Farsley Farfield Primary School

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Headteacher blog October 12th 2018

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Today we have had wet, soggy Barclays volunteers helping us to get ready for the expected arrival of our farm pigs next week and helping us to rebuild cutting garden willow beds at the front of the junior school. We also welcomed back regular Lloyds Bank volunteers joining us again to support our coding Read More

Headteacher blog 5th October 2018

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I got a newsletter this week from an organisation called Learning Outside the Classroom. This is a subject close to my heart and it is great that we have groups promoting this approach to learning. I would like to think that this is already a strength of the school and this week we have Read More

Headteacher blog 27th September 2018

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I have spent a significant amount of time working with social workers and ‘Virtual School Heads’ (a senior council officer responsible for the educational achievement of looked after children) around Personal Education Plans (PEPs) this week. These important documents detail how school and others will support the learning and educational outcomes of our most Read More

Head teacher blog 20th September 2018

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Trees have paid a big part in the week at Farfield. Our landmark old dead tree at the end of the football pitch – a remnant of the old Farfield Farm from yesteryear – was finally removed this week just before the storm-force winds that may have blown it over more treacherously. As if Read More

Headteacher blog 14th September 2018

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Our drive for health and fitness at Farfield was boosted this week by the opening of the new ‘Outdoor Gym’ in the trees on the field. This is a really challenging combination of installations to support development of upper body strength. Children have been resourceful and cooperative this week helping peers up onto higher Read More