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  • Full Governors Meeting

    Full Governors Meeting

    On Wednesday 9th November our Full Governors Meeting saw a range of topics discussed and reviewed to help propel our school towards ‘outstanding’. Governors reviewed the work going on in English and Maths to make sure our results stand up as we go from A*-G to 9-1 – with Mrs […]

     
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  • Geography Department Leads The Way

    Geography Department Leads The Way

    The Geography Department at The Friary has made the national press with Mrs Young’s article on the developments in GCSE Geography being taken up by the respected educational website, TeachWire. As well as being a strong teacher, Mrs Young is a respected writer and the online force behind: www.geographygeek.co.uk/ For […]

     
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  • Bonjour Henry Chadwick – French at The Friary

    Bonjour Henry Chadwick – French at The Friary

    On Tuesday 8th November the MFL Department worked with Years 3-4 students from Henry Chadwick Primary School on a quick-fire French session designed to introduce them to French and to generate their enthusiasm for foreign languages. The session saw 30 fantastic youngsters working on greetings and songs, all swept along […]

     
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  • Focus Week – The Big Draw

    Focus Week – The Big Draw

    This October pupils at The Friary fully embraced ‘The Big Draw’ festival. Each year ‘The Big Draw’ presents an opportunity to join a global community in celebration of the universal language of drawing. The 2016 theme brought together Science, Technology, Art, Engineering and Maths to create S.T.E.A.M. With reference to […]

     
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  • Y11 Raising Aspirations Evening

    Y11 Raising Aspirations Evening

    On Tuesday 8th November around 100 students and parents attended the Y11 Raising Aspirations Evening as they took the opportunity to gather specific guidance and information from a range of speakers on post-Year 11 options. The session included a Headteacher address on GCSE grades, the changes to English and Maths, […]

     
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  • Y7 Netball Team – Off To Positive Start

    Y7 Netball Team – Off To Positive Start

    On 7th November the Year 7 Netball Team played their first competitive match against EDA and, though they narrowly lost 3-1, all the signs were there for a team that is only going to grow and grow in stature and success. The girls played superbly – fantastic interceptions, lots of possession, […]

     
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  • Y9 Boys Football – County Cup Victory

    Y9 Boys Football – County Cup Victory

    The Year 9 Boys comprehensively triumphed over Repton 5-2 in the 3rd Round of the County Cup with Josh Clamp and Josh Bramall on the score sheet. After going into a 2-0 lead in the first half, Repton fought back by scoring early in the second half, and this could […]

     
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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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