Parents

Parents’ information

Social Impact Schools Awards I am delighted to let you know that Benington Primary is taking part in the Social Impact Schools Award to formally recognise and celebrate the amazing social actions that our school and your children take over the school year. As you know, social action is a key part of school life …

New Parents’ Information

Forms to be completed by all new parents  These forms need to be completed by all parents, unless indicated in the title. As we are always striving to become a paperless office, we would prefer you to download the form, complete, save and return by email to admin@benington.herts.sch.uk. We hope the following information will provide …

School Meals

Our school meals are provided by Hertfordshire Catering Limited and are prepared daily within the school by Lisa and Kelly. Each day three options are offered, including a vegetarian option and a school packed lunch. In the summer months, the packed lunch option will be a bread roll and in the winter months it will …

School Uniform

Uniform    Navy trousers, navy skirt/culottes, shorts or pinafore dress.     White polo shirt (or Benington one)     Navy cardigan or navy sweatshirt/ jumper (or Benington one)     Plain navy or plain white socks or tights     Navy Blue gingham dresses. Coats Please make sure your child has an adequate coat to wear for outdoor activities and playtime every …

Special Educational Needs

Our Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator at Benington is Mrs Tyler the head teacher. She can be contacted through the school office on 01438 869254 or emailed: head@benington.herts.sch.uk Our SEN governor is Matt Clarke and he can be contacted at matt.clarke@benington.herts.sch.uk We aim for all children to access the entire curriculum. We worked together to create …

Well-being

We take the well-being of our school community seriously. We have added well-being units to our PSHE curriculum and have weekly circle times in class. We have a trained nurture teaching assistant to support children and their families. We also look for opportunities to support our local and wider community through events such as harvest, …

Online Safety

Filtering & Monitoring  In line with  the 2023 Kcsie DFE guidance on filtering and monitoring standards we have identified roles and responsibilities to manage filtering and monitoring systems, block harmful and inappropriate content (without overblocking) and have key strategies in place that meet the safeguarding needs of the school. We take online safety seriously, so we …

FOBS

FOBS is a registered charity ( Registered Charity No. 1067838 ) which aims to enhance the school’s resources by raising funds for school equipment, activities and outings. Parents and teachers get together and organise social and fund-raising events throughout the school year. The events are varied and provide an opportunity for families to meet and …

Policies

“…whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things. Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me—put it into practice.” Philippians 4:8-9 Statutory Policies If you would like to enquire about any …

Testimonials

We thought you’d like to hear what our parents, visitors and other stakeholders say about our school. “The school in general is more like a family than a school. The sense of togetherness and community really shines through in everything they do. They are clearly working towards creating well rounded individuals as well as fulfilling …

General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

Our DPO (Data Protection Officer) is Mr John Halfacre Contact at dpo@benington.herts.sch.uk or via the school office on 01438 869254 Benington GDPR Policy Privacy Notice for Parents Privacy Notice for Pupils Privacy Notice for Staff Privacy Notice for Governors Benington Primary School is not responsible for the content of external websites. The inclusion of a… Continue reading General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

School Closure

If the school has to close due to severe weather conditions, we will notify parents and carers via: An Arbor email or text (ensure we have your up to date details) Our school website Our closed school Facebook page   If you do not receive notice from us, you should always assume that the school will …