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  • The George Hotel & British Food Fortnight

    The George Hotel & British Food Fortnight

    Last week we were proud to send sixteen GCSE Food students to work in partnership with the George Hotel in Lichfield. Each year this event takes place as part of our own celebration of British Food Fortnight and allows students to gain invaluable experience of working within a professional hospitality […]

     
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  • Ready Steady Cook

    Ready Steady Cook

    As part of our British Food Fortnight events we staged special assemblies that pitted tutor groups and tutors against one another as the assembly extolled the virtues of British Food. The assemblies saw two tutors and a student from their form come up the front of the theatre and have […]

     
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  • Open Evening Rewards

    Open Evening Rewards

    Despite there being a cast of thousands at our Open Evening, we were keen to reward the many students who worked so well to help Year 6 students and their families make their choice on secondary school. Consequently, we arranged a hot chocolate breakfast treat for all helpers on the […]

     
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  • Case Study Investigation in Health & Social Care

    Case Study Investigation in Health & Social Care

    Last week saw Year 10 Health & Social Care students welcome Mike Berry into their lessons in preparation for their first assignment. As part of the course students are required to study a particular individual who has had a major health-related life event that has caused their entire world to […]

     
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  • Y9 Boys Hockey Team Win Festival Tournament

    Y9 Boys Hockey Team Win Festival Tournament

    The Hockey Festival ran by Lichfield Hockey Club saw the Year 9 boys team run out on top with some superb hockey making them the stand-out team. The boys played teams from Erasmus Darwin and the Cathedral School and scored 13 goals – with Harry O’Donnell finishing top scorer in […]

     
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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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