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  • 5 Star Food Hygiene Rating

    5 Star Food Hygiene Rating

    We were delighted to be notified that that the school’s kitchens received the highest Food Hygiene Rating from Lichfield District Council. The school catering facilities were inspected in September and the final report gave the school the highest possible rating. Wendy Bennett, School Business Manager, said: “We take a lot […]

     
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  • Sixth Form Road Safety Assemblies

    Sixth Form Road Safety Assemblies

    All students benefit from our road safety and awareness sessions but it becomes a very different kettle of fish when it comes to helping educate Sixth Formers who are actually driving (or soon will be driving) on the roads. The Y12 students went through the ‘Cow’ film which a re-enacted, […]

     
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  • U15 Girls Start in Staffordshire Hockey Festival

    U15 Girls Start in Staffordshire Hockey Festival

    The Friary fielded 2 teams in Lichfield Hockey Club’s Hockey Festival against competition including Erasmus Darwin and Lichfield Cathedral School. Both Friary A and B teams scored 3-0 victories against Erasmus Darwin – with Tilly Farmer scoring a hat-trick. The Friary A team was in a great position to win […]

     
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  • Flying the Nest through ‘Cooking for One’

    Flying the Nest through ‘Cooking for One’

    Y13 students enjoyed a ‘Cooking for One’ workshop in school with Chartwells providing the expertise to teach student show they can eat cheaply and healthily as they look to move out of home and onto university. The session included guidance from a professional chef on how to prepare cottage pie, […]

     
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  • Open Evening at The Friary School

    Open Evening at The Friary School

    We hugely enjoyed our Open Evening and it was fantastic to meet so many Year 6 students and families. The event included a talk from the Headteacher, tours led by our students, and activities and experiences across the school involving both staff and students. There was real buzz throughout the […]

     
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  • Learning Hub Support for Year 11 Students

    Learning Hub Support for Year 11 Students

    The Year 11 students are already recognising the importance of retaining a big focus on their end-of-year exams and the library and exam booster sessions are already up-and-running. We also have our Learning Hub open for extra tuition, catch-up and homework support from Wednesday-Friday each week till 5.00pm. The Learning […]

     
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  • Y5 French Experience at The Friary

    Y5 French Experience at The Friary

    The close relationships between The Friary School and local primary schools was on show with the French Experience sessions which includes a wide number of Years 5s from excellent schools including Chadsmead, Henry Chadwick and Willows. The sessions included French, as well as Music and Drama activities that brought the […]

     
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  • Oxbridge Mentoring Scheme

    Oxbridge Mentoring Scheme

    As The Friary School produces ever more impressive Sixth Form results, we are focusing even more attention on making sure that our students get the best possible support in their Oxbridge applications (Oxford and Cambridge Universities). Our Oxbridge Mentoring Scheme sees a raft of personalised support including: Personalised UCAS support […]

     
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  • My Fair Lady

    My Fair Lady

    The casting sessions have been complete and the rehearsals are well under way. The school is geared up for ‘My Fair Lady’ with shows due to run during W/B 20th November and ticket details will be released shortly. The cast list sees established ‘Friary stars’ as well as some new […]

     
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  • House Debating Competition – Round 1

    House Debating Competition – Round 1

    The House Debating Competitions kicked off with Year 11s from Garrick and Johnson debating the value, quality and future of British Food. The competition saw students prepare their own opening and closing statements based on independent research they have undertaken over the last three days. Although the focus was on […]

     
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