Ben Venue is a modern, well-presented school in the north of Armidale, with new classrooms, Library, multi-purpose hall, large shade shelter, sporting facilities and technology resources. Ben Venue has a strong history of high academic achievement with students demonstrating a love of learning across academic, social, sporting, cultural and welfare programs. Students are supported and encouraged to achieve personal excellence. The school enjoys a balance of teachers who have been at the school for a significant time, with other executive and teachers new to the school. Teachers and parents work together to provide opportunities for students to participate in many activities and excursions. All students wear the school uniform and many represent the school at District, Regional, and National levels.