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  • Y11s Win Praise from National Reference Test Organisers

    Y11s Win Praise from National Reference Test Organisers

    Last week saw 60 Y11 students complete the OFQUAL National Reference Test. Each year OFQUAL take a sample of students to test so it will show, over time, if there are any change in how students perform at a national level. Exam boards currently have limited evidence of how performance […]

     
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  • Sixth Form Berlin & Krakow Field Trip

    Sixth Form Berlin & Krakow Field Trip

    A group of 45 Y12 and 13 Friary School students have just returned from their History trip to Germany’s vibrant capital city, Berlin and the charming city of Krakow, Poland. The students remained focused and in good humour despite temperatures dropping as low as -14 in Krakow. The five day […]

     
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  • Friary Business & Community Breakfast Meeting

    Friary Business & Community Breakfast Meeting

    It was a bright and breezy start on Wednesday 15th February when we welcomed representatives from eight local organisations to our first ever ‘Business & Community Links’ breakfast meeting. Coffee and croissants took the edge off an early start and set the mood for an informal, yet productive, meeting to […]

     
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  • Books for Boys – Reading for World Book Day

    Books for Boys – Reading for World Book Day

    Stuck on the same level on COD? Frustrated by the senseless slaughter and the same tricks catching you out again? Irritated by the seemingly unbeatable ‘HOBO42’ annihilating you for the umpteenth time? Falling short of your personal best lap time on Gran Turismo? Failing to win any silverware on FIFA? […]

     
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  • Community Art Exhibition (‘Embrace the Face’) at Tempest Ford Lichfield

    Community Art Exhibition (‘Embrace the Face’) at Tempest Ford Lichfield

    As part of our extensive community work, we will be working with Tempest Ford to host ‘Embrace the Face’ Art Exhibition between 8th March – 17th March. The art work selected to appear at the exhibition comes from a range of different year groups all based around a loose portraiture […]

     
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  • Government Targets Sexting & Cyberbullying

    Government Targets Sexting & Cyberbullying

    The Government has announced they are organising a wide-ranging strategy – including technology companies, charities and mental health professionals – in order to address the problems caused by harassment, sexting, cyber-bullying, etc. This action group will form a comprehensive plan to address this huge issue in today’s society. Parents will […]

     
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  • A-Level Maths Holiday Boosters

    A-Level Maths Holiday Boosters

    This half-term is seeing A-Level Maths booster sessions running – in partnership with John Willmott School – in the Sixth Form Centre. The sessions have been largely organised by Miss Kenney and are playing to all students from both schools. Matt Allman, Headteacher, said: “The hard work and dedication of […]

     
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  • Fairer Funding for The Friary

    Fairer Funding for The Friary

    We would encourage all parents to take the time to fill out the fairer funding consultation by the government and argue that The Friary School – and all schools in Staffordshire – should get fairer funding. Local students have consistently been funded less for their education than across the country […]

     
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  • Help Fund The Friary FOR FREE

    Help Fund The Friary FOR FREE

    The Friary School are signed up with ‘Easy Fundraising’ and if you simply go through the website when you do your internet shopping then a donation will be made to the PTA. All you need to do is to go to https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/friaryschool/ and join the Easy Fund Raising scheme. It […]

     
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  • Y7 Boys Football Team Make The District Final

    Y7 Boys Football Team Make The District Final

    The Friary’s Year 7 Boys Football Team put in their best performance yet to become Pool A winners of the Cannock and District League with a gutsy 3-1 win against league rivals Erasmus Darwin Academy (EDA) in a well fought match. After a nervy start for both teams, Friary settled […]

     
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