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  • Bake it Better Cake Sale

    We rounded off this half term with an amazing cake sale. Pupils and staff were invited to bring cakes into school which were then sold as part of our Bake it Better event, raising money for Great Ormond Street Hospital. By selling cakes, we developed our understanding of the key values of unity and appreciation. […]

  • Year 5 Groovy Greeks!

    Year 5 have been learning about the Ancient Greeks this half term finding out about what life was like for Greek people during this time, and the elements of Ancient Greek life that still part of everyday life today. Earlier this term, they went to the British Museum in London where they looked at a […]

  • Race for Life

    For the past few weeks, children throughout the school have been asking for sponsorship in preparation for our Race for Life event. The race took place on Wednesday 24th May with children from Nursery through to Year 6 all completing laps of the school field to raise money for this important charity. Children were invited […]

  • School Council Conference

    On Tuesday 23rd May, members of our School Council took part in a conference with other School Councillors from across the West Area Partnership at Woburn Safari Park. Children showed teamwork and responsibility when working with children from other schools. They learned a song with accompanying dance as well as completing an amazing piece of […]

  • Reception chicks

      As part of their work for this term, our Reception classes have been looking after some eggs and were delighted when they came into school on Wednesday to find that they had hatched! There are nine chicks in total and the children have come up with some very creative names: Ding-Dong, Fluffy, Chickety-Chick, Cuddles, […]

  • HM Lord-Lieutenant visits Southfield

      On Friday 5th May, we welcomed two very special visitors to our school: HM Lord-Lieutenant of Bedfordshire, Helen Nellis, and the High Sheriff of Bedfordshire, Vinod Tailor. The Lord-Lieutenant of Bedfordshire is Her Majesty’s representative within the county, and it is her duty to uphold the dignity of the Crown. During their time with […]

  • Spring Activity Day

    Once again, our pupils showed teamwork and friendship during a whole school activity day. On Friday 31st March 2017 we ended the term with a Spring Activity Day. The whole school from Reception to Year 6 were split into groups of mixed ages and worked with staff to take part in a range of activities […]

  • West Area Partnership News

    Southfield Primary School are very proud to work so closely with the West Area Partnership of schools in Luton. We meet regularly, share good ideas and organise events in order for children across the neighbouring schools to have the opportunity to get to know each other and make new friends. The Deputy Headteachers worked with […]

  • Our Enterprising Year 6 Pupils!

    Throughout the Spring term, Year 6 have been finding ways to make money, as well as learning about keeping healthy. In January they took part in a sponsored bounce where they thought about the impact of exercise on their bodies as well as raising lots of money. They used the money raised at the spnsored […]

  • Year 4 Maths Workshop

    A talented group of children from Year 4 spent the day with children from other schools from across Luton to solve some challenging maths problems on Wednesday 29th March. Chantry Primary Academy hosted the event and the children from Toucan and Flamingo classes were accompanied by Mrs Creasy. The children spent the day working with […]