What's happening at St. Benedict's?

Friday 1st July - Sports Day 

Thursday 23rd June 2022 - Aylesford Priory - One Heart, One Mind.

Friday 27th May - Jubilee Picnic 

Year 5 - Fort Amherst 22nd March 2022

Monday 17th January - Year 4 Visit the Gurdwara Sikh Temple

Year 4 children visited the Gurdwara Sikh Temple in Rochester on Monday. They learnt about the faith and their special celebrations. Year 4 were made most welcome and were given refreshments and sweets.

 Wednesday 8th December 2021 - Guest Speaker Joanna Waller (Youth Vincentians Development Officer for Southwark Diocese)

KS2 enjoyed an assembly all about the work of Mini Vinnies led by our visiting speaker Joanna Waller (Youth Vincentians Development Officer for Southwark Diocese). We learnt how Mini Vinnies turn concern into action using the moto ‘see – think – do’. After the assembly, Joanna spent time with our new team of Mini Vinnies and the children shared ways they have already helped people in need and their plans for the rest of this year.

Messy Church - Friday 3rd December 2021

This morning, our Pupil Chaplaincy Team led Messy Church for parents and childminder groups in our local community. The children enjoyed Christmas small world play, making Christmas crafts and story time.  Thank you to our Pupil Chaplains who were a credit to our school through their kindness and support with our young visitors.  In the closing prayer, Sean (Year 6) reminded us of the true message of Christmas.

Y4 Learning Log Showcase 

It was wonderful to see Year 4’s hard work on their recent learning log on ‘Crime and Punishment’.  Unfortunately, Year 5’s Showcase had to be cancelled today due to the wet weather but will be displayed on the playground one dry morning next week. 

October - Month of the Holy Rosary

Key Stage 2 meditated on the joyful mysteries of the Holy Rosary, 

Monday 11th October 2021 - Year 6 Restart a Heart 

Friday 8th October 2021 - Leadership Assembly 

Fr Pawel came to our Leadership assembly to bless our Chaplaincy pins, School Council ties and leadership badges before presenting them to the children.

Thursday 7th October 2021- Go Green - Cafod Assembly via Zoom link to the whole school.

Click here to view the assembly.

Wednesday 29th September  2021- Year 3 and Year 4 Harvest Festival Mass 

Tuesday 28th September 2021 - Year R and Year 4 Teddy Bear Picnic 

Monday 27th September 2021 - Infants sharing their first Liturgy with Fr. Pawel

Friday 24th September 2021- Macmillan Coffee Morning Cake Sale  organised by the Chaplaincy Team 

Prize Giving Ceremony July 2021 

Whole School Christmas Nativity December 2020

Soroptimist International Essay Writing Competition on 'To what extent have women worldwide achieved equality?'

Meme from Year 6, was the overall winner in Medway. 

If you would like to read Meme's essay, please click the link on the Year 6 class page.

Year 2 Bee Garden 

Maidstone Grammar School for Girls - Science Workshop 

Eco-Committee - Community Litter Pick 

St. Clare's Class - Trip to the Science Museum 

St. Clare's Class - District winners of the KM Walk to School Challenge Day.  

At the end of UK Parliament week Tracey Crouch led a whole school assembly on 'How a Law is Passed'

Litter Angels competition winners are presented with their prize by Tracey Crouch. 

Well done!

School Council Announce the Playground Design Class Winner. 

The winner is ...... St. Francis Class! Congratulations!

Year 4 and Year 5 Learning Logs 

Prize Giving Assembly 

Forest School - Making Music 

Sports Day 

Bug Road Show 

Isle of Wight 2018

St Benedict's Friday Family Fitness Fiesta

It was great to see so many pupils, parents, siblings, grandparents and more taking part in our Friday Fitness Fiesta!

Please join us for our next one on.... that's right... Friday!

 The Crowning of Our Lady

Fr. Bart Celebrated a special Mass for the crowning of Our Lady on Wednesday .

The oldest and youngest children in the school had the honour of carrying the crown and placing it on the statue of Mary. The infants carried petals in baskets and strewed them around the altar and Year 1 did a beautiful Liturgical dance.

SBA Pet Competition - Judged by The Oaks Veterinary Clinic

 Medway Youth Games - Racket Skills Festival

Passion Play 

 Y6 Young Voices Concert at the O2

Roald Dahl's 100th Birthday!

Careers Day

We had visitors to our school to tell us about their careers. The children were given food for thought about what they would like to be when they grow up.