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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.


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  • Friday 24 November 2023 Decisions Decisions! What a wonderful session Year Six had in the Life Education Tent! Children were given the opportunity to delve into decision making and some of the challenging decisions they may make as they grow.
  • Friday 24 November 2023 Superb Sketching in Year Six
  • Friday 24 November 2023 No to Basil This week in Cooking Club the children made delicious pizzas. As you can see from the photos...... the basil did not go down well!
  • Friday 24 November 2023 Diyas for Diwali This week, Year One have been creating diyas to celebrate Diwali, the Hindu festival of light. We learnt that diyas, which are small oil lamps, are important to the festival as it's believed that they help to light a path for the goddess of wealth. We also read the story of Rama and Sita and discovered how Diwali originated.
  • Friday 24 November 2023 Creating Action Paintings This term in Reception the children will be exploring the artist Jackson Pollock, who is best known for his action paintings, where he dripped the paint onto canvas. The children have enjoyed working on individual pieces and large group pieces.
  • Friday 24 November 2023 Brilliant Basketball In Year Four this term the class are working on their netball and basketball skills. Here are Powerful Panthers in action, mastering the different passes they have learned!
  • Friday 24 November 2023 Hunting Superworms This week in Ladybirds they have been reading the story Superworm. After hearing the story they decided to go on a hunt to find Superworm. Firstly, they had to fill the wormery up with wet soil and sand. Once it was full it was time to find Superworm, after a little walk they found him! He was respectfully picked up and placed into the wormery. They then all took turns to observe Superworm and his friends for a couple of days, where they saw tunnels being made by the worms. Superworm and his friends were then released back to their homes.
  • Friday 24 November 2023 Half Past What Time? The children in Year Two have been learning to tell the time this week. They loved using the mini clocks to support them with this. They all worked well with their partner to show a variety of times on their clocks including o'clock and half past.
  • Friday 24 November 2023 Autumn Singing in Year Three Cheeky Monkeys (Year Three) had a great time learning and adding actions to our Autumn song this week. They have started looking at the beat and rhythm of the song too. It is part of Year Three's continued music curriculum development and part of being a Singing School.
  • Friday 24 November 2023 Newsletter 24th November 2023 The thumbnail has been assigned to the news item, and for convenience also added to the body here:
  • Friday 17 November 2023 Jigsaw Owls in Year Six Year Six are loving getting to know their new Jigsaw Owl friends in RE.
  • Friday 17 November 2023 Swimming in Pyjamas Powerful Panthers had a great time at swimming on Thursday this week. It was their last session and they all wore pyjamas and smashed lifesaving in the pool! Here are Asmeena and Jason, super organised and ready for their lesson in their Pyjamas!
  • Friday 17 November 2023 Marbles and Magnets
  • Friday 17 November 2023 Honey Ladybirds This week in Ladybirds they've had a go at making their own snack, honey sandwiches! They washed their hands first, and then selected their slice of bread. They then used a knife to spread the honey on the bread. Once finished, they ate their delicious honey sandwich.
  • Friday 17 November 2023 Year Four Go to the Film Festival Year Four had a brilliant afternoon on Wednesday! They went to the cinema as part of the national Into Film Festival and had a great time watching Ruby Gillian, Teenage Kraken. What an exciting experience and for some of them, it was the first cinema visit as a class!
  • Friday 17 November 2023 Reception Walkabout Reception had a lovely walk round the local community this week, looking at different homes. They were able to see a wide selection of homes including bungalows, flats and semi-detached properties,. This really helped them to understand and deepen their understanding of how each building is different.
  • Friday 17 November 2023 Remembrance Sunday Heroes Year Three created art pieces to remember our heroes for remembrance Sunday. The children created a silhouette art piece of the Cenotaph in London. They used different pencil techniques to help with drawing the Cenotaph and to add their back grounds to their pieces.
