Farsley Farfield Primary School

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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

Headteacher blog 20th May 2016

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It has been Year 2’s turn to sit SATs tests and they seemed to enjoy their ‘quizzes’ this week. These tests will inform Teacher Assessments in June by which time the government might have decided what the pass mark may be!  Year 1 had an exciting time earlier in the week as they were Read More

Headteacher blog 13/5/2016

12/05/2016 · 1 comment

This week has been the week of Year 6 SATs: new, ‘improved’, much harder SATs. The children (and staff) have worked really hard to cover the curriculum and make reasonable preparations for the tests. The assessments certainly were challenging and it will be interesting to see where the government determines the pass mark to Read More