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Greenfields Primary School & Nursery

Greenfields Primary School and Nursery stands proud as an oasis in the community where every child has the right to succeed and feel proud of their individual achievements.

 Academy Information

Aspiration. Ambition. Courage. Respect

Greenfields Primary School stands proud as the oasis in the community where every child has the right to succeed and feel proud of their individual achievements.

Our pupils are proud of their gifts and talents and as a school we strive not only to identify these but to celebrate each child’s successes of any size.

We are a vibrant, happy and caring school where the pupils achieve the highest possible standards. Staff, pupils and parents work together within a creative, active and positive learning environment to ensure security, stability and success for every child.

Our Aims

  • To create a happy and caring school where the pupils are keen to learn, are offered a variety of experiences and everyone is valued
  • To set the highest expectations of pupil achievement, attitudes, welfare and behaviour
  • To develop positive, respectful relationships between staff, parents and pupils to enhance pupil achievement and help to promote our school in the local community
  • To embrace new initiatives to help establish creative, active, and positive learning experiences within a modern and vibrant environment
  • To offer an inclusive education which emphasises security, stability and success for all our pupils

Our School Day

  • 8.40am School Day starts
  • 10.45am-11.00am Morning Break for KS1 and KS2
  • 12.00pm Lunch Break
  • 13.00pm Afternoon lessons begin
  • 15.10pm School finishes for EYFS and KS1
  • 15.20pm School finishes for KS2

Meet our Staff

Senior Leadership Team



Headteacher: Mrs Sandra Appleby
Associate Headteacher: Mrs Claire Tyrrell-Smith
SLT/ EYFS Specialist: Miss Rebecca Wood
Assistant Headteacher: Mrs Amelia Holdcroft

Assistant  Headteacher: Mrs Eve Kenny


Admin Team


Senior Academy Administrators: Miss Andreia Dias
Academy Administrators: Mrs Clare Jones and Mrs Amy Critchley

Inclusion Team


SENCo: Mrs Claire Tyrrell-Smith
Family Support Workers: Mrs Elizabeth Baker and Mrs Wahida McNally

On Site Team


Site Supervisor: Mr Brian Jones
Cleaners: Mrs Trudi Brooke, William Lacey, Rebecca Reilly, Berlinda Goodwin and Susan Mureithi 

Lunchtime Team


Senior Lunchtime Playworkers: Mrs Mandy Elliott
Lunchtime Playworkers:  Miss Sharnie Love, Ms Mariana Schiopu and Mx Melissa Paton

Pastoral and Inclusion Team

Safeguarding Lead and SENCO: Claire Tyrrell-Smith
Family Support Worker: Elizabeth Baker/Wahida McNally
Behaviour Lead: Danie Wensley

Pastoral Leads: Danie Wensley / James Reid/ Tony Hughes/ Della Mitchell/ Lucy Black

Curriculum Leadership Team

English: Lucy Black/Della Mitchell
RWI Phonics: James Reid
Maths: Tony Hughes
Science: Berlinda Asumang 
History and Geography: Chloe Owens / Ellie Franklin
Art & DT Kirsty Casey
PSHE/ RE: Della Mitchell/ Lyndsey Jennings
Computing: Eve Kenny
Physical Education: Tony Hughes / Kieron Hawthorn
Modern Foreign Languages : Suki Birdy
Music: James Thorne 
EYFS: Rebecca Wood

House Leads 

Adlington: Tony Hughes

Ennis: Lucy Black/ Della Mitchell

Farah: James Thorne

Hoy: James Reid

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