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SQA: Your Exams 2019
Sun Apr 14th 2019

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 your certificate.

You can click here to download this year's booklet.




Foodbank Drive

Wed Dec 11th 2019
St Benedict's High is involved in a foodbank drive this Christmas to support the many people who are in need over the festive season. The list below includes the items ...
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Prelim Exam Timetable

Wed Dec 11th 2019

The main diet of prelim examinations for pupils in S4-S6 begins on Monday 13 January.


Click here to view the prelim exam timetable.

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International Computing Science Week

Sun Dec 8th 2019
International Computing Science Week is running from 9-15 December.  

Parents and pupils can join the fun by creating the famous Flappy Bird game in under 60 minutes with an [Read more]


Additional Support Needs (ASN) Review – Parent Engagement Sessions

Mon Nov 4th 2019

Currently, we are engaging with parents of children and young people with additional support needs who attend a mainstream school.  The review team will be delivering three additional sessions to ...
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SQA: Your coursework

Mon Nov 4th 2019

The attached booklet tells you what you need to know about your coursework. It contains essential information and rules that you must read before you start producing your coursework, even ...
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Authority Review

Tue Oct 22nd 2019

Pre-Review Questionnaires


As part of Renfrewshire’s Quality Improvement Framework, a number of schools are reviewed each session to promote and support improvements in the quality of education across Renfrewshire, through a ...
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S4 Work Experience - Update

Tue Oct 1st 2019
Thank you to all employers who supported our S4 pupils with a work experience placement. Also, thank you to our pupils for being such great representatives of the school.  [Read more]


S4 Work Experience

Sun Sep 22nd 2019
Good luck to all S4 pupils completing their work experience placements. Please remember to ask your supervisor to complete your report and bring this with you when you return ...
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Homework Club (S1-S3)

Thu Sep 12th 2019
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 2019

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 2019

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 2019
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 2019
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 2019
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 2019

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


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Free School Meals and Clothing Grants

Tue Jun 18th 2019

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 2019

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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Effective Study Skills

Thu Mar 28th 2019

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 2019
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 2019

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 2019
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 2019

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 2019
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 2019
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 2019

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 2018
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 2018

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 2018

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 2018


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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 2018

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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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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School Show

Thu Jun 7th 2018

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

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Primary 7 Parents' Information Evening

Thu May 31st 2018

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 2018
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 2018

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 2018
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 2018
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 2018

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 2018
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 2018

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 2018
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 2018

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 2018
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 2018

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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 Dec 16th   Deadline for Young Writers' Comp
Fri Dec 20th   School Closes
Mon Jan 6th   School Re-opens
Mon Jan 13th   Prelim Exams Begin
Thu Jan 16th   S2 Information Evening