  • Monday 13 November 2023 Admissions Policy Consultation 2025-26 Greenfields Primary School & Nursery is consulting on the Academy’s admission arrangements. These arrangements are for students who will be starting in September 2025.The consultation is taking place for a period of six weeks, between Monday 13 November 2023 – Sunday 31 December 2023.Consultation will also be undertaken via North Northampton Council’s co-ordinated consultation process and will be on the North Northampton School Admissions Consultation website from the start of the consultation period. Why are we consulting?The Trust must set (‘determine’) admission arrangements annually. Where changes are proposed to admission arrangements, the Trust must first publicly consult on those arrangements. If no changes are made to admission arrangements, they must be consulted on at least once every 7 years.Greenfields Primary School & Nursery is not proposing any changes to its admissions arrangements for 2025 however is consulting in accordance
  • Friday 10 November 2023 Mmm.... Sandwiches This week in Ladybirds they've had a go at making their own snack: honey sandwiches! They washed their hands first, and then selected their slice of bread. They then used a knife to spread the honey on the bread. Once they had all finished, they ate their delicious honey sandwich. Yummy!
  • Friday 10 November 2023 Storm Unicorns This week, the children in Year Two were introduced to their new Talk4Writing text 'The Storm Unicorn'. The children became detectives and were sent on an animal hunt where they had to find animals by solving a riddle. They then had a go at writing their own riddle about an animal of their choice. There were some brilliant ideas and some amazing adjectives being used!
  • Friday 10 November 2023 Non-Newtonian Liquids Year Three had messy fun at the beginning of the week making Ooblek form our talk for writing topic this term. The children had fun with the different feels of the liquid and added a new word to their vocabulary for this term: non-newtonian liquid. Who knew that ketchup was a non-newtonian liquid?
  • Friday 10 November 2023 Space Wow Day! Reception have had a great start to their new topic this term. On Monday, the children came to school and noticed baby bear was on the shed roof. This sparked lots of discussion and questions about how he could have got there. They then had a letter from his mum to say he had blasted out of space and gone missing. Throughout the day the class took part in lots of different activities which included learning our new story, decorating space biscuits, space art, building rockets and even moon walking!
  • Friday 10 November 2023 Wow! Volcanoes On Monday, Year Four had a fantastic WOW morning exploring their new topic of volcanoes. They made their own volcanoes and also explored 'volcanic eruptions' using fizzy coke and mentos. They all had a great time and can't wait to start learning more!
  • Friday 10 November 2023 Christmas Shoebox Year One have collected some lovely Christmas shoes boxes - thank you for your generosity. This is for the Blythswood charity who are aiming to bring hope this Christmas to the children in Ukraine. If you would like to make one please hand it in by 13th November and bring it to Happy Hyenas.
  • Friday 10 November 2023 Book and Biscuit in Key Stage 1 This week marked the start of our alternating weeks of Book and Biscuit (EYFS and KS1 and KS2). The classes not participating in book and biscuit were simply enjoying reading quietly and it was brilliant!
  • Friday 20 October 2023 Where is the Tomb This week Year One learned about the discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb. We learned about the precious object discovered inside and even visited the pyramids of Giza using virtual reality!e:
  • Friday 20 October 2023 Beating Hearts In Science, Year Five have been looking at their hearts. In the final lesson this half term they have been looking at aerobic exercise and the impact on their pulse! They predicted that when they jog their pulse will get faster - THEY WERE RIGHT! How amazing is their scientific thinking - we are so proud!
  • Friday 20 October 2023 Heartbeeps Workshop Nursery and Reception had a lovely time during their Heartbeeps workshop where they had lots of fun developing their fine and gross motor skills.
  • Friday 20 October 2023 Ladybird's Fire Time ?? This week in Ladybirds they had a fire for an end of term treat. All the children listened carefully to the rules before the fire was lit. The fire was then lit they watched the fire for a few moments and were able to see the fire was "orange, hot and smelly". They then put their marshmallow on the stick and toasted it over the fire.
  • Friday 20 October 2023 Magnetic Force in Year Three Cheeky Monkeys designed their own scientific experiment in groups this week (using teamwork!) to test the strength of different magnets. The children really enjoyed being able to use everything they have investigated this term to help them design their final experiments and how they wanted to record their results.
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