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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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  • Developing a Love of Literacy

    Julie Swords
    Published 08/09/22

    For International Literacy Day, Nursery Manager Julie Swords writes about how literacy is a huge part of school life and our love of books begins in infancy. 

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  • Greenfield A to Z!

    Published 19/08/22

    This summer we counted down an A to Z of a few things that make Greenfield so unique! 

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  • Top 10 Events of 21/22 at Greenfield

    Published 07/07/22

     

    After a year full of changes, celebration, returns to old traditions and embracing new ones, we stepped back and looked at 10 standout moments of the whirlwind year we had during 2021/2022.

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  • Wellbeing and Resilience in Early Childhood

    Julie Swords
    Published 30/06/22

    As a spotlight feature in our latest Little School newsletter, Nursery Manager Julie Swords writes about how we can support our children's resilience and mental wellbeing early in life. 

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  • Our Journey to Prep School of the Year

    Published 20/06/22

    The last time we travelled to the TES Awards the trains were cancelled due to snowfall. Admittedly that was February 2019, but the journey to the TES Awards 2022 could not have been more different – and we don’t just mean the weather.

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  • 10 Ways That Greenfield Connects With Its Community

    Published 25/04/22

    How does Greenfield School build and uphold its close community? Here are 10 ways that we connect with each other throughout the school year.

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  • 5 Reasons Why Year 6 is the BEST!

    Published 05/04/22

    "What do Year 6 children get up to after their exams are over with?", we hear you ask. Read on to discover some highlights of our Year 6 post-exam curriculum. (Although, if you are a grown-up, it's probably best to stop reading now. It may well make you wish you were 11 years old again).

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  • Native Tongue Reading Sessions

    Published 24/03/22

    Read more about the immeasurable benefits of regular ‘Native Tongue Reading’ sessions with Early Years children.

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  • Promoting Independence

    Julie Swords
    Published 20/12/21

    Within every Little School newsletter, Nursery Manager Mrs Julie Swords highlights and advises families on a specific area of childcare; allowing parents to maintain a cohesive approach between home and nursery. In the most recent edition, we explore the importance of developing a child's independence.

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  • Meet Our Sports Captain

    Danielle Griffiths
    Published 02/12/21

    When children reach Year 6 at Greenfield, a number of positions of responsibility are assigned: from our Head Boy and Head Girl, Library Prefects, House Captains, Performing Arts Captains and more.

    Introducing this year’s Sports Captain - Charlie Wade. Dedicated to a life of varied sporting activity, Charlie’s commitment and enthusiasm is an inspiration to his peers at Greenfield.

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  • The Robots Are Coming

    Peter Lovejoy
    Published 09/11/21

    Head of Science Mr Lovejoy considers how Greenfield is helping to equip the next generation with skills and knowledge to prepare them for future technological advances, through exploratory STEM lessons. 

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  • Diversity is Being Invited to the Party

    Elizabeth Reeve
    Published 01/10/21

    Would you like to dance?

    Ms Reeve writes about Greenfield's approach to inclusion. 

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