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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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  • Monday 19 October 2020 Unicorns in the Playground Year Two have been learning all about the incredible Storm Unicorn! The teachers even managed to get video evidence of a wild unicorn in the KS1 playground! The children have been discovering facts all about the magical creatures and wrote instructions about caring for them. Some children were so inspired they wrote stories about storm unicorns at home and bought in unicorn toys! Keep your eyes open for wild storm unicorns.
  • Friday 16 October 2020 Excellent Reading Elephants The top readers from Excellent Elephants get to enjoy hot chocolate on a Friday afternoon. Who will be next week’s stars?
  • Friday 16 October 2020 Simon Says! The thumbnail has been assigned to the news item, and for convenience also added to the body here:
  • Friday 16 October 2020 Hyenas Cross the Troll Bridge To kick off Happy Hyenas' new story, 'The Three Billy Goats Gruff', they discovered a bridge with a scary troll hiding underneath. Some of the children were even brave enough to cross the bridge and tried not to wake up the grumpy troll!
  • Friday 16 October 2020 Hubble, Bubble, Toil and....... Spiders! Year One have loved the Halloween themed provision, especially making potions! They have also been improving their fine motor skills by pinching spiders and using maths calculations to peg spider legs!
  • Friday 16 October 2020 Super Sharks' Heart Rate The thumbnail has been assigned to the news item, and for convenience also added to the body here:
  • Friday 16 October 2020 Smart Snakes in the Wilderness Year Two have been learning all about plants this term in science. This week the class went out for a walk around the school to see the seasonal changes. The children explained how and why the leaves were changing colour at this time in the year. They also found fungus, acorns, fruit and a wide range of plants and trees.
  • Friday 16 October 2020 Science Saturation This week in Year Six, the children have been busy exploring the saturation points of salt and sugar. They conducted their own fair tests and discovered that salt has a much lower saturation point than sugar, which surprised some of them. They are loving their science lessons this term!
  • Friday 16 October 2020 Newsletter 16th October 2020 The thumbnail has been assigned to the news item, and for convenience also added to the body here:
  • Monday 12 October 2020 Dragonflies' Walkabout This week, Dragonflies decided to get some fresh autumn air. During their walk they decided to collect some autumnal items to use in an art project. The Reception children really enjoyed themselves.
  • Friday 9 October 2020 Reading in a tree
  • Friday 9 October 2020 Ladybirds Fun In the Two Year Old room this week they have been learning about numbers and practicing their point and count technique to help them understand quantity
  • Friday 9 October 2020 Journey Invention: Rhino Style This week the children have been inventing their own journey tales. Take a look at the incredible paintings of their settings. By doing this the children were able to make up their own sentences with similes, metaphors and personification. Miss Kenny was absolutely blown away by the children’s attitude to learning and the work they produced. Great job guys!
  • Friday 9 October 2020 It's All about the brass Year Four/Five have absolutely loved the time they have spent so far learning to play brass instruments. This is a ten week programme where children are taught by professionals musicians. Instruments include; trumpets, trombones and tubas. Miss Kenny popped her head into the session on Tuesday and was greeted by magnificent sounds and I know that parents are loving hearing the children rehearse at home too. It is wonderful that Greenfields can still offer such fantastic enrichment opportunities, let’s hope this gets more children into learning how to play an instrument.
  • Friday 9 October 2020 Super Healthy Sharks Super Sharks have also been learning about healthy eating and exercise. Here are some of our awesome posters.
  • Friday 9 October 2020 Squelchy Monkeys This week Year 3 were Super Scientists. They created an amazing discovery called 'oobleck'. This disgusting fluid which when you hold it is wet like a liquid but when left to rest turns in to a solid. It was very wet, sticky and messy but was lots of fun for the children to squelch between their fingers!
  • Friday 9 October 2020 Healthy Cheetahs In Champion Cheetahs this week, in science, they have been learning all about keeping themselves healthy. They learnt that exercise is just as important as a healthy diet!
  • Friday 9 October 2020 Baker Bees This week Busy Bees have enjoyed The Bakery role play, here they have been using their imagination to pretend to make bread in connection with the story The Little Red Hen. They have had lots of messy fun recreating the bread making from their previous learning.
  • Friday 9 October 2020 The Red Hen meets the Dragonflies
  • Friday 9 October 2020 Super Skills in Dragonflies Dragonflies have been enjoying their PE lessons, they have been focusing on balancing . They practiced balancing on one leg then they practiced walking heel to toe on the floor and finally along a beam. Super balancing skills Dragonflies!
  • Friday 9 October 2020 Story Puppets This week in Year One we invented three new characters for the story. The children all had some brilliant ideas and then had a go at creating puppets to retell their new stories!
  • Friday 9 October 2020 Scrummy Yummy Reading Rewards Year Two star readers for this week have been rewarded with a scrumptious chocolate cake!
  • Friday 9 October 2020 Book and Biscuit the Smart way To ensure Greenfields is Covid secure we are not allowing visitors into school. Unfortunately that means parents cannot join their children for 'Book and Biscuit'. Luckily Greenfields never lets the 'new normal' stop us from doing the nice things in class. Smart Snakes have been really enjoying the 'Book and Biscuit' session every week, although we are missing welcoming our families into school.
  • Friday 9 October 2020 Newsletter 9th October 2020
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  • Friday 2 October 2020 Rewarding Year 2 Year Two have been thinking about rewards in their Jigsaw PSHE lesson this week. They thought about how and why they get rewards and how it makes them feel. They created their own medals for each other to celebrate their wonderful qualities.
  • Friday 2 October 2020 Terrific, Tigers Terrific Tigers have been loving the continuous provision so far this year, especially the farm which they used the help us innovate our T4W story!
  • Friday 2 October 2020 This is getting Extreme Here at Greenfields, the children are passionate about reading. Year 6 decided to kick start reading their favourite books 'extreme reading' style. Year 6 were very extreme!
  • Friday 2 October 2020 Reception Bakers In Reception, the children talked about how making bread links to the story of The Little Red Hen which they are learning this week. They also thought about where the flour comes from and spoke about the ingredients they needed to make some bread. They all enjoyed eating their bread and Maeve the School Dog, enjoyed sniffing it when the children took it home at the end of the day!
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