Farsley Farfield Primary School

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Headteacher blog 15th July 2016

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It was wonderful to see so many parents, carers and extended family at school on Wednesday for Sports Day. The weather was reasonably kind and a good day seemed to be had by all. Well done to Miss Hutchinson and Mr Cooke for another well organised day. This day of sporting endeavour comes in Read More

Headteacher blog 8th July 2016

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It has been a mixed week at Farfield. It was a sad day on Tuesday as three NUT teachers went on strike due to government policy towards schools. On the same day, Y6 SATs results were released and there was upset across the country as barely half of the children achieved the new higher Read More

Headteacher blog 1st July

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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

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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