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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

     Senior Video



    Junior Video




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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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  • Why Not Run @ Farringtons

    Published 22/04/16

    Here is an article written by our very own Mrs Long, reagrding the school's recent Why Not Run Event success. 

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  • A Letter from The Head

    Published 14/04/16

    23 March 2016

    Dear Parents/Guardians

    We have just completed four and a half action packed weeks and they have flown past.

    Senior School students have been able to take advantage of residential trips to Cologne, Berlin, WW1 Battlefields and Barcelona, and Junior School students have enjoyed educational experiences on the Isle of Wight and in
    Arethusa. To get a fuller picture of the numerous subject specific day trips and activities please read the attached, very full list.  My thanks to our teaching staff who put so much of their time, talents and efforts into giving our
    children the very best possible learning experience in, and out, of the classroom.

    The Year 4 Play, The Pied Piper of Hamelin, was an outstanding success dramatically and musically. The students had very obviously worked and rehearsed really hard and presented a shining and polished performance which was much enjoyed by all who attended.  Mr Shimmin, Miss Taylor, Mrs Wiltshire and Mrs Walker deserve praise and thanks for their commitment to facilitating such a wonderful production. My thanks also to all the parents who designed and made costumes - they have set a high bar for next year.

    The Careers Evening was well supported by students from Year 5 through to Sixth Form.  Mrs Frances and Mrs Vail had organised lectures from universities, colleges, employers, the Armed Forces, an airline pilot and many others. I am delighted that we are able to offer quality Careers information to our students and next year's Careers Fair is already starting to take shape.

    The Year 5 Transition Information Evening was informative and I hope gave both parents and pupils alike, a flavour of many of the things we can offer in the Senior School. It gave me an opportunity to remind the audience of some of our very impressive core IGCSE Exam results, A*- C, from last summer; English Language 100%, English Literature 98.5% and Mathematics 93%, and also to explain more about the Excel Programme for Highly Gifted and Talented students which has enabled our students to be bold and adventurous.  I was also delighted to be able to show those who attended, around the new Science and Mathematics Block.


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