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Mrs T Pizl




Our Mission Statment - created by children, staff, parents and governors;

Fatfield Academy is committed to providing a nurturing, inspirational environment where each child feels happy, safe and cherished.

At Fatfield Academy our aims are:

To create an ethos of confidence and self-motivation that enables all children to achieve their full potential through all areas of learning: “ intellectual, emotional, physical, social, moral, spiritual and cultural.

To develop a strong sense of belonging and identity within the school and wider community.

To take pride in and value each other's uniqueness by celebrating the achievements of all individuals within our school family.

To promote British and cultural values of care, tolerance, trust and respect within the school and wider communities.

To ensure excellence in teaching and learning within a stimulating and creative learning environment.

To equip children with the resilience and perseverance to become creative, critical and independent thinkers who embrace challenge and develop a thirst for learning.

To engage children in a rich, diverse curriculum offering a variety of enrichment experiences.

To encourage children to be considerate and supportive towards each other enabling a positive, safe and happy ethos.

Respectful, Unique, Considerate, Proud, Responsible and Supportive.

Please note:

Fatfeild Academy is proud to be a part of Inspire Multi Academy Trust, alongside Plains Farm, New Penshaw, Burnside and Farringdon 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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2.11.18 Wow, what a first week back we have had!  On Wednesday we held our first ‘Halloween Day’ at Fatfield Academy. Year 5 had a fabulous time, watching a spooky film (in the dark), creating pumpkin pictures, making delicious mummy biscuits and playing Halloween games in the hall. The children all looked amazing in their costumes and even the grumpy teachers dressed up for
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12.10.18 This week in year 5 we have been continuing our topic ‘The Ancient Greeks’. For their homework projects, several children have brought in some delicious Greek food for us all to try. Nathan brought some tasty meatballs and pitta and Lydia made homemade tzatziki with a whole bulb of garlic in it and the classroom still stinks! In English we have been focusing
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