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Carrfield Primary Academy is a 270 place primary school (5-11 in the village of Bolton-upon-Dearne at the edge of the borough of Barnsley.

The Academy has a strong interest in environmental education and its extensive and varied grounds provide many opportunities for first hand study. There is a very active Pupils’ Eco Committee that makes a contribution to many areas of planning and work including the curriculum.

The Academy’s aim is to provide a stimulating learning environment which will provide opportunities for each child to develop her or his potential to the full. We intend that each child will develop self-awareness and an understanding of the world in which he or she lives. Moreover, we aim to develop positive attitudes towards learning, working together and caring about others; our aim is that children at Carrfield Primary Academy will develop the skills needed to respond creatively and appropriately in different situations.