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Remembrance Week

Last week saw a huge focus throughout the school on the theme of ‘Remembrance’ as we played a busy part in the national commemorations. The week included special assemblies

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Elephants Stampede into Christchurch, Tigers Roar into Willows

Our Y7 Open Evening included a competition about the school – designed to help the Y6s learn everything they could about us before making their all-important choice –

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Year 9 Netball Team Sneak Past Erasmus Darwin Academy

On Monday 7th November the Y9 netball team put in an outstanding performance to edge our Erasmus Darwin Academy 7-6 in a hard-fought match. Half-time saw the teams level pegging

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Full Governors Meeting

On Wednesday 9th November our Full Governors Meeting saw a range of topics discussed and reviewed to help propel our school towards ‘outstanding’. Governors reviewed the work

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Geography Department Leads The Way

The Geography Department at The Friary has made the national press with Mrs Young’s article on the developments in GCSE Geography being taken up by the respected educational

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Bonjour Henry Chadwick - French at The Friary

On Tuesday 8th November the MFL Department worked with Years 3-4 students from Henry Chadwick Primary School on a quick-fire French session designed to introduce them to French

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Focus Week - The Big Draw

This October pupils at The Friary fully embraced ‘The Big Draw’ festival. Each year ‘The Big Draw’ presents an opportunity to join a global community in celebration of

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Y11 Raising Aspirations Evening

On Tuesday 8th November around 100 students and parents attended the Y11 Raising Aspirations Evening as they took the opportunity to gather specific guidance and information from

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