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English Stars of Lockdown

In what has been the strangest, and for many, most difficult few months we have seen some truly exceptional work. To be able to adapt to a completely new way of living and working is a challenge for most adults but so many of our young people have risen to the task, taking the new...
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End of Term Newsletter – Summer 2020

Dear Parents/ Carers I could little have imagined just under a year ago, when I began my Headship at St Benedict’s, what a year lay ahead.  Not only a year that I would remember personally, or indeed that our school community would remember, but in fact, one that the world would remember. The start of...
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Students gain CREST Award during Lockdown

Congratulations to three of our students who have gained a CREST BRONZE AWARD during the lockdown period. Tom Longley (Year 7), and Ashton Hooper (Year 9) both worked on the project ‘The Perfect Cup of Tea.’ While Rowan Johnstone (Year 9) took on the project ‘What makes a good insulator.’ During lockdown they have undertaken...
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Art & Design Highlights

The Art & Design department have been impressed with the work that has been submitted this term for their Home Learning. Here are some of the highlights:   Isla Renkin-Chare Year 7 Josh McDowell Year 8 Layla Ritson-Hall Year 8 Mary Kirsten Soriano Year 10 Mary Kirsten Soriano Year 10 Samuel Stones Year 8Sophie Rodgers...
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Letter from Mrs Jackson – Buses September 2020

Dear Parents/ Carers We have today been informed that the following Stagecoach bus routes have been withdrawn from September. These are service buses, not designated/ commissioned school buses however, we are aware that some of you may rely on these routes to get your children to school. The routes affected are as follows: Route number...
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Letter from Mrs Jackson – 14th July 2020

Dear Parents/ Carers As we approach the end of term, I would like to provide you with some information that might ease the transition in September. Below is a list of the tutor groups for each year group.  Pupils currently in Years 7, 8, 9 and 10 will continue in the same tutor group moving...
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PE/PA Awards 2020

We are pleased to announce the winners of this years PE & PA Awards. We are very sorry we couldn’t have our normal awards evening with you, but we are still very proud of you all and what you have achieved. Full list below:  
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Letter from Mrs Jackson – 7th July 2020

Dear Parents/ Carers I would like to start this letter by thanking you for your support throughout the last three months.  It has been a difficult and unprecedented time for us all, but we have really pulled together as a school community.  I would also like to thank you for all your hard work with...
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Letter from Mrs Kar – 23rd June 2020

Dear Year 11 students I hope this letter finds you and your family well. As a sixth form we are committed to delivering a broad and balanced curriculum to our students. Having reviewed our options, receiving feedback from our current students and in light of the changed situation this year with regard to the cancellation...
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Letter from Mr McGeehin – School Uniform Expectations – 22nd June 2020

Dear Parent/Carer Families join St Benedict’s because of its excellent standards; it provides the best care and education.  Our students are extremely smart and we place the highest regard on their personal presentation and therefore the way they wear their uniform.  We value the full support that parents/carers give in ensuring that their child meets...
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