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  • Year 11 Results Day

    Year 11 Results Day

    Y11 GCSE results will be available from 9.00am on Thursday 24th August from the Sixth Form Centre. Students should enter the building via the entrance by the school library. Staff will be on hand to offer guidance and support throughout the morning and the Sixth Form staff team will be […]

     
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  • The Start of the School Year Demands a Good Breakfast

    The Start of the School Year Demands a Good Breakfast

    A study by researchers led by Dr Gerda Pot at King’s College London has suggested that children who skip breakfast regularly may not be consuming the daily amounts of key nutrients for growth and development that are recommended by the UK government. The British Journal for Nutrition report reveals that […]

     
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  • Fantastic Sixth Form Results at The Friary School

    Fantastic Sixth Form Results at The Friary School

    We are delighted to report that the students and staff of The Friary School have produced excellent Sixth Form results this summer with an overall pass rate of 99%. Amidst a glut of superb performances, there were plenty of exceptional results which culminated in places at top-ranked universities: Megan Jacobs […]

     
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  • Students Return to School – Wednesday 6th September

    Students Return to School – Wednesday 6th September

    The start of academic year 2017-2018 is already looming on the horizon so a reminder of the arrangements for the start of the new term: 8.40am – Y7 students arrive in school and report to the theatre 8.45-9.10am – Y7 tutor time 9.10-10.10am – Y7s in tutor groups 10.10-11.10am – […]

     
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  • Children Commissioner Warns on Unchecked Internet Use

    Children Commissioner Warns on Unchecked Internet Use

    The recent news headlines have included warnings from Anna Longfield, the Children’s Commissioner for England, about the role of parents in intervening to limit their children using social media and more generally the internet. Launching a campaign to help parents to regulate their children’s internet use, she said time online […]

     
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  • Reminder – The New School Day

    Reminder – The New School Day

    Parents will recall that we have restructured the school day for September 2017 and this will lead to an earlier finishing time. We would recommend that students arrive no later than 8.40am so that they reach their tutor time in good time. The school day will then run to the […]

     
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  • Outstanding LAMDA Awards

    Outstanding LAMDA Awards

    The end of term saw the LAMDA Award rewards come in with excellent grades and a 100% pass rate. LAMDA (London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art) Awards are given by one of the UK’s oldest and most respected awarding bodies. They have offered practical examinations in communication and performance […]

     
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  • Work Placements Prepare Y12 Students for Working Life

    Work Placements Prepare Y12 Students for Working Life

    Year 12 students enjoyed a week’s work experience through W/B 17th July with placements arranged in a wide range of local and national public and private sector organisations. Emilio Paolo arranged his placement with Kier Construction, who are currently nearing the end of their building work for the new police […]

     
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  • Lake Garda Music Tour

    Lake Garda Music Tour

    During the last week of the Summer Term, members of the Music department travelled to the region of Lake Garda in Italy. Music Tours happen every two years and there is an enormous amount of planning and preparation involved by all. The students and staff had a fantastic time performing […]

     
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  • PTA Raffle Tickets Bring Student Winner

    PTA Raffle Tickets Bring Student Winner

    The PTA Summer Raffle raised just shy of £500 for the PTA and with the final count being done we are looking good for the ambitious £10,000 target which was set amidst much furore at the start of the year. Deryk Law, PTA member, kindly donated a superb tablet / […]

     
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