Farsley Farfield Primary School

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Headteacher blog 11th January 2018

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It’s such a muddy and often dull time of year; we yearn for the warmer weather and springtime. I am still showing around prospective parents for next year’s intake and I keep telling them to imagine the grounds in June!  The children, however, are always bright and breezy: every time I do a tour Read More

Head teacher blog

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

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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

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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

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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