• Catechism

    Catechism

    “What is the difference between a friar and a monk?” asked Sister one day in catechism. Several hands shot up enthusiastically. “The difference is,” answered one child somewhat naively but honestly, “that a monk has the back of his head shaved and a friar does not.”  …. “How many people do you think …
  • Bridging the Gap

    Bridging the Gap

    On the last day of term, the youngest children were set a challenge: make a bridge long enough to span a desk using art straws and a small amount of tape. We had a look at some famous bridges and talked about what made them strong. It was harder than we thought; the …
  • One cardboard box!

    One cardboard box!

    In Primary 1 we had a large, empty cardboard box. We were sure it would be useful for something so we kept it. The children have been studying Medieval history and art as a combined topic this year. They have looked at illuminated manuscripts, altarpieces, decorative metalwork and jewellery and learned how they …
  • O Sacrament most Holy, O Sacrament Divine, all praise and all thanksgiving be every moment thine!

    O Sacrament most Holy, O Sacrament Divine, all praise and all thanksgiving be every moment thine!

    Each morning at the Saint Benedict Academy, we begin the day by greeting OurLord truly present in the tabernacle. Likewise, at the end of the day’s studies, we kneelbefore the tabernacle and give thanks for the day’s graces.Every aspect of an authentically Catholic life draws strength from this most augustSacrament, and so it …

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