Farsley Farfield Primary School

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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

Head teacher’s blog 22nd February 2018

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It is cold but we have had a very bright week at Farfield. On the school farm we have started sowing seeds for the new gardening year! For me this is an important moment: not withstanding a cold snap for the next few days, the sight of seed trays and plant pots is a Read More

Headteacher blog 9th February 2018

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This week has given a good picture of a typical week at Farfield in terms of community support, engaging curriculum, sports and inclusion. Community support and engagement has been evident in the big turn-out of families for the Year 1 art gallery, a full classroom for a Year 6 briefing on SATS and their Read More