Year 7 2021

Welcome to the home page for the Year 7 2021 cohort! #Teamyellow

1st April 2021 – Welcome letter from Mr Gritton

This week we have sent out a welcome letters to all parents of those pupils joining us in September 2021. Mrs Molumby has also created a lovely prayer card for Team Yellow, which we hope the children enjoy using to help them feel part of the school community.

At the bottom of the letter there is a request for parents to complete the data collection form which will be required before your child starts with us in September. If you require any help in accessing this online form or would like to request a paper version please do get in touch. The direct QR code can also be accessed below the link for the letter.

Year 7 Welcome Letter 2021

 

Data Collection Form for Parents – Scan with your smartphone to access the form or CLICK HERE

 

Secondary School place offers – March 1st 2021

If you are reading this page, you have possibly just had the fantastic news that your child will be joining us here at Saint Benedict in September 2021. If this is this case, a very warm welcome to our community!

We very much look forward to working together over the next few months to prepare the children for the start of their amazing journey with us. We will be in touch with you all as soon as we can, so please make sure your place has been accepted, and we will write to you once we receive confirmation that your child is officially “on roll”.

This page will be updated regularly with new information and details regarding the transition process. Information provided as part of the open evening held back in September 2020 can also be found below in the meantime.

To stay informed regarding any updates on this page, we recommend all parents to follow us on our dedicated Year 7 Twitter account @SBCVATeamyellow.

If you have any urgent admissions queries please contact Ruth Darby by email at rsdarby@saintben.derby.sch.uk or call the school on 01332 557032.

 

A welcome message from Mr. Gritton

 

A Message from Mrs. Molumby

 

Tweets from Team Yellow

 

 


Year 6 Open Evening – September 2020

Find Out All About Our School…

1. Pastoral Care

Pastoral care is at the heart of our school community. Mrs Boyce has put together an overview of the pastoral care here at Saint Benedict for you to watch.

 

Each year group has it’s own dedicated pastoral team that are here to look after you on a day-to-day basis. Mrs Molumby and Mrs Wild will form the year 7 team of 2021 (team yellow) and here is a short video to introduce you to them: click here.

 

2. Our Curriculum

Our dedicated Curriculum Leaders have put together some short video clips to give you an understanding of life within these subject areas here at Saint Benedict. Our Curriculum Policy can be found on the website by clicking this link Curriculum Policy and Mr Fenn Griffin has put together a video to explain how our new curriculum has been developed.

Subject Area Video Clips

Click the links below to see video clips from each subject area:

Religious Education English Mathematics Science Languages
Humanities Computer Science Technology Creative Arts Physical Education

 

 

3. Additional Needs Support

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4. Virtual Tour of the School

In the absence of an Open Event, we have put together a short video to show you around the school site. If parents would like to request an additional tour of the school during school hours, please do get in touch, and we will arrange a suitable time to invite you in for a tour of the school.

5. Key Staff Contacts

If you have any additional questions regarding any specific subject areas, please contact the Director of Learning for more information; 

Directors of Learning  

Subject
Director
E-mail
Maths Mr Ian Lewis ilewis@saintben.derby.sch.uk 
English Mrs M Kureczko mkureczko@saintben.derby.sch.uk 
Science Dr M Mistry mmistry@saintben.derby.sch.uk 
Humanities Mrs J Burton jburton@saintben.derby.sch.uk 
Creative Arts Mrs A West awest@@saintben.derby.sch.uk 
Religious Studies Mr G Rowlands growlands@@saintben.derby.sch.uk 
Languages Mrs E Burguin eburguin@saintben.derby.sch.uk
Business and Computing  Mr A Fox afox@saintben.derby.sch.uk 
Technologies Mr A Snell asnell@saintben.derby.sch.uk 
Physical Education Mrs N Mills nmills@saintben.derby.sch.uk
Enhanced Resource Base Mrs T Astill tastill@saintben.derby.sch.uk 
SENCO Mrs A Johnson ajohnson@saintben.derby.sch.uk 
Head of Year Mrs F Molumby fmolumby@saintben.derby.sch.uk

6. Safeguarding & Well Being

Safeguarding and Well-being are central to the provision here at Saint Benedict and we pride ourselves on creating a supportive and caring community where children can flourish. Our Designated Safeguarding Lead Mr. Kelly is here to explain how we achieve this with a dedicated safeguarding team.

 

7. Our Faith

As a Catholic School our faith underpins the culture and ethos of Saint Benedict. We have our very own Chaplin Jannice Richtoff who guides the whole school community in celebrating who we are, and the Gospel values that we aspire to uphold are firmly embedded in our daily to day lives here at school. Here is Jannice and some of our pupils to explain more about Catholic life here at Saint Benedict.

 

8. School Life

The following links can be used to find information about specific topics:

Uniform Academy Day Transport Lunch Menus Our Library

Meet The Pupils

 

9. Post your Questions

If you would like to ask any further questions or would be interested in one of our team contacting you to discuss Saint Benedict in more detail then please complete the form below and we will make arrangements for the right person to get in contact with you.

Parent Questionairre