Monthly Archives: June 2017

The school recently received a letter from the Diocese who look after all of the Catholic schools in this area, asking us to update our procedures to include something called a “lock-down” procedure. This is one of several things that can help to keep us safe in a number of situations. To read the whole […]

Students had the opportunity to meet author Christopher Edge as part of Derby Book Festival. Year 7 and 8 students listened to Mr Edge talk at the University of Derby. His most recent books are family centred stories with an emphasis on Science. Dr Tracey Burrell, Librarian and Learning Centre Manager at Saint Benedict CVA, said: […]

This year our summer Fayre will take place on Saturday 8th July from 1-4pm. As a school community we are very proud of our fundraising for good causes through our House charities and our special events. The Summer fayre is the only event in our school calendar which raises money for our school community. The […]

A student at Saint Benedict Catholic Voluntary Academy scooped eight medals at the East Midlands Swimming Championships. Charlotte Hall came home with two Gold, two Bronze and a Silver in individual events, and two Gold and a silver in the relay team races. The 15-year-old is now East Midlands Champion in 15 years 800 Free and […]

Two sisters at Saint Benedict Catholic Voluntary Academy are celebrating a series of dancing successes. Elisabetta and Luciana Fois dance with Dancebeats in Derby up to five times a week and recently performed in a show at Derby Theatre and took part in a cheerleading competition in Manchester. The sisters were part of the Db […]

Hundreds of students will see their work in print in a unique book designed to showcase their writing talent. All students are given the opportunity to contribute a piece of writing – which could be a story, recipe, poem, diary entry – to a book published by the academy called We Are Writers. Contributions from […]