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Well done to our new equestrian team - 2nd in the National Schools NSEA Show Jumping qualifiers for a place in the championships in October!


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And the 7th student roadshow begins . 4 teams, 50 schools, 5 days


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The sun is shining and the steel frame is almost complete


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


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Barton Court Grammar School development continues with steel frame due to arrive next week;


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


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Christmas Concert at Canterbury Cathedral; great turn out and wonderful choir & orchestra. Proud to be invited as VIP guests


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


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


Amazing Y5 Taster Morning with primary school students getting a taste of lessons in an Ofsted "Outstanding" grammar


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


Open mornings for prospective parents & students on Mon 14 Mar & Wed 16 Mar who may be considering a place at BCGS.


Valentine cupcakes purchased anonymously & delivered to staff and students today with £331 raised for our charities!


3 BCGS students won outstanding recognition in the NCS programme raising £700 for charity & volunteering for 60+ hrs


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


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.


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


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


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Join us on 3 Feb 5pm-7pm for another chance to see our school & talk about the post-16 courses being offered in Sept


Thank you to all staff, students & parents who have contributed to the Canterbury Food Bank with outstanding generosity


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Heading to an open day? Check out our top tips before you go!


We raised £122.27 for this year’s Poppy Appeal. Well done staff, students and visitors


We've raised £4757 in just 3 months for our 5 chosen charities + Jeans for Genes Day & the MacMillan Coffee Morning. Amazing work!


Good luck to everyone taking part in the District Cross Country today, especially BCGS students – all 32 of them!


We raised over £1k, TWICE last year’s total, with Rag Week activities & proceeds to BCGS charities - great fun!


Our Carol Service at Canterbury Cathedral on 8 Dec will feature the appropriately named Joseph in Y7 singing Once in Royal David’s City


Well done to Liberty in Y11 whose design has been chosen for our Christmas Card this year #design#artwork


Great work – students raised £132.48 for Great Ormond Street Bake it Better Campaign and we all enjoyed cakes!


Rag Week continues with tons of fundraising, soak the teacher, karaoke, bake sales, fancy dress & Stars In Their Eyes.


Great Eco Schools assembly from Y7 students today – remember to switch off lights & computers when not in use to save energy


Don’t forget our Sixth Form Open Evening tonight 7pm-9pm. Come along and see what we can offer in Post-16 courses.


Y5 students enjoyed our first fantastic Gifted & Talented Session with the English Department and came out buzzing!


We welcomed almost 100 families to our Open Morning today. Please join us at the next one tomorrow & again on Thursday 23 October, 9am-11am.


We're looking forward to some fantastic and innovative ideas of making money with our first ever Dragon's Den Young Enterprise Challenge.


If you missed our last 11+ Open Evening, the next one is Wed 21 October, essential to book for the Headteacher presentation 6.10pm or 7.10pm


Don’t forget Open Mornings are next Monday 19th, Tuesday 20 and Thursday 22nd, 9am-11am.


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Success for DofE students this weekend both groups passed their Bronze Award Expedition well done all!


Don't miss our second 11+ Open Evening on Wednesday 21 October, pre-book for the Headteacher’s presentation at either 6.10pm or 7.10pm


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Local Governing Body - Barton Court Grammar School


Name: Appointing Body: Category: Term of Office: Responsibilities and Committee Membership: Information FGB and Finance Committee (where relevant) Attendance 2015/2016:
Ms FIONA ADAM Directors Governor 23.01.14
Chair of Finance Committee Chartered Accountant FGB: 4 out of 4
Finance: 3 out of 4
Mr Marc BLAKE Staff (Governing Body) Staff Governor 18.10.11
Finance Committee ICT Strategy and Project Manager FGB: 4 out of 4
Finance: 3 out of 4
Ms Kirstin CARDUS Ex officio Headteacher Governor 01.09.11   Executive Headteacher FGB: 4 out of 4
Finance: 4 out of 4
Mr Mark DIXON Parents (Governing Body) Parent Governor


Teaching and Learning and Pastoral Committee Power Station Shift Manager FGB: 1 out of 2
Mrs Vickie ELGAR Directors Trustee Governor 19.01.12

Vice-Chair of Governors

Training and Development Governor

Finance Committee

Partner in a Consultancy Business FGB: 4 out of 4
Finance: 4 out of 4
Miss Victoria EVANS Directors Governor


Chair of Teaching and Learning and Pastoral Committee

Child Protection Governor


Master of Health Promotion and Public Health

Former Kent County Council employee (Education)

FGB: 3 out of 4
Mr Christopher PALMER Parents (Governing Body) Parent Governor 12.12.14
Teaching and Learning and Pastoral Committee Architect FGB: 4 out of 4
Dr William SPEED Directors Trustee Governor 19.01.12

Chair of Governors

Health and Safety Governor

Ex-officio member of Finance Committee and of Teaching and Learning and Pastoral Committee

Retired Senior Director, Pfizer Research and Development FGB: 4 out of 4
Finance (in capacity as Chair of Trustees): 2 out of 4

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