Monthly Archives: January 2017

Sixth former Eddie McAteer had his legs waxed to raise money for an upcoming trip to Russia during which students will talk to astronauts in space. About 25 students will visit the Russian Space Mission Control Centre in July and take part in a live communication session with the International Space Station. They each need […]

Dear parent/guardian   NCS (National Citizen Service) are due to attend Saint Benedict over the next couple of weeks to introduce the NCS programme to all year 11 students. We have been working closely with the school to ensure we’re able to offer as many students as possible the opportunity to take part. NCS is […]

Saint Benedict CVA is one of the higher achieving schools in Derby in performance tables for a new Government measure called Progress 8. The academy was fifth in the city with a score of -0.07 but Headteacher Kevin Gritton said he was ambitious for students to achieve even more this year. Progress 8 has replaced […]

The dedication and hard work of students was recognised at our Presentation Evening. Students were rewarded for academic and extra-curricular achievements in front of a packed audience of parents, family members, carers and staff at the academy. Bronze and silver Duke of Edinburgh awards were also handed out along with House trophies. The Athletics Day Trophy went […]

Students will have the unique opportunity to talk to astronauts in space and take part in master-classes delivered by top scientists during a trip to Russia. During the six-day trip, students will visit the Russian Space Mission Control Centre and take part in a live communication session with the International Space Station. They will also […]