Benton Dene Schools

Benton Dene Schools

Parents and Carers Area

Take the kids for free-Metro offer. 
See the poster below for more details.

Parents and Carers in North Tyneside can now access a FREE course on understanding children's Mental Health and Wellbeing.

Take a look at the modules or get started by using the code 'QUADRANT' at https://bit.ly/solihull-7

Children's Cancer Run at BDS

Please see the pdf for more information

Our school has enrolled in the Amazon Smile. This means that if you sign in with an Amazon Smile account and choose us as your charity then we receive a small percentage back to support school. It costs you no more, the benefits come from Amazon.

To create an account and support our school use this link. https://smile.amazon.co.uk/ch/1102217-0

Download the School Jotter app from the App Store or Google Play then add Benton Dene School to receive all the latest information, dates, news, links and more. It's designed with you in mind.

Weekly Lunch Menus

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Northumbria Police County Lines Information and support for Parents/Carers

Have you heard of County Lines? Well it's a form of criminal activity in which drug dealers in major cities establish networks for the supply and sale of drugs to users in towns and rural areas, using other people (typically those who are young or otherwise vulnerable) to carry, store, and sell the drugs," police are urging people to look out for the signs of county lines drug dealing"

The goal is to help keep young people safe and prevent them from becoming victims of crime by delivering tailored, interactive learning sessions whilst also building a positive relationship with police.

Use this link to find out more. 

Mental Health Awareness Week 

Lots of activities and information for pupils in school this week. There are photos below of some of the events that happened in school culminating in Bubble Fun on Friday.

Activate your Parentpay account to pay for school meals by emailing parentpay@northtyneside.gov.uk

If your child is entitled to free school meals please use this method as the system will be used to communicate updates about the school meals service, as well as a payment system.

Borrow Box Information

Access your local library on your ipad. View our information PDF's for more details.

Borrow Box Campaign

User Guide

We took park in a 'Random Act of Kindness Week' 
The children made Pom-poms, treaded beads, made woodland creatures and weaved material. The cushions are going to Rowan Croft care home in Killingworth.  Staff and parents donated buttoned material ribbon and zips.

Autism Awareness Day 2021

World Autism Awareness day takes place during the Easter holidays this year, but April is Autism Awareness month. Benton Dene School will commemorate the event on Wednesday 21st April.

More details will follow. Meanwhile you can find out more on these websites.

https://www.un.org/en/observances/autism-day

https://www.autism.org.uk/get-involved/raise-money/world-autism-awareness-week

 


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Chat Health is a texting service in North Tyneside for young people aged 11-19 to contact a school nurse to get confidential advice and support. 

*Text anytime and a school nurse will respond between9-5, Monday to Friday.

Step into Spring. Weekly newsletter from North Tyneside about all things PE, Sport and Physical Activity related.

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Link to North Tyneside website for more cycling information.

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World Book Day-Thursday 4th March 2021

Children can come to school dressed as their favourite character from a book. We will be having a competition across school to design a book cover. What will your book be about? What will the title be? What design will you put on the front page of your book and who has written it?
Blue Zone will be designing and creating a short Comic Strip.

Please send your entries into your child's class by Thursday 4th

We are excited to announce the launch of our new school app. It can be downloaded from the App Store or Google Play Store.

Please search for School Jotter app and search for our school. Remember to accept notifications and you will get all the latest news and information direct to your phone. You can view galleries and have links and school contacts at the touch of a button.

We hope you enjoy using it.

If you require a paper copy of anything on our website please contact us and we will provide you with the items you need.

Some recent comments from Parents and Carers on the Parent View survey:

  • "I cannot put into words how much the staff at Benton Dene go above and beyond to help and support not only my son but his family as well. He loves coming to school and is progressing well. A huge thank you to each and every one there."
  • "After watching my child struggle and decline in a mainstream school, he has become a much happier, confident and able child and is fully supported by the teaching staff and encouraged to be more independent."
  • "I am over the moon at the progress my son has made at Benton Dene. I am kept up to date with what he is doing
    through his home diary and by updates on Tapestry (online facility that the school updates). I don't know what the bullying policy is like at the school as fortunately I've never had to look into it as my son is very happy and settled at school."

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