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Welcome to Greenfylde First School ​

We are currently showing parents around looking for entry to Reception in September 2018.

So why choose Greenfylde?

  • A school based in the heart of the community of Ilminster.
  • Strong academic record with results above national and Somerset averages.
  • A commitment to developing the whole child including a focus on social and emotional development.
  • Single age Reception classes with no more than 25 pupils in each.
  • All classes across the school have no more than 30 pupils with a teacher and learning support assistant.
  • Wide curriculum including the Arts, Forest School and Sport and this year we were shortlisted for the Community Education Awards.
  • National Outstanding Sporting Provision category.
  • An established and dynamic on site Pre-School offering excellent care and learning for 2 to 5 year olds.
  • Extensive facilities including a swimming pool and two outdoor learning classrooms.
  • A school where your child will be cared for and develop a love of learning.

If you are interested in visiting the school for entry to Reception or to look at joining us in later year groups please contact the school office on
 01460 52686.


School notices


 Up-coming Events

 The deadline for the return of FrOGS Christmas card orders is Monday 20th November

Monday 20th November - If consent has been given pupils will be having their 'flu vaccinations today

Tuesday 21st November Parents Evening 3.40 - 6pm
Thursday 23rd November Parents Evening 3.40 - 7pm

Friday 24th November FrOGS Quiz 7pm

Friday 8th December make a Christmas decoration with your child - 9.00 - 10.15am
Friday 8th December FrOGS Disco
Thursday 14th December Christmas Dinner
Friday 15th December FrOGS Christmas Bingo


Government National Pupil Premium Award 2016
National Winners for Infant, First and KS3 schools


Greenfylde C of E First School


On the 12th May 2016, we were thrilled when Greenfylde were announced as the National winners in the Government’s Pupil Premium Awards. This is an outstanding achievement for the school and the first time a Somerset school has been a National winner. The award is testament to the effort and enthusiasm shown by all the staff, children, Governors, parents and wider community in ensuring the children from the Ilminster area are afforded the best possible opportunities for their futures.
Although the Pupil Premium awards celebrate disadvantaged pupils including forces children, looked after/adopted children and those who have/have had free school meals it was noted that Greenfylde’s provision also directly improves the opportunities for all children in the school, something the Government is now looking to achieve in all schools.



Our school


Greenfylde is a Church of England First School located in the heart of Ilminster and we are very proud of being part of this community.

At Greenfylde we strive to give every child a broad, balanced and enjoyable curriculum that lets them reach their potential and experience learning, both inside and outside of the classroom, in a range of creative ways. Our Christian ethos underpins all of our work and helps us to create the friendly and caring atmosphere that is felt by the whole school community.

Latest Letters & Newsletters

Lantern Parade Event Information.pdf
Newsletter 10 17 11 17.pdf
Newsletter 9 10 11 17.pdf




School Activities

News Description
Children and staff from across the school, including our Pre-School Sunny Ile wore something spotty for Pudsey this week and raised £228.
Prime Minister's question time had nothing on the questions that Greenfylde, Swanmead and Wadham pupils put to our Mayor Cllr Val Keitch in a recent session in the Council Chamber.
We were all very proud of Alfie and Max who represented Greenfylde at the Civic Remembrance Service. They laid a wreath to symbolise how Greenfylde's whole school community thanks and thinks of those who have given service to their country.
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