Farsley Farfield Primary School

Wednesday 28th February: School is open

It’s snowy but school is open and we intend to stay open. All staff have managed to get in – after epic journeys for some of them. Main roads in our surrounding area are well gritted but not Cote Lane and other residential streets. Take great care if travelling by car and consider parking further away and walking in.  Please drive very slowly! Slopes and steps at school are gritted but not flat areas. Children are having the chance of an extended playtime and are enjoying the snow! A large majority of children are in.

More heavy snow showers are possible this afternoon and into evening.  We are cancelling most after school clubs and sessions – choir, youth club and Grammar Group – so that everyone can start their journeys home as soon as possible. Tutor Trust sessions due to finish at 4pm are expected to run.

If we ever needed to close, we would post the news on the website and email parents as soon as the decision was made.

Wrap up warm and take care!




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  • Davina- Keiva & Jenna’s Mum says:

    Fabulous pictures- great to see our children so happy at school! Thank you to all the teachers & Mr Harris for their stoic efforts of coming in to work come rain, snow or shine! Mr Harris I love our school’s ethos- never closes whatever the weather! Sets a great example to the children.

  • Emma Rowlands says:

    Sofia G (Nursery) was really looking forward to going in to school this morning and playing in the snow with her friends. Stay safe everyone.

  • Mrs James says:

    Fun at Farfield! Great action photos.

  • Nicole says:

    I love the fact that the kids get to enjoy the snow. A big thumbs up!

  • Gemma - Maisy and Alfie's mum says:

    Looks like the children are having a marvelous time. I want to play but i am stuck at work I am very jealous.

  • Claire (Noah & Eden's mummy) says:

    Thank you to all the staff for making it in to school. I love the school’s ethos of carrying on, no matter what the obstacle. The pics show the kids having so much fun in the fluffy snow. Enjoy Snow Day everyone!

  • Lisa Jamieson says:

    Great photos! Thanks.

  • Nahed (Umayyah & Aaminahs Mum) says:

    Amazing pictures. Good to see the children are enjoying their day in the snow. Driving conditions are not great so keep safe everyone.

  • Karen Chaudhari says:

    Brilliant photos and great to see the kids having fun in the snow. Thank you 🙂

  • Lindsay says:

    Well done for staying open, it looks like a fun day at school!

  • Miss Morgan says:

    I got bombarded by snowballs!!!
    All the children loved hurling them at me. I haven’t had a snow ball fight in over 30 years…. I’m still wet, but loved it.

  • (Lucas Perkins) mum says:

    Lovely photos glad everyone had so much fun in the snow.

  • Joanne says:

    I think it’s great we stay open x and the children can enjoy the snow in our grounds x great pics x