Archive for November, 2017

 
  • Remembrance Week

    Remembrance Week

    We take a great deal of pride in reflecting on Remembrance Week – both in terms of the wider theme but also our own wish to make the most of our lives and those of the people around us. Of course, this Focus Week saw special assemblies, themed tutor time […]

     
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  • Bringing Sweet Imagination to House Rewards

    Bringing Sweet Imagination to House Rewards

    The new House system sees all students earning House points for hard work and high effort and these are totted up to bring rewards for Houses and individuals. The first half-term saw Seward House come out on top of the House Competition but we felt it was also important to […]

     
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  • Confirmation of The Friary School Breaking World Records

    Confirmation of The Friary School Breaking World Records

    The school received its formal certificate acknowledging our role in the National Arboretum’s successful world record bid to produce the biggest signed Christmas card the world has ever seen. The project was conducted to express gratitude to those serving our country in the armed forces and was part of our […]

     
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  • GCSE Maths Takes Centre Stage at Saturday School

    GCSE Maths Takes Centre Stage at Saturday School

    This Saturday saw over 50 Year 11 students working in the Sixth Form Centre and Library in GCSE sessions designed to close gaps in knowledge and skills. There were 6 specialist Maths teachers on hand to offer support and students worked well whilst wearing non-uniform and making the most of […]

     
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  • Y10 Netball Team Defeat Norton Canes

    Y10 Netball Team Defeat Norton Canes

    The Year 10 Netball Team performed superbly against Norton Canes High School and ran out convincing winners with a 20-11 score line. The entire team worked superbly well together and it was their superior passing and interception skills which proved the decisive factors. Matt Allman, Headteacher, said: “The netball coaching […]

     
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  • Battle Archery

    Battle Archery

    Our extra-curricular programme continues to include a wide range of sports, musical clubs, drama clubs and subject sessions but the latest addition really hit the bullseye this week. Year 7 and Year 8 students took part in Battle Archery sessions as part of a half-termly club and were donned up […]

     
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  • Saturday School Sees English Masterclasses

    Saturday School Sees English Masterclasses

    Last weekend saw out first Saturday School of 2017-2018 and it heralded the start of the programme which intensifies as we move on through the school year. These sessions focused on the key skills required for the English Language Component 2 exam. It prepared students for the looming mock exams […]

     
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  • Black History Week

    Black History Week

    As part of Black History Month, we staged a Focus Week concentrating on the input and recognition of key figures in Black History in Britain and across the globe. Our celebrations included photos and biographies of key figures on display around the school, including Mary Seacole and Frederick Douglas, and […]

     
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  • Letter to Parents from the E-Safety Ambassadors from Johnson House

    Letter to Parents from the E-Safety Ambassadors from Johnson House

      Each of the Houses have a range of student leaders and one of the most important roles is the E-Safety Ambassadors. It is their job to support initiatives and ideas on E-Safety and to keep the topic high on the priority list. The following letter has been sent put […]

     
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  • Sixth Form Open Evening

    Sixth Form Open Evening

    Our recent Sixth Form Open Evening was busy and really brought home to all of the us the importance of making the right choice for Sixth Form study. The changes to funding mean that there is no room for error in succeeding in Year 12 as places are not guaranteed […]

     
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