January 28, 2019

Year 5 were quite fortunate to have 2 visitors from Break the Cycle come in and talk to them about healthy relationships and how to maintain them. We carried out a variety of different tasks where we had to work within small groups. Initially, we had to decide and disc...

January 28, 2019

Year 1 have recently enjoyed a cold walk around a local park to explore seasonal changes. The children used a range of senses to observe natural features and changes, listened carefully for common sounds and explored how the features felt; recording their findings in a...

January 25, 2019

This week saw a good number of children receiving key word certificates. We even gave out a Penguin certificate for completing all of the keywords. Well done and keep practising at home!

All of our achievement leaf winners were proud to be recognised for reasons such as...

January 22, 2019

Team Friars were at the Basketball competition this January, in what was the biggest Basketball competition to date held for Southend Primary Schools. The team started well topping their group, playing some excellent games and displaying their unique team spirit. The s...

January 21, 2019

At Friars we have been getting active from the start of the day with our Active Challenge Game. We have 6 challenges including Wall Sit, Plank and Star Jumps. One pupil rolls the Dice and the number rolled relates to the exercise we do. We then spin the hula hoop and p...

January 18, 2019

Our buddy awards this week were nominated for helping others and being kindWell done to our 3 sports award winners who were recognised for great sporting effort during breakfast club

This week saw a great number of children receiving key word certificates. Well done and...

January 18, 2019

Well done to our certificate winners from today. Everyone is clearly back into the swing of things after Christmas.

4G won the attendance cup with 99.3% and Stormont won the House cup.

Further congratulations go to Louise in Year 6 and Lily in Year 5 who were the win...

January 11, 2019

This week we had our local 'Chance to Shine' cricket coach (Kevin) in to tell Friars about some of the exciting events coming up this year in the world of cricket. This year we have the Men's Cricket World Cup and more importantly the Southend Primary competition and t...

January 9, 2019

Wow! What a day exploring the lives of the Celts and Romans. All the children enjoyed a fun packed day which included time in the museum, exploring artefacts and completing activities, recreating a Celtic round house and Roman villa and an underground story tour of the...

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