July 23, 2019

Congratulations to Team Friars netballers who secured 3rd place in the Netball League this season. A fabulous achievement with so many talented schools competing in this every year. The team have worked very well together showing and highlighting the School Games Value...

July 22, 2019

We had a very exciting trip to Colchester Zoo this month. The children all enjoyed the coach trip with lots of singing and travelling games. While we were there we were able to touch a giant African snail, feed giraffes and elephants and commandeer the land train for o...

July 12, 2019

We started our assembly today with a celebration of our brilliant KS1 borough sports team – They came second overall and performed amazingly, in true Friars fashion…. They never gave up!! – Well done Team Friars!

Super effort from KS1 this week on our keywords. We gave...

July 12, 2019

We had a very busy celebration assembly today. We heard about our Year 4 girls who decided to do fundraising for the school off their own back and were recognised in the Echo; our fantastic cheerleaders who performed amazingly at an international competition; some star...

July 12, 2019

Team Friars were at Eastwood Academy for the final sporting event of the calendar year, The Mini Games Festival. The children participated in an inclusive event participating in activities based around sports that include athletics, football, tennis, dodgeball plus man...

July 11, 2019

This year, Friars Primary School and Nursery, decided to have the Sports Days and Summer Picnic on the same day. The Parent Council had suggested this would help working families who would need to take time off work. What a brilliant success! The weather certainly smil...

July 9, 2019

Following on from our informative KS2 NSPCC assembly on Thursday 4th July, Year 6 took part in an important NSPCC workshop on Monday 8th July. To begin, the children recapped their learning from the assembly by being reintroduced to Buddy the speech bubble. They were r...

July 5, 2019

Today our KS1 Athletics team were at Garons for the Borough Sports. The team raced well in the space hopper, egg and spoon, skipping and relay running races to finish up in a very impressive 2nd place. Well done to the whole team.

July 4, 2019

This week our Boys and Girls Cricket Teams were at Southchurch Park for the Chance to Shine Cricket Festival. 10 schools from Southend were able to play friendly matches and pick up some cricket knowledge from the young coaches who were there to help run the event. Bot...

July 4, 2019

Reception children had a wonderful end of year experience when Gemma’s Farm came to visit Friars. We were all amazed with how many animals there were. Farmer Gemma, along with her assistant Holly quickly engaged the children with facts and information about the animals...

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