Mission Statement, Values and Ethos
A member from CAFOD kindly came into our school today to speak to everyone and explain how we all might be able to help by taking part in the 'give it up Lent challenge'
John McCorkell, who runs disability awareness days for schools,visited our school today and led an assembly.
The theme this year is 'All Different, All Equal.' Mr Phillips held a whole school assembly to help our children understand how important it is that everyone feels valued and included in our school.
World Diabetes Day falls every year on 14th November and is a day when millions of people around the world come together to raise awareness of diabetes, and what it’s really like to live with the condition.
This year, the STRAND Network school council project is around the theme of 'Equality and Diversity'. Yesterdays initial meeting was about defining the terms " equality" and "diversity" so that we could establish a collective definition.
International Day of Older People
International Day of the Girl
Festival of Rosh Hashanah.
International Day of Democracy
Andy Grant - A Royal Marine Commander
Black History Month Assembly
British Values Assembly
Embrace Our Differences Assembly
EU Referendum Assembly
Fundamental British Values
International Day of Democracy
Key Stage 2 Results
News and Events
Staying safe on the Internet
Adults' Sewing Club
School Meal Prices
Free School Meals
School Meal Patterns
A Christmas Recipe
Nurse - handwashing
Nurse - keeping our teeth clean
Dinosaur bones, teeth and fossils
Big Red Reading Bus
Beatles Museum Trip
Science Materials Work
Christmas Party Day!
Decorating the Christmas Tree
Papier mache rockets
Signs and Symbols in Baptism
Atlas Work in Geography
Our Trip to the Woods
Our Trip to the Canal
Our Favourite Books
Music Lessons on Autumn
The Twits' Tricks!
Making our class rules
We have been using this song to learn the 3 x table. Try it at home!
This one is great for the 4 x table. Give it a try!!!
And finally the 8s. This song is a great way to learn.....
We LOVED World Book Day in Y3!
We looked at the position in society of different people in Ancient Egypt. We found out that slaves were least important, then craftsmen, scribes and priests and the Pharaoh (part human, part god) was the most important.
Y3 had great fun playing the 'muggle' version of Quidditch on Harry Potter Day!
Y3 enjoyed listening to John and learning respect for disabled people on Disability Day.
We looked a the death masks of lots of Ancient Egyptian pharaohs and then we made our own!
We learned about the Egyptian pyramids and made them for both History and Maths.
We had lots of fun during our special Christmas dinner!
We used our Maths skills to solve this maths puzzle!
We worked in pairs to read about volcanoes and answer questions.
The Bullybusters visited our school to explain how to recognise bullying and what we can all do to make it STOP!
We looked at the words of St. Paul about how to live in God's vision and made bookmarks of our favourite quote
We recently visited the residents at James Dixon Court. We enjoyed meeting the older people and they enjoyed meeting us!
We made Stone Age jewellery to look like teeth, tusks and bones. What do you think?
Today Year 6 had a chance to visit the fantastic book bus from the Book People. It was full of exciting stories and wonderful gifts to buy. It was so hard to choose just one!
Year 6 had their first session in our new reading room today, it is such a lovely and relaxing room to sit it!
St Benedict's children have been visiting the residents of James Dixon Court for several months and on each visit they all take part in a different activity. Year 6 took their favourite book this time.
As a reward for all the children working so hard this term, they chose a film to watch and everyone had a lovely relaxing morning!
Congratulations to the three winners of this times assessments; they each received a reward for improving their scores by the highest number.Well done to everyone else as everyone improved on their scores from last times results.
Part of Y6's History topic this term was learning all about the Victorians. They visited Croxteth Hall and got to dress up and play the role of a child during these times.The children had a fabulous morning.
A big thank you to James for coming in this week, the kids have thoroughly enjoyed your sessions and at the same time you have definitely made them think!We are sure the messages you have passed to our children will stay with them and help them stay safe.
What an amazing time everyone had watching this performance, the show was absolutely fantastic and the childrens behaviour throughout was excellent!
Year 6 were lucky enough to be invited to watch this years show ' The Little Mermaid' the show was amazing and Year 6's behaviour was impeccable throughout the performance.
