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As salaamu alaykum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatahu.
It is with great excitement and pride that we present to you the Greenfields Primary School Newsletter. This is more of a revival, as in the past, the school has produced a newsletter and now it’s our turn. So, we really hope you will enjoy our informative and beneficial newsletter. Click here to read on…

HEADTEACHER’S WELCOME

As Salāmu ‘Alaykum Wa Rahmatullāhi Wa Barakātuh.

I would like to wish you all a very warm welcome to Greenfields Primary School in Birmingham.

At Greenfields we offer a unique experience for children in a Muslim friendly setting ensuring they are safe, happy and enjoying a mix of religious and secular learning opportunities.  We offer a fabulous standard of education which brings together a knowledge-rich based curriculum, coupled with the skills that are required in English and Maths to ensure our children have the bedrock of key knowledge that will allow them to blossom as successful learners.

We have high expectations of the children in their conduct and learning behaviours and we are very proud of how well they reach those high standards.

The staff are dedicated professionals who are fully committed to the life in school and the children. We hope you enjoy browsing through our website and finding out a little bit more about life at our school. Greenfields Primary is currently on a journey of expansion and development and we hope you too can join us on this journey.

Saadat Rasool – Acting Head

LATEST TWEETS

Year 2 wrote a poem about the day of Eid in Arabic!

Did you know? Eid ull-Fitr starts as Ramadan ends and is dated the 1st of Shawwāl in the Islamic calendar every year. It celebrates the ‘breaking of the fast’,

Year 2 made storyboards in Arabic of a fasting day in Ramadan!

Did you know? During Ramadan, Muslims recite the Qur’an plentifully & pray at night!
"Whoever stands with the imām in the night prayer up until he has finished, his previous sins will be forgiven." [Al-Bukhāri]

KS1 pupils learnt the 12 Islamic months. It is based on the moon sighting.

Did you know? Muslims in different lands may begin their fasting on different days based on their own regional moon sighting!
"Fast when you see the moon and cease fasting when you see it" [Muslim]

Ramadan awareness week!

In our Year 3 comprehension lesson, pupils read an article about Ramadaan and then answered questions to test their understanding. There was alot of conversation around individual Ramadaan routines which pupils shared with one another in lesson.

Pupils in Yrs 5/6 learnt about the importance of having nutritious food when fasting to get enough energy. They made posters to encourage others to make the right choices when fasting!

Did you know? When fasting the body uses its stores of carbohydrates & fat to provide energy!

LATEST UPDATES

2018 - 2019 Ruth Miskin Training Accreditation

We are a “Get Reading – Keep Reading – Change Everything” school

We use the highly successful Read Write Inc. Phonics programme to teach our children to read, write and spell. Our children do well in the phonics screening check and by Year 2, the majority are fluent readers with the best chance of success in the KS1 tests.

Ruth Miskin Training recognise us for teaching the programme with fidelity and passion – we know what it takes to make reading and writing pleasurable and rewarding for our children.

This badge recognises that we:

• Raise standards in reading and writing for our children
• Are all expertly trained by Ruth Miskin Training
• Gain the latest programme updates through regular visits from our Ruth Miskin Consultant Trainer
• Support our most vulnerable readers with extra one-to-one teaching every day

To visit the parent pages on the Ruth Miskin Training website go to: https://ruthmiskin.com/en/find-out-more/parents

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