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  • Year 6 Tours for entry in September 2016

    We will be conducting tours for prospective students currently in year 6, for admission to Saint Benedict Catholic Voluntary Academy in September 2016 on the following dates:

    Wednesday 23 September and Thursday 1 October 2015 from 9.15 am to 10.45 am.  If you wish to book places please email Ruth Darby – Secondary Transfer Admissions Officer on rdarby@saintben.derby.sch.uk or alternatively call on 01332 554260.

    July 16th, 2015

    Year 7 Visit to France 16-18 July 2015

    Thank you to all children and their families for attending the meeting in school on 1 July.

    Here is the packing list Packing list letter

    Here is the meeting presentation Year 7 Visit to France 2015

    July 2nd, 2015

    Summer Activities 2015


    July 1st, 2015

    Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award – Parents Information Evening (Year 8)

    Parents information evening for current year 8 pupils at 7pm in the Robert Ludlam Theatre on Tuesday 30th June 2015.


    June 9th, 2015

    Othello Trip – Stratford-upon- Avon

    Wednesday 10TH of June 2015

    Dear Parent,

    Thank you for allowing your child to attend this enrichment trip to watch a performance of Othello.

    Just to keep you informed, this is how the afternoon/evening should unfold:

    Pupils to meet at the bus bay by 4:00 for a prompt departure.

    Can you provide pupils with a pack lunch or snack to eat before the performance. Food is sold at the theatre, but depending on traffic we might not be able to grab any other dinner.

    The performance will start at 7:15 so we are hoping to arrive at no later than 6:45.

    Running time: 2 hrs 55 mins + 20 min interval

    We are hoping to be back no later than 12pm. Could you please ensure that you have provided a contact number

    Could parents please be at school by 11:30 pm.

    If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact me on:


    June 5th, 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