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The Statue of Liberty Disappearing from The Friary

The rolling refurbishment of The Friary School will see the removal of ‘The Statue of Liberty’ mural which has been in place for over 35 years. The improved and extended

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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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