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  • Y8 Girls Shine in Staffordshire Schools Tournament

    Y8 Girls Shine in Staffordshire Schools Tournament

    On Wednesday 2nd November Year 8 girls participated in a hockey tournament hosted by Denstone College. Teams entered into the competition included were Friary, Packwood, Abbotsholme, Foremarke, St. Anselms, St.Edwards, Stafford Grammar and Denstone. From the start the girls fought hard, making some lovely runs into the D but unfortunately […]

     
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  • School & Year Council Representatives 2016-2017

    School & Year Council Representatives 2016-2017

    The elections have rivalled the Bush v Clinton… Cameron v Farage… Ed Balls v Greg Rutherford… but we now have the elected reps who are going to make a big difference to life at The Friary this year. The Year and School Council reps for each year group are: Year 7: School – Elliot Fox […]

     
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  • The Interact Club Raises Funds for the Birmingham Children’s Hospital

    The Interact Club Raises Funds for the Birmingham Children’s Hospital

    The Friary Interact Club sees our students work with the Rotary to raise funds for charities. This week saw Sixth Formers stage a Halloween bake sale to raise money for Birmingham Children’s Hospital. This choice stemmed from a desire to give to the very community that gives so much to the […]

     
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  • French Exchange Programme

    French Exchange Programme

    Year 9 and Year 10 students have signed up for The Friary’s French Exchange Programme which is led by Mrs Welch, and is run alongside the Staffordshire Limousin Programme – www.staffordshire-limousin-experience.org.uk. The programme sees two 10 day placements – one at Easter and one in July – and sees Friary […]

     
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  • Employability Focus Week

    Employability Focus Week

    This week bring our ‘Employability’ Focus Week and amongst a string of events and messages, students will have QRD codes distributed around the school site so that they can easily visit the National Careers Website and learn more about their dream jobs. Mrs Carrie Cain, Assistant Headteacher, said: “Our Raising […]

     
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  • Y10 Student Hits Karate Heights Again

    Y10 Student Hits Karate Heights Again

    Following on from her Double Gold at the international event in Florida, Y10’s Steph Hart won 2 Golds and 2 Silvers at the International Karate Championships in Albir, Spain. Matt Allman, Headteacher, said: “I can only watch in awe at how fantastic Steph is performing. I know she is making […]

     
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  • PTA – The Christmas Raffles Approach

    PTA – The Christmas Raffles Approach

    The PTA is launching two annual grand raffles – one at Christmas and one for the Summer – which are designed to raise valuable funds to further extend the ICT facilities at the school. The PTA have been overwhelmed by local businesses who are continuing donate to the draw and […]

     
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  • Year 7 Dedication Service

    Year 7 Dedication Service

    Our annual Year 7 Dedication Service was staged at Lichfield Cathedral and gave students, staff and parents an opportunity to give thanks for the smooth transition and wonderful opportunities available for all those connected with The Friary School. The event saw Cathedral ministers and the Headteacher make speeches of thanks, […]

     
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  • More Primary Sports Winners – John Bamford… Hob Hill… Redbrook Hayes… St Stephen’s…

    More Primary Sports Winners – John Bamford… Hob Hill… Redbrook Hayes… St Stephen’s…

    Further visits by Miss Fallows to primary schools has seen high-performing primary sports stars win awards for their excellence in sporting challenges at our well-attended Open Evening. The latest awards have gone out to: Hob Hill Primary Ellie Walker – 2nd in the sit & reach test Owen Quinn – […]

     
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  • Charnwood Primary School – Sports Prize-Winners

    Charnwood Primary School – Sports Prize-Winners

    As part of our Open Evening, a range of sporting competitions were held and we has prize-winners from Charnwood Primary School – www.charnwood.staffs.sch.uk – who were awarded their prizes when Miss Fallows dropped into their school. Miss Kim Fallows said: “Their enthusiasm, sense of fun and sporting skills reflected superbly […]

     
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