About our school

About our school

Greenfield is a special school located in Pentrebach, Merthyr Tydfil for pupils aged 3 -19 years old. We are the only special school in the authority.

At Greenfield we have an excellent provision for a wide range of pupils with special needs including moderate, severe and profound and multiple learning difficulties, specific learning difficulties, autistic spectrum disorders and pupils with emotional and behavioural difficulties.

At Greenfield our mission is to recognise the uniqueness of the individuals by promoting, supporting and celebrating all their efforts and achievements.

Here at Greenfield we provide our pupils with a caring, safe and stimulating environment. We encourage and challenge all pupils to reach and achieve their full potential. The pupils are provided with a wide range of opportunities where they have access to an exciting and enriched curriculum that is relevant to them.

At Greenfield School we strive to:

  • To provide a positive learning environment, for all children to maximise their learning potential.

  • To promote achievement and recognise all effort.

  • To develop self-esteem and confidence.

  • To help pupils understand the world in which they live and acquire relevant knowledge and skills.

  • To encourage respect and tolerance for other religions and lifestyles.

 

Our Vision

‘To open the doors to the future’

Our Mission Statement

In Greenfield we aim to create a strong sense of belonging within our pupils that extends to our families and local community.  We will share in each other’s successes and support each other in our aspirations to achieve.  Together we will nurture confident, happy and independent pupils who show positive Greenfield values as they continue their journeys into the future.

Aims

  • To develop pupils’ communication skills
  • To use technology to impact positively upon quality of life
  • To develop pupils’ independence and ability to communicate their choices
  • To inspire a love for learning
  • To provide a meaningful curriculum for all
  • For pupils to value themselves and others
  • To try new things and overcome challenges
  • To foster a sense of belonging to a community
  • For pupils to develop an increasing understanding of their role and responsibilities in life
  • To respect the needs and rights of others as a member of our community

We Value

  • Communication
  • Kindness
  • Creativity
  • Respect
  • Team work
  • Well-being
  • Innovation
  • Manners
  • Celebrating success
  • Effort

 

Our vision and values have been developed using the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) as our guide, to create a safe and inspiring place to learn, where children are respected, their talents are nurtured and they are able to thrive. Our vision and values also compliment the ‘Four Purposes of Learning’ which underpin Curriculum for Wales. The Four Purposes are the shared vision and aspiration for every child and young person in Wales and support our pupils to become;

 

Ambitious Capable Learners

 

Healthy Confident Individuals 

 

Enterprising Creative Contributors  

 

Ethical Informed Citizens