Yesterday Year 6 held an election for their School Council representatives. Seven children put their name forward and wrote their own election speeches. We hope you enjoy looking at the photographs & video.
Year 6 have been learning all the skills that is needed to be a good playleader: being a great role model,always doing the right thing,being kind and helping other children.
Andrew Glennan came into our class and spoke to the children about how they can become an author and gave them advice on how they can improve their own writing. He said that it was Roald Dahl who had inspired him to become a writer.
Year 6 are learning all about electricity this term and how it has changed our lives over the years.
Year 6 had an amazing day at Holy Family, they got to do lots of fun activities!
Our class moto this year is ' To be kinder than necessary'
Class Pages Archive: 2016-2017
We have been reading the story 'We're Going on a bear Hunt'
Our trip to Farmer Teds
Polar bear biscuits.
Christmas in Reception.
World book day
Keeping our teeth clean and healthy.
Safer internet day 2017
World book day!
Storm Doris inspired art!
We made landscape pictures of the Uk as part of our topic. We were inspired by John Constable!
Y1 had lots fun, dressing up in crazy clothes to celebrate Roald Dahl's 100th birthday.
Great fire of London art
Chinese New Year dragons
Year 1 went on a lovely walk to Marion square as part of our Geography topic, ‘Where we live'.We talked about the places we passed and will look at them on a map next week in class.We went to the park to play on the playground equipment.
We used atlases to label the capital cities in th UK.
We conducted a science experiment to make a waterproof roof for our playgrounds!
We made our own Christingles at Christmas!
We made our own playgrounds in DT!
Geography map work
Not So Naughty Stories
Roald Dahl Day
The Beatles Museum
We will learn the 3 times table by singing this song!
We will sing this one too to help us learn the 4s!
And finally, the dancing cow will help us with our 8s!
We had a great time looking around the school at all the fantastic art based on the Sergeant Pepper album.
Y3 had a fantastic day learning about the language, art, food and culture of Spain. Click here to see the photos!
Y3 recently visited Veolia Recycling Centre to find out what happens to our recycled waste. The more we recycle, the less rubbish we make and the more we are helping to save the Earth.
Y3 went to the World Museum in Liverpool to learn all about Ancient Egypt. We made a mummy and touched REAL ancient Egyptian artefacts. We had such a great day!
Y3 were invited to Bootle Town Hall by Councillor Carla Thomas when we wrote letters about the problem of litter in our community.
We made 3D shapes using 2D nets. What do you think of our models?
The children in Y3 had a lot of fun learning all about different books while wearing our pyjamas!
Y3 have been learning all about the Ancient Egyptians. We looked at lots of different death masks from Ancient Egypt and then made our own version of the death mask of Pharaoh Tutankhamun.
Along with the rest of the school, Y3 had lots of fun on Lego Day!
We have been learning all about how to stay safe on the internet.
Y3 have been learning all about the bad effects of litter. We learnt lots of new words to use in our letters to the Council!
We learnt all about the Stone Age and made our own Stone Age jewellery. We enjoyed making it; we hope you like it too!
At the start of life in juniors,Y3 looked at the word Respect.What does it mean and how can we show respect to others?
Y3 looked at the words of St.Paul as to how we can make a happy St Benedict's family.We chose our favourite of the points made by St.Paul and wrote it on a bookmark to remind us.
Y3's Challenge - to comfort the imprisoned
We reflected on our Mission Statement and made posters to help us remember how to learn love and laugh together.
Y4 looked fantastic in their crazy clothes to celebrate Roald Dahl's 100th birthday.Here we are doing the BFG's dream mixing and composing our own weird and wonderful dreams.We also filled a dream jar with our hopes and dreams for the future.
All year 5 children took part in this Crucial Crew Event. Many of the local services were there giving the children advice on keeping safe and their role in the community. These included, The Police, The Fire and Rescue Service, The Transport Police.
Everyone had an amazing time at Kingswood this year, the children's behaviour,manners and team spirits was OUTSTANDING!
Year 6 took part in a reflection day at Lowe House in St. Helens to celebrate finishing their Faith in Action Pin Award.They had to complete 20 hours of service to others.
