Archive for December, 2016

 
  • Y11 – Y13 Presentation Evening

    Y11 – Y13 Presentation Evening

    Students past and present attended this special evening to receive certificates and awards for their excellent exam results from last summer. This event is staged later in the term to ensure all those students who successfully ventured off to far-flung universities were back to celebrate, as well as taking in […]

     
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  • Salvation Army Christmas Present Appeal

    Salvation Army Christmas Present Appeal

    The Friary School students again made us extremely proud through their generosity and kindness in supporting the fantastic Salvation Army Christmas Present Appeal. This scheme sees gifts wrapped and distributed to children, families, older people and those who are homeless this Christmas. The donated presents created a mountain and students […]

     
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  • Update from the Friary PTA Chair

    Update from the Friary PTA Chair

    Dear All The first term of 2016/17 has been a very successful and positive one for the Friary PTA. We have had many new members join us, received fantastic support from the School and have done lots of fundraising. Our £10,000 target for the year seemed ambitious, but we have […]

     
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  • The Friary PTA Christmas Raffle

    The Friary PTA Christmas Raffle

    The PTA’s Christmas Raffle was drawn today having raised £3,336 for the school. Deryk Law from the PTA, and Lottie Hearn, Assistant Headteacher, completed the draw and the prize winners (see below) are being contacted over the next couple of days. The support of local businesses has bene absolutely outstanding […]

     
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  • The Interact Club Working with The Teddy Trust

    The Interact Club Working with The Teddy Trust

    The Friary’s Interact Club is a fund-raising organisation led by students, working alongside the Rotary Club of Lichfield St Chad, in order to raise funds for good causes and to interact with the local community. There have been a string of excellent projects but the most recent one has seen […]

     
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  • The Statue of Liberty Disappearing from The Friary

    The Statue of Liberty Disappearing from The Friary

    The rolling refurbishment of The Friary School will see the removal of ‘The Statue of Liberty’ mural which has been in place for over 35 years. The improved and extended facilities – which have included the brand-new Sixth Form Centre, the Learning Hub and several classrooms – will be extended […]

     
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  • Never Under-Estimate Friary Students

    Never Under-Estimate Friary Students

    Our Headteacher’s wallet was lightened this week as the bellies of some high performing Y11s got bigger after he had to pay up on a bet over a BTEC Sport exam. Our Learning Hub has students focusing on key courses to get their target grades for Post-16 placements and the […]

     
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  • U13 Girls Hockey Teams Shine in Tournament

    U13 Girls Hockey Teams Shine in Tournament

    The U13 Girls A & B teams performed supremely well in a regional hockey tournament including EDA, King Edwards and Kingsmead – with the A team coming out top of the pile. Friary A won all of their matches with Scarlett Roche-Allen scoring 3 and Connie Wadlow a double. Meanwhile, […]

     
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  • U16 Boys Hockey Perform Well in Midlands Indoor Hockey Finals

    U16 Boys Hockey Perform Well in Midlands Indoor Hockey Finals

    Having reached the Midlands Finals, The Friary team performed well against a string of top-ranked schools from as far afield as Leicester, Rugby Worksop and Trent. Every match was close and though the team missed out on the overall tournament victory. They certainly showed their mettle and well-deserved to play […]

     
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  • Y7 Netball Team Dismantle Chase Terrace

    Y7 Netball Team Dismantle Chase Terrace

    The Y7 Netball Team put in a sterling effort to defeat a good Chase Terrace side 8-4 despite going behind early doors. Sophie Freeman took ‘Girl of the Game’ after some fantastic goals at the team’s Goal Attack – though all of the girls performed outstandingly. Ms Simkiss reported that […]

     
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