• 5* Food & Safety Award for School Canteen

    5* Food & Safety Award for School Canteen

    The last week of term brought in a report conducted by Lichfield District Council based on the National Food Hygiene Rating Scheme and our canteen, led by Catering Manager Jennie Freeman-Whyte, scored a top rated 5* award for provision. The canteen caters for well over 1,000 people daily from first […]

  • ‘Excellence’ House Awards

    ‘Excellence’ House Awards

    Amidst our end of year House awards, a clutch of students received subject excellence awards. Each subject was given the task to give one special student the accolade. Teachers were instructed to look out for creativity, enthusiasm, contributions, and students who set overall high standards. The winners were as follows: […]

  • Year 13 Leavers Assembly

    Year 13 Leavers Assembly

    Our Year 13 Leavers Assembly regrettably had to go virtual as with COVID positives soaring we did not feel we could bring the 100 students back into one location for the event. Even so, the assembly was great fun and it was good to see the faces of fantastic students […]

  • Celebrating Tourism in Lichfield

    Celebrating Tourism in Lichfield

    As part of our work on English Tourism Week, we told you earlier in the year how our Year 8 students had produced leaflets and videos celebrating the tourism in our city. Just as an update, we printed off 1,000 of one of the leaflets and have distributed them across […]

  • Sixth Form Centre Extension

    Sixth Form Centre Extension

    Our Sixth Form Centre is being extended over the summer holidays to provide a larger and more flexible study place for our most senior students. The £150,000 extension is supported in a combined effort by the school and the Greywood MST and is scheduled for completion for September 2021. Lisa […]

  • The Friary School – End of Term Update 2 – 15 July 2021

    The Friary School – End of Term Update 2 – 15 July 2021

    The following update was sent out to parents on Thursday 15 July 2021: There have been lots of developments relating to COVID that will impact on the new school year so we have looked to outline all we can at this point. Unfortunately, we have all learnt that you can […]

  • Reading Reward Winners

    Reading Reward Winners

    Our emphasis on Key Stage Three reading remains a high priority even as we roll into the last week of term. This is why our most recent Reading Reward winners received their prizes. The prizes were: Platinum – £10 book token, Gold – £5 book token, Silver – Funky Stationary, […]

  • Year 11 & Year 13 Exams Update – 15 July 2021

    Year 11 & Year 13 Exams Update – 15 July 2021

    The following information was sent out to all Year 11 and Year 13 parents on Thursday 15 July: We are just dropping you an email to relay the details relating to your child’s Results Days this summer. There is likely to be a lot of fuss in the press and […]

  • Y8 Character Award Celebration

    Y8 Character Award Celebration

    As the academic year draws to a close we have been celebrating Year 8’s achievements in relation to completing their Character Award.  Year 8 have been the first ever Friary pupils to work towards the Character Award which was developed to help celebrate not only academic achievement but also achievement […]

  • Interact Club 2021-2022

    Interact Club 2021-2022

    Our Interact Club sees Sixth For students partner with Lichfield St Chad Rotary to undertake community woks and to raise charity donations through the school year. It is a lasting partnership and Sixth Formers take on the key leadership roles each year to maintain the excellent momentum and strong relationship […]