Benjamin Britten School
an 11-18 co-educational day school



Maths club beginning in second Autumn half term!

For all those slightly 'irrational' maths geeks who just want to get 'real' or just enjoy a good bit of 'take away', MATHS CLUB is starting up again! What? We will spend time ...

Year 9 Art Cells

As a starting point Year 9 have linked to Science looking at plant cells and their own cells through microscopes. This investigation was then expanded into abstract and imagin...

Year 11 Art Final Pieces

Year 11 had an amazing Year and produced some excellent final pieces a small selection is below.

Year 7 Art Trip to Ipswich Museums

Year 7 had an amazing trip to Ipswich Museums, they spent the day drawing from the extraordinary and diverse collection. The day was spread over two museums Christchurch Mansi...

Inaugural Upper School Awards Ceremony

The Marina Theatre played host to a night of collective recognition in the form of the inaugural Upper School Awards Evening, held on May 2. Over five hundred guests, includin...

Year 9 Art Portraits

Year 9's have been exploring artists and how they portray themselves. They have looked at the art of Picasso, Francis Bacon and Roy Lichtenstein. They have explored different ...

Year 8 Art HUNDERTWASSER

Year 8's are looking at the artist Hundertwasser, learning about his style and philosophy. They have responded to him working in his style. They will make links to their local...

Year 7 Art COLOUR

Year 7's have started to look at colour and are using still life as a vehicle to explore this. They are working from observation using hot and cold colours and developing thei...

Year 11 Callum Thomas

Inspired by the Pop Artist Claus Oldenburg Callum has created a larger than life dented Pepsi can as part of his GCSE course work in Art. He then took images in the school can...

Year 7 Art Pattern

Year 7's have completed the term with some amazing final pieces. These images were created using water colours, pencil crayons and felt tips. They linked to the three artists ...

Final Images for Morandi Year 11 ART

Amazing outcomes to the Year 11's investigations into Morandi well done all of you!

Art Year 7 Texture

Year 7 have been looking at texture the way you can create this through a variety or means. Printing with different materials, rubbings from around the school and using render...

Art Year 7 The Pit

Year 7's have been looking at how they learn and the barriers to learning for them. They have created a personal response to this creating a A4 page that they will keep within...

Year 8 My School Mondrian

Year 8s are developing their skills with perspective, looking at the artist Mondrian and making visual links to their school. Some examples of their research and images:

Drawing of the month competition NOVEMBER Creative Faces

Visual Arts Curriculum Outline

Year 9 Day of the Dead cushions using dying, and bead work.   Sewing Bee challenge where  students have to make a garment using only the materials available, with no prior war...

Year 10 Art Natural Forms

Year 10's have been responding to their local environment they have taken inspiration from the artist Angie Lewin and shells. Research into Angie Lewin has allowed them to exp...

Summer Art Challenge

Students were set the challenge to draw, paint, photograph or create a piece of Art for each day of August. Each day had a theme the children needed to work to and the departm...

Year 11 exploring Morandi's work

As part of the GCSE in Year 11 the children have been asked to look at the artist Morandi and experiment with using Acrylic paints. They have worked from observation and creat...

Year 7 Art LINE

Year 7's have had an excellent start in Art they have been asked to explore the elements of Art and started the Year with Line. As part of this they were asked to investigate ...

Year 8 Art MY SCHOOL

This term Year 8's are looking at the influences that make up the architecture of their school. They are also learning to draw in one and two point perspective and develop the...

Science

The Science Laboratories are to be found near the Upper School Office and are equipped with the most modern scientific equipment, including interactive high-definition ProWise...

Mathematics

All of our students study at Suffolk's Centre of Excellence for Mathematics.  Situated in its own building, this beautifully designed facility provides first class support for...

Expressive Arts

Welcome to Expressive Arts where you will create, perform, share and reflect. Being creative starts here… The Expressive Arts faculty offers a unique opportunity to our studen...

Music

What is GCSE Music all about? Music is a wonderful and exciting subject that everybody can enjoy. The real fun is in practical music making and it is the best way to learn. Th...

Art

What is GCSE Art all about? Art GCSE is an exciting and inspiring subject that allows you to be creative and original through a variety of different forms. You will get the ch...

Physical Education

The PE department consist of a team of 4 members of staff; Miss A Ringer, Mr A George, Mr A Humphrey and Mr T Burt. Every member of the PE department helps pupils to learn how...

Drama

What is GCSE Drama all about? Making drama and experiencing theatre is part of being human. It spans our histories and cultures and is a vital and treasured part of our lives....

Modern Foreign Languages

The Modern Foreign Languages department consists of three teaching staff; Miss H Fisher (Head of Department), Miss K Armon and Mr Ford. This year pupils in Year 7 will be stud...

Business Studies

“ENTREPRENEURSHIP – living a few years of your life like most people won’t, so that you can spend the rest of your life like most people can’t” – Unknown Not only will this co...

Humanities

Geography, History and Social Ethics form the Humanities curriculum at the school. All students study Humanities with the option of continuing History and Geography at GCSE le...

School Library

The School Library boasts an extremely well-sourced stock of non-fiction and fiction books to support studies across the curriculum and students are taught how to source infor...

Technology

Key Stage 3 Technology lessons are seen as an important part of every student's learning. During these lessons the students will gain experience in Resistant Materials, Food T...

English

The significance of this core subject is reflected in the passion and enthusiasm of its team of highly specialist teaching staff. To ensure the progress of all learners, every...

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Lowestoft
Suffolk
NR32 4PZ

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Executive Headteacher: James McAtear
MSc MA MEd MPhil PGCE NPQH

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