• Summer Sizzler 2018

    Summer Sizzler 2018

    The Summer Sizzler took place last Thursday and, with temperatures soaring out on the field, the acts on the main stage certainly sizzled. There were a wide range of music acts through – solos, groups, instrumentals, songs from recent school shows. Equally performers ranged from Y6s regaling us with a Disney […]

  • What’s the ‘Summer Sizzler’ ?

    What’s the ‘Summer Sizzler’ ?

    Tomorrow night will see us open our very own annual summer festival on the field.  It promises to be an excellent night of live music and fun activities and with the current weather forecast a lovely evening to sit out and relax! Each year we open up our beautiful playing […]

  • IpsosMORI Survey on Young People’s Attitudes to Gambling

    IpsosMORI Survey on Young People’s Attitudes to Gambling

    Friary students have taken part in a national IpsosMORI survey to help uncover young people’s attitudes to gambling. The national press have recently reported that 25,000 young people aged between 11 to 16 are problem gamblers, with another 36,000 at risk, while 6 percent have gambled on line using a […]

  • Y7 & Y8 Students Represent District in County Championships

    Y7 & Y8 Students Represent District in County Championships

    Year 7 & 8 students were selected to represent the district in the county championship at Tamworth Athletic stadium and on a glorious sunny day our students helped the Cannock district become county champions for the second year running. The final result was: 1 – Cannock – 319 points 2 – […]

  • French & Engineering Challenge at RAF Cosford

    French & Engineering Challenge at RAF Cosford

    Two teams representing The Friary, along with 9 other schools, spent the day at the RAF Cosford museum learning about the science and engineering of building and launching a space hotel. The boys – made up of Josh Bramall, Bobby Clarkson, Tom Hughes, Sam Hutchinson, Jack Lynch, Louis Caldwell, Taine […]

  • National Armed Forces Day

    National Armed Forces Day

    The school maintained its passionate support for the armed forces – and more widely all public service-related youth organisations – by encouraging all students who participate to wear their uniform with pride. There were a multitude of uniforms on display from army cadets to scouts, St John’s to RAF cadets, […]

  • Y13 Art & Photography Exhibition

    Y13 Art & Photography Exhibition

    Year 13 Art and Photography students showcased their work at our annual end of year Exhibition on Wednesday 27th of June. On a very warm summer’s evening it was fantastic to see our students receive deserved praise for two years’ worth of hard work from parents, governors, staff and members […]

  • Y7 Cricket Team Defeat Nether Stowe

    Y7 Cricket Team Defeat Nether Stowe

    Following on from the success of their first match against the EDA, Friary Year 7 Cricket team swept aside Nether Stowe in a local derby with 12 overs to spare. Opening the bowling, Friary limited Nether Stowe to 47 for 1, from their 16 overs, with some excellent spells from […]

  • Y11 Leavers’ Assembly

    Y11 Leavers’ Assembly

    Our special Y11 Leavers’ Assembly was a great chance for staff and students to say goodbye now that the exams have finished and was a welcome contact in the build up to the School Prom. Students begin to disappear off on family holidays, placements and so on so this often […]

  • Y7 Time Capsule Competition Winners Announced

    Y7 Time Capsule Competition Winners Announced

    The winners have been announced for the Year 7 competition, run in conjunction with Barchester Homes, which challenged our Year 7 students to suggest objects to put in the time capsule which will show people in the future what life is like today. Students were then invited to take part […]

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