A message to our pupils and their families from all staff at GFIS:



Transition letter for pupils currently attending GFI 30th June

 Year 2 GFJS transition letter- June 2020

 Letter to parents 18.06.2020 - Plan for week commencing 22nd June

Letter to parents 11.6.2020 - Plan for week commencing 15th June

 Letter to parents 4.6.2020 - Plan for week commencing 8th June

Letter to parents 21.5.2020 - The wider reopening of GFIS


Menu for children returning to school who are not claiming FSM Vouchers


Documents to read linked to the wider reopening of GFIS: GFIS Behaviour Policy Appendix  This document has been amended to reflect adjustments linked to the wider reopening of school. It details expectations linked to behaviour and safety. 

Photos and information about changes to the school environment and organisation 

This document may help parents to know more about plans for the wider reopening of school. This would also be a useful document to share with your child to help prepare them for returning to school and know more about what school will look like. 


Letter following Government announcement 10th May

Letter to parents - 7.5.2020

New Free School Meal Voucher Information

Easter Letter to Parents 20.4.2020



Nursery Admissions for September 2020:

Nursery admissions for September 2020 have now been allocated and all parents of children who have been allocated a space have been contacted. If you would like to apply for a Nursery place for admission in the future please contact the school office. 


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.


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Please click here for home learning 


If your child is joining our Nursery or Reception in autumn 2020, please click here


Inset day - Friday 3rd July

Last day of term - Tuesday 21st July


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 - Thur 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 diary for inset days.

Successful Learning

  • Concentrate

    Manage distractions

    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

    Work hard

    Practise lots

    Keep going

    Try new strategies

    Ask for help

    Start again

    Take a brain break

  • Be cooperative

    Listen to others

    Say when you don't understand

    Be kind when you disagree

    Explain things to help others

    Be tolerant

  • Be curious

    Ask questions

    Notice things

    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

    Be creative

    Let your imagination go

    Think up new ideas and questions

  • Keep improving

    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

  • Enjoy learning

    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