11 BEFORE 11 is an exciting, new concept for Springhill Academy.                                                                    REAch2 now have a trust-wide enrichment programme that aims to offer all pupils 11 amazing experiences before they leave primary school. Each year group will have the opportunity to complete at least one of the promises that children will experience by the time they turn 11. These include:


  1. 10 good deeds

  2. Create something amazing

  3. Cross a border

  4. Flashmob

  5. Hiking heroes

  6. Make or break a REAch2 Record

  7. Messing about on the water

  8. Ride something huge

  9. Seeds to supper

  10. Shake it up Shakespeare

  11. Sleep under the stars

All of the promises support character trait development outlined in the DFE document ‘Promoting fundamental British Values’:

  • Neighbourliness and community spirit

  • Tolerance and respect

  • Motivation, drive and ambition

  • Perseverance, resilience and grit

  • Honesty, integrity and dignity

  • Conscientiousness, curiosity and focus

  • Confidence and optimism


Here are our current promises:


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