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The Benenden School and The John Wallis Academy Partnership

Our two schools share in a growing and reciprocal friendship which aims to promote the betterment of Benenden and The John Wallis Academy. The focus is upon the sharing of expertise, resources and opportunities to improve the education, aspiration and skill set of our respective communities.

How we work with The John Wallis Academy

We work in a variety of ways with John Wallis, some examples of which are listed below:

The Heads of both Schools sit on one another’s governing bodies

We provide the academy with help on policy scrutiny and strategic planning

Joint working between Heads of Departments at both Schools to share best practice


Shared life drawing classes with the academy


Critical Language day event

Shared mock exam papers with the academy


The academy visit us to carry out practical work

Share resources with them at A Level.

The academy Year 12 students looking at Medicine are invited to Medical Society Fridays


Share resources on essay writing skills


Support the possible transition to AQA at A Level


Six One Mentoring of the academy pupils


The academy perform at the Dance Show as part of the Benenden Arts Festival


Regular invites to events

Offers of Oxbridge and Personal Statement support

Sharing of Benenden’s Careers and HE Bulletin

Combined Cadets Force (CCF)

Weekly CCF sessions