Archive for October, 2016

  • Y12 Raising Aspirations Evening

    Y12 Raising Aspirations Evening

    Our ‘Y12 Raising Aspirations’ Evening was a huge success and combined a central talk on Sixth Form progression, with a rotation of guest talks from Entrust on apprenticeships, speakers from Birmingham and Loughborough University on undergraduate life, and a DfE talk on the path through student finance. Furthermore, there was […]

  • PTA Fund-Raising – The Bag 2 School Collection

    PTA Fund-Raising – The Bag 2 School Collection

    The PTA has set the ambitious target of a £10,000 fund raise to improve school ICT facilities and part of this scheme was the first termly ‘Bag 2 School’ campaign where old clothing is brought into school and is sent off for recycling with the school being paid by the […]

  • Summer 2016 Newsletter

    Summer 2016 Newsletter

  • British Food Fortnight

    British Food Fortnight

    Students at The Friary School were given the unique opportunity to experience a real life working atmosphere last Thursday, 29th September, as they donned their hats and aprons and spent the day at The George Hotel in support of British Food Fortnight. Working with professional chefs, they learnt many new […]

  • Positive Behaviour Focus Week – Teachers!

    Positive Behaviour Focus Week – Teachers!

    Our Positive Behaviour Focus Week included a chance for teachers to be nominated for their outstanding behaviour in working with students at our school. They nominations came in thick and fast with comments including: Mrs Male… “she is nice and caring” … and “the balloon release was fab” … Mrs […]

  • PTA Annual General Meeting

    PTA Annual General Meeting

    The PTA’s Annual General Meeting was staged on Thursday 13th October and fond goodbyes to the retiring long-standing Chair, Philip Burke (though he is still keeping a hand in), were matched with cheery hellos to our new Chair Sonia Short. Indeed, all of the committee’s main posts were successfully filled […]

  • Positive Behaviour Focus Week

    Positive Behaviour Focus Week

    This week saw our focus in school rest on ‘Positive Behaviour and a string of events were held across the week to celebrate the fantastic behaviour of so many students and to acknowledge role models and exemplary students. The ‘Snapped Being Smashing’ photographs were published on the corridor TV screens […]

  • Academic Concern Evenings – Frequently Asked Questions

    Academic Concern Evenings – Frequently Asked Questions

    1. What is an Academic Concern Evening? Academic Concern Evenings (ACEs) are a new initiative for the 2016/17 academic year. They are scheduled after data collections in school. The evenings are an opportunity for a number of selected students and their parents or carers to meet with a member of the Senior […]

  • Y7 Boys Shine In Staffordshire Schools Tournament

    Y7 Boys Shine In Staffordshire Schools Tournament

    On Tuesday 18th October, Year 7 boys were invited to play in the Staffordshire Schools Hockey competition hosted at Lichfield Hockey Club, where we were able to play two boys teams which is excellent for Year 7 as many have never played before and are currently attending extra-curricular coaching sessions. […]

  • The Interact Club

    The Interact Club

    The Interact Club at our school continues to work with the Lichfield Rotary who support the club in fund-raising to support the school and the local community. The Rotary members come into school to meet with the students in the club on a weekly basis and help maintain momentum and […]

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