• Duke of Edinburgh Practice Expedition

    Duke of Edinburgh Practice Expedition

    This year The Friary School enrolled 53 pupils onto the silver DofE Award with 6 x Sixth Formers, 3 x Y11s and 44 x Y10s. Having spent many weeks training and preparing for the practice expedition, on the weekend of the 31st March to 2nd April the students successful overcame […]

  • Music at The Friary Wins Another Award for Excellence

    Music at The Friary Wins Another Award for Excellence

    The Music Department has been praised by the Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM) for the high attainment levels in Music at the school. The school has been awarded a ISM Bronze Certificate in Music (2017) by this respected organisation who have worked since 1882 to promote the art of music […]

  • Twitter Contact with Author Helen Dennis

    Twitter Contact with Author Helen Dennis

    We keep a regular eye on what our daily office runners are reading and the last day of term saw Jacob Mieleniewski and Emma Law taking on the responsibility. We tweeted that Jake was reading ‘Assassin’s Creed’ and Emma was reading ‘River of Ink’ but got a huge surprise on […]

  • Superstar Academy’s Super Success!

    Superstar Academy’s Super Success!

    Over the course of the Spring Term a super-enthusiastic group of students took part in a course run by Superstar Academy ( They developed their skills in acting, singing, dance, presenting and DJ-ing – though most importantly they had a great time. Rachel White, the course tutor, was really impressed […]

  • Parent Governor Vacancy

    Parent Governor Vacancy

    The school has a vacancy on the Governing Body for a new parent governor and welcomes nomination forms from any parents ready to make this commitment. The electoral process is outlined in the attached paperwork – which has already gone out to all parents – and as well as coming […]

  • School Refurbishment Rolls On

    School Refurbishment Rolls On

    The significant improvements to the school site have attracted huge amounts of praise from students, staff and parents and this Easter break is seeing the latest improvements rolling out. The new Sixth Form Centre, new Student Support facility, redecorated classrooms, new Learning Hub, spruced up main lobbies, modernised main school […]

  • Easter School

    Easter School

    Our Easter School is up-and-running and sees revision and booster sessions, as well as private study facilities, are due to run through the Easter Holidays. All Y11s-Y13s have received a schedule for the sessions which target exam skills, revision and boosting confidence. The Easter School is already supported by our […]

  • ‘My Yard’ – Anti-Social Behaviour Advice through Drama

    ‘My Yard’ – Anti-Social Behaviour Advice through Drama

    We were delighted to welcome the ‘My Yard’ theatre project from the Lichfield Garrick on Wednesday 29th March. Friary School students were fortunate enough to watch a live performance of ‘My Yard’ by Therese Collins-Cann. The My Yard theatre project a collaboration between the Lichfield Garrick and the Police and […]

  • Titus Andronicus

    Titus Andronicus

    Sixth Form Performing Arts students put on William Shakespeare’s ‘Titus Andronicus’ as part of their Sixth Form course and played to an enthusiastic audience of students and parents. The play is set during the latter days of the Roman Empire and tells the fictional story of Titus, a general in […]

  • Focus Week – World Theatre Day

    Focus Week – World Theatre Day

    World Theatre Day (Monday 27th March) was the driver for our recent Focus Week which saw the excellent Performing Arts provision at the school take centre stage. A week of activities included performances of ‘Snow White’, Spotlight performance to showcase talent at lunch-time, a lunch-time quiz with all-star prizes, special […]


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