Monthly Archives: September 2016

A young singer from Saint Benedict Catholic Voluntary Academy was chosen to perform a solo in front of hundreds of people at the Royal Albert Hall in London. Rowan Hunter-Woods, 12, auditioned for the opportunity to perform at the prestigious venue with the drama company Theatretrain. He was chosen and performed a rap on stage […]

The current Academy Examinations Policy is under review. However, notice is now given that a change is made to how long we will retain unclaimed qualification certificates. In future, all qualification certificates will be held by the Academy for One Year from the Date of Issue .   Certificates, currently held that are older than […]

Students combined Science with Languages during the first part of a Spanish exchange programme. Fifteen students from Colexio Guillelme Brown, in Ourense, Spain, spent a week at Saint Benedict CVA visiting lessons, taking part in fun activities and preparing a Science project in both English and Spanish. During their stay the students visited Kedleston Hall, […]

Students were given an insight into life after Saint Benedict Catholic Voluntary Academy at a Meet the Undergraduate and Apprentice event. Twenty-nine ex-students who are now at university returned to the academy, along with a group of apprentices, to give Years 11, 12 and 13 the benefit of their experience. Students were given a booklet […]

Thursday 22 September, South Block Hall at St Benedict CVA, 6.30-7.30pm   Dear Parent/Guardian We would like to invite you to an Information Evening where you can find out about the changes to how English and Maths GCSEs will be graded for your child; the progress your child is making and requirements of Post 16 […]

SKILLS FESTIVAL 21 -22 September  Round House, Pride Park, Derby Open at 3.30 till 8.00 each day   Opportunity to find out about opportunities within further education, apprenticeships, university etc. Chance for hands-on experiences!.   Open to young people aged 15 plus and their parents/carers.  

Students in Year 7 celebrated their first day at Saint Benedict Catholic Voluntary Academy with a balloon release to raise awareness of anti-bullying measures. The academy holds the balloon release to let Year 7 students know about the different ways they can report any concerns they might have to staff. Students can download an app […]

A Saint Benedict CVA teacher who was one of 50,000 people across the world to volunteer at the Olympics has told how she was just yards away when GB golfer Justin Rose took Gold. Fiona Molumby spent 10 days working at the Olympic golf course in Rio De Janeiro. She said it was an experience that […]