School Status - COVID-19

From 23/3/2020 until further notice the school will be closed to the majority of children. The school are making childcare provision for children of key workers and vulnerable children only.

The Government have stressed that every child who can be safely cared for at home should be and you can use the link below to review the Childcare Requirements section for further details.

Places will be limited, linked to our available staffing numbers each day. The ongoing availability of childcare will be assessed on a daily basis, subject to our capacity to staff the provision appropriately.

Please note that if we are unable to open at any point due to staffing absences/isolation, parents/carers will be notified as soon as possible.

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If you are struggling to provide daily basics for your family during this difficult time, click on the link below to find your local foodbank provider
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Here at Farringdon Academy we are proud to offer a lively, friendly environment which enables children to flourish and achieve through many different learning experiences. Although our children range from 3-11 years old, we aim to involve the local community and promote a lifelong learning ethos where everyone can reach their full potential. Feedback is really important to us so if you can think of anything that can improve our website or communication please contact us…we are learning all the time!

Mrs C McDermott




Our vision - created by children, staff, parents and governors;

Learning is for life.

The process of learning will be an exciting and constantly challenging journey for every individual, for which we are all accountable. Together all stakeholders in our school community will work in partnership and strive for excellence, empowering all children to achieve the highest of standards and reach their full potential in all aspects of life. As lifelong learners our children will be Innovative and inspiring teaching will develop confident, independent and resilient learners who will be encouraged to discover, develop and celebrate their talents. Children will be at the heart of all decision making where high aspiration, mutual support, honesty, challenge and inbuilt respect enables all to achieve their potential and be valued.

Together we will live, learn and inspire!

Please note:

Farringdon Academy is proud to be a part of Inspire Multi Academy Trust, alongside Plains Farm, New Penshaw, Burnside and Fatfield Academies, who’s vision is ‘to create a family of outstanding schools with clear purpose, direction and objectives’.

If you would like to know more, please don't hesitate to use our contact section found at the top of the page or our other websites below:-


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