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



Benjamin Britten School Council welcomes their new Chair and Vice Chairs for 2017-18

Congratulations to Year 10 Thomas Huggins who has been elected as the new Chair of the School Council for the upcoming year! Thomas has been part of the School Council for a n...

School Council Youth Politics Event

On Wednesday 5 July, ten members of our School Council participated in a Youth Politics event at the Enterprise Lounge in Lowestoft, hosted by Access Community Trust. The morn...

Image of the Month ART Summer

Archaeology trip to Pembroke College, Cambridge

A group of scholars from Year 9 recently became archaeologists at the invitation of Pembroke College, Cambridge. A series of excavations were made, with university-level repor...

University of Lincoln visit

On Thursday 27th April, 14 Year 10 pupils visited the University of Lincoln in order to see an intimate lecture from the Poet Laureate, Dame Carol Ann Duffy. The visit, arrang...

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...

Art Competition PEDALMAJIG

Massive congratulations to Emily Sharman Year 8 who won the competition to design a pedal powered machine which will travel around Suffolk collecting donations for the charity...

Image of the Month April/ May EMOTIONS

Have a go at creating something that links to the theme. All entries to Mrs Steward, Art Studio, one by the 26th of May. Good Luck.

Year 11 visit to St Catharine's College, Cambridge

On Friday 21 April, Miss Galeski and Miss Stanley accompanied a group of Year 11 students to St Catharine’s College, Cambridge, for a taster day on higher education and an int...

Images for March competition Art

Beautiful, creative and imaginative images this month. They show a real sense of the hope and joy of Spring. Well done to Ms Osborne-Clamp, Lauren Taylor, Mrs Dixon, Joshua Ta...

Eco Group Pond Project

Pond Clean-up by Liam Coote, Year 9. "As one of our projects for the Eco Group at the Benjamin Britten Music Academy, we are clearing up the pond area which is situated at the...

Model United Nations Conference at the University of East Anglia

On Wednesday 1 March, Mr Mullender accompanied eight Year 10 students to the inaugural UEA Model UN Conference. Scholars joined with students from five other schools and colle...

March's Art competition Spring

February's Art competition LOVE

Exciting month with two members of staff taking part as well as pupils. Well done to you all. Mr Fisher for his amazing Star Wars image and Mr Sweetman with an adorable image ...

January's Art competion Skies

Entries from Joshua Reid, Emily Moore, Emily Wenham, Sara-Louise Jarvis, Hailie Hutchenson andArry Cozens. Well done to you all.

January's Art competion Skies

Entries from Joshua Reid, Emily Moore, Emily Wenham, Sara-Louise Jarvis, Hailie Hutchenson andArry Cozens. Well done to you all.

School Council trip to Westminster

On Wednesday 25 January 2017, 27 students from Years 7-10 boarded the school minibuses and took a trip down to London to visit the Palace of Westminster and sail along the Riv...

Image of the month January: Skies

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...

November's Creative Faces Art

Two entries that stood out well done Emma and Kenzi, well done girls. Let's see how many we have for December's drawing of the month.

Year 7 "Upcycling" Art

Year 7’s magnificent “upcycled” Cd’s hanging upstairs in the Atrium at the Apex in Bury St Edmunds. Around 1200 baubles in all and half of them are on display in Bury and half...

Lower School Art Club

Emily is learning to draw in a Manga style she has shown real perseverance and tried to capture the style. We love your imaginative use of colour in the hair. You have also an...

School Book Fair 2016

(10) Benjamin Britten Academy of Music and Mathematics The school Book Fair is taking place next week in Pod 2 in the Library from Wednesday 7th to Friday 9th December, 8:30am...

Benjamin Britten Day 2016

Britten Tour. On Thursday 24 th November, in celebration of Benjamin Britten’s birthday, fourteen of our scholars accompanied by three members of staff, followed a Britten Tou...

