Farsley Farfield Primary School

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Headteacher blog 19th October 2017

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It was an absolute pleasure covering an absent colleague on Tuesday, leading a group of twenty immaculately-behaved and motivated Year 5 children for an afternoon of coding using an application called Scratch. Children in Years 4-6 have two full afternoons of coding each half term and it is a really good amount of time Read More

Head teacher blog October 13th 2017

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Speaking with head teacher colleagues earlier this week, I commented that I was working hard on, and a bit worried about plans for, Harvest Festival. My concerns were met with incredulous looks; Harvest Festival is clearly a much bigger event at Farfield than in most schools. And so it should be: food, cooking and Read More

Head teacher blog 6th October 2017

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It has been good to see children enjoying the school grounds this week: it was Y3’s week for the den-making area and I have never seen such large numbers and obvious enthusiasm and delight up there. The children have started a topic around ‘Stone Age’ and there was a lot of tool making and Read More

Head teacher blog 29th September 2017

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This week our extensive programme of after-school clubs started and it is an important part of the Farfield offer. There are literally hundreds of club places, ranging from arts, crafts, singing and sudoku, to football, athletics and karate. I am grateful to all the staff and others that run the clubs, especially those volunteers who Read More

Head teacher’s blog 22nd September 2017

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Next week, Mr Cooke is presenting at a major PE conference in London. Having won a couple of important PE-related awards last academic year, news of some of our innovative approaches to PE is spreading and it will be an honour to share our ‘physical activity’ story so far with colleagues from across the Read More