• Northamptonshire Special School Heads Group (Update)

    Northamptonshire Special School Heads Group  Possible reopening of school to more pupils in June We know that you’ve seen in the news that schools may reopen on 1st June to reception, year 1 and year 6 pupils if the government thinks it’s safe then. However, the guidance states that: “Special schools, special post-16 institutions and hospital […]

  • Academy Plans After the Easter Break

    Friars Academy remains closed after the Easter break except for the children of key workers that have been agreed with the Academy in advance. We will review this in line with government guidance. Stay safe and keep in contact with us by phone or email.    

  • Support for Students Working From Home

    Thank you for your continued support in keeping us all safe by keeping your child at home. Please have a look at the “Noticeboard” tab on the website and then drop down to “Homework” to see how you can support your child’s learning at home. There are also contact emails for your child’s class teacher.

  • Update to Parents: Children of Critical Workers and Leaving Children Unattended

    Following government action taken yesterday (23rd March), Friars Academy has published advice on children of critical workers and leaving children unattended. Please click the link below to access the letter to parents, or visit our ‘Letters Home’ page to read this and other updates since last week. Letter to Parents – 24th March 2020  

  • Northamptonshire Special Schools Heads Group Announcement

    As you will be aware, due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, we are in unprecedented times. To control the spread of the virus, the government has announced that all schools will shut apart from those that support children and young people with Education Health and Care Plans (EHC plans), children who are considered vulnerable, or […]

  • Founder of Red January Visits Friars Academy!

    We have been involved in Red January this year – with many of our students and staff taking part in lots of exercise in the name of positive mental health. We were incredibly lucky to be joined by the founder of Red January, Hannah Beecham. Hannah took part in assembly and also ran with our […]

  • Wear RED for Red Friday on 24th January!

    This month Friars Academy have participated in RED January, a cause dedicated to raising funds and awareness about better mental health. On Friday 24th January 2020 we would like to encourage as many students as possible to wear RED in support of this fantastic cause. Hannah Beecham, the CEO and Founder of RED January herself […]