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  • Focus Week – Exam Revision Skills

    Focus Week – Exam Revision Skills

    Last week saw a focus on study and revision skills and, though the drive was towards Y11 and Sixth Form, all students were part of the week through tutor time and promotional materials. Year 11 students had assemblies all week which were co-ordinated by Mr Cain. They included planning skills, […]

     
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  • Decision on Consultation – Changes to the School Day

    Decision on Consultation – Changes to the School Day

    Following our consultation process regarding proposed changes to the school day, the Governing Body have voted to make the changes which will come into effect from September 2017. The changes will see the school day run to the following schedule: Proposed School Day Time Session 8.45-9.10 AM Registration & Tutor Time […]

     
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  • Y11 GCSE Resistant Materials Coursework

    Y11 GCSE Resistant Materials Coursework

    The Y11 GCSE Resistant Materials students have reached the end of their coursework unit which is worth 60% of the final grade. There brief was to design and make a small storage box based on a design era from the last 100 years. Oli Forster, Assistant Headteacher, said: “The coursework […]

     
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  • Non-Uniform Day Raises Charity Funds

    Non-Uniform Day Raises Charity Funds

    Our recent Non-Uniform Day raised just under £1,000 for charity – with proceeds being split between Red Nose Day and the PTA. Lottie Hearn, Assistant Headteacher, said: “The students were all keen to donate to the two charities. In these times of school cuts the PTA funding is especially welcome […]

     
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  • Saturday School Continues to Thrive

    Saturday School Continues to Thrive

    Our Saturday School continues to thrive as over 20 students attended extra Maths and Science sessions this weekend. Currently, the sessions focus on Y11s facing their Summer exams but are planned to roll out as the scheme develops. This weekend’s students benefitted from a generous sugar-boost courtesy of Michelle Painter, […]

     
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  • E-Safety Warning from Staffordshire’s Police & Crime Commissioner

    E-Safety Warning from Staffordshire’s Police & Crime Commissioner

    The Police & Crime Commissioner for Staffordshire has issued a stark warning to all parents in the recent publication which is headed by: “Who Is Your Child Really Talking To Online?” Research by the Commissioner’s Officer found over a third of Staffordshire households with children have inadequate online security to […]

     
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  • Skating Off with Silver Blades with Attendance Prize

    Skating Off with Silver Blades with Attendance Prize

    Our 100% Attendees and Biggest Improvers received their free breakfast bagels today as part of our relentless push on getting out students into school. All evidence shows that those students with better attendance get better results – students who do not attend 95%+ usually do not perform as well. This […]

     
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  • ‘Encore’ Show A Sell-Out Success

    ‘Encore’ Show A Sell-Out Success

    The ‘Encore’ Show proved a huge success with large audiences through a week and a wonderful range of performances that offered a bit of everything. Ed Sheeran… check… Matilda… check… Justin Timberlake… check… Kiss Me Kate… check… and the backdrops for each, the sound for each, the lighting for each […]

     
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  • Change to Morning Timetable for Fradley 810 Bus

    Change to Morning Timetable for Fradley 810 Bus

    From Monday 24th April 2017, the Midland Classic 810 bus service will be departing Fradley 10 minutes earlier in the mornings. The afternoon journey times will remain the same. Staffordshire County Council are writing to all parents of entitled pupils to advise them of this change.

     
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  • Transport Survey – Staffordshire County Council for The Friary School

    Transport Survey – Staffordshire County Council for The Friary School

    Staffordshire County Council are undertaking a travel information survey in order to better provide transport for students at The Friary School. The survey is important as it will inform decisions on providing transport facilities for our students and so every parent’s voice matters in making sure we are protected. The […]

     
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