• West Midlands Police Visit to Prevent Knife Crime

    West Midlands Police Visit to Prevent Knife Crime

    West Midlands Police came into our school as part of their visits to schools across South Staffordshire to warn students of the risks and dangers of carrying knives. The informative and stark talk was clear on the dangers and consequences of knife crime and was explicit in mapping out the […]

  • ICT Magazine Competition

    ICT Magazine Competition

    The ICT Department ran a magazine competition amongst Year 8 and Year 10 students to challenge students to develop their design skills and communicate their messaging effectively. The winning entry came from Erin Fry in Year 8 and she took home vouchers for a summer spending spree. Jas Kaur, Head […]

  • The Friary Hare Hits Top Three in Lichfield’s Tortoise & Hare Trail

    The Friary Hare Hits Top Three in Lichfield’s Tortoise & Hare Trail

    The Friary’s entry in The Tortoise & The Hare Trail was sold off to the highest bidder in the charity auction on 15th July and came in a respectable 3rd place out of a field of 30 entrants. Our hare sold for £400 and the profits raised are all going […]

  • New Y12 Sixth Form Induction Days

    New Y12 Sixth Form Induction Days

    The new Y12 students dropped in during the final week of term for their induction sessions so that they are ready for a flying start in September. The students spent 2 days going to A-Level and vocational taster sessions, meeting as a group and getting an outline of the two-year […]

  • ‘Misunderstood’ Visit to The Friary

    ‘Misunderstood’ Visit to The Friary

    ‘Misunderstood’ are a UK Pop / R&B duo made up of Stephan Benson and Jeffrey Okyere. They are graduates from the famous BRIT School of Performing Arts and appeared on the Britain’s Got Talent Semi Finals in dance group “Myztikal”. They have also supported MOBO Award Winner “Chipmunk” and the […]

  • Superstar Academy End of Term Show

    Superstar Academy End of Term Show

    The Superstar Academy performers staged excellent end of year performances for students, staff and parents this week as part of celebrating their fantastic work in our school throughout the year. The Superstar Academy are an external provider of performing arts extra-curricular activities at the school and are steadily growing due […]

  • The FUSE Globes

    The FUSE Globes

    The Lichfield FUSE Festival this weekend saw interactive artwork created by Friary students. Students created four huge globes, one each to represent Darwin, Garrick, Johnson and Seward House. Our inspiration was twofold. Firstly for pupils to celebrate and showcase the qualities of their individual House to others. Secondly, to embrace […]

  • Lichfield’s Hare & Tortoise Trail

    Lichfield’s Hare & Tortoise Trail

    Many students and parents will have seen the Friary’s wonderful offering for the Hare & Tortoise Trail that winds through our city but if you want to get up-close-and-personal to our hare then the place to go is just outside the outside The Kitchen Shop in Lichfield. Our hare has […]

  • Y6 Transition Days

    Y6 Transition Days

    Our two Year 6 Transition Days went superbly well and it was fantastic to see the new students settle into secondary school life so quickly. The two days began with a Headteacher’s assembly which was very much about being brave and throwing yourself into new things – well done particularly […]

  • PREVENT Strategy Work in RE

    PREVENT Strategy Work in RE

    Year 9 students have been looking at extremism in their Religious Education lessons over the past few weeks. Students have reflected on recent events and have discussed the differences between Islam and ISIS. They have explored why people join these groups and how true Islamic teachings do not reflect the […]

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