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  • Y11 Leavers’ Assembly

    Y11 Leavers’ Assembly

    Our special Y11 Leavers’ Assembly was a great chance for staff and students to say goodbye now that the exams have finished and was a welcome contact in the build up to the School Prom. Students begin to disappear off on family holidays, placements and so on so this often […]

     
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  • Y7 Time Capsule Competition Winners Announced

    Y7 Time Capsule Competition Winners Announced

    The winners have been announced for the Year 7 competition, run in conjunction with Barchester Homes, which challenged our Year 7 students to suggest objects to put in the time capsule which will show people in the future what life is like today. Students were then invited to take part […]

     
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  • End of Term Arrangements

    End of Term Arrangements

    This summer break will again be a time of major refurbishment so in order to make sure rooms are cleared for re-plastering, re-paints, new carpets, new ICT facilities, etc, we will be closing on the final day at noon. This means that we will break up for Summer at 12.00pm […]

     
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  • Y12s Attend UCAS Higher Education Exhibition

    Y12s Attend UCAS Higher Education Exhibition

    This week saw Y12s attend the UCAS Higher Education Exhibition at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) as part of our Raising Aspirations programme’s preparations for the university and apprenticeship applications process. The exhibition saw the university route take centre stage and included extensive guidance on the UCAS form and website, […]

     
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  • Y7 Girls Rounders Verses Abbotsholme

    Y7 Girls Rounders Verses Abbotsholme

    The Year 7’s had a busy schedule for rounders last week competing in two league matches and a tournament. Their final match for the week was against Abbotsholme who, despite training most days, saw the Friary team put up a good fight and display some exceptional fielding skills. Friary were […]

     
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  • Y9 Girls Rounders Verses Abbotsholme

    Y9 Girls Rounders Verses Abbotsholme

    Despite a very narrow defeat, the Friary girls were outstanding against Abbotsholme who fielded several older girls in their team for practise purposes. The Friary fought hard both fielding and batting to finish the match 17-17½ – unfortunately being beaten in the last innings. The team batted exceptionally well achieving […]

     
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  • Y7 Debating Competition

    Y7 Debating Competition

    For the final round of debating competitions, it was the turn of our Y7 students to go head-to-head. As our whole-school focus week is refugees, the topic was as challenging as any that have come up so far: ‘Britain has a responsibility to take in more refugees’. The students argued […]

     
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  • PTA Summer Raffle 2018!

    PTA Summer Raffle 2018!

    Each year our PTA work flat out to raise vital funds for the school and we are now making a huge push to reach our end of year target of £15,000. The PTA is made up of an enthusiastic group of parents and staff who meet throughout the year to […]

     
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  • Runners-Up in Y7 District Girls Rounders Tournament

    Runners-Up in Y7 District Girls Rounders Tournament

    The Y7 Rounders team played fantastically well last night when coming second in the district championship. They lost in the final by just half a rounder and were only fractionally away from snatching an outright win. They came in to their own in the semi-final and final and played exceptionally […]

     
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  • Corporate Support for Hospitality & Catering Department

    Corporate Support for Hospitality & Catering Department

    The latest in a long line of imaginative and generous parental support has come to fruition with the donation of a raft of high-quality kitchen equipment to our Food classrooms that will upgrade the experience of every student in the school. The Food rooms are hugely popular with students whether […]

     
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