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  • 01/04/21

    This week at Bentley

    We have been extremely busy in school preparing for the most important event in our Church School year. Lent reflections were led for our upper Juniors as usual by Yann and Gemma, but by Zoom this year – you can watch it here! We also lucky enough to be sent the brilliant Signposts Easter perf...
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  • 26/03/21

    This week at Bentley...

    There has been a lot of thought and prayer in school this week. As it was a year on from the start of the COVID pandemic we have all been reflecting on the loss of life, both here in the UK and globally. Our children paused in Collective Worship in reflection. Our head boy and head girl have tied a...
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  • 19/03/21

    This week at Bentley...

    As you know we had a film production company on site yesterday. The film is being made for The One show and is likely to go out after the Easter holidays. It was fascinating to watch the team at work and they asked me to pass on a big thank you to the school community for hosting them. Only a tiny n...
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  • 12/03/21

    This week at Bentley...

    It has been absolutely fantastic to welcome all our children back this week. Our classrooms, halls and playgrounds have been filled with the joyful sound of 191 children and we are very pleased so see how brilliantly the children are adapting back into school routines and expectations. Well done eve...
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  • 05/03/21

    This week at Bentley...

    We have been busy preparing for the much anticipated return of all our children on Monday 8th March. Parents have been sent an email with information ready for the return of all pupils. Please ensure you are familiar with our expectations. These have been worked on with our staff and governors, f...
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  • 26/02/21

    This week at Bentley...

    There is certainly a positivity in the air today. Not only is the sun shining and signs of spring are everywhere, BUT we also had the news we have all been waiting for that all children are back to school on the 8th March.
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  • 12/02/21

    This week at Bentley...

    Hooray! We have all made it to our February lockdown half term. A particularly big ‘well done’ to our resilient home learners, brilliant parents and carers, and the amazing Critical Key Workers -  those keeping the NHS afloat and care homes staff looking after the elderly and v...
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  • 05/02/21

    This week at Bentley...

    This week we have welcomed four more pupils to the school despite being in lockdown! A very warm welcome to our three new lockdown families who join our community in such unusual times. We look forward to meeting you in person, but have been so pleased to see all children joining in with their class...
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  • 29/01/21

    This week at Bentley...

    Hooray! We have reached the end of January and the four-week mark for this third lockdown. In a week where we received the grim news that the UK has had 100,000 COVID related deaths, we most certainly need to celebrate any positives we can. It is certainly great to hear about older people in our com...
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  • 22/01/21

    This week at Bentley...

    The sun is shining again as I write and it feels like a real sign of spring after a week of very varied weather. For those ‘locked in’ my weather report is that it was -2 as I drove into school on Monday, 10 degrees by Tuesday and then windy, rainy, monsoon-y and frosty all in turn. Seei...
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  • 15/01/21

    This week at Bentley...

    As we reach the end of our ninth day of running both ‘Remote Learning’ and ‘in person school’ I hope each of you feels a sense of accomplishment. Seeing faces, Seesaw/Tapestry work and hearing back from the children at home learning gives us a great insight into the learning...
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  • 08/01/21

    This week at Bentley...

    We want to say a HUGE well done to everyone for the fantastic attitude in getting straight into high quality work this week. You have absolutely wowed us at home with your resilience and ‘can do’ attitudes – well done! We expect all children to be up and dressed for the class Zoom...
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