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Greenfields Opens New Junior School Facilities

On the 3rd of September 2015, East Grinstead Town Mayor, Mr Dick Sweatman, cut the ribbon to officially open the new Junior School building extension for Greenfields School.

Parents, pupils, friends and family had their first tour of the new building, which has been built to cope with the demand from the continuing expansion. The project, managed by Greenfields Educational Trust CEO, Beverley Croft, was carried out by Greenfields in-house estates team headed by Estates Manager, LJ Daly, and has provided the juniors with a large hall with staging area, new classrooms and a covered outdoor veranda. Continue reading

Graduation 2015

The highlight of Greenfields Gala weekend at the end of every summer term is the Graduation Ceremony. The first speech was from Head Teacher, Grant Hudson and was followed by a talk from the Greenfields Educational Trust Chairman, Peter Hodkin. Then it was the turn of bestselling author and parent, Roger Ellory who gave an inspiring speech addressed to the graduates themselves. Continue reading

Polish Children Visit Greenfields

54 Polish Children tour Greenfields and learn about Greenfields study methods, English school life and Greenfields School’s Summer EFL programs.

There was great excitement at the school last week when a coach load of 54 students and 8 teachers from Poland arrived to have a tour of the school.

Situated as it is in the beautiful Ashdown Forest, Greenfields made an ideal school for the children to have a taste of a rural English school.

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May 7th 2015 – Election Day!

On May 7th, The British General Election was held. On the same day in the pre-school, the ‘Monitor General Elections’ were held. Candidates ran their own campaigns and a ballot and the three winners were duly elected! Well done to Joelina Wies, Kiyan Pirnazari, and Laila Chester.

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Greenfields Lower School Expansion

Visitors to the Lower School over the last few months could hardly fail to notice the incredible work which has been done there. The school’s expansion in student numbers has been fully taken on board by the Trust Management of Greenfields School and is being reflected in a massive new extension, the body of which has now been built. Continue reading

Greenfields Students Support Human Rights

In December 2014 a group of students from Greenfields School contributed their art to a human rights-themed art exhibition. The exhibition was organised by artist Mandeep Birdy at the Nehru Centre in London in celebration of the International Human Rights Day (10th December 2015).

The event was also attended by Human Rights campaigners for India including Dr Iftakhar Ayaz O.B.E., Sangeeta Bahadur – Director of the Nehru Centre and Jyotsna Maity – director of the Youth for Human Rights movement in South Asia.