February 12, 2020

We enjoyed a wonderful Cook4Life session with professional chef Martin Buckley.  He demonstrated how to cook some healthy food on a budget.  Pizza whirls, cous cous, cornflake chicken breasts and sweet potato wedges were prepared and cooked and parents had the chance t...

December 11, 2019



November 25, 2019

Children and staff showed their support for anti-bullying week by joining in with odd socks day.  It was lovely to look at all the different socks the children were wearing. Children participated in assemblies with the theme, ‘Change starts with us,’ where they were en...

October 3, 2019

Tuesday 1st October was our Harvest Festival Celebration. We do thank you for the donations that you sent in. This year, our donations were given to ‘Off the Streets.’  They came and took the harvest assembly and explained to the children where their food and toiletry...

September 30, 2019

A big thank you to everyone who came along to our 'Macmillan's Biggest Coffee Morning' on Thursday 26th September. We had tea, coffee and lots of cake as well as running a 'guess how many sweets in the jar competition and a huge raffle. We raised a fantastic £172.89.

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 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...

July 3, 2019

We were delighted to showcase art and design work from across the Portico Academy Trust at Friars. There were exhibits from EYFS to Year 6 and the standard of the work was excellent across all five schools. Thank you to all of the parents who joined us to view the exhi...

June 15, 2019

This year the children in our Reception classes have had the fabulous opportunity of visiting the Legra Residential Home in Leigh on Sea. Each fortnight, a small group has visited on Tuesday mornings to share craft activities, singing songs together, playing musical in...

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