Farsley Farfield Primary School

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Head teacher blog 23/10/2020

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I have been astounded by the quantity and quality of the submissions for our PTA decorated pumpkins and scarecrow competitions.  We have clearly got a lot of talented and competitive children (and parents!). I am glad that I haven’t been a judge. Furthermore, we have a school full of ghoulish costumes today – apologies Read More

Headteacher blog 16th October 2020

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This week the junior children have been doing the tests that they would have usually done towards the end of the summer term. Results are still being collated, but early indications are that there has been a drop in the reading comprehension scores that we might usually expect, but maths scores are more comparable. Read More

Headteacher blog 9th October 2020

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Attendance has been good this week despite everything going on, and classes seem happy and settled. The weather has been autumnal and so we do need wellies, especially for those year groups allocated to field zones. With it being autumn, I thought that I would offer conkers on strings to the Y6 children that Read More

Headteacher blog 2/10/20

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The ‘new normal’ is working pretty well it seems. Routines appear well-established and children are working well. I am now doing regular tours again with prospective parents: smaller, single-family groups, wearing facemasks, and distanced from each other and from the school community. I can see that things are very settled and I can feel Read More

Head teacher blog 25th September

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Attendance has been improving this week: over 90% again now following a big drop in week 2. Self-isolation and delays in testing results are still causing issues – the longest wait having been over a week! I think we are all getting better at making judgements about whether or not we need a test.  Read More