Welcome to St Benedict's Catholic Primary School

St Benedict's is a medium sized Catholic Primary School on the edge of Midsomer Norton, near Bath. The school is just in Somerset and comes under the Somerset County Council education service. We currently have 201​ pupils and strong links with the Downside Community in Stratton-on-the-Fosse. ​

Please browse our site and let us know your comments on the Contact Us page. 


Update as at 29th May 2020:

St Benedict's School remains partially open- currently ​providing care, by prior arrangement, for pupils who are children of key workers and vulnerable pupils only. 

The school currently plans to extend its opening to Reception class and Year 6 from Monday 15th June and also Year 1​ ​from Monday 22nd June 2020.​
Further details have been emailed to all parents; these include split classes and some changes to school timings.  Please ensure you are clear about the new arrangements; if you have any queries, please don't hesitate to contact us by email on stbenedicts@educ.somerset.gov.uk

Children's Guide to the Coronavirus

St Benedict's COVID-19 Safeguarding ​Policy 2020

Continuation of Learning Plan

​​Letter regarding provision for children of key workers - please click HERE​ for the latest update.  We will continue to update parents as the situation changes/unfolds.​​

During lockdown, Government vouchers are available for families with children who are entitled to Free School Meals under the Pupil Premium funding scheme) - not for Universal Free School Meals (the scheme whereby every child in KS1 receives a free school meal) - please see more information on the Lunch page under the Parents tab​

Please do visit the NHS coronavirus website and follow the guidance, or phone NHS 111 and seek professional health advice, if you are concerned about your children's health symptoms.

You can keep up to date with national advice and information regarding coronavirus by visiting:





​Latest​ News

  • 27 April 2020
    Lockdown Learning

    Look at your Class page and also the Distance Learning tab to see photos and updates of all the great learning going on at home!​

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  • 03 April 2020
    We're working hard at home!

    Unicorns have a had a very productive week. They have all been very busy e...Read more

  • 09 December 2019
    Goodbye Mr Chapman

    Mr Chapman, our wonderful School Crossing Pat...Read more

What our pupils & parents say...


"I clearly remember a little girl who could not wait to get to school and St Benedict's did not disappoint." Parent. "


"Thank you to all staff who have helped to lay this fabulous solid foundation for life." Parent of Year 6 pupil."


"Thank you for your inspiration and dedication throughout my time at St Benedict's. I will leave with so many happy memories! I will always treasure my time spent at St Benedict's.."

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