Farsley Farfield Primary School

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Head teacher blog 8th December 2017

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On Tuesday evening I had the pleasure of attending the annual Leeds School Music Association Christmas concert. As part of a crowd of 1500, I enjoyed a sumptuous performance by 350 Year 6 children in a ‘Festival Choir’ alongside the hugely impressive City of Leeds Youth Orchestra. Once again I felt very proud of Read More

Head teacher blog 1st December 2017

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I was delighted to hear that a familiar face around our school was recognised for her outstanding contribution to young people this week. Mandy Parker is a former governor of our school and our most generous and longest-standing volunteer. She runs an after-school cycling club at school (and has done for over a decade!) Read More

Headteacher blog 24th November 2017

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I have been head teacher here a long time: 13 and a half years. I was reminded of this on a school tour earlier this week when a prospective parent that I was showing round announced that she had been in Y6 when I first came to the school in 2004. I had also Read More

Headteacher blog 17th November 2017

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It was an interesting week of contrasts in terms of my experience of co-operation between schools and partners this week. As a member of the Leeds Safeguarding Children Board, I have been involved in a dispute between schools on the other side of the city where an academy is trying to withdraw from ‘cluster’ Read More

Headteacher blog 10th November 2017

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Staff absences can be difficult to cover, especially when we have such an ambitious and creative curriculum, but if it falls to me to cover a class or group, at least I have the pleasure of working directly with children again and I get to experience life ‘at the chalk face’. I really enjoyed Read More