It’s been ANOTHER successful term thanks to the children, teachers, leaders and parents! We are all going to miss the children so much and are already counting down the days till their return. Enjoy your Easter holidays!


Some fantastic photography from Year 4 today during their music lesson


Guess who came to visit HPAB today? Our children loved our surprise visitor today that also left us with an Easter Egg each! Thank you Easter Bunny!


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Just the weather for a lunchtime reading club today!


What happens when you combine outstanding learners with outstanding practitioners? work of course! Praiseworthy work accompanied by an equally stimulating environment! Excellent work Year 3 team!


Year 4 have been exploring the works of Giorgio Morandi in Art this Term. We are really looking forward to seeing the final outcome!


: In recent weeks, the Year 2 team has prepared a wall for Maths; retrieval questions covering previous learning; and a wall to further challenge their children (to name a few). Excellent work team!


At Benson, we believe that science spawns imagination, curiosity and innovation. This term, Year 2 are investigating the lifecycle of a frog - beginning with frog spawn... follow their development with us here on Twitter!


On this incredibly important day, we show our gratitude! Thank you to those whose role can never be overstated; our mothers! From HPAB with love ❤️


: The children returned to class this week, and in year 1 (with their beach-themed book corner) they’re back to their brilliant best with amazing work; award-winning reading and fab phonics. Missing a holiday? Look no further! ☀️🏝🍹 Well done Year 1 team!


Another fantastic book cover designed after being inspired by


Science week continues in Year 4 investigating Insects and how they adapt to different environments. They have also designed their own!


Our Reception children embraced the challenge of building structures for with some yummy resources!


Thank you so much for your welcome back gift for our Year 5 & 6 children!


Preparing future doctors and nurses: our Y6 carried out an investigation for , creating a reconstruction of the human blood using household ingredients.


Inspired by one of our students recreated the cover of 's Explorer! Absolutely amazing....if you need a book cover designed we have the perfect person for you!


Excellent return to school today exploring science with Silly Science! The children thoroughly enjoyed it! Who knew eggs were indestructable? 😯


First day back! Wishing ours, and many other children around the country, a safe and joyful return to school today!

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Term Dates

The Academy doors open at 8.40am each morning, children must arrive before the register is taken at 8.55am.

Reception and Year 1 finish at 3.15pm and Years 2-6 finish at 3.25pm.

Please note on Friday 18th December, Wednesday 31st March and Friday 23rd July, school will close at 2pm.

Term Dates 2020-2021


Autumn Term

Academy Closed - Inset Day 

Wednesday 2nd September 2020
Thursday 3rd September 2020

Academy Open - pupils return  Friday 4th September 2020
Academy Open - last day of half term Friday 16th October 2020
Academy Closed - half term holiday Monday 19th October -
Friday 30th October 2020
Academy Open - pupils return Monday 2nd November 2020
Academy Open - last day of term Friday 18th December 2020
Academy Closed - Christmas holiday

Monday 21st December 2020 -
Friday 1st January 2021

Spring Term

Academy Closed - Inset Day  Monday 4th January 2021
Academy Open - pupils return  Tuesday 5th January 2021
Academy Closed - Inset Day Friday 12th February 2021
Academy Closed - half term holiday

Monday 15th February - 
Friday 19th February 2021

Academy Open - pupils return  Monday 22nd February 2021
Academy Open - last day of term Wednesday 31st March 2021
Academy Closed - Easter holiday Thursday 1st April -
Friday 16th April 2021

Summer Term

Academy Open - pupils return  Monday 19th April 2021
Academy Closed - Bank Holiday  Monday 3rd May 2021
Academy Open - last day of half term Friday 28th May 2021
Academy Closed - May half term holiday Monday 31st May - 
Friday 4th June 2021
Academy Closed - Inset Day  Monday 7th June 2021
Academy Open - pupils return  Tuesday 8th June 2021
Academy Open - last day of term Friday 23rd July 2021



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