• Non-Uniform Day – Tuesday 26 November

    Non-Uniform Day – Tuesday 26 November

    The school will be running a Non-Uniform Day on Tuesday 26 November. We would ask each student to make a donation of £1 in order to wear ‘non-uniform’. All proceeds will go to support the Morris-Samuels family and their fund-raising for mental health awareness.

  • Y5 Chadsmead Students Maths Visit

    Y5 Chadsmead Students Maths Visit

    On a rainy Tuesday in November, a group of excitable Year 5s walked from Chadsmead to the Friary School in the hope of an insightful morning of Maths. The plan was to measure areas of the Friary School and create an accurate map drawn on A3 paper. Despite the weather, […]

  • Interact Club Presentation

    Interact Club Presentation

    Throughout the year, our Sixth Form Interact group works tirelessly to raise money for different charities. Last term, Sixth Form students supported by Rotarians from the Lichfield St Chad Rotary Club, put on a range of fundraising events to raise money for ‘Mind’. During the week there were cake sales […]

  • Y10 Health & Social Care Baby Egg Project

    Y10 Health & Social Care Baby Egg Project

    Following a successful coursework project last year, the health & social care department decided to go egg crazy again so ‘Baby Egg Boom is Back’ Ms Fallows, Head of Health & Social Care, was astounded by how many hours over the half term break students spent last year designing some […]

  • Y10 Netball Team Win Tournament

    Y10 Netball Team Win Tournament

    The Friary Year 10 Girls Netball team continued their fine team work and technique in winning a district netball tournament. The girls played fantastically, winning all games bar a solitary draw, and were the overall winners. Trudy Simkiss, PE Teacher and team coach, said: “A huge congratulations to the girls. […]

  • Calling Out for Our Shoe-Box Appeal

    Calling Out for Our Shoe-Box Appeal

    Our Sixth Form charity reps are running a shoe box appeal as part of their commitment to the school Interact Group. They will be visiting tutor groups the week after half term to raise awareness of the appeal and letters will be going home to parents. All completed boxes earn […]

  • Allied Health Professionals Week

    Allied Health Professionals Week

    Year 11-13 Health & Social Care students took part in a workshop to improve the awareness of the roles of Allied Health professionals and it gave them a real insight and opportunity to demonstrate the skills required in a particular position. Not only was the session aimed at the types […]

  • ‘Wind in the Willows’ – Tickets Available

    ‘Wind in the Willows’ – Tickets Available

    Tickers are now available for our Whole-School Performance of ‘Wind in the Willows’. The show runs evenings from Wednesday 4 December to Saturday 7 December, as well as an afternoon matinee on the Saturday. The tickets can be purchased online at: Matt Allman, Headteacher, said: “We have a lot […]

  • U13 Girls Hockey Tournament

    U13 Girls Hockey Tournament

    Despite a cold wintry night the girls battled in a friendly hockey tournament hosted by EDA. The Friary played against Cathedral, EDA, King Edwards and Chase Grammar with a score sheet of four draws and one loss. The majority of goals came from Poppy Grimshaw and Gabriella Cole-Pearce which came […]

  • Sixth Form Open Evening

    Sixth Form Open Evening

    The Sixth Form Open Evening was very well attended and presented the specific approaches and features that mark our provision out as one of the very strongest in the district. The key messages related to: 1. Our smaller setting so that no child gets lost as just a face in […]


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