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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.

03/10/18

Looking forward to welcoming students and parents to our first Open Evening tomorrow, 4 October. Don't forget to book for the Headteacher's presentation at 7.10pm. 6.10pm is now full. https://t.co/dpBp0fSjc7

14/11/17

Rag Week this week in school and Einstein House have got off to a flying start with a mega cake sale this morning! https://t.co/ESojpNkUTG

12/10/17

Our new build is looking amazing! https://t.co/cORPIpX6aB

12/10/17

Thank you for a great Samba workshop. Everybody is looking forward to the Canterbury Festival & opening parade on Saturday! https://t.co/2zDEpCJOu5

12/10/17

students voted to support you again this year! £4k already raised in just 2 months.

06/10/17

We raised nearly £11k for charity last year & welcomed to collect their chqs https://t.co/D2TmYZ1pGy

05/10/17

We are looking forward to welcoming prospective students and their parents to our first Open Evening tonight, 6pm-8pm. https://t.co/spVNKhZwU6

04/10/17

Looking forward to welcoming prospective students and parents to School tomorrow for the first of our Open Evenings, 6pm-8pm. https://t.co/JOpduqCSfo

02/10/17

Calling on Philip Hammond for urgent action over the severe underfunding of 16-19 education - we need more money!

29/09/17

Today we are mostly eating cake for - £195 raised! https://t.co/WCIxA7nZTZ

29/09/17

Congrats to 13 of our BCGS students shortlisted for the John Downton Art Awards , with work exhibited at County Hall, Maidstone 23 Oct-4 Dec https://t.co/BA9GfHwYUG

14/07/17

Just confirmed that BCGS students and staff have smashed their fund raising target and exceeded £10k for our charities. Amazing work!

21/06/17

Well done to our new equestrian team - 2nd in the National Schools NSEA Show Jumping qualifiers for a place in the championships in October! https://t.co/YDKOL80VxF

20/03/17

Retweeted From Queens' Admissions

And the 7th student roadshow begins . 4 teams, 50 schools, 5 days https://t.co/VP8A5bnQbK

16/03/17

Retweeted From Betteridge & Milsom

The sun is shining and the steel frame is almost complete https://t.co/5ZRUEwoyK7

13/03/17

Looking forward to meeting parents & students who are considering appealing for a Y7 place in September during today's Open Morning 9am-11am

20/02/17

Retweeted From Betteridge & Milsom

Barton Court Grammar School development continues with steel frame due to arrive next week; https://t.co/vCB5rplbBl

01/02/17

Please come along to our Sixth Form Information Evening tonight 5pm-7pm and talk to staff and current students about the courses we offer. https://t.co/gc0J14Q2gN

08/12/16

Retweeted From Betteridge & Milsom

Christmas Concert at Canterbury Cathedral; great turn out and wonderful choir & orchestra. Proud to be invited as VIP guests https://t.co/bU6yONdc1w

08/12/16

Thank you for the kind words. Glad you enjoyed it.

09/11/16

Looking forward to welcoming visitors to our Sixth Form Open Evening tonight, Wednesday 9 November 2016 starting at 6.45pm.

30/06/16

Amazing Y5 Taster Morning with primary school students getting a taste of lessons in an Ofsted "Outstanding" grammar https://t.co/wuqfhabGx5

14/03/16

4 of our students & a teacher have been shortlisted for the Turner Contemporary's Portfolio Art Comp - well done, an amazing achievement!

11/03/16

Open mornings for prospective parents & students on Mon 14 Mar & Wed 16 Mar who may be considering a place at BCGS. https://t.co/sP1T0VV1a6

12/02/16

Valentine cupcakes purchased anonymously & delivered to staff and students today with £331 raised for our charities! https://t.co/X67GNkyUL0

09/02/16

3 BCGS students won outstanding recognition in the NCS programme raising £700 for charity & volunteering for 60+ hrs https://t.co/9Ds5bLWNUh

03/02/16

Don't forget our Sixth Form Information Evening tonight 5pm-7pm come and find out what post-16 courses are on offer https://t.co/qWB11F4kDV

02/02/16

Sixth Form Info Evening Wed 3 Feb, 5pm-7pm. Come along & find out about the subjects that interest you for post-16 study. No need to book.

15/01/16

Smash Up Badminton Club has paid off with our U16 badminton team 2nd in Kent School Games defeating Kent College & Fulston Manor & U14s 3rd

13/01/16

Well done BCGS U14 Girls Basketball team, excellent start to the season with a resounding 48-18 victory against Spires Academy.

Careers Programme 2019-2020

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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