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  • Spring

    Published 18/03/20

    Whatever else may be happening, life on the farm goes on, as Tom Curtis (Year 12) discovered when he spent two weeks on the lambing night shift - delivering lambs, helping the vet, and seeing starlight in all its glory.

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  • The Importance of Reading ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

    Published 17/03/20

    St Benedict’s Librarian, Emma Wallace, outlines the many ways in which St Benedict’s inspires and encourages pupils to enjoy reading.

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  • How pupils can benefit from meditation

    Published 04/02/20

    The candle is lit, the lights are dimmed. As another busy school day begins, pupils in year 7 close their eyes, focus on their breathing and let their thoughts drift away….

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  • The value of Mentoring

    Published 10/10/19

    Peer mentoring at St Benedict’s has gone from strength to strength in recent years, helping to support pupils' wellbeing and mental health.

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  • Why study German?

    Published 25/09/19

    Evan, an A level linguist at St Benedict’s, explains why he is captivated by the German language and culture.

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  • School Open Days - what to look for

    Published 23/09/19

    Andrew Johnson, Headmaster of St Benedict’s, offers his advice on how to make the most of your school visit.

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  • Moving from junior to senior school

    Published 03/07/19

    The move to senior school is both exciting and unnerving in equal measure. With this in mind, pupils in Year 7 at St Benedict’s offer their advice for children about to join a new school, based on their own experience one year ago.

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  • Computer Science - Coloured Routes

    Published 04/06/19

    From a British Informatics Olympiad Final (The British Informatics Olympiad is the national computing competition for schools and colleges)
    Alex Will (L6)

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  • University Degree vs Degree Apprenticeship: which one is right for you?

    Published 28/03/19

    With the increased uncertainty around Brexit, employability and student debt, St Benedict's Careers Department wanted to help clarify for parents and pupils the advantages and disadvantages of studying for a traditional university degree compared to a degree apprenticeship – and how to access the different routes available. Kathryn Norris, Careers Officer, reviews the event.

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