Farsley Farfield Primary School

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Headteacher blog 1st July

01/07/2016 · No comments yet

The slugs on the farm are appreciating this wet, (quite) warm weather but we aren’t… Nevertheless, we are beginning to harvest potatoes, peas, beetroot, broad beans and other vegetables and I was delighted to receive an emailed photo of a parent’s dinner this week with thanks for some of those lovely creamy new potatoes Read More

Headteacher blog 24th June 2016

24/06/2016 · No comments yet

We had a great time on the PTA Camp-Over last weekend and it encapsulated much of what we most value at Farfield: community, cooperation, good citizenship, outdoor play and rich childhood experiences. I would like to thank again all those that were able to attend or volunteer at the event. It seems that we Read More

Headteacher blog 17th June 2016

17/06/2016 · 1 comment

This week we have been very busy with assessments: end of year data for our Reception children, Year 1 (and some Y2) phonics tests and end of key stage teacher assessments for Y2 and Y6. The Y2 and Y6 systems for teacher assessments are really problematic having moved from a ‘best fit’ approach previously Read More

Head teacher blog 10th June 2016

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This week Year 6 have enjoyed a new residential based at How Stean Gorge and it has been a definite progression for them in terms of Outdoor and Adventurous Activity. They have been camping and enjoying challenges such as abseiling, climbing, gorge scrambling and canoeing. The first group returned to school on Wednesday evening Read More

Headteacher blog 27th May 2016

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I have been away with Year 5 on residential in the Yorkshire Dales this week and it has been an absolute pleasure. We have been walking, paddling, cycling and mountain biking with support from Charlie Pyatt from the West Leeds Sports Partnership, Chris Young from British Cycling and Matt Asquith from East Bradford Cycle Read More