Archive for July, 2017

 
  • Summer 2017 Newsletter

    Summer 2017 Newsletter

     
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  • Reminder – The New School Day

    Reminder – The New School Day

    Parents will recall that we have restructured the school day for September 2017 and this will lead to an earlier finishing time. We would recommend that students arrive no later than 8.40am so that they reach their tutor time in good time. The school day will then run to the […]

     
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  • Outstanding LAMDA Awards

    Outstanding LAMDA Awards

    The end of term saw the LAMDA Award rewards come in with excellent grades and a 100% pass rate. LAMDA (London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art) Awards are given by one of the UK’s oldest and most respected awarding bodies. They have offered practical examinations in communication and performance […]

     
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  • Work Placements Prepare Y12 Students for Working Life

    Work Placements Prepare Y12 Students for Working Life

    Year 12 students enjoyed a week’s work experience through W/B 17th July with placements arranged in a wide range of local and national public and private sector organisations. Emilio Paolo arranged his placement with Kier Construction, who are currently nearing the end of their building work for the new police […]

     
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  • Lake Garda Music Tour

    Lake Garda Music Tour

    During the last week of the Summer Term, members of the Music department travelled to the region of Lake Garda in Italy. Music Tours happen every two years and there is an enormous amount of planning and preparation involved by all. The students and staff had a fantastic time performing […]

     
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  • PTA Raffle Tickets Bring Student Winner

    PTA Raffle Tickets Bring Student Winner

    The PTA Summer Raffle raised just shy of £500 for the PTA and with the final count being done we are looking good for the ambitious £10,000 target which was set amidst much furore at the start of the year. Deryk Law, PTA member, kindly donated a superb tablet / […]

     
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  • West Midlands Police Visit to Prevent Knife Crime

    West Midlands Police Visit to Prevent Knife Crime

    West Midlands Police came into our school as part of their visits to schools across South Staffordshire to warn students of the risks and dangers of carrying knives. The informative and stark talk was clear on the dangers and consequences of knife crime and was explicit in mapping out the […]

     
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  • ICT Magazine Competition

    ICT Magazine Competition

    The ICT Department ran a magazine competition amongst Year 8 and Year 10 students to challenge students to develop their design skills and communicate their messaging effectively. The winning entry came from Erin Fry in Year 8 and she took home vouchers for a summer spending spree. Jas Kaur, Head […]

     
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  • The Friary Hare Hits Top Three in Lichfield’s Tortoise & Hare Trail

    The Friary Hare Hits Top Three in Lichfield’s Tortoise & Hare Trail

    The Friary’s entry in The Tortoise & The Hare Trail was sold off to the highest bidder in the charity auction on 15th July and came in a respectable 3rd place out of a field of 30 entrants. Our hare sold for £400 and the profits raised are all going […]

     
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  • New Y12 Sixth Form Induction Days

    New Y12 Sixth Form Induction Days

    The new Y12 students dropped in during the final week of term for their induction sessions so that they are ready for a flying start in September. The students spent 2 days going to A-Level and vocational taster sessions, meeting as a group and getting an outline of the two-year […]

     
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