Farsley Farfield Primary School

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Headteacher blog 13/5/22

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This week we have had formal Y6 SATs (and Y2s have begun less formal equivalents). The assessments went well, although more stress was evident amongst some children than I recall previously. This is the first time that we have done SATs since 2019 and I think the children will have done well despite the Read More

Headteacher blog 6th May 2022

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This week, we got confirmation of nearly £250,000 of investment in the infant school. Great news you might think, but actually it is fire-stopping works that are principally about protecting the council’s asset rather than saving children or staff lives. We can already evacuate the building very quickly in the event of a fire Read More

Headteacher blog 29/4/22

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We are all working hard at school: in part, preparing for SATs in Y2 and Y6 coming up next month. It’s a balance: we want to do well and reach our potential, but we also don’t want to narrow the curriculum nor place undue stress or anxiety on our children and staff. I think Read More

Headteacher blog 25th March 2021

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It has been a beautiful sunny week at school: lovely to see all the children enjoying and using the grounds. On Tuesday evening, I had the pleasure of showing a group of staff from another local school around the grounds as they are looking for ideas and advice around their site development. One of Read More

Headteacher blog 18th March 2022

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It has been a lovely week at school. The sun is shining more and we have a flurry of off-site outdoor educational visits. This week, Year 2 have enjoyed trips to the Yorkshire Wildlife Park and over the next two weeks all of Year 3 are going to Harlow Carr Gardens in Harrogate and Read More