Events

Snow over the Moorlands

Date: January 16, 2017 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Wright

A week of excitement, as snow had been predicted, and we have our very own ‘Weather Watcher’ at The Meadows . Jack is always very keen to keep us updated on the latest news from the ‘Met Office’, and is on constant alert for any new developments. Following minute by minute weather updates is a…

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Happy New Year 2017

Date: January 6, 2017 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Wright

I am starting the new term with a clean, fresh page on which to begin the New Year!  No two years are ever the same and I look forward to recording lots of amazing achievements and challenges undertaken by our students, who never fail to surprise me with their enthusiasm and ability to rise to…

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Christmas Festivities!

Date: November 28, 2016 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Wright

One of the highlights of our school year, our Christmas Concert, takes place on Wednesday 14th December at 10am. This will be followed by a Christmas Fayre. All are welcome; a chance for everyone to get in the mood for the Festive Season. We would be grateful for any donations for our various stalls, or any raffle prizes which…

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Children in Need

Date: November 23, 2016 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Wright

“Mrs Wright can we do something for those children who want things?” “What’s that Harvey?” “You know that yellow bear; can we come in our own clothes?” “Ah yes! Children in Need!” So Harvey suggested a non-uniform day and the Sixth Form decided on a “Bake Off” – well not quite on the Mary Berry…

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Travel Training

Date: November 11, 2016 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Wright

Mr Rob Powell, SCC Travel Trainer, comes into school once a week to help our students develop their independence skills with an individually tailored programme to enable them to travel independently on buses and walking, out & about in the community.  Its a super programme which helps our students develop skills for when they leave…

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The Beatrice Charity

Date: November 10, 2016 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Wright

Mr Derek Hilyer was invited into school on Friday 4th November for the presentation of a cheque, totalling £425, to The Beatrice Narrowboat.  This is the total of various fund raising events which have been organised in school over the last few weeks. Miss Rothwell’s class hosted our guest, and also handed over’ Thank You…

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Season of Autumn & Halloween Cafe

Date: October 21, 2016 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Wright

On the last afternoon of Half Term, Mrs Thomas’s class hosted a Halloween Café in the nurture flat to raise funds for the local charity “The Beatrice” Narrowboat. This was the culmination of a lot of curriculum work around the season of Autumn, encompassing studies in Design & Technology, English, Maths, Art, Science and Bushcraft….

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World Mental Health Day

Date: October 20, 2016 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Wright

The World Health Organisation recognises World Mental Health Day on 10th October each year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of issues surrounding Mental Health and Wellbeing. As a school we aim to encourage all students and staff to have a positive attitude to their day.  It is recognised that as life events happen…

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Golden Wedding Donation

Date: October 17, 2016 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Wright

Mr & Mrs Reg & Christine Davies of Leek celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary recently.  They decided to ask their family and friends to give donations, rather than gifts, at a celebration to mark their fifty years of marriage.  Donations totalling £410 were received which were divided between Springfield and The Meadows Schools.  A photo…

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Academy Status

Date: October 10, 2016 Author: Rachel Gaulton Categories: Events, Uncategorized, Wright

As detailed elsewhere on this website The Meadows converted to Academy Status on 1st October.  The Meadows has been working collaboratively with Springfield School for a number of years.  Both schools located only a short walk from each other makes this easily possible with Springfield having children from Early Years until Key Stage 2, most…

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