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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.

If you are interested in hiring our hall and annex facilities please contact Rebecca Horne in the school office 01460 52686.

 
If you would like to book your children in for our Breakfast and After School Extended Provision Services or for Sunny Ile Pre school places please contact Helen Lancaster on  01460 259732  
 

School notices

 

  In the event of bad weather causing the school to close a notice will be posted here.  In addition, announcements of closures will be on BBC Somerset Radio (95.5FM) and Heart FM (102)

 
Up-coming Events:

 
  
 
Thursday 19th July – Transition session 3 to new classes

 
Friday 20th July – Y4 Crealy trip

 
Monday 23rd July – Y4 Leavers’ Service at The Minster 6pm​

 
Summer holidays Wednesday 25th July - Sunday 2nd September. Monday 3rd and Tuesday 4th September are INSET days. School re-opens to pupils on Wednesday 5th September.
 

 
 


 

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

  
  
Newsletter 38 13 07 18.pdf
  
Newsletter 37 06 07 18.pdf
  
Newsletter 36 29 06 18.pdf
  

 

 

 

School Activities

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Sharandy Birds of Prey brought four very special owl visitors to meet the children and explain more about the special features and adaptations owls have to help them survive. Children especially loved having the barn owl flying around our school hall.
4JY have excelled themselves in completing their own social action task producing a young person's guide to Fairtrade in Ilminster. Here they are presenting the first set to Just Things.
After the delays due to snow, we finally completed our Reading Week with our family share a book time that was greatly enjoyed by all.
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