• Y13 Leavers Assembly

    Y13 Leavers Assembly

    Our Year 13 Leavers’ Assembly was a great chance for staff and students to say goodbye to each other. During the assembly, students were shown pictures from when they were in Year 7 and photos of their teachers as children, which they found very amusing. Many awards were given to […]

  • House Cup Goes to Seward

    House Cup Goes to Seward

    After a running battle through the year, the final scores are in for the House Cup and this year’s winners are Seward House. The final standings in the House points were: 1st  SEWARD        136,465 2nd DARWIN        134,214 3rd  GARRICK      126,774 4th  JOHNSON     115,061 The scores are a total of all […]

  • FIFA World Cup Competition See Denmark Become Champions

    FIFA World Cup Competition See Denmark Become Champions

    Our FIFA tournament, running alongside the lesser event currently taking place in Russia, brought a grand final between Denmark and Argentina, with all teachers teams having been knocked out in the earlier rounds. In a tight, tense affair, Denmark scored a late winner to defeat Argentina 3-2. The winning team […]

  • Year 9 Summer Transition Activities

    Year 9 Summer Transition Activities

    As we come to the end of another academic year, it is well worth highlighting that the beginning of the next is always an important time for those students who return to The Friary in Year 10 as they will be embarking on the journey towards their GCSEs. Although a […]

  • Year 9 Girls – Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine Programme – Dose 2

    Year 9 Girls – Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine Programme – Dose 2

    The School Age Immunisation Team will be visiting school to give the above vaccination on Wednesday 11th July. This vaccination will be the 2nd and final dose of HPV, which you will have already given consent for; if your daughter has not already received her HPV1, and you wish her […]

  • JCQ Examination Inspection Report

    JCQ Examination Inspection Report

    The Friary School were visited by JCQ’s Inspection Team as part of their annual checks on all exam centres during the formal exams. The inspector came in on Tuesday 19th June, when we had a busy schedule with both Maths and Graphics taking place, and gave us a clean bill […]

  • Oxford University Talks

    Oxford University Talks

    In order to get into a top university it’s not enough simply to do well at school. Universities want students who are passionate about their subject, who think for themselves and who are independent learners. Nelli Chaming , School Liaison Officer from Oxford University, visited The Friary today to help […]

  • World Cup Writing Competition

    World Cup Writing Competition

    Students took part in a World Cup Writing Competition which saw them compete in writing a match report on the England v Panama. There were a high number of entries that showed a love of football, alongside genuine skills in extended writing, and so judging the entries was a tough […]

  • Y12 Work Experience

    Y12 Work Experience

    The final week of term sees our Y12 students go off on work experience placement as preparation for potential future careers, as well as university and employment applications. The placements cover a wide range of settings include accountancy, retail, engineering, health care, and the voluntary sector. Furthermore, students are also […]

  • Information from Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service

    Information from Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service

    Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service have asked us to communicate to our students and families their guidance on how to stay safe during the warm weather we are currently experiencing. They would particularly like to emphasise the risks connected to setting grass fires and swimming in open water. The main […]

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