Newsletter 23rd April 2021

Headteacher Comment

Beautiful sunshine to end another beautiful week at Greenfields. The children are really enjoying using the outdoors more. We are so lucky to have such spacious grounds and we are encouraging good use of this, not only at play times but also during lessons as well. So, can I please remind you to ensure that your child comes to school prepared for the warmer weather, including bringing their own water bottle to school daily (filled with water only, please).

Enjoy the weekend and see you all on Monday.

Mrs Appleby

Annual Inspiration awards.

It is your last chance to vote for the outstanding teachers and all other staff in the amazing Greenfields Primary School and Nursery. Click on the button below to cast your vote by Midnight Sunday 25th April 2021.


Year One Enjoy The Outdoors

Year One have been enjoying the warmer weather and reading in the sunshine. Not only do the children enjoy the much improved weather, it also ensures a safer COVID environment in the fresh spring air.

Year One

Year One Also Explore Nature

Year One are loving their new science topic of plants! This week they went on a nature hunt and used a tally chart to see how many trees bushes and flowers our school grounds have! They were even able to describe them using adjectives.

Year One

Jack and the Robbers

Dragonflies have been enjoying learning a new story called Jack and the Robbers. They have been very busy making story maps and this week got to act out the story .The children used some props and also used their bodies to make forests, hills, ponds and a cottage. The class all remembered the story and were amazing.


Reading in the Fresh Air for Reception

This week we took Busy Bees and Dragonflies into the fresh air and sunshine to read their favourite stories. It was lovely to enjoy the nice weather and share our stories with our friends.


Year Two Jigsaw

This term, our Jigsaw theme across the school is 'Healthy Relationships'. Year Two had a lovely afternoon discussing family, friends and relationships. They talked about how to show respect to each other and how to have kind hands. They ended the Jigsaw session with a class animal massage and a story.

Year Two

Modern History in Year Six

In History this week, Year Six have been learning about modern migration, both through choice and also due to war or natural disasters. The class role-played what it might be like to be forced to leave your home with only a bag on your back. The Year Six children were incredibly thoughtful and compassionate as they discussed what items they may decide to take with them and reflected on what the journey may be like for themselves and their families.

Year Six

KS2 Celebration Assembly

Star Pupil

  • Marvellous Meerkats - Vika
  • Cheeky Monkeys - Shayla
  • Remarkable Rhinos - Zoltan
  • Super Sharks - Charlotte K
  • Champion Cheetahs - Vinnie
  • Proud Lions - Lacie - Mai
  • Soaring Eagles - Madison

Handwriting Award

  • Marvellous Meerkats - Liberty
  • Cheeky Monkeys - Sophia
  • Remarkable Rhinos - Cassandra
  • Super Sharks - Aryan
  • Champion Cheetahs - Harry
  • Proud Lions - Jamie
  • Soaring Eagles - Kimberley

Sports Award

  • Marvellous Meerkats - Oscar
  • Cheeky Monkeys - Ianis
  • Remarkable Rhinos - Ayisha
  • Super Sharks - Leah
  • Champion Cheetahs - Kyrice
  • Proud Lions - Morgan
  • Soaring Eagles - Harry

Positive Points Awards

In first place for the most positive points is.......

Excellent Elephants!

Excellent Elephants

Remember, you can earn your class 5 points for 5 reads at home per week, 2 points per day if you are on the Greenfields Moon or 1 point per day if you are on the Greenfields Star - play your part!

House Cup

Congratulations to this week's winner.....



Google Classroom

Google Classroom is where you will find Greenfields' amazing virtual classrooms full of chat and lots of hard work! If you have not used Google Classroom before, or you are new to Greenfields, please follow this link that explains how to log on to a PC, Android or Apple device. You will need your child’s email address and password, and the class codes below:

Home School Agreement

As we become more used to our online way of working, we thought it was important to add to our home/school agreement (that you signed when your child started at Greenfields) to include online learning. Please follow the link below to complete this short addition relating to online learning with Greenfields Primary School and Nursery.

Class Code and Google Link

Teachers are looking forward to posting their ‘Flipping Greenfields’ videos this Friday in time for the weekend. Each one is all about next week’s learning, so will get your child prepared for a flying start on Monday. Research shows that children who feel prepared for the coming week are less anxious about school, happier to get up and go on a Monday morning and achieve better than those who are not.

Greenfields Primary School and Nursery Term Dates

Just a quick COVID reminder

Please help us keep the school and its community safe by:

  • Keeping to the pick-up and drop-off times, and limiting your contact with school staff at these times
  • Keeping your distance from other families in the playground
  • Following the one-way system
  • Wearing a face covering when you are on the school grounds
  • Limiting the number of adults picking up children to 1. If you have a teenager, or partner who is currently dropping off/picking up with you, please ask them to remain off-site.

Google Classroom

If you are having issues with Google Classroom please click on the handy link below

My Child At School

Please click on the button below for an easy guide to the My Child At School app

Office Contact

As per our Covid -19 risk assessment, the office is currently closed to visitors. This includes parents wanting to drop off any forgotten items such as packed lunches, drinks bottles and school bags. If you need to contact the school please ensure this is done by telephone on 01536 514622 or email at admin@greenfields-pri.co.uk.

To log your child's daily reading, please either scan the QR code with your mobile phone using the camera function or click on the button below.

QR code for Greenfields' Reading Log

The Greenfields Way for Families

Please follow the link below for handy information about how life at Greenfields Primary School and Nursery works. From attendance, to Parent Pay, to Google Classroom, find all the answers to any questions you may have here:

Wraparound Care booking

Wraparound care has been reserved for key worker parents accessing school. If you require wraparound care please email admin@greenfields-pri.co.uk

Breakfast Club

Notification of price increase starting September 2021

As you know Greenfields offers wraparound care from 7.30am until 6pm every school day.

From September 2021 the price is £3 per child per day. The £3 charge is used to staff the Breakfast Club regardless if your child attends at 7.30am or 8.15am. Of course you will still be required to book your place in advance of care required.

Drumming Lessons

We are lucky to be able to offer a wide range of music lessons to pupils at Greenfields Primary School & Nursery, and we now have a limited number of spaces for drumming lessons for pupils from Year 2 – Year 6. Please see the attached letter from our drumming tutor Mark McHarg with details on how you can secure your child a space.

Drumming lessons

Greenfields Half-Term Camp

Greenfields are very excited to share with you the new Greenfields Holiday Club. This will be staffed by people your child(ren) will know from school and will include a variety of activities. The price is £18 for a full day with half day and short day options. Please contact the school via email: admin@greenfields-pri.co.uk or by calling the office on 01536 514622 for more information or to book your place.

Holiday Club

Taking care of family matters

Anger in the family

We are on Facebook and Twitter!

Dates for your Diary

May Bank Holiday Monday 3rd May 2021

End of Term - Friday 28th May 2021

Back to School Monday 7th June 2021

End of Term Friday 16th July 2021

Outward Bound 2021 Monday 18th October - Friday 22nd October 2021

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