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  • Our School Dog

    Our School Dog

    Friary students well know that animals play a big part in school life with our annual Pet Week very much a highlight and the last three years have ranged from ferrets to snakes, tortoises to horses, kestrels to meerkats. The message has been very much about care, responsibility and respect. […]

     
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  • Year 13 Art Exhibition

    Year 13 Art Exhibition

    The Year 13 Art Exhibition showcased students work which explored a wide variety of themes – ranging from a variety of large scale pieces to preliminary sketchbooks. The students took their own lead stimuli and these included: Megan Crowther – Street Photography, Portraiture & Identity. William Smith – Architecture, Structures […]

     
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  • Duke of Edinburgh Awards Presentation

    Duke of Edinburgh Awards Presentation

    The Friary School staged a presentation evening to present pupils with their Duke of Edinburgh Award. This year 28 pupils took on the award and they have been working hard to complete the award in time for the presentation evening this year. Rob Foster, Operations Officer – Staffordshire and Derbyshire […]

     
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  • Keeping an Eye on Year 8 Science Boosters

    Keeping an Eye on Year 8 Science Boosters

    The Year 7 – 9 targeted boosters have been running throughout the year and, now the Year 11 & 13 exams are drawing to a close, they are gradually re-emerging. Today saw Year 8 students take centre stage and as part of revising the structure of the eye, studies got […]

     
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  • Careers Guidance – Local Labour Market Information

    Careers Guidance – Local Labour Market Information

    We place a great emphasis on our Careers & Aspiration Guidance in the school and many students and parents will already have taken part in a wide range of activities; ranging from Employability Workshops to Raising Aspiration Evenings, university visits to UCAS guidance, or apprenticeship workshops to targeted job talks. […]

     
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  • Support Your School – Fund-Raising Scheme

    Support Your School – Fund-Raising Scheme

    More and more schools are taking part in the Support Your School Fund-Raisjng Scheme and we are a the point where we are doing the same. We would like to raise funds to enable our Student Librarians to help choose some new fiction titles for our library. We want all […]

     
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  • High School Musical – Tickets Available

    High School Musical – Tickets Available

    We are delighted to report that ‘High School Musical’ tickets are now available to buy via: https://yourboxoffice.co.uk/the-friary-school/586-high-school-musical. The show runs over three consecutive nights from Tuesday 25 June to Thursday 27 June. The new ticketing facility allows parents to buy their tickets, print them out and choose their seats. Matt […]

     
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  • Year 11 Leavers Hoodies

    Year 11 Leavers Hoodies

    After many requests by Year 11 students, as their time in school sadly coming to an end, we have set up an opportunity for them to commemorate their time as a Friary student by offering the option to purchase an official Leaver’s Hoody. We have liaised with a company called […]

     
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  • Lichfield Blues and Jazz Festival 2019

    Lichfield Blues and Jazz Festival 2019

    Three Friary School students – Milly Bennett, Mae Bennett and Katie Edwards – shone in the recent Lichfield Blues and Jazz Festival as members of Staffordshire Youth Orchestra East, led by Jenny Mawdsley and Paul Bennett (our in-house brass instrumental teacher). The band were invited to participate in the Lichfield […]

     
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  • PTFA – First Winner of Your School Lottery

    PTFA – First Winner of Your School Lottery

    The PTFA has launched our own School Lottery and, as well as the project raising vital funds for your child’s school, there is a chance to win prizes reaching up to £25,000 each week. The first school winner was Mr Thorpe – one of our Maths teachers – who has […]

     
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