Farsley Farfield Primary School

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Headteacher blog 11th March

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It has been a long but very positive week at Farfield having enjoyed two Parents’ Evenings as well as Reception’s Pyjama Story Evening. Almost every parental consultation went well: children are working hard, making pleasing progress and are happy in school. Hopefully, everyone could see the evidence for this in their child’s books. I Read More

Headteacher blog 4th March 2016

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We have celebrated World Book Day this week and, as usual, many of the children have come in fantastic book-related costumes! Many thanks for all the family support with this.    Earlier this week I attended a headteacher conference and was required to present on an initiative in school that has shown a positive Read More

Headteacher blog 26th February

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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