Visit to No 10 Downing Street and the House of Commons

Benedict Primary School house captains were invited by our MP Siobhain McDonagh to No 10 Downing Street to present our petition for David Cameron. The petition was in support of the SEND MY FRIEND to SCHOOL campaign which we support every year in an effort to add our voice to others around the country and world so that all children … Read More

Helpful information on homework and marking

Parents may be interested to see two documents that we have recently added to this website: Firstly, you can download an overview of the homework we expect all childen at the school to complete by clicking here. Secondly, you can download a document that explains both why and how we go about marking homework by clicking here.

Heritage Week at Benedict

Benedict Primary School hosted an activity week from 24-28th August for children from Benedict Primary School and St Peter and Paul Catholic School. The children built new friendships and enjoyed a host of activities. The project was supported by The Heritage Fund and enabled the children to explore and enjoy the history of Mitcham and Morden. Trips to Morden Hall … Read More

Curriculum meetings

We invite all Parents and Carers to meet the teachers next week to find out what your children will be learning and how to help them this term. The meetings will be no more than half an hour and will finish by 4 pm. We know that many of you have more than 1 child at Benedict so we would … Read More

Jermain Jackman inspires pupils at Benedict Primary School

Pupils at Benedict Primary School were treated to a surprise visitor today – Jermain Jackman.

Winner of BBC’s The Voice 2014, Jermain inspired the pupils and staff with his story of self-belief, hard work and determination. Pupils heard how Jermain kept fighting for his dream, winning The Voice the second time that he entered the competition.

£91 raised for Macmillan!

Year 6 baked up a storm in September, raising £91 for Macmillan through the coffee and cakes morning that they ran!

Children at Benedict Primary School are encouraged in Acts of Random Kindness

Children at Benedict Primary School are embarking on a new project called ARK, encouraging them to undertake acts of random kindness. As well as receiving awards for kind acts the children will also get an opportunity to nominate peers who have demonstrated kind or forgiving behaviour. The project, which is being run in collaboration with Love Mitcham, was launched this … Read More

Community invited to vote for new Benedict Primary School logo

The pupils of Benedict Primary School, their parents and carers and members of the local community are being invited to vote for their favourite of three potential new logos for the school, which recently joined the Chapel St family of schools. The professionally designed logos have been inspired by the history of the school and the local area as well … Read More

Executive Principal for Benedict Primary School and Park Community School appointed

Chapel St has appointed Rachel Jacob as Executive Principal for Benedict Primary School and Park Community School, both in Merton. Rachel will start in the post in September and brings with her a wealth of experience and expertise in leading primary schools having led another school in the borough from satisfactory – having just come out of special measures – … Read More