• The Red Box Project

    The Red Box Project

    We were delighted to received news from Nic Jones, the Red Box Co-Ordinator for Lichfield, to say that the government had announced that they plan to extend their offering of free menstrual products to include primary schools, as well as secondary schools and colleges. That means all schools and colleges […]

  • Sports Day

    Sports Day

    The Friary’s Sports Day took place on Wednesday with pupils from Years 7 – 10 taking part in a variety of events ranging from the tug-of-war to the 100m. Our congratulations must go to Tommy Roberts who broke the Year 7 boys 200m record with a time of 26.09 seconds. […]

  • Sixth Form Work Experience Placements

    Sixth Form Work Experience Placements

    The final week of the Summer Term saw Year 12 students engage in work placements which stretched across the country and even overseas. The work experience at this stage gives students the opportunity for higher quality placements, can be tied into preferred career and skill routes, and even dovetail into […]

  • SCC Parenting Teenagers Free Course

    SCC Parenting Teenagers Free Course

    Staffordshire County Council are offering a free 6-week course for parents of teenagers in terms of managing behaviour, understanding changes and dealing with boundaries. The course is local, starts on 10 September and places can be booked via email on or by calling 01543 334 797. Luke Baker, Assistant […]

  • Darwin Take the House Cup

    Darwin Take the House Cup

    The end of year assemblies saw Darwin House seize the House Cup from the grasp of Seward House in a close-run competition that saw lots of twists and turns through the school year. The final House Point standings were: 1st  Darwin      165,165 2nd Seward        161,088 3rd  Garrick         155,124 […]

  • Fantastic Sixth Form Results at The Friary School

    Fantastic Sixth Form Results at The Friary School

    We are delighted to report that the students and staff of The Friary School have achieved superb Sixth Form results this summer with an overall pass rate of 100%. There were wonderful performances across the board and plenty of exceptional individual stories which were rewarded by places at top-ranked universities […]

  • Results Days

    Results Days

    The following arrangements are in place for our A-Level and GCSE Results Days. A-Level Results Day: This takes place on Thursday 15 August and the school will be open from 8.00am. GCSE Results Day: This will take place on Thursday 22 August and the school will be open from 9.00am. […]

  • Success in Staffordshire Young Musician 2019

    Success in Staffordshire Young Musician 2019

    It has been a very musical week for sixth former Katie Edwards. Last Sunday, 7th July, saw Katie competing for the third year in a row as a finalist in Staffordshire Young Musician 2019. This high-profile event was held at Entrust, Stafford and saw her performing all three movements of […]

  • Rewards Day Postponement

    Rewards Day Postponement

    Sadly, our end of term Rewards Day has been postponed. The company we use have been involved in a very serious motorway accident which shut the M6 for three and a half hours while the crew members were cut out of their lorries by the emergency services. The incident has […]

  • Attendance Rewards

    Attendance Rewards

    As part of our incentives for students to maintain good attendance, students with 100% attendance for this half-term received a rewards breakfast of bagels and hot chocolate during tutor time. This initiative builds on the recent golfing day which saw top attenders have the opportunity to enjoy a game of […]


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