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13/07/20

Year 8 have ended their work on space by using and/or the . Here are spiral galaxies classified by Julia, Hayden and Erin, and Ryley's Jupiter (with three moons) https://t.co/1HZogj9NaB

06/07/20

Temporary part time Teacher of RE (maternity cover) at Barton Court Grammar School https://t.co/vKDG4Q7quw

06/07/20

Temporary part time Teacher of Sociology (maternity cover) at Barton Court Grammar School https://t.co/CkQDti9Kxh

06/07/20

Temporary Teacher of Sociology & RE (maternity cover) at Barton Court Grammar School https://t.co/ZbGOVzTlZl

29/06/20

Nat School Wk students in KS3/KS4 were set sporting challenges created by the Year 12 Sports class, look on your Yr Grps Teams channels where the challenges have been posted, remember to email scores to Mr White to receive your BCGS reward pts

29/06/20

We are looking for a great part time Psychology Teacher in September - see our website for more details. Pass it on if you know someone please.

20/05/20

Sadly due to the current circumstances our Y5 Taster Day that we had planned to hold on Saturday 27 June will not now happen. We hope to be back with it again next year though.

20/05/20

You can also ring Childline on 0800 1111 if you are a child or young person who is a victim, or are worried about domestic violence in your home.

20/05/20

Support is still available from domestic abuse services in Kent for victims & those worried about loved ones. Visit https://t.co/9F5hZVVI3t for local support services & advice or contact the National Domestic Abuse Helpline on 0808 2000 247 - 24 hrs

19/05/20

Aged between 10-16 and need mental health support? Kooth is . Please visit https://t.co/IfSbmSYdvR to register for our supportive online community where we have lots of guided support courses and resources for you.

18/05/20

If you are concerned about a young person’s mental health & are not sure what extra help is needed you can call the Single Point of Access (SPA) on 0300 1234496. The SPA is there to help you explore the difficulties & find the most appropriate response.

06/03/20

Looking forward to welcoming visitors to our Open Morning today for Y6 Parents and students, 9.15-10.45am

05/03/20

Lots of great activities at BCGS today for Enrichment - Streetwise, Team Building, First Aid, Careers - a full on day packed with interesting topics.

27/02/20

The sun is shining and we are starting up the Bee Keeping Club again. Just waiting for warmer weather and active bees. Honey coming soon! https://t.co/aXms10IuNk

14/02/20

Wishing all our students on the Italian Skiing Trip a fantastic time - be safe! https://t.co/b8Ut9OgC9B

11/02/20

Thank you for our NOS Award. We're proud to be helping to make the internet a safer place for our students. Our staff, parents and students continue to be better informed about how to reduce online risks. . https://t.co/eYCMi7ZzoO

10/02/20

In Safer Internet Week we are looking forward to welcoming parents who have booked onto our Internet Safety Parents Evening tomorrow at 4.30pm.

07/02/20

Retweeted From 🌈The STEM Hub

Another great British Science Week with hands on fun and low cost activities to support teachers during . Informed teachers about and how this can be run within their school https://t.co/7VPmtxkiev

07/02/20

We're looking for a great Assistant Headteacher to join our senior leadership team - if you are interested please see our website for more details. https://t.co/7dOLBBOok4

30/01/20

We've taken delivery of a fantastic brand new mini bus, a Peugeot Boxer Lite. Our old buses were on their last legs so we're excited to be able to transport students to fixtures & trips with confidence. Thanks to all who contributed to the voluntary fund which helped purchase it. https://t.co/sBXPXS2KHT

29/01/20

What a lovely day for Bikeability - students gaining practical experience and confidence on the roads whilst out in the sunshine. https://t.co/SfXWsnFM8X

29/01/20

Retweeted From Canterbury Rotary

Started on your entries yet or thinking🤔of entering? Check out eligibility & other deets here: https://t.co/5nrtW57llE https://t.co/asRdrjYZfj

29/01/20

Don't forget our Sixth Form Open Evening tonight, 6.45pm-9pm. We're looking forward to meeting you. https://t.co/M8r1hl5IVy

28/01/20

We loved welcoming the students from the Chinese school, Belacosta in Sao Paula, Brazil. Shadowing their buddies they made new friends and impressed us with their ability to speak Mandarin, English and Portuguese! https://t.co/Hfc8XXPvoH

