Farsley Farfield Primary School

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05/01/2018 · No comments yet

Happy New Year! We have a good first week back at school: despite the miserable weather, children and staff have quickly got back into the routines of school and I have been pleased with the progress of the children over the first term as we have been reviewing assessments and work in books. This Read More

Head teacher blog 8th December 2017

08/12/2017 · No comments yet

On Tuesday evening I had the pleasure of attending the annual Leeds School Music Association Christmas concert. As part of a crowd of 1500, I enjoyed a sumptuous performance by 350 Year 6 children in a ‘Festival Choir’ alongside the hugely impressive City of Leeds Youth Orchestra. Once again I felt very proud of Read More

Head teacher blog 1st December 2017

30/11/2017 · No comments yet

I was delighted to hear that a familiar face around our school was recognised for her outstanding contribution to young people this week. Mandy Parker is a former governor of our school and our most generous and longest-standing volunteer. She runs an after-school cycling club at school (and has done for over a decade!) Read More

Headteacher blog 24th November 2017

24/11/2017 · 2 comments

I have been head teacher here a long time: 13 and a half years. I was reminded of this on a school tour earlier this week when a prospective parent that I was showing round announced that she had been in Y6 when I first came to the school in 2004. I had also Read More

Headteacher blog 17th November 2017

17/11/2017 · No comments yet

It was an interesting week of contrasts in terms of my experience of co-operation between schools and partners this week. As a member of the Leeds Safeguarding Children Board, I have been involved in a dispute between schools on the other side of the city where an academy is trying to withdraw from ‘cluster’ Read More