• July 2018: Year 8 and Year 9 students visit Gurdwara and Mandir

    On 13th July 2018, Year 9 students visited the Sikh Gurdwara in Northampton as part of their work in Ethics. They found out about key Sikh beliefs, rituals and worship and had the opportunity to ask questions about the faith to practising Sikhs. Seeing and experiencing a real gurdwara for themselves brought the topic to […]

  • Festival of Britain comes to Friars — TODAY — 11 – 12.30pm!

    TODAY! The Festival of Britain comes to Friars Academy. Parents and Carers are welcome to attend along with the Mayor of Wellingborough as we celebrate the work our students have completed during the course of our latest theme week: The Best of British! We hope to see you between 11 – 12.30pm today.

  • Clean up the Community Theme Week!

    Our third Theme Week of this academic year saw Friars support with the clean-up of our local community and spend some time learning about the issues that are impacting on our planet. As always, there were many engaging lessons and activities delivered by our amazing team of staff that allowed our pupils to develop their […]

  • Dreadlock Alien at The Inter-School Poetry Competition!

    On Thursday 1st March we were very lucky to welcome back Dreadlock Alien to Friars to host our 2018 Inter-school Poetry Competition. Original poems written by students from Friars, Brooke Weston and Northgate were showcased in what was a very positive and fun event. Congratulations must go to our winners, Geoffrey Maycock (14+ Category), Ethan […]

  • Friars Academy and The Cozy Café!

    At the Cozy Café we work hard making drinks and baking cakes so that we have the best food and drink service, making customers happy every time. Our classmates in Year 10 open the Café every Thursday in term time from 10am – 12pm at All Hallows Church Hall (near the market) in Wellingborough. All […]

  • Northamptonshire Poetry Competition Launch at Friars Academy!

    You heard it here first! Friars Academy is to host the first ever Northamptonshire Secondary Schools SEN Poetry Competition. All you budding poetry writers and poetry performers, listen up to hear about a brand new poetry competition that is launching at Friars Academy this week….. Who can enter? Any young person, aged 11-18 from any […]

  • Choices Event – November 14th 2017

    Details of our annual Choices event can be found by clicking here      This year our event will be held in the Academy on Tuesday 14th November. We will be running 2 sessions during the day:   Session 1: 10am to 12pm – in which Y9, 10, 11 and Post 16 pupils and parents/carers […]

  • Year 9 students visit a Sikh Gurdwara

    In early July, Year 9 students and 4CC visited the Sikh Gurdwara in Northampton, to complete their unit of work on Sikhsim in Ethics. When they arrived, they were asked to cover their heads and wash their hands. They were then shown around the Gurdwara and some key features of the Sikh faith were explained […]