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The staff at Greenfield School have joined us from many walks of life. Their varied passions, talents and education make for a diverse body of professionals all working to provide the best possible education for our pupils.

All our staff are invited to contribute to the Greenfield blog. We hope you enjoy reading their articles.

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  • ​​​​​​​Back To School: What’s On in the Summer?

    Published 21/04/23

    What's coming up this term?

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  • Early Benefits of Outdoor Learning

    Julie Swords
    Published 20/04/23

    Whether it's in the playground, out on the field, or in our Forest School: outdoor play and learning are vital to a child's development, especially during their early formative years. Nursery manager Julie Swords explains why outdoor learning is so important to pre-school children as well as their older peers.

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  • 5 Things To Do Before Your Child Starts Reception

    Published 18/04/23

    As we approach the Summer Term and consider our new joiners in September, here are 5 ways you can prepare for your little one starting their transition to big school. 

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  • How to Choose the Best Senior School for your Child

    Tania Botting
    Published 17/03/23

    Following this year's record-breaking results, Headmistress Mrs Botting reflects on how to choose the right school for each child. 

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  • How do we use Arts for Mental Health?

    Published 10/02/23

    We asked Greenfield staff: do you have any creative endeavours that help you look after your mental health? Here's what they had to say: 

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  • Embracing the Challenges and Rewards of Lifelong Learning

    Jenny Butcher
    Published 10/01/23

    What makes a 'Greenfield Learner?' Mrs Butcher discusses the importance of having a positive attitude towards learning, and makes some discoveries about the staff at Greenfield!

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  • 5 Things You Didn’t Know About Greenfield School

    Published 02/01/23

    Established in 1935, our modern prep school has seen numerous evolutions over the years. But what are some things you may not know about Greenfield School today?

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  • How School Infrastructure Leads to Better Education - 5 Reasons to Choose a Purpose-Built Prep School

    Published 23/12/22

    Read five ways that a 'Purpose-Built' school building can offer the very best prep school education. 

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  • What does it mean to be TES Prep School of the Year?

    Published 18/12/22

    In 2022, we had the honour of being awarded the TES Prep School of the Year. But why Greenfield, and what does this mean for us?

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  • Does Class Size Matter?

    David Brown
    Published 06/12/22

    Mr Brown looks at the evidence behind our approach to class sizes and teaching groups.

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  • Anti-Bullying Week

    Published 18/11/22

    What happened at Greenfield during Anti-Bullying Week 2022?

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  • Waste Week in Review: 5 sustainable practices for a Prep School to reduce waste

    Published 11/11/22

    As we aim to become an Eco School and live up to the “green” in our name, from 7th -11th November we focused our attention on waste output.

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