Sport Fixtures & Events
If your child has been selected to participate in a sporting event, your child will receive a consent form. All consent forms must be signed by a parent/guardian before the day of the event to allow your child to attend. Suitable clothing must be worn at all times to participate in any sport fixtures and events.
Students at Farley Junior School participate in the School Games to help develop and broaden their physical literacy. Our sports programme encourages pupils to engage in competitive sports and to follow the School Game values of;
In the beginning of February, pupils throughout Farley Junior School attended the Boccia School Games event. Farley entered 2 teams for this competition with one of the teams excelling into the finals. They achieved 2nd place and were rewarded with a silver medal for their amazing teamwork and determination throughout the competition. Well done to both of the Boccia teams!
At Farley, our students are highly enthusiastic on having a healthy and active lifestyle. Gardening club has helped to enhance pupils physical activity during the school day where they have been maintaining the school's pond area in preparation for the summer. Furthermore, the students have recently grown and picked parsnips in the school garden for them to take home to eat. Yum!
Farley Junior School participated in Luton's Sportshall Athletics competition this half-term. This gave the opportunity for 40 pupils at the school to compete against other schools in Luton. The children had great fun taking part in events such as the obstacle race, relay race, javelin throw, standing triple jump and many more.
Congratulations to everyone who took part in the competition!
Year 5 & 6 Dodgeball Competition
Farley Junior School entered the School Games Year 5 & 6 Dodgeball Competition this term. With 41 teams entering into the competition, Farley went through to achieved 4th place! Congratulations to all pupils who competed in this amazing achievement.
Wembley Stadium Trip
Year 3&4 children who have shown outstanding behaviour, sports enthusiasm and determination throughout the year were rewarded with a trip to Wembley Stadium which included a literacy work shop and stadium tour.
The pupils had an amazing time when visiting the 2nd biggest stadium in the world and discovered the history and background to the stadium, as well as learning about different events held at the stadium. During the second part of the trip, the pupils worked with a journalist (Amar Azam) and other schools from Luton on their literacy skills and learnt how literacy is strongly linked to all sports.
Year 3&4 Mixed Cricket
Farley Junior School entered the cricket competition this year with a mixed boys and girls team. Our crickets had the opportunity to compete and participate at Luton Indians Cricket Ground, with some experiencing their first sports event and transportation in our new mini bus. The Year 3&4 cricketers did really well to reach the Quarter Finals of the competition.
Year 5&6 Boys Cricket
Farley Junior School entered the boy’s cricket competition this year. Our crickets had the opportunity to compete and participate at Luton Indians Cricket Ground. The Year 5&6 boy’s cricket team did really well to reach the Quarter Finals of the competition.
Change 4 Life Festival
Pupils in Year 3&4 took part in the Change 4 Life Festival for the first time. The competition was held at the Stockwood Athletics Track where the children participated in a variety of multi-sport games. The children showed great enthusiasm throughout the competition and really enjoyed taking part in the sunny weather.
Skip Beatz Workshop
Pupils at Farley Junior School took part in a skipping workshop held by Skip Beatz. The day started with a fantastic neon lights show by PT Denis which was followed by children participating in a skipping workshop. This has resulted in children showing a new enthusiasm for skipping and for some, a new passion.
Year 5 participated in a PE lesson which provided them with an experience of a Paralympian and working in teams. The students practiced different techniques of Paralympic sports in both archery and obstacle races. Furthermore, the pupils at Farley identified the differences between Olympic sports and Paralympic sports.