Farsley Farfield Primary School

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Headteacher blog 26th February

26/02/2016 · No comments yet

In my opinion, the government’s education policies and practices are a shambles. This open letter sums up the dismay as regards the KS2 Year 6 assessments very well:  https://www.tes.com/news/school-news/breaking-views/one-primary-teachers-open-letter-government-standards-expected-are  Many of the concerns expressed about Year 6 here apply equally to Year 2 (and the expectations in the year groups in between). Furthermore, I do not Read More

Headteacher blog 12/2/16

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We have come to the end of an intense half term and I think all the children and staff are ready for a break. There has been so much flu and general ‘poorliness’ around; let’s hope the break can help everyone get well! It has been a busy week with Year 5 visiting the Read More

Head teacher blog 5/2/16

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Star Wars came to Year 6 this morning! Desperate to enliven what might have been, frankly, a rather dull series of lessons on the use of active and passive verbs, the staff devised a morning on a Star Wars theme to deliver the learning in a much more engaging way. Some staff don’t need Read More

Head teacher blog January 29th 2016

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It has been a very windy week at Farfield: the turbine has generated about £250 worth of electricity in the past month! Coat ‘parachutes’ have been very much in evidence at playtimes – some things don’t change from childhood to childhood… I showed some prospective Year 3 parents around yesterday and they were impressed Read More

Head teacher blog January 22nd 2016

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I had the pleasure of accompanying class 2C on their trip to York’s Castle Museum on Thursday. The children were, as expected, delightful and inquisitive. It was a shock, however, that there weren’t any other schools at the museum throughout the whole day.  At Farfield, we really value educational visits and I hope that Read More