Welcome to Greenfylde First School 

At this current time our thoughts are with our families and wider community who we hope stay safe and well. Information and advice can be found on this page and in our Parents section in 'help your child' and class pages.​

All Government guidance on Covid 19 in relation to schools and education can be found via this link   https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-for-schools-and-other-educational-settings

South Somerset District Council is offering support for families in need including food boxes - click on this news link to find out more https://www.southsomerset.gov.uk/news/2020/4/coronavirus-covid-19-free-food-boxes-to-be-provided-to-those-facing-financial-hardship-during-covid-19-crisis/

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.
  • 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.
  • 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 Lee Hart 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 ​including learning from home and online safety

​​​As we move to the majority of children learning from home we are including links to help you and your child stay safe online:
These are downloadable online safety resources for different ages​
Guidance for families on online games, age appropriateness etc​

Keeping you up to date:

06.07.20  Please find below links to our learning grids for this week which have also been emailed to you and are available on Class DoJo and Tapestry. Our main expectation is for our children and families to stay safe and well so please do not feel you need to do every activity but the grids have been created by the staff to help as our children distance learn. Do try and post some work to DoJo/Tapestry and staff will be posting daily updates  and responding to your learning. Please note children in school will follow the same learning as the grids we are sending to those learning at home. This week the theme is colour.

Reception Home Learning                       Year 1 and 2 Home Learning                      Year 3 and 4 Home Learning

If you are looking for some different resources why not try BBC daily bitesize their new online learning resources at https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons​ or try the ones from the Government's new Oak National Acedemy https://www.thenational.academy/

​​​Click here to access previous learning links given by Greenfylde during the partial closure.

Our School

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.

‘Our doors are open – everyone is welcome in Greenfylde C of E First School. As a school community we seek through shared service to support children, families and wider community; encouraging high expectation, hope and support for aspirations and an understanding that all deserve to receive and give respect and dignity.’​ John 10:10​

Latest Letters & Newsletters

School Activities

Updated news and challenges for our school community

60+ Virtual Tours and Trips.pdf
07/04/2020 14:36Claire.Oaten - SCH.196
Amendment sheet for SEND policy 21.5.20.pdf
24/05/2020 20:13Claire.Oaten - SCH.196
Children's guide to coronavirus - Children's Commissioner.docx
03/04/2020 14:11Claire.Oaten - SCH.196
08/04/2020 10:32Kerry.Lewis - SCH.196
COVID19 - Annex 1 School Safeguarding Policy March 2020 final.pdf
01/04/2020 12:11Claire.Oaten - SCH.196
COVID19 - Annex 1 School Safeguarding Policy May 2020 updated.pdf
24/05/2020 20:13Claire.Oaten - SCH.196
EYFS Number-and-Quantity-Matching-Cards_ver_1.pdf
19/03/2020 11:44Claire.Oaten - SCH.196
19/03/2020 11:44Claire.Oaten - SCH.196
19/03/2020 11:44Claire.Oaten - SCH.196
19/03/2020 11:44Claire.Oaten - SCH.196
Greenfylde Behaviour Management Policy Oct 19 amended May 20 for Covid 19.doc.pdf
24/05/2020 20:13Claire.Oaten - SCH.196
Keeping Kids and families active when at home.pdf
01/04/2020 11:48Kerry.Lewis - SCH.196
Letter re keyworkers.pdf
20/03/2020 08:22Claire.Oaten - SCH.196