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Welcome to Springmead

See why we're a small school and nursery with a big difference
Springmead School

About Our School and Nursery

Welcome to Springmead School and Nursery. Founded in 2002 by Madeleine and Stephen Taylor and Jacqueline Beardsley, it has since provided a nurturing and inspiring learning environment. 

An award-winning co-educational independent preparatory school and nursery, we cater for children from 3 to 11 years. 

Situated in the beautiful village of Beckington, near Frome, on the Wiltshire – Somerset border, our vision is to ignite a passion for learning and for life. This happens every day through exciting, engaging lessons and also through the wide range of enrichment activities children experience over the year such as various lunchtime and after school clubs, subject enrichment days, annual productions and class performances, the Annual Science Fair, residential, bushcraft and school trips.

As a testament to our commitment to holistic approach to learning, in 2018 we won the National ISA Award for Excellence in Extra-Curricular Activities. 

Open Days

At Springmead every day is an open day and we welcome you to visit the school. We feel that it is important to give you a personal experience when visiting and where we can spend time answering your questions.

  • A full day in the woods for our oldest children learning how to thrive in the wild with @countrylore #survivalskillsinfreezingtemperatures #bushcraftskills #getoutdoors #forestbathing #Frome #Somerset #openmorning27thJan #smallschoolbigdifference #inspiringeducation
  • We were in a Christmas story kinda groove this evening cosying up in our pyjamas! #storytelling #christmas #SpringmeadSchoolandNursery #makingmemories
  • Working together to investigate multiplication with the Squirrel's class. #inspiringeducation #maths #workingtogether #smallschoolbigdifference #Frome #Somerset #Year4 #openmorning27thJan10amto12noon
  • Key events in World War II sequenced by the Eagle's class.  #History #discussions #WorldWarII #Year6 #inspiringeducation #smallschoolbigdifference #springmeadschoolandnursery #Frome #Somerset #openmorning27thJan10amto12noon
  • Mighty Viking warriors sketched in charcoal imagined through research, by the Badgers, #springmeadschool #Year3 #inspiringeducation #smallschoolbigdifference  #Frome #Somerset #openmorningon27thJan #comeandvisit #placesavailable
  • Grab the popcorn as Year 1 and 2s' Nativity play, Census Sums is ready for viewing on our You Tube channel. #springmeadschool #inspiringeducation #Nativity2019 #Somerset #Frome #ThanksKerrenatMotionMemories
  • The Nursery and Reception Nativity play ~ A Very Special Baby is on our You Tube channel! #Nativity2019 #AVerySpecialBaby #SpringmeadSchoolandNursery #ThanksKerrenAtMotionMemories #Christmas #Frome #Somerset
  • We did it!! @dorothyhousehc #ElfRun #DorothyHouse #Charity #videoonitsway #goodtoseewherethemoneygoes #directaction #NurserytoYear2 #dontforgetyoursponsormoney #springmeadschool #Frome #bringittoschoolwithyoursponsorform
  • Our wreath making workshop was great fun!  It's amazing what you can achieve in an hour!  #nearlyChristmas #parentevent #community #SpringmeadSchool #Frome #Somerset #openmorningon27thJan10amto12Noon #comeandvisit
  • The beautiful story of the Nativity retold with music, wit and drama by the Otters and Rabbits.  Thanks again for the great photos @davidwiltshirephoto #SpringmeadSchoolandNursery #CensusSums #Nativity #performingartsatSpringmeadSchoolandNursery #Frome #Somerset #MagicalphotosbyJonatDavidWiltshirePhotography
  • Dick Turpin and Tudor punishments.  The grim realities of history through research and collaborative working.  #springmeadschool #inspiringeducation  #history #research #Tudors #smallschoolbigdifference #lastdaysofautumn #Year4  #Frome #Somerset #openmorningon27thJan #comeandvisit #placesavailable
  • Working together needs lots of listening and turn taking skills.  #toysfromthepast #springmeadschoolandnursery #inspiringeducation  #smallschoolbigdifference #Year1  #Frome #Somerset #openmorningon27thJan #comeandvisit #placesavailable
  • Wow! We love the new Springmead Review, thanks @rathernicedesign #rathernicedesign #whatagreatyearwehad #Frome #Somerset #Thanks #community
  • We're fundraising for this amazing charity to say thank you for the incredible work they do looking after our loved ones and their families.  Please sponsor children as they take part in this fun event all wearing elf hats.  We can't wait to see them!  Please ensure children have PE kit and trainers in school on their race day!
  • The Nursery and Reception Nativity play, 'A Very Special Baby', was as enchanting as it looked! Thanks @davidwiltshirephoto #Nativity #SpringmeadSchoolandNursery #Christmas #smallschoolbigdifference #openmorning27thJan10am12noon #comeandvisit #Frome #Somerset #MagicalphotosbyJonatDavidWiltshirePhotography