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Duke of Edinburgh Award Courses Everywhere

Duke of Edinburgh Award Courses Everywhere

This year sees us running Duke of Edinburgh Award programmes across the board – Bronze, Silver and Gold – and staff generously giving up their weekend to enable students

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Supporting Apprenticeship Applications

Supporting Apprenticeship Applications

We are very much a school that focuses on apprenticeships opportunities as much as university applications – both offer wonderful opportunities. All students in our school

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National Bucket List Day

National Bucket List Day

Our recent Focus Week celebrated National Bucket List Day – which takes place every 24 April – and we sought to remind everyone that it is never too late to set new

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Oxbridge Universities Talk

Oxbridge Universities Talk

As part of the raising aspirations programme, a representative from Cambridge University graduate (Maria) once again visited The Friary School to talk to aspiring Year 12 students

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OFSTED Report (March 2024)

OFSTED Report (March 2024)

Following our OFSTED visit on 19-20 March 2024 we are in now in a position to share the report with students, parents and our wider community. The full report can be accessed

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Swad Ski Racing Team

Swad Ski Racing Team

After the successes with our school ski team we are keen to encourage the next generation of Friary skiers to come through and so are promoting the ski racing team project being

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Menopause Support for Staff

Menopause Support for Staff

As an employer in a sector which sees around 75% of teachers being female, we are conscious that we as a school benefit from making sure our staff are supported in their well-being

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The Friary Pen - Issue 4 - Challenges & Fears

The Friary Pen - Issue 4 - Challenges & Fears

This edition of our school literary magazine has been entirely student-led – with Sixth Formers Milly Colloff and Harriet Mieleniewski taking over the leadership from Ms

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Lichfield Festival Drama Project

Lichfield Festival Drama Project

Nineteen students from Year 10-13 are taking part in a projected designed to showcase their writing and acting skills with a series of free workshops in association with Lichfield

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Languages in Sport - Year 8 Students Receive Talk from Burton Albion Coach

Languages in Sport - Year 8 Students Receive Talk from Burton Albion Coach

Year 8 students were treated this week to a visit from Will Clough, Academy Coach at Burton Albion Football Club, about how languages are used in sport. Will, who has been involved

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