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  • 15/10/21

    This week at Bentley...

    Last Friday after school I attended the COP-26 event set up a by Damian Hinds our local MP. I was hugely inspired by the passion and vision of everyone at the event. From retired people to Bentley parents, to East Hampshire teenagers and our very own Bentley ECO council (via a film which got a huge...
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  • 08/10/21

    This week at Bentley...

    It was lovely to share our Harvest Collective Worship with children and parents yesterday. We always enjoy our Thursday sessions with Yann and Gemma from St Mary’s Church and it was delightful to hear the children’s prayers, songs and reflections about being thankful for the harvest. Wit...
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  • 01/10/21

    This week at Bentley...

    As I have been bringing together thoughts and ideas for this week’s newsletter, I realised there is a real theme for this week about ‘Pupil Voice’.  This is something we care very much about as a staff and we have many ways in which children share their thoughts, emotions and...
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  • 24/09/21

    This week at Bentley...

    We have been delighted by the good attitudes, resilience and ‘stickability’ of our pupils this September. They have tackled the new challenges and expectations of their new year groups with Bentley courage. Well done everyone!
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  • 17/09/21

    This week at bentley...

    Receiving the Ofsted ‘call’ on Monday morning is never expected but as we had been waiting for over fourteen years for another inspection it was very much welcomed. Whilst we knew the length of time between inspections was for very positive reasons, the school governors and I were aware...
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  • 10/09/21

    This week at Bentley...

    The school staff are looking forward to seeing your friendly faces at the Welcome BBQ today. We have great organic meat sausages and burgers (sourced from the super Country Market butcher), stacks of rolls and condiments, plus vegetarian and Gluten Free options too! Please do come along and feed the...
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  • 03/09/21

    This week at Bentley...

    It has been a great start to the school year and we have been so impressed with how our children are settling back into school routines again. Well done and keep it up everyone! We have really enjoyed the changes without the Government prescribed ‘bubbles’. Being able to come back alt...
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  • 23/07/21

    This week at Bentley...

    Thank you for all your support, kindness and care for our school COMMUNITY this year. As teachers wrote their reports it became very clear we experienced this academic year in three parts; Autumn term, lockdown January to March, then 8th March to now! As we enter our summer holiday I hope everyone i...
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  • 16/07/21

    This week at Bentley...

    It has not been the week we had expected but I would like to thank you all for your support.  We hope that our speed and your actions mean all pupils and staff may return to school next week for the end of term. Hooray!
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  • 08/07/21

    This week at Bentley...

    We have been talking about our ‘Legacy’ at school this week linked to the Move Up morning on Tuesday. Sadly the Secondary schools were following the current DfE advice so were unable to host the new Year 7s and they stayed with us. The positives of this were that they spent a super sessi...
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  • 02/07/21

    This week at Bentley...

    It has been a lovely day in school with our new Year R children coming for a showround with their special Year 5 buddies. We also had a Zoom meeting with parents to say hello and talk about school life. It has been so nice to be able to resume some more ‘normal’ aspects of life albeit cr...
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  • 25/06/21

    This week at Bentley...

    This time of year is extra busy with assessments and end of year reports being written, plus we start to plan ahead for next academic year too! Please read more about assessments below and how we have been running these. All the teachers have been proud of the effort and positive attitudes shown by...
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