Archive for October, 2016

  • Y8 Girls Win the Staffordshire Schools Tournament

    Y8 Girls Win the Staffordshire Schools Tournament

    On Tuesday 11th October year 8 girls entered into the Staffordshire Schools hockey competition hosted at Lichfield Hockey Club where they played some outstanding hockey. Due to high interest in this particular sport at The Friary, we were able to outfield two teams. The girls saw off competition from Kingsmead […]

  • Raising Aspirations Evenings

    Raising Aspirations Evenings

    The Raising Aspirations evenings will be held on: Tuesday 18th October, 6.30 to 8.00pm for Year 12 Tuesday 8th November, 6.30 to 8.00pm for Year 11.

  • Y7 Trip to Warwick Castle

    Y7 Trip to Warwick Castle

    Year 7 students had a fantastic trip to Warwick Castle as part of their Year 7 History programme and our commitment to ensure that our student recognise the renowned features of their country’s culture and identity. The trip included a visit to the famous dungeons – with the resident actors […]

  • 811 Fradley Bus Information

    811 Fradley Bus Information

    From the 17th October the 811 morning service departure time from Worthington Road, Fradley will be brought forward by 10 minutes to 07:45. This should enable the vehicle to arrive at school in time for the commencement of the school day. The afternoon service timing will also be amended to […]

  • NHS Careers Event

    NHS Careers Event

    On Monday 3rd October, 15 Year 9 students attended an NHS careers event at the Staffordshire County Showground. The event was intended to show students that there is more to the NHS than Doctors and Nurses. In fact, there are over 350 roles in the NHS and many of these […]

  • Open Evening

    Open Evening

    The Friary School’s Open Evening was staged on Thursday 6th October and attracted record attendances – with one parent describing the parking more akin to a pop concert than a school event ! The evening saw four addresses by the new Headteacher, Mr Matt Allman, as well as exhibitions by […]

  • Science & Technology Challenge Day

    Science & Technology Challenge Day

    Year 9 students attended a Science & Technology Challenge Day which was held at Stoke-on-Trent College and brought students from across Staffordshire together. The day involved computer programming, robotics, a creative vehicle design project and E-Fit software. The school was represented fantastically well by the students – so much so […]

  • European Week of Languages

    European Week of Languages

    Much fun was had this week at The Friary School as pupils and staff celebrated European week of languages from 26-30 September. Pupils were offered cross-curricular opportunities to immerse themselves in the culture and foreign language of many different European countries. We were delighted to see so many pupils taking […]

  • International Students at The Friary

    International Students at The Friary

    The Friary School places a high priority on ensuring that our students look beyond their immediate home, city and region and appreciate they have a place in the wider world around them. As part of this commitment, the school participates in the Educatis UK scheme which sees overseas students enjoy […]

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