Farsley Farfield Primary School

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Headteacher blog 29th March

29/03/2018 · 3 comments

What a remarkable (short) week we have had at Farfield. We have had two successful Y2 visits to the Grand Mosque in Leeds, a Y2 ‘Africa’ morning with special visitors and Year 4 had an extended day at Murton Park, playing the role of Viking villagers.  This morning, the infant hall was packed for Read More

Head teacher’s blog March 23rd 2018

23/03/2018 · No comments yet

We have had an exceptionally busy week at Farfield. Ofsted came on Tuesday for a long-awaited inspection. This was a new light-touch Section 8-type inspection: one day with just one inspector. She had clearly done her homework on the school and she worked exceptionally hard, at 100mph, all day. The final report is not Read More

Headteacher blog March 16th 2018

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On Wednesday, we took part in two cross country competitions: our Y4 boys had qualified for the West Yorkshire finals representing Leeds at Temple Newsam (coming joint 7th across the entire area), and we also took over thirty children to another cross-country competition over in Middleton after school. I am very sorry that we Read More

Head teacher blog March 9th 2018

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What a ridiculous morning Thursday was. It was ‘carmageddon’ on the ring road and other main roads and by 8.15 I only had 3 class teachers in or anywhere near school and none in the infants. Cars were being turned back or abandoned. Buses were snarled up. Everyone, including the council, was caught out. Read More

Headteacher’s blog March 2nd 2018

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It’s a tricky decision for head teachers deciding whether or not to keep a school open in bad weather. Early morning is a stressful time: trying to get to school earlier to assess roads and site, communicating with staff to work out how many can reasonably get in and estimating likely attendance rates. Thursday Read More