Drawing of the Month Competition December

CELEBRATION!!! create an image that, for you, sums up the word Good Luck and all entries to Mrs Steward by the 5th of January 2017

National Youth Takeover Day

On Friday 18 th November, three members of our School Council spent the day at the Waveney District Council offices for National Youth Takeover Day. The theme of the day was ‘...

GCSE Further Maths

Benjamin Britten Music Academy currently offers Further Maths as an additional GCSE qualification. Sessions run every Wednesday 3:30pm to 4:30pm with Mrs Gardner and Mrs Jenki...

GCSE Statistics

Benjamin Britten Music Academy currently offers GCSE Statistics to year 10 and year 11 students as an additional qualification. These sessions run after school, every Monday 3...

Robotics Club

Robotics Club is on every Tuesday with Mr Fisher in the Foxborough Building. Students have the exciting opportunity to use their practical, mathematical and I.T. skills to pro...

After school Mathematics club

Mathematics club is now open to all students of all year groups. We will be meeting in Mr Sweetman's class room in the Foxborough Building every Tuesday at 3.30pm until 4.30pm...

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...

Textiles Club November - Help for Heroes

Children who have been taking part in textiles club have started to make poppies to sell, raising funds for Help for Heroes. The poppies have been embellished with a button fo...

Year 7 Recycling Project Christmas 1000 Brilliant Baubles

Year 7s have been asked in Art to create some Christmas Baubles for Suffolk County Council under their recycling scheme. The children have risen to the challenge and are produ...

Drawing of the month competition NOVEMBER Creative Faces

Shakespeare Schools Festival Workshop at the Marina Theatre.

Twenty six of our students accompanied by Mrs Sweetman, Mrs Reynolds and Ms Banns attended a workshop at The Marina Theatre in Lowestoft on Monday 10 th October to help prepar...

Year 7 Extreme Reading Challenge 2016

(6) Benjamin Britten Academy of Music and Mathematics Congratulations to our Year 7 Extreme Reading Challenge winners who were presented with their prizes and certificates in ...

English Department Trip: Pride and Prejudice at the Theatre Royal.

(5) Benjamin Britten Academy of Music and Mathematics On Thursday 29th September, 21 students, accompanied by 2 members of staff, attended a trip arranged by the English depar...

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...

Visual Arts

If you want to develop your artistic skills and explore what art means to you through different media then Key Stage 3; years 7 to 9 are welcome to join us in Art Studio 1 on ...

Poetry Workshop with Suffolk Poet, Dean Parkin

On Friday 8 July, 25 students from Years 7,8 & 9 took part in a creative writing workshop lead by Suffolk poet Dean Parkin. Dean has published a number of his own poetry colle...

Sports Day 2016

Despite the move away from the house structure this year, old house rivalries returned yesterday as Years 7, 8 and 9 took to the school fields for Sports Day 2016. 10 new sc...

Wimbledon Trip 2016

6 students who have represented the school at numerous tournaments, for a variety of sports, had the opportunity to attend Wimbledon on Saturday 9th July as a reward for their...

Year 11 Charity Sky Dive 2016

On Saturday 2nd July 2016, Mrs Palmer and 23 brave Year 11 students dropped 13,000 feet from a plane and soared through the skies of Waveney, in a bid to raise money for two l...

The Dining Halls

The Dining Hall is situated in the heart of the school. This is a more formal dining area where scholars are seated at oak tables placed on chequer board flooring. It is set a...

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...

Expressive Arts Extra-Curricular Activities

Theatre Technician Club If you enjoy music and drama but don’t like performing in front of audiences, this club could be for you! As a theatre technician you could help design...

Clubs and Activities

Eco Club Monday lunchtimes are all about Eco Club i n History 2 with Mr Champion. What started as a school fundraising campaign to install solar panels on the school's roof ha...

School Council

Benjamin Britten School Council is a democratically elected council made up of form representatives from each form group. We meet on a monthly basis in History 2 and our work ...

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Suffolk
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