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  • U13 Girls Staffs In2 Hockey Tournament WINNERS

    U13 Girls Staffs In2 Hockey Tournament WINNERS

    The Y8 Girls’ Hockey teams have continued their great record of success after winning yet another competition victory. The girls performed superbly from the off and racked up seven goals in defeating King Edwards, Kingsmead and Erasmus Darwin. The final was fought between ourselves and Lichfield Cathedral School and the […]

     
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  • Battle of the Bands

    Battle of the Bands

    The ‘Battle of the Bands’ is an annual show organised by The Friary’s music department. For years, the event has hosted an assortment of rock, pop and indie bands formed by students, giving them the chance to show off their stuff. Usually, those involved can perform original songs and covers […]

     
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  • Safeguarding Advice – Keeping Your Child Safe Online

    Safeguarding Advice – Keeping Your Child Safe Online

    Intel Security carried out research with 1,000 UK parents and discovered that 40% were completely unaware of their children’s online activity. The research culminated in four key tops for parents to make sure their children remain safe online: Start Conversations Early: If you start talking about online safety early, it […]

     
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  • Extended Extra-Curricular Provision A Hit & More To Come

    Extended Extra-Curricular Provision A Hit & More To Come

    Parents will be aware that we have extended our extra-curricular provision through partnerships with external organisations and the new sessions have been a massive hit. Students have signed up for clubs including archery, fencing, cheer-leading and performing arts and the feedback has been very positive. Consequently, we are pleased to […]

     
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  • School Council Interviews for Assistant Headteacher Post

    School Council Interviews for Assistant Headteacher Post

    As part of our commitment to making sure our students have a real voice in the direction of the school, the Student Council took part in interviewing the candidates for our recent Assistant Headteacher post. Students from all year groups – Ellie Barnett, Chloe Britton, Elliot Fox, Callum Gair, Maisie […]

     
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  • Netball Victories for Year 8 & 9

    Netball Victories for Year 8 & 9

    Our Year 8 Netball Team demonstrated real strength in their play as they defeated a good Chase Terrace side 5-1. The attacking and defensive play were both excellent and the pace through the mid-court was the decisive factor in getting the victory. Similarly, our Year 9 Netball Team defeated North […]

     
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  • Safeguarding Update – Safeguarding Leads

    Safeguarding Update – Safeguarding Leads

    As our E-Safety Week draws to and end, we would like to remind students and parents that our Safeguarding Leads are Mr Rose (Deputy Head) and Mr Neale. All staff are trained appropriately and are available to listen to and support our students. Tutors and the Student Support Team are […]

     
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  • Safeguarding Update – Site Security

    Safeguarding Update – Site Security

    The Friary School has improved security by installing gates at the front of school and by reducing front of school access to main reception only. Many parents will be well aware of this approach from their drop-offs / pick-ups at primary school and will understand that the safety of children […]

     
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  • Breakfast Celebration for Attendance

    Breakfast Celebration for Attendance

    As part of our work on getting attendance to ‘outstanding’ levels, we staged another of our Breakfast Celebrations to those students with the best attendance and the biggest improvers. The breakfast included free juice and bagels and the students were served by the senior teachers in the school. All evidence […]

     
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  • Y11 Basketball Team Become District Champions

    Y11 Basketball Team Become District Champions

    The Friary Y11 Basketball Team won their final match in the District Basketball Tournament 55-19 against Erasmus Darwin Academy and hold onto the title for the third successive year. This victory brought a 100% record with consecutive victories against Nether Stowe, King Edwards, Chase Grammar, Kingsmead and now EDA. This […]

     
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