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Never Under-Estimate Friary Students

Our Headteacher’s wallet was lightened this week as the bellies of some high performing Y11s got bigger after he had to pay up on a bet over a BTEC Sport exam. Our Learning

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U13 Girls Hockey Teams Shine in Tournament

The U13 Girls A & B teams performed supremely well in a regional hockey tournament including EDA, King Edwards and Kingsmead – with the A team coming out top of the pile.

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U16 Boys Hockey Perform Well in Midlands Indoor Hockey Finals

Having reached the Midlands Finals, The Friary team performed well against a string of top-ranked schools from as far afield as Leicester, Rugby Worksop and Trent. Every match

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Y7 Netball Team Dismantle Chase Terrace

The Y7 Netball Team put in a sterling effort to defeat a good Chase Terrace side 8-4 despite going behind early doors. Sophie Freeman took ‘Girl of the Game’ after some fantastic

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Student-Led Assemblies - 😯 - Human Rights

This term has seen the introduction of student-led assemblies – looking to combine teacher-led messages with students informing and inspiring their peers. Last week saw

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Y11 Basketball Defeats King Edward’s

The Y11 Basketball Team started the defence of their Cannock & District Basketball Team by thrashing local rivals King Edward 103-22. The whole team were outstanding but Tom

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Anger Awareness Week

As part of National Anger Awareness Week, the school staged a series of events and tutor time activities designed to encourage students and staff to reflect on the positives and

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PTA Ride Santa's Sleigh

The Friary’s PTA confronted a climate akin to Elsa’s icy palace in ‘Frozen’ and, though the cold wind was at times as terrifying as her Ice Monster, they

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