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  • Fire Safety Update

    Fire Safety Update

    In light of the terrible events at the Grenfell Tower, we wanted to flag up to parents our own fire safety arrangements which are designed to keep every child safe in school. The recent tragedy has thrown a fresh light in the media on fire safety practice in all areas: […]

     
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  • Glorious Year 11 Prom Sees Friary Students Shine

    Glorious Year 11 Prom Sees Friary Students Shine

    The long-awaited Year 11 Prom was staged at Drayton Manor Park and was a truly stunning event. The arrivals area was a procession of limos, vintage cars, and more besides, though the highlight was an arrival on the back of a motorbike with a 8-bike escort tailing on behind. It […]

     
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  • Year 10 Cricket Team Win Cannock & District Tournament

    Year 10 Cricket Team Win Cannock & District Tournament

    Our Year 10 cricket team came out as District winners after defeating Erasmus Darwin Academy (EDA) in a very close and high entertaining final. The Friary batted first and scored 63 runs for 0 wickets in their allocated 5 overs with Josh Brammall (25) and Marcus John (16) batting all […]

     
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  • Medals Galore at the Dance World Cup

    Medals Galore at the Dance World Cup

    Year 8 student, Tabitha O’Sullivan, shone at the Dance World Cup in Germany this week where she took 3 Golds and 1 Silver in her 4 performances. The Dance World Cup has over 12,000 children around the world aged from 4 to 25 trying to qualify for the final which […]

     
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  • National Armed Forces Day

    National Armed Forces Day

    National Armed Forces Day took place across the country on Saturday 24th June and involved numerous special events and celebrations. This day is a chance for people to show their support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community: from currently serving troops to service families, […]

     
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  • A-Level Art & Photography Exhibition

    A-Level Art & Photography Exhibition

    Our annual A-Level Art & Photography Exhibition was extremely well attended as students, staff, parents and governors came in to admire the superb work provided by our Sixth Formers – which had also wow-ed the Exam Moderator earlier that week. The Exhibition reflected how the students had grown as artists […]

     
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  • Field Visit with Kier Construction

    Field Visit with Kier Construction

    Kier Construction is one of the UK’s leading property, construction and services groups which invests in, builds, maintains and renews the places where work, live and play. They operate across a range of sectors including defence, education, housing, industries, power, transport and utilities – but closer to our home they […]

     
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  • Y10 Business Trip to Cadbury’s World

    Y10 Business Trip to Cadbury’s World

    On Thursday 25th May Year 10 Business Studies students went on an excellent adventure to Cadbury World. The Business controlled assessment relies almost totally on each student carrying out their own research and investigations in order to write up a report. All students gained a real insight into the production, […]

     
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  • Regional Representation for Friary Students

    Regional Representation for Friary Students

    Eighteen Friary students were selected to represent the Cannock and District in the County with the Year 7 & 8 event held in Tamworth and the Year 9 & 10 event staged in Stafford. The students who represented the district for Year 9 & 10 were Josh Nyambayo, Panashe Makokowe, James […]

     
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  • Year 7 ‘Mechanisms’ Work Pops Up

    Year 7 ‘Mechanisms’ Work Pops Up

    The Y7 DT assignment on ‘Mechanisms’ has produced some superb pop-up books which use a range of techniques to bring the research books to life. The photographed example – by Charlotte Hurley – was one of several that reached an exceptionally high standard. It is these early design projects that […]

     
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