18th May 2018 Y3 Cake Sale The year 3 cake sale raised £154 tonight. Thank you to everyone who donated and bought cakes. 17th May 2018 Y3 creating PowerPoints on pondlife 17th May 2018 Lyla & Madison releasing tadpoles into our new pond 8th May 2018 Y3 Homework Luke & Vaishnavi with their creative homework. 23rd April 2018 Hayden and Holly in Y3 cycled 15 miles for J’s Hospice They both had a great time and didn’t walk once. Well done to them both!