24/01/20

Y8 students designed, budgeted and built Lego houses this week to very strict guidelines, calculating dimensions, quantities and planning. Housebuilders of the future perhaps. https://t.co/JFfv6WWADp

22/01/20

Come and see what Sixth Form life is like at Barton Court on Wednesday 29 January - 6.45pm-9.00pm. We're looking forward to meeting you. https://t.co/bJiJqhPUuT

21/01/20

Second in Mathematics (TLR2c) at Barton Court Grammar School https://t.co/KmJhPp7FPy

20/01/20

Retweeted From The Good Grief Trust

This is one of our most popular posts. We hope it helps. Pls share. https://t.co/ras62MWfov

20/01/20

Welcome to 9 students and 2 staff from the Chinese school, Belacosta in Sao Paulo. These talented students speak English, Portuguese and Mandarin! They're here all week getting to know life in an English school.

17/01/20

A reminder that our Sixth Form Open Evening is on Wednesday 29 January 6.45pm-9.00pm. Come and see what Sixth Form is like at Barton Court, great staff, lovely new buildings and brilliant teaching & learning.

01/05/19

Our Y5 Taster Morning on Saturday 29 June 2019 is now open for bookings. Primary school pupils in Y5 are eligible to attend for a taster of life at Barton Court. Places are already being booked so don't delay! Details on our website.

05/03/19

Congratulations to our Y10 Basketball Team who finished in 3rd place in the Kent Youth Games last week. https://t.co/6kKwq8sNNh

06/02/19

Thank you for a great session on Sports Psychology - oh to be this relaxed! https://t.co/3L4q5O7Uno

06/02/19

Sorry we've been a little quiet on Twitter lately so just catching up. We will definitely investigate this and can only apologise if our students were involved. Thank you for bringing it to our attention.

06/02/19

Retweeted From Tmesis Theatre

Brilliant first show of in Canterbury & workshop with the fantastic students thanks for having us! https://t.co/8XS6LCw3zf

06/02/19

Retweeted From Sarah Harvey

therapy escape room challenge careers event, student groups work hard to assess Mr.Davies -great fun! https://t.co/yVrFpVwN8S

06/02/19

Retweeted From Jenner

Great to be back at today at their careers fair. Using our top trump job cards to help inspire the students with careers in construction! https://t.co/azeSRUk5wb

06/02/19

Retweeted From Health & Care Engagement Team

had a great 👍🏼 morning for a Focus Day for students thanks to Sue , Sarah , Edith, Jacqueline, Cindy, Elena, Rachel and Michelle. Some fab engagement ladies! 🤩 https://t.co/4ZnesHlRx2

03/12/18

Tired, muddy legs equals Cross Country runs! https://t.co/X9r63bLvqg

18/10/18

BCGS is again celebrating following publication of provisional progress scores for Y11 students in 2018. Provisional scores show we are the 2nd best school in the area for the progress students make from Y7 & the leading co-ed grammar in the local area by a significant margin.

Careers Programme 2019-2020

Careers Curriculum Intention 2020

Please find below the Careers Programme for Barton Court Grammar School 2019-20 (please note: this is a live document and will be updated on a monthly basis).

 

Autumn

Spring

Summer

Year 7

University Visit – Past Achievement and Future Goals

 

Inspire lectures with employers

 

STEM/UCLP

 

Life Skills – assembly and tutor group activities.

 

Careers Fair

 

STEM – Junior Maths Challenge

 

Inspire lectures with employers

 

PSHEE Wellbeing and Careers Enrichment Day

 

Brilliant Club – University mentoring and project

 

Renaissance Project with G&T

 

Inspire lectures with employers

 

Year 8

PSHEE Wellbeing and Careers Enrichment Day

 

Life Skills – assembly and tutor group opportunities

 

University Visit – Building confidence

 

Inspire lectures with employers

 

 

KS4 Options assemblies

 

Taster sessions and open evening.

 

University workshop.

 

Options guidance from Careers Advisor in small groups.

