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Year 1 on the farm planting ‘magic beans’ and more

April 29, 2017 at 6:12 am

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The Y1 children were very excited to receive a letter from Jack asking them for help to plant his magic beans. They had lots of fun on the school farm, working with the older children, planting the beans. Will they grow? What might be at the top of them?

These photographs show that we had a great afternoon on the school farm. We dug out the weeds, fed the chickens, planted seeds, watered plants, raked soil and even harvested. How lucky are Farsley Farfield children!?

Miss Sedman and Mrs James

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Farfield Farm shortlisted for a national award

April 17, 2017 at 7:54 am

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Farfield Farm’s contribution to the school’s work has been recognised in being shortlisted for a TES School Award in the Healthy School category. We will find out if we have won at a big ceremony in London in June.

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Barclays providing great support for Farfield Farm again!

November 4, 2016 at 6:33 am

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Just before half term, we had 15 brilliant volunteers from Barclays working on Farfield Farm repairing raised beds, building paths, recovering our rhubarb area and improving a couple of community plots. They worked SO hard and we are very grateful for their wonderful support. The bank generously provided £500 of investment and, thanks to their efforts, Farfield Farm goes from strength to strength. Apparently, they hope to be back next year which is fantastic news!

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Harvest 2016

October 13, 2016 at 6:32 pm

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We have had another very successful year on the farm, as these photographs testify. The children have worked hard and a special well done to staff members such as Ms Howells, Ms Kirk-Dooley, Mrs Elam, Brian and Karl.

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Volunteers from Communisis lend a hand and a bit of muscle!

May 12, 2016 at 9:22 pm

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Many thanks to Lindsay and her colleagues from Communisis for their hard work on Tuesday as they moved tonnes of top soil and play bark on the farm and grounds, filling up lots of new raised beds ready for planting this summer.

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Many thanks to our friends at Barclays

March 28, 2016 at 7:07 am

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Once again, Barclays has ‘come up trumps’ for Farfield Farm having brought a team of volunteers (and a grant) for a day of labouring. They repaired rotten raised beds, transformed the fruit cage and built a dozen new raised beds to the left of the top polytunnel. It was a magnificent effort!  Many, many thanks!

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