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  • Bin The Blade – Message from Staffordshire Police to All Staffordshire Secondary Schools

    Bin The Blade – Message from Staffordshire Police to All Staffordshire Secondary Schools

    I am sure that you are only too clear of the risks associated with the carrying of knives in public and want to do everything you can to protect your child(ren). Unfortunately the majority of knives and bladed articles that we find young people in possession of have come from […]

     
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  • Johnson House Win House Sports Day

    Johnson House Win House Sports Day

    The first Sports Day in the new era of Houses at The Friary saw Johnson House run out winners after a series of impressive performances brought them a commanding tally. The final placings saw: Johnson – 797 points Garrick – 719 points Darwin – 688 points Seward – 674 points […]

     
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  • Interact Club Looks Forward To 2017-2018

    Interact Club Looks Forward To 2017-2018

    The departure of our Year 13 students has seen the leadership of the Interact Club transfer over to current Year 12s who have already attacked their work with relish. The Interact Club is supported by the Rotary Club of Lichfield St Chad and is a national project for 12-18 year […]

     
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  • Y13 Prom at Moxhall Hall

    Y13 Prom at Moxhall Hall

    The Y13 Prom took centre stage on Wednesday 5th July with a wonderful event at Moxhull Hall. The event had been organised by the Prom Senior Student Committee, with Beth McCormick taking a real lead, and the staging, decoration and arrival gifts made it a special evening. There were cocktails […]

     
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  • Summer Sizzler Sizzles

    Summer Sizzler Sizzles

    Our school’s annual ‘Summer Sizzler’ went off with a bang last night as a packed field was entertained for over 3½ hrs by student bands and staff in our own Glastonbury-style event. There were two stages which allowed a wide range of students to perform a wide mix of music […]

     
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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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