Parents of new pupils joining Reception and Nursery in September 2021 have been sent an email with information about classes and transition.
Please contact the school office on 01189 375473 or email for more details on Nursery places for September 2021.
School Update Letter July 2021
Welcome to Geoffrey Field Infant School
We are a large Infant school situated within a diverse community in the south of Reading. The school is set in extensive and attractive grounds, giving the pupils plenty of space to learn and play. Each year group benefits from its own dedicated outdoor teaching and learning area.
We have approximately 320 pupils on roll across 10 classes, including a Nursery class. Pupils in the Nursery attend for 15 hours each week for either a morning or an afternoon session.
2020-2021 Term Dates
Term 1. Wed 2 Sept - Fri 23 Oct 2020
Term 2. Mon 2 Nov 2020 - Fri 18 Dec 2020
Term 3. Mon 4 Jan 2021 - Wed 10 Feb 2021
Term 4. Mon 22 Feb 2021 - Thurs 1 April 2021
Term 5. Mon 19 April 2021 – Fri 28 May 2021
Term 6. Mon 7 June 2021 – Wed 21 July 2021
Please see Term Dates in the Quick Link section below for 2021-2022 School year.
Year 1 & 2 start back on Thursday 2nd September 2021
Parents of children joining Nursery and Reception have been notified individually of start dates. Please check your email inbox and the junk box just in case our emails have been directed there.
Get lost in the task
Do one thing at a time
Break things down
Plan and think it through
Draw diagrams, jot down thoughts or things that help you think
Don't give up
Try new strategies
Ask for help
Take a brain break
Listen to others
Say when you don't understand
Be kind when you disagree
Explain things to help others
Look for patterns and connections
Think of possible reasons
Ask "What if..."
Have a go
Have a growth mindset
Don't worry if it goes wrong
Learn from mistakes
Be excited to try new things
Use your imagination
Let your imagination go
Think up new ideas and questions
Keep reviewing your work
Identify your best bits
Improve one thing first
Try to be better than last time
Don't compare yourself to others, only yourself
Take small steps
Feel proud of all your achievements
Feel your neurons connecting!
Imagine your intelligence growing by the minute!
Use what you learn in real life
Know you can do it if you have input and practise