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  • U13 Girls Hockey Teams Shine in Tournament

    U13 Girls Hockey Teams Shine in Tournament

    The U13 Girls A & B teams performed supremely well in a regional hockey tournament including EDA, King Edwards and Kingsmead – with the A team coming out top of the pile. Friary A won all of their matches with Scarlett Roche-Allen scoring 3 and Connie Wadlow a double. Meanwhile, […]

     
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  • U16 Boys Hockey Perform Well in Midlands Indoor Hockey Finals

    U16 Boys Hockey Perform Well in Midlands Indoor Hockey Finals

    Having reached the Midlands Finals, The Friary team performed well against a string of top-ranked schools from as far afield as Leicester, Rugby Worksop and Trent. Every match was close and though the team missed out on the overall tournament victory. They certainly showed their mettle and well-deserved to play […]

     
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  • Y7 Netball Team Dismantle Chase Terrace

    Y7 Netball Team Dismantle Chase Terrace

    The Y7 Netball Team put in a sterling effort to defeat a good Chase Terrace side 8-4 despite going behind early doors. Sophie Freeman took ‘Girl of the Game’ after some fantastic goals at the team’s Goal Attack – though all of the girls performed outstandingly. Ms Simkiss reported that […]

     
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  • Student-Led Assemblies – 8O – Human Rights

    Student-Led Assemblies – 8O – Human Rights

    This term has seen the introduction of student-led assemblies – looking to combine teacher-led messages with students informing and inspiring their peers. Last week saw a wide range of themes with one of the highlights seeing the form leading a presentation on Human Rights. The assembly included ‘War Child’ Music, […]

     
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  • Y11 Basketball Defeats King Edward’s

    Y11 Basketball Defeats King Edward’s

    The Y11 Basketball Team started the defence of their Cannock & District Basketball Team by thrashing local rivals King Edward 103-22. The whole team were outstanding but Tom Murphy’s shooting (especially in a golden period during the second half) and Hayden Smith’s excellent set-up play were both incredible. There will […]

     
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  • Anger Awareness Week

    Anger Awareness Week

    As part of National Anger Awareness Week, the school staged a series of events and tutor time activities designed to encourage students and staff to reflect on the positives and negatives of anger and how to better channel and control anger in our daily lives. One of the activities saw […]

     
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  • PTA Ride Santa’s Sleigh

    PTA Ride Santa’s Sleigh

    The Friary’s PTA confronted a climate akin to Elsa’s icy palace in ‘Frozen’ and, though the cold wind was at times as terrifying as her Ice Monster, they survived the experience and raised £100s for ourselves and other local charities. Working with the superb team from Lichfield’s Round Table, the […]

     
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  • The Friary Helps the National Arboretum towards World Record

    The Friary Helps the National Arboretum towards World Record

    The National Arboretum’s world record attempt to produce a Christmas Card with the most amount of signatures in came to The Friary and hundreds of our students and staff are now on track to be part of a world record. The card is designed to pay respect to the armed […]

     
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  • GKN Engineering Inspiring Y10 STEM Students at The Friary

    GKN Engineering Inspiring Y10 STEM Students at The Friary

    Undoubtedly, the STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths) are excellent subjects to develop in school and take forward into a future career. Indeed, much of the British economy relies on these skills and our school has a duty to inspire students in these areas and give them an opportunity […]

     
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  • Praise Pours in for ‘Billy Elliot’

    Praise Pours in for ‘Billy Elliot’

    The recent performances of ‘Billy Elliot’ were a real high for the cast, directing team and school, but it has also been fantastic to hear how it has been a real high for parents, families and the wider community too. We have been inundated with phone messages, emails, tweets and […]

     
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