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  1. School judged as Good by Ofsted

    We are pleased to reveal the outcome of the Ofsted inspection that took place just before Christmas was Good.   Overall effectiveness                                                     Good Effectiveness of leadership and management      Continue…

  2. Christmas at All Saints

    What an exciting time December has been! There have been Nativities from both Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1, the choir has performed at the Darfield Christmas Lights switch on, for Thornhill House residents and for Darhaven. Year 3 and 5 produced a wonderful Christmas Showcase event where the children performed a number of Christmas songs Continue…

  3. WW1 remembered

    With the centenary of the ending of World War 1, All Saints church and the local history group joined forces to commemorate this momentous date. The church became the home of a very beautiful and moving tribute to the 193 men from Darfield who gave their lives in service in WW1. Sheila MacMillan and Kay Continue…

  4. Children in Need

    The staff and children came to school dressed in yellow or in spots to support the work of Children in Need. We are delighted to have raised over £170 for this fabulous charity. To find out more about this charity, or to donate, please follow the link below: https://www.bbcchildreninneed.co.uk/fundraisinghub

  5. All Saints Remembers

    We had a very moving Remembrance Service with a particular emphasis on the centenary of the end of WW1. We were pleased to welcome Sheila MacMillan and Kay Valentine from a local history group and Jane from the Royal British Legion. It was very interesting hearing about the lives of local men after they had Continue…

  6. Young Entrepreneurs receive prize for school

    We were both delighted and excited to see the final installation of the music frame in the playground. All Saints had entered a team into the St Mary’s Academy Trust Enterprise Challenge and their prize for winning the competition was the installation of the music frame they had designed. We welcomed Mrs Priestley (CEO of Continue…

  7. Mighty Zulu Nation visit

    The corridors of All Saints echoed to the beat of African drums as we experienced a visit from the Mighty Zulu Nation. We were wowed by the energy of the dancing, the drums and the colourful, charismatic display. The children (and staff) loved learning the dances and rhythms of the workshops – this was a Continue…

  8. Harvest Festival 2018

    We had a wonderful Harvest Festival this morning. The children sang a mixture of traditional and modern Harvest hymns, songs of their own creation and even a version of the Frozen classic,with a twist, ‘Let it grow.’ They also read poems and prayers and showed off their baking. Reverend David gave a short talk on Continue…

  9. Surprise Viking raid on Y4 Saxons!

    Year 4 had made Saxon houses and were experiencing life as rural farmers on our school field when they were suddenly attacked by Vikings! Before they left, the raiders set fire to the village, frightened the inhabitants and demanded that they either join the Vikings or be attacked again in the future. The Saxons then had Continue…

  10. Y5 Greek Theme Day

    By the beard of Zeus…Year 5 had a toga-tastic day as part of their Ancient Greece topic. This morning All Saints could have been mistaken for Mount Olympus – there were gods, goddesses, warriors, Athenians, Spartans and Olympians wherever you looked. The children had a wonderful day deepening their knowledge of Ancient Greece and learning with Continue…