Years 5 and 6
Upper School is where you will find our most senior pupils, most of whom will be working towards senior school entry examinations and scholarship applications. We work hard to maintain a balance between preparation and ensuring our children remain relaxed, happy and able to put their best selves forward when they attend school visits and interviews.
Journey to Senior School
Senior School Heads often comment on the maturity of Greenfield pupils, which we attribute to our focus on the development of intellectual character as well as compassion, empathy and modesty. We believe that allowing children the freedom to explore a diverse curriculum helps to build effective and committed learners. Lessons are challenging, but this allows even our brightest pupils to work outside their comfort zone and develop a commitment to succeed.
Upper School Education
During Year 5, and the Autumn Term in Year 6, the timetable incorporates Verbal Reasoning to prepare children to sit their entrance examinations for senior schools at 11+. During the Summer Term in Year 5 and the Autumn Term in Year 6 children are monitored for their potential to earn a scholarship in Academia, Drama, Design & Technology, Music, Art and Sport.
For the last few years, all pupils leaving Year 6 have secured places at senior schools of their choice, many of which have high standards of entry, with a high proportion gaining scholarships.
- ISI Inspection Report March 2016
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Greenfield Children's Festival 2022
On Thursday 9th June, Greenfield School hosted its 3rd annual ‘Children’s Festival’. Children from preparatory schools across Surrey came together for a day of activities and discussions around the topics of equality and sustainability.
We are thrilled to share the news of these fantastic achievements earned by our Year 6 children as they approach the end of their prep school education.
5 Reasons Why Year 6 is the BEST!
"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).
£1000 Raised In Dragon's Den 2022
How did thirty-seven 11-year old children manage to raise over £1000 for charity, all by themselves?! A six-week challenge, a trio of fearsome Dragons and an endless supply of energy and creativity led our Year 6 children to success in this year’s Dragon’s Den project.