Author: Claire Oaten

We have spent a wonderful day immersed in stories, adventures, facts and fiction, sharing our favourite books and finding new ones in a day devoted to the joy of reading.
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All the children across Greenfylde, Sunny Ile and Cygnets pre-schools have had a fabulous time this week taking part in either the pancake flipping (Greenfylde) or pancake racing (pre-schools) competition. We hope they all enjoyed the fun and came home feeling proud of their flipping (and racing!) achievements! A huge thank you to all those who have been able to 
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Rev Jo and Rev Judith came in to talk the KS2 classes about Ash Wednesday and the start of Lent. Children were also able to have an ash cross as well if they and their family wanted.
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Well done to our pupils whose fantastic Art work is on display at The Arts Centre at The Meeting House as part of Schools Go Visual IX. There is an amazing range of styles and talent and we are very proud of our your artists aged 2 to 9 years old. All children later in the year will be having 
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Due to the weather warning school will be closed tomorrow. Online learning is available via Tapestry or Google Classroom. We hope everyone stays safe and we will see you all after half term.
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On Tuesday 8th February, the whole school, came together to be part of Safer Internet Day. We began with a special video assembly delivered by Digital Leaders introducing the children to the theme – All fun and games? Throughout the day, children took part in sessions that allowed them to explore  respect and relationships online whilst using devices appropriately.   With 
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This week, children in the Early Years Foundation Stage at Greenfylde First School were proud to receive their Physical Activity mark accreditation from Stuart Kennard at SASP (Somerset Activity and Sports Partnership) to show their commitment to developing physical activity for the children aged 2 to 5. The mark, developed by SASP aims to support the knowledge that active children 
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Learning how to look after ourselves socially, emotionally and physically turned into a fun learning opportunity recently when children at Greenfylde First School and their pre-schools Cygnets and Sunny-Ile benefitted from another visit from the Coram Life Education team with Helen and Harold the Giraffe. The developmental programme is followed weekly by children throughout the year to support their PSHE 
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We have had to share our Nativity stories virtually this year but that hasn’t stopped us acting and singing all the way to Bethlehem!
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Golden class were very honoured when the Ilminster Town Council asked them to design Christmas cards for the Mayor of Ilminster, Cllr Phil Burton. The children came up with six designs and were thrilled when they received copies of their finished cards which they hope bring some Christmas cheer to all who receive them.
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