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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.

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

Staff List

Senior Leadership Team

Ms K Cardus BCAT Executive Headteacher
Mr J Hopkins Headteacher
Mrs C Benard Grosso  BCAT Senior Deputy Headteacher: Teaching & Learning, Thinking Schools
Ms A Haley Deputy Headteacher: Pastoral Care, ECA, SEN, Safeguarding
Mr O Mitchell Assistant Headteacher: Curriculum & Achievement
Mr D Lintott Associate Assistant Headteacher

Extended Leadership Team

Mr R Duran Senior Director of Teaching and Learning
Mr A Luret Director of Teaching and Learning
Miss G Fenn Director of KS3
Mr A White Director of KS5
Ms S Harding Director of English
Mr H Wade Director of Mathematics
Mrs N Robinson Director of Science

BCAT Business Management Team

Mr M Blake Trust ICT Strategy and Project Manager
Mrs R Light Trust Personnel and Marketing Manager
Mrs T Swift Trust Finance and Premises Manager

Heads of Year

Miss G Fenn Year 7
Mr R Appleby-Bowles Year 8
Mr J Hellyar Year 9
Mr N Harvey Year 10
Mr D Lintott Year 11
Mr R Wilcock Year 12
Mr A White Year 13

Art Department

Mr M Turner Lead Teacher
Mrs L Grimer Teacher

Business Studies Department

Mr M Halpin Lead Teacher/SENCO
Mr E Scott Teacher

Computing Department

Mr M Lowe Lead Teacher

Design & Technology Department

Mrs S Cottrell Lead Teacher
Miss C Morris Teacher
Ms R Metcalfe Technician (p/t)

Drama Department

Miss L Wild Lead Teacher / Gifted & Talented Co-ordinator

English Department

Ms S Harding Director of English / Gifted & Talented Coordinator
Miss S Moody 2nd in English: KS3
Mrs A Blyth 2nd in English: KS5
Mr A Gout Teacher / Lead Teacher of Film Studies
Mr R Appleby-Bowles Teacher / Head of Year 8
Mr N Hodgkins Teacher
Miss C Oliver Teacher
Miss K Skelton Teacher
Mr C Urquhart Teacher

Geography Department

Miss H Woodward Lead Teacher
Mr M Payne Teacher
Mrs S Grayson Teacher

Health & Social Care

Miss K Parker Lead Teacher / BTEC Co-ordinator

History Department

Mrs C Fajuyigbe Lead Teacher (maternity leave)
Miss A Sims Teacher / Temporary Lead Teacher
Mr T Blackman Teacher

Mathematics Department

Mr H Wade Director of Mathematics
Mr R Duran 2nd in Mathematics: T&L / Senior Director of T&L
Ms B Macintyre Randall 2nd in Mathematics: KS3
Mr F O'Donoghue 2nd in Mathematics: KS5
Mrs A Macrae Teacher
Mrs S Scott Teacher
Mrs R Leeves Teacher

Modern Foreign Languages Department

Mr A Luret Director of Modern Foreign Languages
Miss A Croft Lead Teacher: German / KS3 Coordinator
Mrs C Benard-Grosso Teacher: French and Spanish / Senior Deputy Headteacher
Mr A Garcia Irnan Teacher – Spanish
Mr R Wilcock Teacher - Spanish / Head of Year 12

Music Department

Miss G Fenn Lead Teacher / Director of KS3 / Head of Year 7
Mr P Baldock Teacher
Mr O Mitchell Teacher / Assistant Headteacher

Physical Education Department

Mrs J Nuttall Lead Teacher
Mr J Hellyar Teacher / Head of Year 9 / Duke of Edinburgh Co-ordinator
Mr D Lintott Teacher / Associate Assistant Headteacher / Head of Year 11
Mr A White Teacher / Director of KS5

Psychology Department

Ms C Lloyd Lead Teacher
Mrs L Guarnieri Teacher

Religious Studies / RPE / PSHEE

Miss K Wharton Lead Teacher: RPE
Ms M Cullimore Lead Teacher: PSHEE
Miss M Breeds Teacher

Science Department

Mrs N Robinson Director of Science
Mrs C Hayles Lead Teacher: Biology / KS3 Coordinator
Miss R Dawes Teacher: Biology
Dr A Fleckney Teacher: Biology
Ms A Haley Teacher: Biology / Deputy Headteacher
Mr N Harvey Lead Teacher: Chemistry/HOY 10
Mr L Craddock Teacher: Chemistry
Mr W Walker Teacher: Chemistry
Mr A Chandler Lead Teacher: Physics
Dr R Mansfield Teacher: Physics / UCAS Lead
Mr D Blackmore Laboratory Technician
Miss L Sheldrick Laboratory Technician
Miss S Tyuleva Laboratory Technican

Student Support Department

Mrs L Isaacs Sixth Form Administrator
Miss L Barnett Learning Mentor / Cover Supervisor
Miss K Parker Learning Mentor / Cover Supervisor
Mrs P Richardson Learning Mentor / Cover Supervisor

SEND Department

Mr D Long BCAT SENCO
Mr M Halpin SENCO
Mrs A Chardon Learning Mentor/SENCO Assistant

ICT Services Department

Mr M Blake Trust ICT Strategy & Project Manager
Mr D Savage Trust Lead ICT Technician
Mr P Scullion Senior ICT Technician

Administrative Staff

Mrs R Light PA to Headteacher / Trust Personnel and Marketing Manager
Mrs C Parkins Personnel / Administrative Assistant
Mrs T Swift Trust Finance and Premises Manager
Mrs C Knight Finance/Payroll Officer 
Mrs C Owen Data Manager
Mrs K West Examinations Manager
Mrs J Tomlinson Attendance Officer
Mrs L Williams SLT Administrator
Mrs J Slaughter SLT Administrator
Mrs R O'Brien Receptionist
Mrs C Simpson Reprographics
Mrs C Levere Clerk to the Directors / Governors

Site Staff

Mr S Charlton Site Manager
Mr I Burgess Assistant Site Manager