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AS, EPQ and A Level Results: Thursday 16th August Year 13: Results will be available for collection in the Sixth Form Centre from 9.30 amYear 11/12: Results will be available for collection in the Sixth Form Centre from 10.30 amAny results not collected by 12.30 pm on 16th August will be posted to the home address […]

Congratulations to all those year 10 students, who have completed their bronze expedition sections over the last couple of weekends. Considering the logistics involved, and the high temperatures we have had, it is a great testimony to the preparations of both the Duke of Edinburgh department and the students themselves that not a single incident […]

We heard from Saint Mark’s Gospel this last Sunday of Jesus telling a parable that the kingdom of God is like a mustard seed, the smallest seed which grows into the biggest shrub of them all. This conceptualisation of potential seems to me to be rich with possibilities. Christ coming into the world and teaching […]

We are delighted to share a photo of nine students in Year 13 having received their Gold Award certificate at a presentation at Buckingham Palace. The nine students were only a part of the sixteen invited from Bennett Memorial to receive their Award. What a great way to start study leave in the run up to A […]

Catherine Dottridge, chief finance officer for the multi school academy trust based at Bennett Memorial and including five Kent schools on Friday was declared overall winner of the KM Kent Teacher of the Year Awards in the Business Management category. Mrs Dottridge has been at Tenax for nearly three years, having previously worked as business […]

Congratulations to  the Bennett  public speaking team made up of Joseph Sparke, Tom Smith and Isaac Strand for their excellent performance at the English Speaking Union Churchill Public Speaking Competition last night. The Tunbridge Wells branch round of the UK’s largest public speaking competition for secondary school students took place at Tonbridge School on Tuesday […]

“Attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity”, so wrote Simone Weil the French mystic and philosopher in a text called ‘Gravity and Grace’, compiled after her death in 1943. In the text she argues that attention is superior to human will in terms of transforming or developing the self. I was only recently […]

Students, parents and staff at Bennett Memorial School are delighted to welcome the Parliamentary Under Secretary for Sport and Civil Society, Tracey Crouch, MP, to open our brand new, state-of-the-art all weather playing surface. The full size 3G pitch, which commands a superb position in the grounds of Bennett Memorial, provides a spectacular setting for […]

Epiphany: learning to see what we are shown Blog post by Ian Bauckham, CEO of the Tenax Schools Trust Once again Christmas has happened and a new year has started.  But Christmas is not quite over yet.  The famous song about a partridge inexplicably sitting in a pear tree reminds us, importantly, that Christmas traditionally […]

A glance at the Bennett website suggests that this is a very successful year for Bennett as a school and more widely for the Tenax  Schools Trust. There is certainly a lot to celebrate, whether that be outstanding GCSE and A level results in 2017, the richly deserved public honour of a CBE conferred on […]