 

Careers Fair

 

Employability, life maps, preparing CVs PHSEE and tutor time sessions

 

Inspire lectures with employers

 

STEM – Junior Maths Challenge

Life Skills – assembly and tutor group opportunities.

 

Opportunity to visit university and other providers.

 

PSHCEE Careers Drop down session

 

World Languages Day and why this is important – University and employment speakers

 

STEM visit – Careers in Science

 

Renaissance Project with G&T

 

Inspire lectures with employers

 

Year 9

Event for University Technical Colleges

 

Inspire lectures with employers

 

STEM/Maths Challenge

DT Design Challenge

 

Careers Fayre

 

University Visit – Why go to University?

 

University Visit – Kent Medical Fair

 

Inspire lectures with employers

 

STEM/UCLP speakers

 

Life skills – assembly and tutor group opportunities.

 

Research the labour market.

 

PSHEE Wellbeing and Careers Enrichment Day

 

Presentation Skills workshop – University Trip

 

Renaissance Project with G&T

 

Inspire lectures with employers

 

University Visit

 

Building my confidence for next steps – University Trip

 

Year 10

Life Skills – work experience preparation sessions tutor time

 

Work experience preparation evening

 

University Visit – Revision and getting the grades

 

University Visit – STEM and Careers

 

CV writing and preparing for interviews PSHEE and tutor time

 

Inspire lectures with employers

 

Life/work skills assemblies and tutor group activities.

 

Summer Skills Talk – University opportunities –Whole year group

 

Careers Fair

 

PSHEE Wellbeing and Careers Enrichment Day – use of online resources and software

 

Work Experience placements confirmed – Health and Safety checks completed

 

 

Post 16 options – What next. University Visit

 

Inspire lectures with employers

 

Assemblies and tutor group opportunities.

 

Preparation for Work Experience – health and safety awareness

 

Students given Work Experience Journals to complete during placement

 

Presentation Skills workshop – University Trip

 

Building my confidence for next steps – University Trip

 

Renaissance Project with G&T

 

Inspire lectures with employers

 

Enrichment Day – STEM/Careers

 

Inspire lectures with employers

Year 11

Reflection on work experience in tutor time, including review of Work Experience Journal

 

Assembly Malcolm Scott – considering post-16 choices

 

PSHEE Wellbeing and Careers Enrichment Day – use of online careers resources/software

 

Inspire lectures with employers

 

Distribution of The Next Steps – used in tutor/PSHEE time

 

Colleges/Apprenticeship.

Transition Sessions at College

 

Life Skills – assemblies on opportunities at 16

 

1:1 Careers Interviews with external provider

University Visit – STEM and Careers

 

 

Open Evening post-16 courses.

 

Life/work skills assemblies and tutor group activities.

 

Careers Fair

 

1:1 Careers Interviews with external provider

 

Enrichment Day taster sessions for post-16 courses

 

Year 11 G&T mentoring

 

Inspire lectures with employers

 

Science Live trip

 

Interviews parents/carers with SLT on post-16 choices

 

 

 

Inspire lectures with employers

 

Post-16 Induction Sessions

 

 

Year 12         

University experience day UKC

 

Inspire lectures with employers

 

UCLP events and activities in subjects (e.g. UKC philosophy lecture/visit)

 

 

 

 

 

1:1 Careers Interviews with external provider

 

Careers Fair

 

Medicine and Veterinary activities/support

 

Oxbridge visit

 

Oxbridge activities/support sessions/visit

 

CV updates and preparation for Work Experience

 

Inspire lectures with employers

Gap Year opportunities visit/speaker

 

UCLP events and activities in subjects

 

1:1 Careers Interviews with external provider

 

UCAS applications commence

 

Preparations for Work Experience

 

Medicine and Veterinary activities/support

 

Oxbridge activities/support sessions/visit and interview preparation

 

Inspire lectures with employers

 

UCLP events and activities in subjects

 

Year 13

Reflection on work experience in tutor time, including review of Work Experience Journal

 

UCAS applications completed

 

Medicine and Veterinary activities/support – preparation for early applications

 

Oxbridge activities/support session – early application and interview preparations

 

Inspire lectures with employers

 

UCLP events and activities in subjects

 

Careers Fair

 

Inspire lectures with employers

 

UCLP events and activities in subjects

 

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