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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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  • An introduction to Philosophy

    Published 12/11/18

    What is nothing? What is meant by duty? Are animals different from humans? What is ownership? St Benedict’s pupils are learning to think more clearly, more deeply, and to explain and justify their views. 

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  • Do we know how to ask a ‘good question’?

    Published 12/11/18

    Julie Greenhough, Head of the Extended Project Qualification at St Benedict's, makes the case for the EPQ as an opportunity for ‘extended’ thought.

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  • We will remember them

    Published 09/11/18

    A new war memorial will be unveiled at St Benedict’s on November 11th. Shaun Hullis explains why remembrance is so important.

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  • A passion for aviation

    Published 05/07/18

    The Junior School Headmaster at St Benedict's is a self-confessed 'aviation geek'. Here, Rob Simmons explains why he loves to look to the skies for inspiration.

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