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  • Battle Archery

    Battle Archery

    Our extra-curricular programme continues to include a wide range of sports, musical clubs, drama clubs and subject sessions but the latest addition really hit the bullseye this week. Year 7 and Year 8 students took part in Battle Archery sessions as part of a half-termly club and were donned up […]

     
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  • Saturday School Sees English Masterclasses

    Saturday School Sees English Masterclasses

    Last weekend saw out first Saturday School of 2017-2018 and it heralded the start of the programme which intensifies as we move on through the school year. These sessions focused on the key skills required for the English Language Component 2 exam. It prepared students for the looming mock exams […]

     
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  • Black History Week

    Black History Week

    As part of Black History Month, we staged a Focus Week concentrating on the input and recognition of key figures in Black History in Britain and across the globe. Our celebrations included photos and biographies of key figures on display around the school, including Mary Seacole and Frederick Douglas, and […]

     
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  • Letter to Parents from the E-Safety Ambassadors from Johnson House

    Letter to Parents from the E-Safety Ambassadors from Johnson House

      Each of the Houses have a range of student leaders and one of the most important roles is the E-Safety Ambassadors. It is their job to support initiatives and ideas on E-Safety and to keep the topic high on the priority list. The following letter has been sent put […]

     
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  • Sixth Form Open Evening

    Sixth Form Open Evening

    Our recent Sixth Form Open Evening was busy and really brought home to all of the us the importance of making the right choice for Sixth Form study. The changes to funding mean that there is no room for error in succeeding in Year 12 as places are not guaranteed […]

     
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  • GCSE History Masterclass Pushes for Top 9-7 Grades

    GCSE History Masterclass Pushes for Top 9-7 Grades

    The after-school booster classes are already well into the swing of things with sessions planned through the year and attendance levels already hitting already hitting the highs. The GCSE History Masterclass was co-ordinated by Miss Gray and targeted top level skills using very different learning styles to keep engagement and […]

     
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  • E-Safety – Don’t Do A Dele Alli !

    E-Safety – Don’t Do A Dele Alli !

    Do you think when you post a photo online that it may come back to haunt you in 10+ years time ? Do you think your current cool look… those thickly stencilled eyebrows… the gangsta jewellery… will be just the image that you want when you go for a job, […]

     
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  • Y10 and Y11 Netball Teams Defeat Cannock Chase School

    Y10 and Y11 Netball Teams Defeat Cannock Chase School

    The Year 11 Netball Team performed superbly to ease out a narrow 13-11 victory over Cannock Chase School. The match was neck-and-neck throughout but the Friary team managed to keep the advantage. The girls fantastic passing and defensive skills, alongside their strong and consistent shooting, were the deciding factors. Elsewhere, […]

     
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  • Parental Advice on Anti-Extremism

    Parental Advice on Anti-Extremism

    We are keen to make parents aware of the work and training that goes on to prevent anti-extremism and radicalisation developing in our school and community. Extremism is defined as the vocal or active opposition to our fundamental values, including democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty, and respect and […]

     
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  • University of Wuppertal Internship at The Friary School

    University of Wuppertal Internship at The Friary School

    We have strong ties with the Unviersity of Wuppertal in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, and annually stage internship from German teacher trainees to spend a full term working in an English School. Our first interns were Katharina Spellerberg, Lea Uhlmann and Judith Gärtner they made a fantastic contribution to the school […]

     
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