Welcome to Friars Primary School and Nursery 


As a school, we aim to promote the academic, social and emotional development of our children within a happy and stimulating environment.

Our dedicated staff work together to ensure all children achieve their full potential with the very best learning experiences! Our aim is for all children to be independent learners who are resilient and show perseverance when challenged.

We hope that you find the information on our website useful. If you would like to visit our school, please contact our school office.






                                                   Mr. C. McClay, Principal                                          Mr. S. Roche, Vice-Principal



Friars Primary School and Nursery is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children in our care and we expect all our staff to share the same commitment. If you have any concerns over a child’s welfare, please ask to speak to one of the following adults:


Mr. C. McClay, Principal and Designated Safeguarding Officer

Mr. S. Roche, Vice-Principal and Designated Safeguarding Officer

Mrs. A. Murphy, SENCo and Deputy Designated Safeguarding Officer

Mrs. J. Sharkey, Family Support and Deputy Designated Safeguarding Officer


Contacting Us


For general enquiries or messages please contact our school office at office@friars.southend.sch.uk.


If you are a parent or carer and you have a non-urgent message for your child's class teacher, please email the correct email address below. Our teachers will do their very best to get back to you by the end of the next school day.

Year Group Email Addresses












If you are interested in sending your child to our school, please see the virtual tour video below and call us to make an appointment.

Welcome to Friars Primary School & Nursery                                                                         Our Prospectus

Our Home Office Wrap number is 9730190.