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Sandwich ordering online for WB 30th November: All sandwiches come with the following: Sandwich ordering is per week and costs £2.40 per lunch. You cannot amend your order after placing it. You can book sandwiches by going here: https://forms.microsoft.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=cyDH_t8S20WkbKECiQKBH-O39xo-i9pGtyFSBtc_Eo1URVdSMUFFVFhZRUsxTjkwUkRMUElaWE5KOC4u   Hot food ordering online: Hot food lunch menu Hot food ordering is per week and costs […]

In 1991 Seamus Heaney’s play, The Cure at Troy was first performed. “History says, Don’t hopeOn this side of the grave,But then, once in a lifetimeThe longed-for tidal waveOf justice can rise upAnd hope and history rhyme.” These lines from that play resonate strongly with anyone who has studied the history of the conflict in […]

The achievement of students at Bennett Memorial Diocesan School this year follows the well-established track record for success that this outstanding Church of England school has sustained over many years. Indeed, this cohort of year 11 students have done something extraordinary in that they have achieved an outstanding set of GCSE results in the face […]

The development of character and resilience are outcomes which typify a Bennett education. Sixth form students at Bennett Memorial Diocesan School have shown this more than ever this year to finish their Sixth Form courses and achieve an impressive set of A levels in the face of the disruption caused by Covid-19. Bennett students, faced […]

Bennett Memorial School is delighted to announce that we have been reaccredited as a ‘World Class School’. In 2017, Bennett joined just 60 other schools in the country in achieving this prestigious status, and we are now one of just ten schools this year to have received the award for a second time.  Only schools […]

Growing up in the 1970s there was not the wide range of children’s literature which fills shelves today. Independent reading started with things like Arthur Ransome’s ‘Swallows and Amazons’ and moved on to books like JRR Tolkein’s ‘The Hobbit’. Now I appreciate that Tolkein’s fantasy world of Middle Earth is like Marmite for most people, […]

Ofqual have now announced in detail the approach that the examination boards should take to determine GCSEs, AS and A levels this summer. Students, parents and teachers can read the announcement here There are links from the announcement to guidance for both schools and for students and their parents. As you would expect, we will […]

So much has changed since the Friday before the general closure of schools that it seems like an age away already, rather than just seven days. It was with great sadness, of course, that we had to announce that closure at Bennett and say some very premature farewells (in person at least) to our year […]

God of love and hope,you made the world and care for all creation,but the world feels strange right now. Our hopes and plans for the future,all that we have been working towards,have suddenly changed. We acknowledge our bewilderment and sense of powerlessness.In the midst of all our anxieties, fears and questions,Lord, be our strength and […]

A memorial flame created by Bennett Memorial Diocesan School students in art has been selected by a distinguished panel of judges to feature as part of a national art exhibition to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. The artwork is one of 75 memorial flames chosen to represent each year since the […]