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On Friday 7th May, Greenfylde First School once again ‘Dressed Up For Digits’ in aid of the NSPCC’s National Number Day.  Children were encouraged to turn up in clothing with digits on them whilst raising money for the NSPCC and taking part in a range of practical number activities. These included taking part in a National TT Rockstars ‘NSPCC ROCKS’ competition for 
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Our judges from Ilminster Rotary, Owen and Kirsty, had very difficult decisions this week with nine excellent finalists from Year 1 and Key Stage 2 in our Young Voices public speaking competition. The children all spoke for two minutes on growing up during Covid 19 and showed expression and confidence in their speech as well as some thoughtful and often 
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This week we enjoyed a virtual visit from Carymoor Environmental who taught us all about our waste and why we need to recycle for the World. Beth, who led our visit virtually, shared with us where our rubbish and recycling currently goes and what we can do to protect the environment in decades to come. We were also taught about 
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Huge Easter thanks to Cottage Flowers and Ilminster Tesco for arranging Easter eggs for all the children.An amazingly kind and thoughtful gesture which we thank them for and wish all of them a fabulous Easter from Greenfylde
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Thank you to all our school community – pupils, families, staff and especially Rev Jo and The Minster for their efforts and support in our Easter worships this week. Children shared outdoor song, art work, poems, prayers and drama to celebrate Easter through our virtual services which saw nearly 250 screens join us across the week. Happy Easter to everyone 
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Classes shared their creative talents through art work for the Minster on the theme of ‘Stations of the Cross’, retelling the Easter story.
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Children at Greenfylde First School in Ilminster are going green with a series of events to help them be mindful of their community and wider world. Following a previously successful virtual Q&A session with the Mayor of Ilminster, Cllr Phillip Burton, the focus this time was on environmental issues and climate impact in Ilminster and the Mayor was joined by 
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As a once in every 10 year opportunity we have been learning all about the National Census and the role of counting in our lives. Thanks to Mr Lewis for creating a range of Census themed activities for the children and please try to involve your children as you fill in your census at home.
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We brought a smile to share in Comic Relief by wearing our odd socks and sharing our best (and worst!) jokes.
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It was all busy in the school garden and forest school area as children in Morgan class planted trees donated by the Tree Council. Five trees were planted in all, a pear, a Victoria plum, a cherry and 2 apple trees and the children will be responsible for looking after these and checking on their growth.
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