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

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Benjamin Britten Academy of Music and Mathematics

Part of the Hartismere Family of Schools

Headmaster: Mr Jim McAtear MSc MA MEd MPhil PGCE NPQH PSQI NLE

Deputy Headmaster: Mr David Park
Assistant Headmaster : Mr Andy George

Benjamin Britten Academy of Music and Mathematics
Blyford Road


NR32 4PZ      

Office Telephone: 01502 582312

Office Email:

Statutory Policies, Procedures and Funding Agreements

Copies of all the Policies and Procedures which are required of the school are found on this page.

Admissions & Application Forms

Copies of school application forms and our Admission Policy.

Summer Concert Auditions - Wednesday 23rd May

If you are a musician, DJ or soloist and would like to take part in the summer concert on the 13th June, auditions will be in the Music Studio Wednesday 23rd May. Please speak...

Term Dates

Spring Term 2018 Students Start: Wednesday 3 January 2018 Students Finish: Thursday 29 March 2018 Spring Half Term: Monday 12 February 2018 to Friday 16 February 2018 Spring (...

Parent Survey

As part of the changes that Benjamin Britten Music Academy is undergoing we would like to hear from the parents and carers of our scholars about how you feel we are doing. Ple...

School Staffing

Leadership Mr J McAtear – Headmaster Mr D Park – Deputy Headmaster/Head of Upper School Mr A George – Assistant Headmaster/Head of Lower School Mrs D Greenard – Business and E...

Telephone System Update

Due to circumstances beyond our control our phone system is working on a limited service. We are able to receive and make calls but some of our answer phones are currently not...

Contact with the PE Department regarding injury and illness

At the start of a new half term please can we remind you of the procedure for notifying the PE Department if your child is ill or injured. Your child's class teacher should be...

Congratulations Rhys!

Many congratulations to Rhys who achieved an A* in his A level Mathematics in the summer of year 10. Ryhs will continue to study Further Mathematics A Level alongside his GCSE...

Subject Knowledge Enhancement training at Benjamin Britten

We are pleased to announce that Benjamin Britten, Centre for Excellence in Mathematics, will be running Subject Knowledge Enhancement (SKE) in Secondary Mathematics. This is a...

Teacher Subject Specialist Training: Secondary Maths

We are pleased to announce that Benjamin Britten, Centre for Excellence in Mathematics, will be running Teacher Subject Specialism Training (TSST) in Secondary Mathematics. Th...

Teacher Subject Specialism Training: Core Maths

We are pleased to announce that Benjamin Britten, Centre for Excellence in Mathematics, will be running Teacher Subject Specialism Training (TSST) in Core Maths. This is a DfE...

Open Evening September 2017

We are looking forward to welcoming Year 6 Parents to our Open Evening on Tuesday 26th September!

PE Participation Letter

PE participation letter.

Trustee Contact Information

All Trustees can be contacted by writing to them C/o  Benjamin Britten Academy of Music and Mathematics, Blyford Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR32 4PZ. Mrs Marion Ravenhill (Chair...

School Newsletter, Edition 15

Please see attached, the School Newsletter- Edition 15.

School Nurse Service

Helen is the designated School Nurse for our school. Helen has been a school nurse for many years and is a Registered General Nurse and a Registered Midwife with a specialism ...

School Newsletter Edition 14

Please see attached, the School Newsletter Edition 14

Admissions Consultation 3 January – 28 February 2017

If you would like to make any comments on our Admission Consultation please forward them to: Vikki Rogers (Headmaster’s PA) Benjamin Britten Music Academy Blyford Road Lowesto...

Sixth Form Consultation

Sixth Form consultation documents.

School Newsletter Edition 11

Please see attached, the School Newsletter for Autumn Half-Term 1.

Benjamin Britten School: Our History

Benjamin Britten School opened in September 1978 to serve the growing population of North Suffolk. It was designed as an ‘Upper School’ catering for students aged 13 to 18. Na...

School Uniform Policy

Uniform - Girls Navy blazer with School logo (only available from ‘Screens’)* Kilt (only available from ‘Screens’)**    *** Plain white shirt (long or short sleeved—buttoned t...

Breakfast Club and Afternoon Prep

Breakfast Club is held in the Dining Hall from 8am, Monday to Friday. Children in receipt of Free School Meals will have an additional £1.00 applied to their accounts which ma...

School Hire

Hire of School Premises If you would like to hire the school premises please contact: Debbie Greenard - Business and Estates Manager Telephone (01502) 582312 ext: 241

School Newsletter

The School Newsletter, 'Spotlight', is published at the end of each half-term and is a tribute to the commitment and accomplishments of our scholars and staff. A paper copy of...

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...

Headmaster’s Welcome

Welcome to Benjamin Britten Music Academy and Centre of Excellence in Mathematics. It’s an honour to serve the children of Lowestoft, East Norfolk and the Waveney Valley in wh...

GCSE Examination Results 2015

Cohort 189 English A*- C 56% Mathematics A*- C 64% 5 A*- C including English and Mathematics 38% 5 A*- C 49% 5 A*- G 94% English Baccalaureate 11% Expected Progress in English...

School Daily Routine

8:50 am – Registration 8:55 am – Assembly 9:10 am – Lesson One 10:50 am – Morning Break 11:10 am – Lesson Two 12:50 pm – Lunch Time 13:50 pm – End of Lunch and Start of Period...

Blyford Road
NR32 4PZ

01502 582312
01502 566779

Part of the Hartismere Family of Schools

Executive Headteacher: James McAtear

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