• End of ‘Your Staffordshire’ Card Will Increase Transport Costs

    End of ‘Your Staffordshire’ Card Will Increase Transport Costs

    Staffordshire County Council are phasing out the ‘Your Staffordshire’ Card due to financial pressures The card, which allows subsidised bus travel for young people, will be honoured up till August 31 2019 but not afterwards. The County Council have suggested people contact their bus companies to see what alternatives are available, and […]

  • DT Department’s Homage to ‘Thank You’ Poppy Campaign

    DT Department’s Homage to ‘Thank You’ Poppy Campaign

    The DT Department have enlisted the support of students across the school creating a hugely imaginative poppy display at the front of the school. The poppies have been made using the bottom of plastic bottles which have been individually designed and spray painted to produce a cascading poppy display running out […]

  • National Caribbean War Monument

    National Caribbean War Monument

    The Friary School’s support of the National Caribbean Monument has stretched back over the last couple of years to cover special assemblies, letters to parliamentarians and fund-raising. The National Caribbean Monument Charity is working to raise £500,000 for a monument which will stand within the grounds of the National Memorial […]

  • Remembrance Week

    Remembrance Week

    Remembrance is a theme we re-visit every year but, with 2018 being 100 years since the end of the First Word War, things really resonate this time. This week saw poppies on sale and work connected to the British Legion’s ‘Thank You’ campaign. All students also had the chance to […]

  • Sixth Formers Lay Wreath at National Arboretum

    Sixth Formers Lay Wreath at National Arboretum

    Senior students, Harry Barton and Izzy Duignan, represented our school in our annual laying of a Remembrance wreath at the National Arboretum this year. They chose to lay their wreath for KJ Hill and BD Boardley. who National Arboretum staff said were often forgotten during ‘remembrance’ as they died during […]

  • Y10 Health & Social Care Baby Egg Project

    Y10 Health & Social Care Baby Egg Project

    Y10 Health and Social Care students have gone egg crazy this week creating some amazing designs as part of research for their coursework on life events and how they impact an individual’s circumstances. Course leader Ms Fallows was astounded by how many hours over the half-term break students have spent […]

  • Sixth Form Open Evening

    Sixth Form Open Evening

    Our Sixth Form Open Evening was well attended and whilst we were thrilled to see so many of our superb Y11s coming along – despite already knowing what we can offer – it was equally fantastic to see so many students dropping in from other schools. The evening consisted of […]

  • ‘Odd Socks Day’ as part of National Anti-Bullying Week

    ‘Odd Socks Day’ as part of National Anti-Bullying Week

    The school is going to join in ‘Odd Socks Day’ which will take place on Monday 12th November 2018, the first day of National Anti-Bullying Week. It’s an opportunity for children to help raise awareness around anti-bullying, to express themselves, and to celebrate their individuality and what makes us all unique. All students and […]

  • GIS day

    GIS day

    Y10-Y13 Geographers will be taking part in activities to mark Geographic Information Systems (GIS) day which officially takes place on Wednesday 14th November. GIS technology is used to demonstrate real-world applications and to model how we can support and protect how we grow and develop in our world. Certainly, with […]

  • Doves Heading to Lichfield Cathedral

    Doves Heading to Lichfield Cathedral

    Each year, Lichfield Cathedral celebrates the festive season by creating a hanging installation in the ceiling of the nave. In recent years we have seen angels of love and stars of wonder. This year they will be flying 20,000 doves of peace created by over seventy schools from across the district.  […]

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