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What is it like in Lindfield?

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The 1997 third-person shooter video game MDK, developed by Shiny Entertainment, features a gigantic strip mining city-vehicle named a 'Minecrawler' which attempts to consume the village.

We are a happy and friendly academy focused on learning. Our children are polite, respectful, well behaved and proud. We have a well resourced academy where high expectations, good teaching and a dedicated staff mean each child, as an individual, is able to access support and challenge, whatever their ability. I am very proud of the academy’s achievement with children and the ethos and values that surround us, as a community.

In 1841 the London-Brighton railway opened, passing to the west of the parish with a 'Station for Cuckfield and Lindfield Towns' on open land that was to become the town of Haywards Heath. The construction of the Ouse Valley branch line reached Lindfield in 1866 with a proposed station to the north of All Saints' Church but the line was abandoned for financial reasons.

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Lindfield Football Club was established in 1898 and currently has four senior teams within the Mid-Sussex Football League, with the first team competing in the Premier Division, the Reserves competing in 3rd Division as well as a third side playing in the 7th Division and the fourth team competing in the 8th Division. In the 2012/13 season, Lindfield Reserves won the Mowatt Cup Final as well as the Third team gained promotion from Division 6 as they finished runner's up.

Lindfield is a village and civil parish in the Mid Sussex District of West Sussex, England. The parish lies to the north-east of Haywards Heath, of which the village is a part of the built-up area. It stands on the upper reaches of the River Ouse. The name 'Lindfield' means 'open land with lime trees.'

The Annual Return and Receipts and Payments summary are on our Financial page

Congrats to our Girls' Cricket team today! County Runners Up at the Sussex Masters at Horsham CC! Thanks to @DaveSimmonds77 for organising

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Lindfield was once part of the thriving Wealden iron industry. As early as 1539, William Levett of Buxted, a county curate with a thriving sideline in iron and armaments, was recorded as extracting iron ore at Lindfield. Later the Henslowe family of Lindfield were actively engaged in the iron milling business in association with Ralph Hogge, parson Levett's former servant and later a major ironmaster in his own right.

The Eastern Road Nature Reserve, off Lewes Road, is a 9 acres (3.6 ha) reserve alongside the Scrase Stream. It is managed to encourage diverse vegetation which supports a wealth of wildlife. Myriad insects and butterflies, together with the autumn fruits, provide food for resident and visiting birds such as warblers, finches and siskins. The wetland areas sustain healthy populations of frogs, newts, dragonflies and other aquatic insects.

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Congrats to Iceland who won the @Lindfield_PTA Euro 2016 football tournament! A great evening-thanks to all who helped and took part!


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So many wonderful costumes on show today for our Roald Dahl birthday celebrations!

The High Street follows an ancient north-south track that has existed for thousands of years, long before the Romans built a major road, the London to Brighton Way, a mile to the west of the village.

Principal pop in tomorrow afternoon. If you are a parent of a child in Reception or KS1 with a question or a comment, come along at 2.45.

All teams currently play their home games on the Lindfield Common which houses two senior side pitches and a club house, which is shared with Lindfield Cricket Club who use the green during the Cricket season. The cricket club also play at Hickman's Lane, which also offers an additional senior pitch made available by the Mid-Sussex County Council, and at Great Walstead School.[5]

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The best way to see how good Lindfield Primary Academy is, would be to come and visit. Please contact the academy office if you would like to visit us and see for yourself. I look forward to meeting you and your child and sharing in the partnership of education.

The countryside around Lindfield is part of the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, which runs through Sussex, Surrey and Kent. The High Weald, an ancient landscape with its small fields, abundant woodlands, rolling hills, narrow steep valleys, heaths and sandstone outcrops, is one of Europe's rare landscapes. Ashdown Forest is five miles (8 km) northeast of the village.

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   Opening Times:      Tuesdays:     1:00 pm to 4:00 pm    Thursdays: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm    Fridays:       10:00 am to 1:00 pm     Open at other times by appointment

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Lindfield first appeared as Lindefeldia, 'open land with lime trees', in a Saxon charter of 765 AD, in which King Ealdwulf granted lands for the building of a Minster church. When the Domesday Book was compiled the lands were held by the Archbishop of Canterbury.

The village stands on high ground above the upper reaches of the River Ouse. It is situated close to both the natural beauty of the High Weald and to Haywards Heath with its amenities and station on the main London-Brighton railway line.

Well done to all KS2 children! Individual Sports Day went smoothly and the house scores are now closer than ever! Which house will win?

It is classified as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

I would like to welcome you on behalf of our academy. We hope that you will be both informed and excited about what is going on at Lindfield Primary Academy.

Footpaths with views across the Ouse valley radiate into the High Weald from Lindfield. The High Weald Landscape Trail and Sussex Border Path pass close to Lindfield linking with these local paths.

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Wow! Last night of our year 6 production! What a finale! So many talented children on and off stage! Don't forget to order the DVD.

King Edward III recognised the importance of medieval Lindfield and in 1343 granted the town a royal charter to hold a market every Thursday and two annual eight-day fairs. For centuries the fairs continued each April and August with the summer fair becoming one of the largest sheep sales in Sussex.

Lindfield Bowls Club[6] is one of the oldest lawn bowling clubs in Sussex (founded in 1903), and is located close to the cricket club, at the top end of the Common, on the other side of Backwoods Lane. The club currently has over 120 members and has enjoyed success at county and national levels over the years. The club competes in the Sussex and Surrey "Border League", the Mid-Sussex League, the John Spriggs League, the Nellie Mercer League, and the Nicholas Soames League.

RT @SussexCricketFd: SCHOOLS: Masters Girls Results - 1st Birchwood Grove, 2nd Lindfield, 3rd Mile Oak, 4th Southwater, 5th Harlands, 6th O…

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