• Seward House Week

    Seward House Week

    Our Focus Week may well be based on the London Marathon, but it is also Seward House Week where the Seward students get a chance to be the centre of attention and to raise funds for their chosen charity, the Midland Air Ambulance. This week sees a wide range of […]

  • Duke of Edinburgh Expedition

    Duke of Edinburgh Expedition

    Last weekend saw 46 Duke of Edinburgh Bronze students trek across the Peak District in a series of walks deigned to develop their orienteering, team work and resilience. The walks covered the area around Pilsbury and involved the walks, carrying of all kit, overnight camping, and self-sufficiency on the cooking […]

  • Student Leadership Team

    Student Leadership Team

    Last week saw the interviews for the senior student roles in the Sixth Form – with six headline roles available and 1 person per role. The posts consisted of a Head Boy, a Head Girl, a Deputy Head Boy or Girl (as well as Anti-Bullying Ambassadors), a Charities Co-Ordinator, an […]

  • ‘Make Lichfield Smile’ Campaign

    ‘Make Lichfield Smile’ Campaign

    As part of this year’s campaign, ‘Respect Each Other’, the Friary School Council was out in force this week armed with smiley stickers and brochures to make Lichfield smile. We wanted to tell residents about the important work the School Council has been doing this year and about World Health […]

  • Save The Friary School £1,000s per Year

    Save The Friary School £1,000s per Year

    Any parent who keeps up-to-date with current affairs  will be well aware that there is a huge shortage of teachers and the problem is not going to disappear any time soon. Certainly, if a teacher departs mid-year it can be very difficult to get any replacement (if at all) until […]

  • I-Rail STEM Event

    I-Rail STEM Event

    Year 9 Science students enjoyed a I-Rail STEM Event before the Easter Break which was designed to broaden the students perception of the engineering sector. Students investigated the I-Rail programme and exploited potential career routes in the rail industry. This was followed by a Q&A session with a civil engineer […]

  • Christchurch Students Know Where They Are Going

    Christchurch Students Know Where They Are Going

    On Monday the 26th March we welcomed thirty eager Year 5 students from Christchurch Primary School in Lichfield to join our Geography department for a morning of Orienteering. The sun was shining and the skies were blue, perfect conditions for six teams to compete against each other with the support […]

  • Friary School Interact Club Supports the Rotary’s Cathedral to Castle

    Friary School Interact Club Supports the Rotary’s Cathedral to Castle

    The Friary School’s Interact Club is a fund-raising group, largely made up of Sixth Formers, which raises money for charities in conjunction with Lichfield St Chad’s Rotary Club, and recently they offered their support to the Rotary’s charity run., Students arrived at 7.00am to support with a bag drop for […]

  • House Celebration Evenings

    House Celebration Evenings

    The final week of term saw the termly House Celebration Evenings where awards are given out to students for a wide range of successes; it could be attendance or House Points, fundi-raising or academic progress. There were a number of Easter-themed prizes, but we also benefitted from fantastic local organisations […]

  • Staffordshire University ‘Great Minds’ Bus Drops In

    Staffordshire University ‘Great Minds’ Bus Drops In

    We have strong ties with Staffordshire University and they are keen to ensure that local students are made aware of all the opportunities afforded to students who go onto university and gain a university degree. The ‘Great Minds’ Bus dropped in to raise awareness, map out what needed to be […]


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