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  • Ski Trip Sold Out

    Ski Trip Sold Out

    The Y7-Y9 Ski Trip to Andorra in 2020 sold out quickly this morning – and though we were expecting a high demand, we were still surprised by the level of interest shown. The deposits were paid via Parent Pay – a national, online school payment transfer system – and the […]

     
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  • Primary School Enrichment

    Primary School Enrichment

    Our Sixth Form Enrichment programme incorporates a wide range of activities but the work of many Sixth Formers in local primary schools has been going fantastically well and the experience has been hugely fun and incredibly rewarding. Tash Hammond (Y12) has been working at Christchurch Primary School and has thoroughly […]

     
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  • U13 Hockey Girls Defeat Abbotsholme

    U13 Hockey Girls Defeat Abbotsholme

    The U13 girls took on Abbotsholme in a friendly 7-aside match fielding two teams due to such high interest in girl’s hockey at the moment. The A team went 1-0 down at half time but after a motivational half-time team talk from the captain, they went on to score 5 […]

     
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  • Skiing Trip to Andorra – Easter 2020

    Skiing Trip to Andorra – Easter 2020

    The Friary School is offering a week long skiing trip to Andorra in Easter 2020 and the trip is open to all current Key Stage 3 (so Years 7-9) students. The skiing trips are very popular and it is impossible to offer everyone who wishes to go a place. Consequently, […]

     
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  • Success at Lichfield Music Festival 2018

    Success at Lichfield Music Festival 2018

    Katie Edwards (Y12) shone at the Lichfield Music Festival with her performance of Romance and Fugetta from Finzi’s Five Bagatelles and she received high praise from Luan Shaw, co-principle clarinet with Orchestra of the Swan and Senior Lecturer at Birmingham Royal Conservatoire. Katie was awarded a Distinction and was credited […]

     
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  • Athletics Star onto National Performance Academy Programme

    Athletics Star onto National Performance Academy Programme

    After successful competitions in steeplechase and cross country, Lewis Duval (Y12) has been awarded a place on the Athletics Academy in Sporting Excellence (AASE) which is a key part of the British Athletics Performance Pathway for young athletes aged between 16-18. This is a fantastic achievement as only athletes who […]

     
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  • Saturday School Adds Up

    Saturday School Adds Up

    We are very proud of our Saturday School and the last few weeks have seen a series of days where Year 11s have come in to prep, revise and check up on their subject knowledge before their mock exams. The students have come in largely numbers – last weekend’s Maths […]

     
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  • Friary supports Anti-Bullying

    Friary supports Anti-Bullying

    November brought National Anti-Bullying Week into focus at the Friary as staff and students took part in a variety of activities to underline the importance of ‘Choosing Respect’, which was this year’s theme. Assemblies throughout the week were student-led, with 10D2, 9G1, 9J2 & 10S1 each doing a brilliant job in highlighting the cost […]

     
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  • Hard-Working Students Rewarded

    Hard-Working Students Rewarded

    Over a hundred students received a complimentary ice cream last Friday, as a reward for their hard work, excellent attitude and good behaviour. Students in the Top 20 for the most House Points received in their year group were eligible for the reward. The Top 20 Post-16 students were also awarded the treats. Students were also given a congratulatory […]

     
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  • Praise from Lichfield Foodbank

    Praise from Lichfield Foodbank

    Lichfield Foodbank has issued high praise to Friary students for their collections as part of our World Food Day Focus Week which saw donations for the Foodbank brought in from students and staff across the school. The amount raised was the equivalent of 880 full meals and the Foodbank team […]

     
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