Monthly Archives: July 2016

YEAR 6 TOURS We will be conducting tours for year 6 students and their parents on Wednesday 21 September and Thursday 29 September at 9.15 am.  If you wish to attend, please book a place via email to Ruth Darby, Admissions Officer – rdarby@saintben.derby.sch.uk  stating your child’s name and current primary school or fill in […]

Derbyshire County Council have released the following document regarding Pokemon Go and it’s potential dangers. We advise all players and parents / carers to read the information to help keep our students and community safe. What is Pokemon Go

NON UNIFORM DAY – THURSDAY 21 JULY TO RAISE FUNDS TO SPONSOR TWO TANZANIAN CHILDREN WITH THEIR EDUCATION, IN ARUSHA   RULES Normal School Day – lessons as normal Students & staff can come in non-uniform for £1 donation Nominated child from each Tutor Group to collect the money and take to House Office School […]

On Tuesday 5th July the following 6th form students went to an information day at Balfour Beatty on Raynesway Derby,  this was also attended by students from other local schools.   Kyle Chatterley, Sam Wagstaff, Charlie Young.

An action-packed trip to France saw students from Saint Benedict Catholic Voluntary Academy test out their language skills. Students in Year 7 spent three days in Calais where they made croissants at a bakery, shopped in the supermarket and enjoyed trips to a theme park and an aquarium. They also visited Wellington Quarry which is […]

Saint Benedict Catholic Voluntary Academy was presented with a special plaque at an event to celebrate the Duke of Edinburgh charity’s Diamond Anniversary. Matt Robinson, Duke of Edinburgh manager at the academy, attended the DofE Gold Award Presentation at Buckingham Palace in London with ex-student Natalie Orrell who picked up her Gold award. The school […]

The Bishop of Nottingham led a special outdoor Mass to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Saint Benedict Catholic Voluntary Academy. All students and staff came together for the Saint Benedict Day service which was also attended by visitors with a connection to the school. Kevin Gritton, head teacher, welcomed everyone to the Mass. He said: […]