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.

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School Activities

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Marcus Fysh MP came in to meet our school council and answer their questions.
Parliament Outreach provided our children in years 2 to 4 with an interesting insight into the workings of Parliament and the House of Commons and House of Lords.
We welcomed Helen and Life Education Wessex back to Greenfylde for their annual visit to engage our children in a range of exciting PSHE activities in their mobile classroom.
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