To the people who fill the role, we appreciate you. Happy Father’s Day to you! With love from


For , One of our year 6 students took pride in his collection by Scott Cawthon. Needless to say, he can’t wait for the 9th edition (which he’s preordered!)


All set up for Monday....the new small world in Reception is based on the Gruffalo and ready for the children!


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Stress destroys neurons in the brain 🧠 Keep stress to a minimum if you want to remember better...


Have now! Thank you so much for the mention. Looks exciting!


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As we head into the final few weeks of term, make sure you’re prepared for Thank a Teacher Day on 23 June! To get your school involved, enter one of the competitions or send a free thank you card to someone who deserves it 🎉


We have so many Times Table Rockstars - but check our one of our Year 3 experts!


Safety is priority! Welcoming the into school yesterday, our Y5 and Y6 children enjoyed discussing the importance of safety while on the street! Thank you PC Emma and PC Martin for your time!


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Yesterday we visited . Photo featuring PC Martin chatting about personal safety! Thank you for having us, the students were great😁


Bringing learning to life, Miss Hasan brought some friendly folks to help with her RWI session: an experience that the children will remember for many years to come! The less shell-tered the learning, the better!


It’s a wonderful thing when children can reflect on their learning. Currently reading ‘Pig-Heart Boy’ by , our Y6 children created - using - which they reviewed with Miss Arli. Great work Y6 team!


Welcome to Benson's Bug Hotel - Year 2 have been exploring the environment and have created a Bug Hotel for all of the little bugs!


It’s all about Brazil in Year 5 this term! As global citizens, we believe it is important to educate the future generation about the world around us, and our children have done us proud once again! Well done Year 5!


With our theme changing to Family this term, Year 4 have researched the inspirational life of a figure who dedicated his entire life to uniting a once fragmented nation: Nelson Mandela. Great work Y4!


Team Building at HPAB today during our Inset Day....and we have blindfolded drawing and lots of laughter!


A massive congratulations to our ‘parent-author’ Jennifer Brooks for publishing your children’s book, ‘Captain Samuel & The Stinky Pirates’. We look forward to reading more of your work in the future!


Such a great idea, may have to magpie this 💭


As part of our Community Champions programme this month (theme: Wildlife), our Year 2 children have rescued a bumblebee! Well done Year 2!


This week in , we take a look into the inner workings of brilliant work taking place in Year 4. Alongside the invaluable core learning taking place, the children have learned about various cultures which make up our community. Great work team!


It’s as though the weather knew they’d be back today! Wonderful day equalled by the wide smiles seen around the school today. Glad to have you all back!

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At Harris Primary Academy Benson, we believe in the importance of a strong partnership between the Academy and our families.

We therefore try to look for as many opportunities as possible to encourage our parents and carers to play a greater role in their child’s education.

Each term you will receive a Curriculum Map and Curriculum Letter which will detail what your child will be learning in that term (these can also be found via Curriculum - Year Groups - select Class - see downloads on our website). They show what is going to be taught and how parents and carers can support at home. 

Our newsletters are sent regularly to keep you informed of what is happening at the Academy with important dates for the diary.

We regularly send out emails and update information on our website and Twitter to keep parents informed of news on the Academy.

Parents are invited to a variety of events throughout the year including Christmas Carols, PTA events, finale days where parents are invited to see their child's work, Sports Days, workshops to support learning at home and Parents Evenings. 

The Teacher's and Principal's doors are always open for parents or carers to come and have a chat if they are free. Teachers are available after school as the mornings are more difficult as they will be teaching. If not, its always possible to ask one of the office staff to book an appointment.