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  • Summer Fayre

    May 20th, 2015

    Year 5 Open Evening

    Year 5 Open Evening

    For entry at Year 7 – September 2016

    Thursday 11 June, 2015

    drop in anytime from 4.00pm. Event finishes at 8.00pm

    Headteacher’s Address at 4.30pm and 6.00pm

    Please contact our Admissions Officer

    by Friday 22nd May

    Email: rdarby@saintben.derby.sch.uk

    or telephone 01332 554260

    (Goody bags will be available for your Year 5 child, therefore pre-booking is essential)

    ‘This is an opportunity for you and your child to visit the academy, See our extensive facilities, meet our talented staff, 

    Experience our caring environment, which will inspire and challenge your child.’


    *Should you wish to see the school during the day, there will be an opportunity to tour the school on Wednesday 23rd September or Thursday 1st October at 9.15am.

    Pre-booking is essential.

    May 14th, 2015

    Derby Music Centre cancelled – Sat 9th May 2015

    Due to unforeseen circumstances Derby Music Centre will not be running their Saturday morning sessions tomorrow (9th May 2015). Please contact Christine Blackmore for further information.

    May 8th, 2015

    Photograph and Video Consent

    To comply with the Data Protection Act 1998, we need your permission before we can take any images of your child for promotional and educational purposes.  The letter and form with regard to this was sent to all parents in December.


    If you still have the form at home and wish to complete it, please return it by the deadline of Friday 1 May. However, as stated in the letter, If you do not complete this form we will presume that you have no objections to us using photographs/videos of your son or daughter in any of the stated promotions. Therefore media permission will be granted as from Tuesday 5 May 2015.  If you would like us to stop using the photographs/video clips, please contact the school by letter addressed to the school and mark for the attention of Mrs M McMinn, Headteacher’s PA.


    A copy of the letter and form is available below.

    If you do not grant media permission for your child, please ensure that you complete the form and return it by the deadline of Friday 1 May 2015. 

    Media Permission – Letter of explanation

    Media Permission – Consent Form

    April 23rd, 2015

    Science Technology Engineering & Maths work experience – Year 10 students

    Would you like to spend 3 days gaining experience of STEM?   Would you like to spend a day at Rolls Royce?  Would you like to spend a day at Derby University?  Would you like to spend a day at Derby College?

    There is an opportunity for year 10 students to spend 3 days;  26 to 28 May (school holiday) doing workshops, touring facilities meeting current students and gaining a Bronze level certificate from Industrial Cadets.

    There will be a cost of £120 (including a refundable £30 deposit) but  will be free to students who are eligible for free school meals.

    For more information and an application form see the live link on the Boodle website under Careers section (blue door).

    Anyone who is interested MUST come to see me on MONDAY 20TH APRIL just knock on the Careers door next to the Gym in South block. This deadline must be met!

     Thank you,  Lydia Gretton

    April 16th, 2015

    Saint Benedict CVA Survey – Have your say!

    We are currently conducting some work across the Academy to establish a clear sense of our mission and ethos as we move forward into a new area for Saint Benedict.

    We would be very grateful if you could take a few moments to complete the survey on the link below to share your views with us.

    As part of this process we are consulting students, parents, staff and governors, and your views are very valuable to us.

    Click here to complete the survey Please note this link is for Parents/Carers only.

    All responses are anonymous.

    March 9th, 2015