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Students Celebrate GCSE results

Year 11 students from St Benedict’s have today celebrated their GCSE results with parents and teachers, and friends. Students received their results either via e-mail, or some came into school for them and also had interviews for Sixth Form. Mrs Jackson, Headteacher at St Benedict’s said: “We are proud to serve our children, their families...
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A-Level Results Day

Our Year 13 Students have received their A-Level results today, some of them coming into school to collect and some receiving via e-mail. There were a lot of happy faces and emotions as students found out their results, and made decisions on their futures. Lots of students going away to universities and starting apprenticeships in...
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Summer Library News

All the latest news from Miss Geen in our library: Don’t forget about Miss Geen’s challenges for the Summer Reading! The first is BOOK BINGO, pick up a bookmark from Miss Geen then tick of the books as you read them! The second is the EXTREME READER challenge! The game is who can take a...
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End of Term Newsletter – Summer 2022

Welcome to our End of Term Newsletter. Here you will find a round up of the terms news, details of upcoming events and messages from our Headteacher and Chair of Governors, as well as important dates for the next term. Below is a round up of our news this term, it’s been a busy one!...
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Achievement Assemblies 2022

This past week we have had the pleasure of holding our Achievement Assemblies for Years 7, 8, 9, 10 and 12. This is a lovely time of year, and we are very proud of all of our students in particular those who have been awarded this week. Overall Year Group Winners: Year 7 – Courtesy...
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Year 10 & 12 Work Experience Week

Our Year 10 & Year 12 students have thoroughly enjoyed getting back to work experience this term, with the majority of them having in person placements. There was lots on offer virtually also, and nearly every student benefitted from some sort work experience placement. Mrs Kelso, Careers Lead at St Benedict’s said: “Work experience is...
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New Year 7 Challenges Initiative is a Hit!

This term we launched the new Year 7 Challenges initiative, which is a personal development programme giving students different ‘challenges’ to complete. The monthly challenges have seen our students finding something to look forward to every day. From growing something to eat and the latest challenge is to develop the character trait of enthusiasm, go...
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Year 10 Students complete first year of ICanToo Programme

Ten of our Year 10 pupils have recently completed their first year of the ICanToo Programme with the REACT Foundation. The REACT Foundation is a STEM-based organisation which helps West Cumbrian young people to:   – have raised aspirations, through schemes helping them realise their potential in STEM subjects;   – see the range of...
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Chemistry Students complete Challenge

Sixth Form students at St Benedict’s have this week been awarded for their work in two different Chemistry Competitions. Firstly, Leah Dunn, Keira Morgan and Mary Kirsten Soriano (all year 12) were the winning team for our school in the Royal Society of Chemistry Schools’ Analyst Competition. All AS Chemistry students took part in this...
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Mr Hamilton Awarded Prestigious Chartered Status

Mr Hamilton, Head of Sixth Form at St Benedict’s has recently been awarded Chartered Status by the Chartered College of Teaching. The Chartered College of Teaching, the professional body for teaching, recently awarded Mr Hamilton with Chartered Status. The graduation ceremony in London on 2nd July was attended by teachers and leaders from across the...
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