• Michael Fabricant Visits The Friary

    Michael Fabricant Visits The Friary

    Icy roads and cars slipping along the car-park did not stop Michael Fabricant MP being welcomed to The Friary and he added a great deal to a hectic last day of term. Initial meetings showed our MP had a great knowledge of the school and Lichfield community and he offered […]

  • Manga Art Club

    Manga Art Club

    The Manga Art Club regularly gets up to 25 students coming together to develop their art skills and to share creative ideas. Manga art comes from Japanese comic books and is a clear and well-known style. The word ‘manga’ can be translated as “humorous pictures” and it has very much moved […]

  • E-Safety Mark

    E-Safety Mark

    The  Friary School has successfully achieved the Quality Assurance Mark for E-Safety from 360 Degree Safe ( This is a tough external assessment of the school’s safeguarding and online systems and sets the school up as a strong practitioner at a national level. Even more, the school has been marked […]

  • Non-Uniform Day

    Non-Uniform Day

    Non-Uniform Day saw students leaving their uniform at home and donating to local charities as we head towards the Xmas Break. Many students such as Jay-Jay Green and George Greenslade from 8D1 got into the festive spirit with their Christmas jumpers brightening up lessons. All monies raised go to House […]

  • Darwin House Present £1,000+ Cheque to Acorns Hospice

    Darwin House Present £1,000+ Cheque to Acorns Hospice

    The first House Week at our school was wrapped up when Darwin House presented a cheque for £1,050 to Tanya Fellows from Acorns Hospice. Each of our new Houses voted for a local charity to support – not only in terms of raising funds, but also in boosting awareness and […]

  • Birthday Celebrations for Anna Seward

    Birthday Celebrations for Anna Seward

    Students in Seward House celebrated the 275th birthday of famous poet and ‘Swan of Lichfield’ Anna Seward this morning. All 240 students in Seward House enjoyed a celebratory cake iced in Seward House green. All students then joined in a raucous rendition of Happy Birthday for Anna Seward. Students also […]

  • Interact Club – Shoebox Appeal

    Interact Club – Shoebox Appeal

    Being the time of year that brings joy, happiness, and new beginnings to many people, I believed it was important that, as a school, we took the time and effort to appreciate those who will most likely not be experiencing high levels of Christmas spirit this year. Due to this, […]

  • Visit of Danny Thompson – Author of  ‘The Christmas Tale of Elaine Gale’

    Visit of Danny Thompson – Author of ‘The Christmas Tale of Elaine Gale’

    On Wednesday 13th December we were delighted to welcome author Danny Thompson to read his book ‘The Christmas Tale of Elaine Gale’ to a captive audience of Y5 pupils from Willows Primary School. The story is Danny’s first book and tells the story of three siblings who build a snow […]

  • Disability Awareness Week

    Disability Awareness Week

    The Friary School celebrated national disability awareness week with the rest of the UK last week. We were privileged to have Mike Berry come into assemblies all week as our guest speaker and talk to the students about no matter what barriers life may throw at us, we as people […]

  • School Re-Opens – Wednesday 13th December

    School Re-Opens – Wednesday 13th December

    We are delighted to say that we will be open tomorrow – Wednesday 13th December – at our normal time. The huge amount of work that has gone into the site – and which will continue tomorrow morning – will, alongside the break in the weather, mean that we can […]

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