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School Show
Thu Jun 7th

Rehearsals currently going on for what promises to be a showcase of our talented young people.  Come along and join us next week!




Homework Club (S1-S3)
Thu Sep 12th

The BGE Homework Club begins again next Wednesday (18th September) and is open to all pupils in S1-S3. This will take ...
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Growth Mindset
Tue Sep 10th

Our learning and teaching focus for September is Growth Mindset.

Together, all staff and pupils at St Benedict's High School are growing 'Mindsets for Success'.

We know that individuals with ...
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Focus of the Month
Wed Aug 21st

Our learning and teaching focus for this month is Standards in Presentation of Work.

We expect that our learners should ensure that all work is completed to the ...
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School Improvement Documents
Sun Aug 18th

Parents/carers can now access the School Improvement Plan, as well as the Standards and Quality Report, for the current academic session by clicking the 'Our School' tab of ...
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Changes to School Bus Routes
Wed Aug 14th

Please find attached new bus routes below.

Bus 1 route 2019/20

Bus 2 route 2019/20

Bus 3 route 2019/20

Bus 4 route 2019/20

Bus 5 route 2019/20


There are no ...
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Important Dates
Thu Aug 1st

We hope all members of our school community are relaxing and enjoying the summer break. A few key dates to note: 


Tuesday 6 August: SQA Exam Results arrive.

Monday ...
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Summer Newsletter
Sun Jun 23rd

Wishing you a great summer from all St. Benedict's!


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Free School Meals and Clothing Grants
Tue Jun 18th

Applications for free school meals and clothing grants are now open. By applying for either or both provisions now parents can ensure everything is in place ahead of the new ...
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Growth Mindset
Sun Jun 9th

St. Benedict's High is a GROWTH MINDSET school.

Pupils and staff are working together to grow  'MINDSETS FOR SUCCESS'.

The concept of a growth mindset ...
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SQA: Your Exams 2019
Sun Apr 14th

Each year SQA publishes a helpful guide for pupils, parents and carers.  This booklet tells you what to expect, what to do, and how you will receive your results and ...
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Effective Study Skills
Thu Mar 28th

Our Learning & Teaching focus has been looking at how to BE AN EFFECTIVE LEARNER.

For senior phase students in S4-S6, exams are approaching. We want to make sure you ...
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Easter School
Wed Mar 27th

Easter Study School will run from 9.00am until 3.30pm on several days during the holiday period. 
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New School Telephone Number
Tue Mar 26th

Over Easter a new telephony service is being installed in the school.  

Our new phone number will be 0300 300 1441


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Young Scot Card Requests
Thu Mar 21st

Wendy Grubb (Community Learning Officer) will be in school on Tuesday 26 March.  All those who requested new Young Scot cards can pick up cards in the library on 26th ...
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This is Our Faith - A Guide for Parents & Carers
Thu Feb 28th

Please find attached document designed to give parents an overview of the 'This is Our Faith' curriculum.  We hope that you find it useful.

Further information for parents is available on ...
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Supported Study
Fri Feb 1st

Please click here to download the supported study timetable (S4-S6) which will run from Monday 4 February until Easter. ...
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National Parent Forum of Scotland
Tue Jan 29th

Please see attached a letter from Debbie Newlands, Renfrewshire’s area representative to the National Parent Forum of Scotland. Debbie will be stepping down from her position at the end ...
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Prelim Exam Timetable
Mon Jan 7th

The main diet of prelim examinations for pupils in S4-S6 begins on Monday 14 January.


Click here to view an updated copy of the prelim exam timetable.

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Christmas Newsletter
Fri Dec 21st

Merry Christmas and a happy new year from St. Benedict's.


Check out our December newsletter by clicking here.


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Survey for Parents/Carers
Wed Nov 21st

Dear Parent/Carer


I am writing to seek your help.  We are continually looking for ways of improving the school.  I firmly believe that a key factor in school improvement is finding ...
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West College Scotland Event
Wed Nov 7th

Following the success of last year's information evening West College Scotland will be holding their Paisley Campus event on Tuesday 29th January 6.00pm-8.00pm.  

An invitation is extended to pupils, ...
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Introduction
Thu Oct 25th


Dear Parent/Carer


I am delighted to introduce myself as the new Head Teacher of St Benedict’s High School.     

          

Working with young people in their formative years ...
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Own Clothes Day - Renfrewshire Foodbank
Tue Oct 9th

On Friday, pupils in all year groups are invited to take part in an Own Clothes Day to support our annual Renfrewshire Foodbank collection.


