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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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  • Friday 12 February 2021 Newsletter 12th February 2021 The thumbnail has been assigned to the news item, and for convenience also added to the body here:
  • Friday 12 February 2021 Fairtrade for all.... This week in Year Four/Five children having been working incredibly hard on promoting Fairtrade products. We all feel it is so important that farmers get a fair price for a hard day’s work.
  • Friday 12 February 2021 Go Noodle Year Six understand the importance of keeping their bodies healthy, which in turn helps keep their minds sharp. They always start their day with a few Go Noodle moves.
  • Friday 12 February 2021 Busy Bees' Hand Printing Some of the amazing salt dough handprints made by Busy Bees and Dragonflies . Isla-Rose even made a salt dough paw print with help from her dog Ebony .
  • Friday 12 February 2021 Don't forget Pancake Day!  Just a quick reminder from Ladybirds that its Pancake day on Tuesday 16th February.
  • Friday 12 February 2021 Forest School Art The Year One children enjoyed completing a forest school activity this week. It involved them getting outdoors and making their own paint using different materials. They used mud, berries, flowers and food colouring. Some children even used sticks and stems to paint their pictures with.
  • Friday 12 February 2021 Happy Chinese New Year Today in Reception the children have enjoyed learning about the Chinese New Year, they read the story, found out what animal they are, made lanterns, Chinese dragon masks and danced to Chinese music.
  • Friday 12 February 2021 Exploring Chinese New Year in Nursery This week in Nursery the children have been learning about Chinese New Year. they loved trying food, making lanterns, messy play and even had a go at writing their names in Chinese.
  • Friday 12 February 2021 Jigsaw Live: Year Three Explore their Dreams and Goals Over the past few weeks, children in Year Three have spent valuable time exploring their ’Dreams and Goals’ Jigsaw topic through a series of live, interactive sessions delivered by Mr Leach. To begin with, they began to unpick the concept of a challenge by learning about and discussing the different challenges that people face, as well as considering how these people have persevered and overcome these challenges to achieve success.
  • Tuesday 9 February 2021 Newsletter 5th February 2021 The thumbnail has been assigned to the news item, and for convenience also added to the body here:
  • Tuesday 9 February 2021 Relax, Reception The children in Reception have been thinking about what makes them happy, ways they can relax and how they express themselves! Incredible work everyone!
  • Friday 5 February 2021 Message in a Bottle This week Year Four/Five the children have been learning how to write a letter from the perspective of being stranded on an island. This is part of the Talk for Writing unit; ‘How to Survive in Extreme Environments’.
  • Friday 5 February 2021 Nursery do Mental Health Week The Two Years Old room in Nursery decided to show rather than tell how they took part in mental health week. Enjoy their video!
  • Friday 5 February 2021 Handa's Surprise
  • Friday 5 February 2021 Crazy for Cups…. This week Year Four/Five have really enjoyed the DRET challenge, children were asked to take part in a rhythmic performance involving a cup.
  • Friday 5 February 2021 Year One in Mental Health Week Year One thought of things that they can do to make themselves feel better if they are worried or upset. Some children said that they liked singing, others had quiet time in their rooms and some children enjoyed cuddling their teddies. Here are some examples.
  • Friday 5 February 2021 Year Four/Five working on Children's Mental Health Week Here are just some of the many pieces of work from the children in Year Four/Five. Children have been sharing the ways in which they express themselves which has ranged from bird watching to dancing and spending time alone to reading with their families. Children also shared their emotions through drawings and digital art. Miss Kenny was particularly impressed with Eryn’s digital cartoon she made, which told us how her dog Cookie always make her feel good.
  • Friday 5 February 2021 Choose and Chill is back! Choose and chill has returned to Greenfields! Every Wednesday at 11:30am families can browse our padlet link posted on their Google Classroom stream for their perfect story. Each teacher joins children in Teams from all different classes across the school who have gathered virtually to hear some of their favourite stories retold by some familiar faces. Each week our stories are recorded for you to listen to again and again at home.
  • Friday 5 February 2021 Year Six Look After Their Mental Health We have had great fun marking Children's Mental Health Week at Greenfields this week! The theme of 'Express Yourself' was perfect for us at Greenfields! The children have loved showing their true creative selves through all sorts of expression, including music, art, dance and even mime!
  • Friday 5 February 2021 Children's Mental Health Week in Year Two Year Two have absolutely loved CMHW! They started the week by thinking about how amazing they all are and sharing their special talents! They completed a range of challenges at school and within their bubble. The children used the Time to Talk cookbook to create recipes, played bingo, played games, went for walks and enjoyed activities with their families which help them to relax! They also made a ‘Wave Of Kindness’ full of positive messages and put these on their windows. It has been wonderful to see families sharing discussion about wellness and mental health.
  • Friday 5 February 2021 Bean to Bar In Year Four/Five, the children have been learning about the Fairtrade Foundation and the role it plays in making sure people who grow various crops get the best deal they can. As part of the topic the children have been learning how cocoa makes the transformation from ‘Bean to Bar’. The children were asked to create their own presentation of this journey, here is just a sample of the outstanding work produced by the children.
  • Friday 5 February 2021 Nursery Take Care of their Health Nursery have been having lots of fun finding ways to express themselves this week as part of Child Mental Health Week.' They have loved joining in with yoga, art, singing, dancing and baking.
  • Friday 5 February 2021 'Star Pupils' Year Six were wowed by a visit from Space Engineer, Sophie Allen from The National Space Academy. They discussed the myriad of careers in the space industry alongside a multitude of topics related to space. Among many things, they debated the ethics and practicalities of humans living on Mars, the possibility of life on other planets and current space missions. Sophie was amazed at the in-depth and insightful questions from our Year 6 students who showed great knowledge and desire to keep learning!
  • Friday 5 February 2021 History of School In Year One we have been learning about how school has changed over time. We looked at what school rules were like and then had a go at making our own posters. We also made our paper look old by staining and crumpling them. We decided that we would much prefer school nowadays!
  • Friday 5 February 2021 Arty Numbers Year Two have absolutely loved our art project this week! We have made amazing pictures using the numbers 0-10 and transforming them into works of art.
  • Friday 5 February 2021 Fantastic Live Lessons Year One had their first live English and Maths lessons this week. The children were absolutely amazing at sharing ideas using the hands up function on Teams and produced fantastic writing. They have also used the chat function to submit answers to questions and vote for correct answers.
  • Friday 29 January 2021 Newsletter 29th January 2021 The thumbnail has been assigned to the news item, and for convenience also added to the body here:
  • Friday 29 January 2021 Snow Art This week Reception took their learning into the outside area: they used food colouring and water to create pieces of art in the snow. The children enjoyed exploring mixing the different colours to see what new colours could be made.
  • Friday 29 January 2021 FAIRY DUST MAKING Year 2 have been learning all about fairies this week! They have learnt about using time openers and imperative verbs in instructions and why these are important. They have also been learning how to make fairy dust. On Thursday the School Bubble made awesome fairy doors, hunted for smelly trolls and followed instructions in order to make their own dust. They even made magical wishes and scattered the dust around the playground!
  • Friday 29 January 2021 CHOOSE AND CHILL Year 2 were so happy to see Choose and Chill returning! The School Bubble celebrated this with doughnuts and really enjoyed watching Mrs Wensley's story! There's a link on everyone's Google Classroom so you can watch the other teachers' stories in between.
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