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  • Year 12 UCAS Workshop

    Year 12 UCAS Workshop

    Y12 students took part in a UCAS Workshop, with outside speakers from the University of Birmingham and De Montfort University providing sessions to upskill students enabling them to make the right choices on their future post-18 destinations. Students explored research options, the UCAS application process and personal statement writing, and […]

     
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  • PTFA Fund-Raising – Your School Lottery

    PTFA Fund-Raising – Your School Lottery

    We are very excited to announce our latest initiative and would like to invite you to support The Friary School lottery. This lottery has been set up specifically to raise money and make a difference to our children. It is a fantastic way to bring Parents, Carers, Teachers and the […]

     
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  • Entrust Jazz Festival 2019

    Entrust Jazz Festival 2019

    Over the weekend, Friary students took part in the Entrust Jazz Festival 2019 at The County Showground, Stafford. As members of Staffordshire Jazz Orchestra East: Milly Bennett (alto sax), Mae Bennett (trombone) and Katie Edwards (alto sax) played items including Baptiste’s ‘Humanism’ and Coleman’s ‘Big Spender’. Elsewhere, Entrust Music Service […]

     
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  • The Interact Club & The Mental Health Tree

    The Interact Club & The Mental Health Tree

    Sixth Form students from the Friary School Interact Club worked hard to help raise awareness during Mental Health Week. Supported by Rotarians from the Lichfield St Chad Rotary Club, students put on a range of fundraising events to raise money for ‘Mind’. During the week there were cake sales and […]

     
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  • Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme

    Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme

    The final weekend for DofE has just passed and twenty-eight of our students who took on the award in September 2018 all passed the expedition section of the award. Day 1 saw the groups navigate well and manage to get through a series of checkpoints (only a couple of wrong […]

     
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  • Johnson Win Year 8 Debating Competition

    Johnson Win Year 8 Debating Competition

    Our Mental Health Awareness Week included the latest round of the House Debating Competition and the four Houses battled in debates surrounding the impact of social media on mental health. Candidates argued ‘For or Against’ and scored points for their argument, style and supporting evidence and the topic gave plenty […]

     
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  • Y8 Geography Field Trip

    Y8 Geography Field Trip

    Y8 Geographers have been out and about in the local community over the last week as they take part in a local field-work project. The students have been doing field sketches, environmental quality surveys and pedestrian and traffic counts. This practical work is an early project to prepare students for […]

     
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  • Success at Stafford Festival of Music

    Success at Stafford Festival of Music

    This weekend saw Katie Edwards (Y12) take part in the DHL/Entrust Stafford Flute and Clarinet Festival that was held in Saint Mary in Stafford as part of the Stafford Festival of Music. She was part of a clarinet duet playing Moderato by Lewin. Her performance attracted great praise but had […]

     
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  • Mental Health Week Advice for Parents

    Mental Health Week Advice for Parents

    Our Focus Week is looking at Mental Health for Teens and we well appreciate that parents face the brunt of any challenges. At a recent Parents Evening we shared the figure that students spend only 10.8% of their time between the ages of 11-16 with us – the rest of […]

     
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  • Uniform Changes for September 2019

    Uniform Changes for September 2019

    We have finalised our uniform changes and re-enforcement of existing expectations for September 2019 and all Year 7-10 parents will be receiving a letter over the next couple of days to outline how these alterations affect their child. The changes relate to a new school skirt and tie and there […]

     
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