It couldn't be simpler; In exchange for ...
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School Improvement Documents
Tue Oct 9th

Parents/carers can now access the School Improvement Plan, as well as the Standards and Quality Report, for the current academic session by clicking the 'Our School' tab of ...
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S4 Work Experience
Wed Oct 3rd

Please ensure your supervisor completes the during placement report before Friday and bring this to SE next week. If you have lost your copy of the report click on the ...
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Primary 7 Open Evening - Wednesday, 3rd October @ 7PM
Tue Oct 2nd

We look forward to welcoming parents and carers to our Primary 7 Open Evening tomorrow, Wednesday, 3rd October at 7pm. It is a fantastic opportunity for ...
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Inaugural Mass
Thu Aug 23rd

Our Inaugural Mass of the session takes place this evening at 7pm in the school.  This is a Cluster Mass and we are delighted to welcome staff, pupils and their ...
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Important Dates
Sat Jun 30th

We wish all members of our school community a relaxing and enjoyable summer break. A few key dates to note: 


Tuesday 7 August: SQA Exam Results arrive.

Wednesday 8 ...
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St Benedict's Mass
Wed Jun 20th

Our annual St Benedict's mass to celebrate the work of our school takes place in St Conval's at 10am this morning.  All families and friends of the school are very ...
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Primary 7 Parents' Information Evening
Thu May 31st

Our  Primary 7 Parents' Information Evening takes place in the school at 7pm this evening, Thursday 31 May.  We look forward to welcoming the parents of all of the pupils ...
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New Timetable S5/6
Thu May 31st

The new timetable for S5/6 pupils returning to school start this Monday, 4 June.  ...
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Glasgow Science Festival at UWS
Tue May 15th

This is a great opportunity for parents and pupils to attend a 'Science in the Spotlight' event at the University of the West of Scotland in Paisley.  4-7pm on Thursday ...
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SQA and S6 Leavers Mass
Tue Apr 24th

We will be celebrating mass in the school at 7pm on Thursday evening to mark the start of the SQA Examinations and to celebrate the positive contribution that our S6 pupils have made during their ...
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Easter School
Tue Apr 3rd

We are running additional classes to support our young people preparing for SQA Examinations at National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher level over the course of the next two weeks.  ...
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School Open on Monday
Sun Mar 4th

The school will be open tomorrow, Monday 5 March.  We look forward to seeing all pupils in the morning.


Please see the post below from the Renfrewshire Council Website.


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Higher Maths Saturday Morning Class - Cancelled.
Fri Mar 2nd

The Higher Maths revision class scheduled for this Saturday morning has been cancelled. The first class will now take place on Saturday 17 March.  In the meantime here is a ...
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School Closure Update
Thu Mar 1st

The current Amber weather warning for Renfrewshire has been extended until 10am on Friday 2 March, and conditions will remain very challenging into tomorrow. As a result the decision has ...
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School Closure Update
Wed Feb 28th

Due to the Red Weather Alert that has been issued, all Renfrewshire schools will remain closed tomorrow, Thursday 1 March. Please continue to check the school website, along with our twitter feed, @stbenedictsren and the ...
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School Closed
Wed Feb 28th

St Benedict''s High School is closed today (Wednesday 28 February).  Please follow @RenCouncilNews on Twitter for updates or consult the council website. http://www.renfrewshire.gov.uk/


All schools and nurseries in Renfrewshire are ...
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S1 Parents in Partnership
Mon Feb 5th

Our S1 Parents in Partnership event takes place on Thursday 8 February. All S1 parents/carers are invited. Sessions will run from 2pm -5pm followed by a Numeracy and Literacy workshop from ...
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Time to Talk Day 2018
Wed Jan 31st

St Benedict's are supporting See Me Scotland's Time to Talk Day. With the help of pupils, staff and the Hearty Lives Peer Educators we can help to end the stigma surrounding mental ...
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S3/4 Leadership Weekend to Arran
Mon Jan 22nd

A quick reminder that the Information Evening for our S3/4 Leadership Weekend to Arran takes place this evening at 7pm. ...
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S2 Information Evening
Mon Jan 15th

Our S2 Information Evening takes place at 7pm on Tuesday 23 January.  This is an important first step in the process of ensuring that parents are fully informed and able ...
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S1 Interim Reports
Mon Jan 15th

S1 Interim Reports were issued on Thursday last week.  All pupils should now have a copy.  Please contact your child’s Pupil Support teacher if you wish to discuss the contents ...
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Calendar

Date   Event  
Mon Sep 23rd   Work Experience Week
Wed Sep 25th   P7 Information Evening
Fri Sep 27th   Holiday
Mon Sep 30th   Holiday
Sat Oct 5th   Strathclyde University Open Day
Fri Oct 11th   In-Service Day
Mon Oct 14th   October Break
Tue Nov 19th   S1 Parents' Evening