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

Benedict Primary School joins the Chapel St family of schools

Benedict Primary School will join the Chapel St family of schools when its doors re-open to pupils for the first day of term on 6 January 2014. Elaine Robertson has been appointed Interim Head Teacher with Alison Cramp as Assistant Head Teacher. Elaine has been a teacher for over 35 years, working as a head teacher for the last 15 … Read More

Nursery places still available at Benedict Primary School

Benedict Primary School is encouraging parents to apply to its nursery, which has part-time places available for more children in January 2014. The nursery, which recently re-opened with brand new facilities, can cater for 54 children aged 3-4 years. Children can attend for either three hours in the morning or three hours in the afternoon and enjoy a range of … Read More


Benedict Primary School became an academy school, sponsored by Chapel St Community Schools Trust on 1st January 2014. Our priority is and always will be to provide an outstanding education and environment for children to flourish in. We are delighted to start the term with a new assistant headteacher and interim headteacher. Our immediate priorities for the Spring term are: … Read More