Year 6 have all worked so hard up to their SATs. As a reward they were treated to a visit to the cinema and Mcdonald's for lunch. Everyone had a great time! A big thank you to the PFSA who helped out with some of the cost.
To help the children relax after working so hard up to their SATs, we had a fun treasure hunt outside.They had lots of fun and worked brilliantly in their teams....
All of the children were asked to bring a box in containing objects from their favourite book; everyone had lots of fun guessing the title;have a look at the pictures and see if you can guess the book?
To help celebrate World Book Day this year, Year 6 decided to hold a class vote on their favourite book; it was down to five books with War Horse being the overall winner.
Congratulations to the three winners of this times assessments;they each received a reward for improving their scores by the highest number.
Congratulations to all of the year 6 children who took part in this tournament;they played really well in every match and made it through to the final. Well done!
Year 6 have been learning all about the Victorians this term;they went to Croxteth Hall and got to experience what life might have been like for a child during these times!
Year 6 had tests in Maths and English this week and the child who made the most progress in each subject received a prize, all the children tried exceptionally hard . A big welll done to our three winners.
In this lesson, Year 6 students learn't the story of Edward Jenner and his amazing discovery of the first vaccine; they learn't how exposure to relatively harmless microbes can protect us from deadly ones.
Congratulations to all our Y6 children that competed in this event;they won all of their games,making them the winners of the whole tournament!
Yesterday Y6 held an election for their School Council representatives. Nine children put their name forward and wrote their own election speeches. We hope you enjoy looking at the photographs & videos.
Year 6 were invited to watch this amazing production at HFHS, everyone and had brilliant time.
Year 6 were asked to write their own scary story; to help improve their writing and help with their imagination, Miss O'Malley decorated their classroom up with lots of different scary objects!
Year 6 wrote their own non-chronological report about Roald Dahl and his life.
Year 6 visited Netherton Library to experience a Shakespearean Workshop.
Year 6's challenge was to help organise and arrange the school hampers for the Harvest Festival to give to people who do not have as much food as us.
Today was Lego Day in school.We were really excited to welcome Lego experts into our school; they worked with the all the children in the hall, building with Lego. All classes from Reception to Year 6 were involved . It was a great day!
We had a wonderful afternoon performing for all the people who helped us so we could go to Young Voices and perform!
World Book Day 2016 was launched with an assembly celebrating our favourite books. Everyone came in their pyjamas and slippers clutching their favourite teddies! During the day, we all got to spend time in our magical story tent and read our books.
We are incredibly proud of our school choir who performed with Young Voices at Manchester Arena on Tuesday 1st March. They showed great commitment in learning a huge repertoire of songs over six months,
Today St Benedicts were lucky enough to have a visit from a world class athlete, he is a middle distance runner specialising in the 1500m. He has represented Great Britain many times at junior and senior level on the track.
Y4 & Y5 all gave 100% and worked very hard at each event!
For the past seven weeks year 6 children have been attending this club, the children have been encouraged to read a broad and varied selection of reading material provided by Children's University. Here's some pictures of their day at Lakeside!
Well done to all our school choir who performed this year, they sang beautifully which helped make the night even more memorable!.A big thank you to Mrs Chadwick and Miss Coxon who organised the event!
Choir enjoyed entertaining the residents of James Dixon Court. A big thank you to the staff there for the warm welcome and refreshments.
Every child in the school took part in this years Santa Dash Race, they each had to complete two circuits around the junior and infant playground. A big well done to all the children....
Mary's Meals provides some of the poorest children with every day school essentials. St Benedict's children and staff were asked if they could donate an item to be put into a back pack. A big thank you to everyone for their generosity!
A big well done to the 'YUMMY MUMMIES' who won the quiz last night. It was great night and everyone had a great time! A big thank you again to all the members of the PFSA who organised the event and to everyone who helped out!
Harvest Festival is a celebration of the food grown on the land.
We had a lovely assembly this morning to welcome our Reception children
Our school choir was treated to a fun filled night at the theatre watching 'Shrek the Musical'
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