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Once you have located and downloaded the free app, launch the app and you will then be able to either click on the ‘Find my school’ button which uses the phones GPS to locate all the schools in the surrounding 20 miles, or you can type in the schools postcode and click on ‘Get my school’ button.

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  • Moon Rocks Land at Farringtons School

    Published 14/10/16

    Moon Rocks Land at Farringtons School


    Pupils throughout the School were able to view and handle lunar rocks and meteorites from the moon last week.
    Some 382kg of lunar material was brought back to Earth, most of it for use by scientists, but some has been made available for educational purposes by the UK’s Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC). This has included a 1.2 billion-year-old piece of Mars and a 4.3 billion-year-old nickel meteorite collected during some of NASA’s first manned space missions to the Moon.
    Whilst the NASA moon rocks were at Farringtons School all students in the Junior school were able to visit the Science Department and to see and touch the Moon Rocks. Senior school students had a Moon Rock lesson during Physics and were able to experience simulated meteorite collisions and handle the samples.
    Year 7 student Lilac Wilkins said, ‘‘I was amazed to be able to touch moon rocks and meteorites from millions of years ago. I felt honoured to hold such priceless objects and it’s definitely an experience that I will never forget.’

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  • A Level Results

    Published 18/08/16

    There was excitement in the air this morning as students finally received their long awaited A Level results.

    Year 13 students nervously opened their envelopes which for many held the key to their future university studies.

    The students’ hard work and dedication to their studies had paid off and nerves were replaced with squeals of delight.

    Farringtons prides itself on ensuring each individual is given the support to fulfil his or her potential and the 7% increased success rate at A*- B level was great to see. The average point score for each student has also increased by 6%.

    Many students’ grades exceeded their expectations, including overseas boarders Tony Zhang and Roger So. Tony achieved three A*s, one A and one B and Head Boy, Roger gained two A*s, two As and one B.  Both students also gained a grade B in their extended projects.  These students must be congratulated for achieving such outstanding results, as English is not their first language.

    Dorothy Nancekievill, Head, said, “These great results have opened the gate to university study, in a wide range of subjects, and our students leave Farringtons as confident, capable and charming young people ready for the next stage of their development. The students, the staff and their parents deserve to be congratulated on a job well done.”

     

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  • Ukraine Report

    Published 21/07/16

    Ukraine 2016

    Unexpected, Unbelievable, Unmissable!’

    In July 2016, Farringtons School set off once again to the far away land that is the Ukraine. Taking a total of 19 pupils, past and present, the journey began.

    Students returning were buoyant, those visiting for the first time, understandably apprehensive. The campsite, when Farringtons arrived, was awash with jubilant Ukrainian children. Seeing old friends for the first time in a year; tents were pitched, a fire was lit and the first of many songs were sung.

    In the rural Ukrainian town of Makoshino, Farringtons pupils and staff alike flourished in what proved to be two life changing weeks. Pupils were emotionally and physically engaged at all times. Never did a dull moment pass.

    Activities on the trip included river rafting, museum trips, rifle shooting, tours of local towns and cities and probably most importantly, educating and entertaining the Ukrainian pupils and making a difference in their lives.

    New friendships were forged, old ones strengthened. Farringtons students were tested, developed new and harnessed existing skills that will do nothing but help them later in life. In wonderful and in adverse conditions, they learnt much about themselves. Preconceptions and expectations were altered, characters were made.   

    On a trip unlike any other, students were challenged every day to make a difference. Whether that was teaching the Ukrainian children, assisting those in the village or simply putting a smile on someone’s face. With that in mind those two weeks are truly unequalled.

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  • End of Year Picture and Video Presentation¬†

    Published 07/07/16

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  • Farringtons Mock EU Referendum¬†

    Published 22/06/16

    This week, in the spirit of engaging with current affairs, Farringtons School conducted a ‘Mock Referendum’, where staff and students alike cast their all-important votes.

    It was great to see students become involved and contribute to the discussion and the voting process itself. The final results are published below.

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  • Annual Alumni Lunch¬†

    Published 22/06/16

    On Saturday 18th June, Farringtons welcomed old friends, students and staff from afar to help celebrate our Annual Alumni Lunch.

    During a beautifully poignant chapel service, where the Chaplain discussed faith, trust and community, guests were reminded of just what Farringtons can offer. The School’s Chapel, resplendent as is the norm, offered a quiet place for reflection of those times past and those that are sure to come.

    Guests enjoyed a formal lunch and were then shown around the School by wonderful members of the Sixth Form. Farringtonians from years gone by marvelled at the how the school has expanded whilst maintaining both ties to its humble beginnings and the sense of community that is synonymous with the green of Farringtons.

    It was a truly wonderful occasion and we look forward to next year’s event.

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  • Royal Institution Mathematics Master-Class

    Published 24/05/16

    The Royal Institution Mathematics Master-classes are extracurricular sessions led by top experts from academia and industry for keen and talented young people all around the UK.

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  • Boarding trip to La Touquet

    Published 16/05/16

    This is a video, created by one of our boarding students. The entire boarding school went to La Touquet on a day trip. As is evident in the video everyone had lots of fun (staff included)!

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  • The Chislehurst Society Environmental Awards

    Published 12/05/16

    On Tuesday 10th May the Annual Chislehurst Society Environmental Awards were held at Farringtons School. Awards were presented by Alexander Martin RIBA. 

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  • Science and Mathematics Building Opening

    Published 12/05/16

    On Friday the 6th of May, Farringtons School welcomed The Worshipful, The Mayor, Councillor Kim Botting to officially open our brand new dedicated Science and Mathematics building. Along with the Mayor and her husband, Farringtons welcomed distinguished guests and former staff, it truly was a wonderful occasion. 

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  • Boarders trip to Le Touquet

    Published 09/05/16

    Boarders trip to Le Touquet

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  • Ultimate Frisbee

    Published 06/05/16

    Staff vs Sixth form Ultimate Frisbee game.

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