Archive for July, 2017

  • ‘Misunderstood’ Visit to The Friary

    ‘Misunderstood’ Visit to The Friary

    ‘Misunderstood’ are a UK Pop / R&B duo made up of Stephan Benson and Jeffrey Okyere. They are graduates from the famous BRIT School of Performing Arts and appeared on the Britain’s Got Talent Semi Finals in dance group “Myztikal”. They have also supported MOBO Award Winner “Chipmunk” and the […]

  • Superstar Academy End of Term Show

    Superstar Academy End of Term Show

    The Superstar Academy performers staged excellent end of year performances for students, staff and parents this week as part of celebrating their fantastic work in our school throughout the year. The Superstar Academy are an external provider of performing arts extra-curricular activities at the school and are steadily growing due […]

  • The FUSE Globes

    The FUSE Globes

    The Lichfield FUSE Festival this weekend saw interactive artwork created by Friary students. Students created four huge globes, one each to represent Darwin, Garrick, Johnson and Seward House. Our inspiration was twofold. Firstly for pupils to celebrate and showcase the qualities of their individual House to others. Secondly, to embrace […]

  • Lichfield’s Hare & Tortoise Trail

    Lichfield’s Hare & Tortoise Trail

    Many students and parents will have seen the Friary’s wonderful offering for the Hare & Tortoise Trail that winds through our city but if you want to get up-close-and-personal to our hare then the place to go is just outside the outside The Kitchen Shop in Lichfield. Our hare has […]

  • Y6 Transition Days

    Y6 Transition Days

    Our two Year 6 Transition Days went superbly well and it was fantastic to see the new students settle into secondary school life so quickly. The two days began with a Headteacher’s assembly which was very much about being brave and throwing yourself into new things – well done particularly […]

  • PREVENT Strategy Work in RE

    PREVENT Strategy Work in RE

    Year 9 students have been looking at extremism in their Religious Education lessons over the past few weeks. Students have reflected on recent events and have discussed the differences between Islam and ISIS. They have explored why people join these groups and how true Islamic teachings do not reflect the […]

  • Bin The Blade – Message from Staffordshire Police to All Staffordshire Secondary Schools

    Bin The Blade – Message from Staffordshire Police to All Staffordshire Secondary Schools

    I am sure that you are only too clear of the risks associated with the carrying of knives in public and want to do everything you can to protect your child(ren). Unfortunately the majority of knives and bladed articles that we find young people in possession of have come from […]

  • Johnson House Win House Sports Day

    Johnson House Win House Sports Day

    The first Sports Day in the new era of Houses at The Friary saw Johnson House run out winners after a series of impressive performances brought them a commanding tally. The final placings saw: Johnson – 797 points Garrick – 719 points Darwin – 688 points Seward – 674 points […]

  • Interact Club Looks Forward To 2017-2018

    Interact Club Looks Forward To 2017-2018

    The departure of our Year 13 students has seen the leadership of the Interact Club transfer over to current Year 12s who have already attacked their work with relish. The Interact Club is supported by the Rotary Club of Lichfield St Chad and is a national project for 12-18 year […]

  • Y13 Prom at Moxhall Hall

    Y13 Prom at Moxhall Hall

    The Y13 Prom took centre stage on Wednesday 5th July with a wonderful event at Moxhull Hall. The event had been organised by the Prom Senior Student Committee, with Beth McCormick taking a real lead, and the staging, decoration and arrival gifts made it a special evening. There were cocktails […]

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