Aside from Academic endeavours we also play a role in the society in sport, music and drama.
Sport and Fitness
- Annual Benenden four-day Tennis Tournament (charitable fundraising). Open event for the public - school facilities are provided free of charge.
- The use of Benenden's facilities, particularly the swimming pool, to local primary school and clubs.
- Annual Wealden Schools swimming gala.
- The use of the grounds for cross-county running and other outdoor activities.
- Provision of Lacrosse outreach teaching to local prep and maintained primary schools, in partnership with the English Lacrosse Association.
- Training for Kent County team in Lacrosse. Use of facilities, equipment and some coaching free of charge.
- Hosts for the Kent Lacrosse tournament each year.
- Annual training for local independent school sports teachers. Thirty senior and prep schools are represented.
- Annual Schools' PE conference held at Benenden.
Music and Drama
- The participation of the best local young talent from local schools in the Hemsted Forest Youth Orchestra.
- Recent local primary schools' participation in our productions of Noye's Fludde, the children's opera.
- Teaching Group Acting to Year Six pupils in preparation for Trinity Guildhall examinations.
- All concerts held in and outside the School are open to the public, as highlighted in the cultural programme.
- Benenden School Music Department plays an active part in the music at the parish church in the village - concerts, liturgical music, organist duties.
- Annual Kent Music Summer School held at Benenden (Summer Let).