Archive for December, 2016

 
  • Segsway Winner for PTA Raffle

    Segsway Winner for PTA Raffle

    As part of incentivising the students to sell PTA Raffle tickets, our PTA acquired a Segsway which became the focus of student attention over the last few weeks. The scheme saw every book of tickets sold giving a child a free ticket in a draw to win the Segsway. The […]

     
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  • Microsoft Office Available Free

    Microsoft Office Available Free

    Students and staff at The Friary are able to get their hands on the latest Microsoft Office apps – for free! Having worked with Microsoft for many years, taking advantage of their free-to-schools commercial email solution and enrolling in their academic Office site license, we are pleased that they are […]

     
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  • Student Voice at The Friary

    Student Voice at The Friary

    Our students are central to our school improving so their voice is a very important one in the school. This term has seen Y9-Y11 aspiration questionnaires to make sure that we meet the careers and aspiration needs of every student, as well as student decisions on events, fund-raising and assemblies. […]

     
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  • Friary Musicians Star with Local Businesses

    Friary Musicians Star with Local Businesses

    The Friary’s involvement in the local business community – via Lichfield Business Connect – was again showcased in our promotional event with Tempest Ford in Lichfield which saw the school working to secure support and connections from the community to ensure we continue to provide the best possible education for […]

     
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  • Friary Choir Visit Local Care Homes

    Friary Choir Visit Local Care Homes

    The final week of term saw The Friary choir visit local care homes to sing Christmas carols to residents. The local care homes included Rosemary Lodge and Hawthorn House – who offer both residential and nursing care – and gave our students a real insight into a stage in life […]

     
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  • Safeguarding Advice – Christmas Social Media Presents

    Safeguarding Advice – Christmas Social Media Presents

    This Christmas will see many Friary students get new phones, tablets, laptops, and parents will be hearing edited highlights about their contacts on Whatsapp, Facebook, Instagram, etc. This term has seen E-Safety and Child Sexual Exploitation work at the school to try and teach our students how to take care […]

     
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  • The Real Meaning of Christmas

    The Real Meaning of Christmas

    The work by the St Stephen’s, Fradley, Year 5 students was superb but we wanted to share with you the ‘Christmas Wish / Prayer’ work of Evie. Evie’s prayer entitled ‘The Wish’ read: “That this Christmas everyone is happy. This Christmas I wish people will think about what Christmas is […]

     
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  • St Stephen’s Think About Christmas at The Friary

    St Stephen’s Think About Christmas at The Friary

    Year 5 students from St Stephen’s, Fradley, spent the morning working at The Friary on Religious Education work connected to the real meaning of Christmas. The students were absolutely fantastic – enthusiastic, keen and thoughtful – qualities which are recombined to produce some excellent wok. The project consisted of thinking […]

     
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  • Science Boosters Boosted by Pizza

    Science Boosters Boosted by Pizza

    The Science boosters have been well-attended by students through the term so all those who had ticked off the sessions received a special treat. Domino’s Pizzas delivered to the school and all tucked in to a very tasty reward – very much a cause of knowledge filling the brain and […]

     
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  • Carol Concert at Lichfield Cathedral

    Carol Concert at Lichfield Cathedral

    The Friary’s annual carol concert at Lichfield Cathedral played to a packed house and the high standard of the performances brought glowing praise from local dignitaries, parents and governors. The evening as led by The Reverend Cannon Dr Anthony Moore and included vocal ensembles, orchestra pieces, flute ensembles, and the […]

     
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