Farsley Farfield Primary School

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Headteacher blog 22nd October 21

22/10/2021 · No comments yet

It’s the end of a positive half term, with things getting significantly more ‘normal’. COVID (and other illness) is still having an impact with overall attendance just less than 90%. Typically, it would be around 96%. We have also found managing staff absences very challenging, with at least one staff member off with COVID Read More

Headteacher blog 15th October 2021

15/10/2021 · 1 comment

I have spoken with a few heads recently who have all said that this has been a really hard half term: “trying to be normal but it’s not.” Things are so much better than they were in many ways and now we are trying to reinstate the usual expectations around teaching and learning, progress, Read More

Headteacher blog 8/10/21

08/10/2021 · 1 comment

I have really enjoyed this week. It is the start of the ‘season’ for school tours for prospective parents and the school has really shone. Every class visit has been positive and the children’s engagement and good work have been clearly evident. Families are always impressed by what we have to offer their child. Read More

Headteacher Blog October 1st 2021

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After the stress and disruption of last week when we had to close a class due to COVID, it has been a quieter week (although it is all relative). We have had a further 6 cases of confirmed COVID this week, almost all of which have been in the Juniors this time: two-thirds have Read More

Headteacher blog 24/9/2021

24/09/2021 · 2 comments

It has been an extraordinary week at school. Well over 5% of the school’s children and a handful of staff have tested positive for Covid over the past seven days, with many more having symptoms and awaiting test results. This is a very difficult situation for the school and we sadly had to take Read More