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  • Blue Monday Focus Week

    Blue Monday Focus Week

    Blue Monday is typically the third Monday of the month of January. It is characterised as the most depressing day of the year. However, this is not the case at the Friary! Students have been learning in tutor time and during assemblies how to look after their emotional, mental and […]

     
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  • This week’s Y7 – Building self-esteem and resilience

    This week’s Y7 – Building self-esteem and resilience

    Y7 students will be working on building their self-esteem and resilience in tutor time this week. Activities will ensure that all students understand what resilience is and how to be resilient. They will also examine strategies to cope with negative judgements and opinions and evaluate their own personal qualities to […]

     
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  • PTFA Quiz Night Thursday 3rd February

    PTFA Quiz Night Thursday 3rd February

    On Thursday 3rd February, we will be holding our extremely popular PTFA Quiz Night.  Each year, the brainiest brains in Lichfield get together to pit their wits against each other and battle it out for the Friary PTFA Quizmasters trophy. Teams of 4-6 people are invited to join us for a […]

     
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  • OFSTED & CQC Inspection of SCC Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Services

    OFSTED & CQC Inspection of SCC Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Services

    We have been asked to send on the following message by Tim Moss, Assistant Director for Education Strategy and Improvement, from Staffordshire County Council: OFSTED and the Care Quality Commission are re-visiting Staffordshire to review our Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Services between 18 – 20 January 2022. The visit […]

     
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  • Extra-Curricular Activities – Spring Term

    Extra-Curricular Activities – Spring Term

    The Spring Term’s extra-curricular activities see a wide range of after-school clubs and activities that give every student the chance to get involved: Day After-School MONDAY * Homework Club – All Years – Library – 3.05 – 4.30pm * Football – Year 7 – Field – 3.10 – 4.10pm * […]

     
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  • Proposed Y9 French Trip for Summer 2022

    Proposed Y9 French Trip for Summer 2022

    We are looking to run our Year 9 French Trip – which in normal times would go to Normandy – to  the YHA Edale Centre in the Peak District. This opportunity seeks to provide them with increased confidence in the lead up to the start of their GCSE journey. It […]

     
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  • Independent Learning Competition

    Independent Learning Competition

    Seward House won the KS3 House Independent Learning Competition in convincing style courtesy of 9S1. The winning team consisted of Charlotte Jones and Matthew Allen, who answered every question correctly, earning themselves some valuable house points. 7D1 were in second place, with 8J2 and 8D1 tied for third position. Students […]

     
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  • National Citizenship Service (NCS): Year 11 Students

    National Citizenship Service (NCS): Year 11 Students

    The NCS visited school this week to meet Year 11 students and to invite them to join this summer’s NCS programme. The programme lasts for 2 weeks and starts after the exams finish. The programme includes outward bounds activities, employability skills, group and team building work and contributing towards a […]

     
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  • Future PTFA Events

    Future PTFA Events

    Our PTFA meeting on Monday 10 January mapped out the events on the horizon and served to highlight the fantastic group of parents who are making such a difference in our school. There are a number of events which parents are welcome to attend including: PTFA Quiz Night – Thursday […]

     
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  • Parent Guide to Sexual Harassment

    Parent Guide to Sexual Harassment

    Since March 2020, thousands of young women have been sharing their experiences of sexual harassment through the ‘Everyone’s Invited’ project. This is an online platform where girls ‑ who are still mostly in school – have described growing up in a world where harassment, including sexualised comments, slut‑shaming and the […]

     
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