Archive for June, 2017

 
  • Regional Representation for Friary Students

    Regional Representation for Friary Students

    Eighteen Friary students were selected to represent the Cannock and District in the County with the Year 7 & 8 event held in Tamworth and the Year 9 & 10 event staged in Stafford. The students who represented the district for Year 9 & 10 were Josh Nyambayo, Panashe Makokowe, James […]

     
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  • Year 7 ‘Mechanisms’ Work Pops Up

    Year 7 ‘Mechanisms’ Work Pops Up

    The Y7 DT assignment on ‘Mechanisms’ has produced some superb pop-up books which use a range of techniques to bring the research books to life. The photographed example – by Charlotte Hurley – was one of several that reached an exceptionally high standard. It is these early design projects that […]

     
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  • Attendance Rewards Breakfast

    Attendance Rewards Breakfast

    Our on-going celebration of outstanding attendance  brought our half-termly breakfast event where students with the best and most improved attendance receive a free ‘bagels and juice’ breakfast with senior staff.  The event builds on other breakfasts, as well as further rewards including free tickets to Sliverblades ice-skating rink.  All evidence […]

     
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  • GCSE Pass Levels Causing Confusion Over University Entry

    GCSE Pass Levels Causing Confusion Over University Entry

      The BBC News website has reported that the new GCSE grading system (9-1) is now causing some confusion at university levels. This is largely stemming from the recent announcement by Justine Greening, Minister for Education, that a ‘4’ was a “standard” pass and a ‘5’ was a “strong” pass. It […]

     
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  • Year 7 Rounders Team Maintain the High Standards

    Year 7 Rounders Team Maintain the High Standards

    After big successes in Year 8 and Year 10 Rounders, the Year 7 Rounders Team continued the excellent performances by taking second place in the Cannock & District Tournament. This was the teams first competition so reaching the final was highly creditworthy and though they missed out on victory the […]

     
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  • Y8 Rounders Team Seal Victory and Move onto Regional Finals

    Y8 Rounders Team Seal Victory and Move onto Regional Finals

    The Y8 Rounders team performed superbly to take victory in the Cannock & District Rounders Competition. The girls overcame a large pool of schools and their superior team-work and drive took them ahead of the field. Their championship winning performance has brought qualification for the Staffordshire & Stoke-On-Trent Games at […]

     
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  • Year 10 Cannock and District Rounders Tournament

    Year 10 Cannock and District Rounders Tournament

    The Year 10 rounders team displayed excellent batting and fielding skills at the Cannock and District Rounders tournament and are now School Champions. The team performed with excellent communication skills and were able to beat local rivals King Edwards in the final. Matt Allman, Headteacher, said: “The team photo makes […]

     
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  • Bikeability Certificates Bring Success

    Bikeability Certificates Bring Success

    The recent Bikeability programme was designed to support Friary students in using their bicycles safely and with due respect to motorists and pedestrians in our local community. The final results have come in and we have seen 95 students getting the highest Level 3 qualification whilst the remaining 22 students […]

     
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  • Teaching Your Child to Handle Money Responsibly

    Teaching Your Child to Handle Money Responsibly

    Barack Obama once said: “Money is not the only answer, but it makes a difference” and though we all agree it cannot guarantee happiness, it is a big part of life and the sooner we teach our children to handle it responsibly the better. There have been various articles in […]

     
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  • Y10 BTEC Sports Exam Results Break All Records

    Y10 BTEC Sports Exam Results Break All Records

    The Year 10 BTEC Sports exam results have been coming into school over recent weeks and they have only shown that the vast majority of students have really grafted on their revision and have gone on to hit or exceed their target grads. The new BTEC courses are equable to […]

     
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