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  • Teaching Your Child to Handle Money Responsibly

    Teaching Your Child to Handle Money Responsibly

    Barack Obama once said: “Money is not the only answer, but it makes a difference” and though we all agree it cannot guarantee happiness, it is a big part of life and the sooner we teach our children to handle it responsibly the better. There have been various articles in […]

     
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  • Y10 BTEC Sports Exam Results Break All Records

    Y10 BTEC Sports Exam Results Break All Records

    The Year 10 BTEC Sports exam results have been coming into school over recent weeks and they have only shown that the vast majority of students have really grafted on their revision and have gone on to hit or exceed their target grads. The new BTEC courses are equable to […]

     
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  • UCAS Exhibition Trip

    UCAS Exhibition Trip

    This week saw Y12s attend the UCAS Higher Education Exhibition at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) as part of our Raising Aspirations programme’s preparations for the university applications process. The exhibition saw the university route take centre stage and included extensive guidance on the UCAS form and website, life on […]

     
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  • Y9 Cricket Team Open with District League Victory

    Y9 Cricket Team Open with District League Victory

    Our Year 9 cricket team won their first match in the Cannock & District League with a 40 run victory over Erasmus Darwin Academy (EDA). The Friary opened the batting with Josh Bramall’s 52 resulting in a competitive target of 121 from 16 overs. In reply, EDA reached 81-4 in […]

     
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  • Teacher Recruitment

    Teacher Recruitment

    Parents who regularly read our website and Twitter feed will be already aware that we regularly flag up the challenges of funding and recruitment but at this time we wanted to give you an update on teacher appointments for September. These issues are hot topics in the lives of every […]

     
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  • PE Department Rewards Trip

    PE Department Rewards Trip

    The P.E department were lucky enough to be able to secure tickets for an international 50 over game as part of ICC World Championships which are being hosted in England and Wales this summer. The department saw this an opportunity to reward Friary cricketers from Year 8 & 9 who […]

     
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  • Success Rolls On for Karate Champion

    Success Rolls On for Karate Champion

    Y10 student Steph Hart, scored further international success in her age group at the recent European Championships as she took 1 x Gold (Fighting) and 2 x Silver (Fighting & Kata). The on-going victories now see her hold titles at British, European and World level and with further events on […]

     
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  • Exam Update – Summer 2017

    Exam Update – Summer 2017

    All parents of Year 11 – Year 13 will be all too aware that the final exams are well underway and we were keen to give you an update on how they are going. Overall, things are going well, ups-and-downs and bumps-and-grazes along the way, but they do seem to […]

     
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  • Peter Riggulsford – Former Headteacher at The Friary School

    Peter Riggulsford – Former Headteacher at The Friary School

    We wished to share with former Friary students and the local community that Peter Riggulsford, the former Headmaster of The Friary School, passed away on 16th May 2017. Many Lichfield people will remember The Friary School was formerly a girls’ grammar before becoming a comprehensive school under Mr Riggulsford’s leadership […]

     
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  • May School & Saturday School Programme (May Half-Term – June)

    May School & Saturday School Programme (May Half-Term – June)

    The extensive revision support continues to be offered on Saturdays and through May Half-Term with a wide range of sessions operating through the holiday and weekends. The May School’s first session of GCSE Maths saw over 80+ students (and raising) attend the session and the full programme includes: Tuesday 30th […]

     
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