Twitter @BartonCourtGS

17/09/21

And we wore Jeans for Genes Day https://t.co/eesdF6PCWh

17/09/21

Some of our Y12 aspiring medical students took part in a virtual outreach event hosted by the BMA today. Presentations by a current medical student & 2 practicing doctors sharing insights & personal experience followed by a panel discussion. Thank you

15/09/21

We're supporting this Friday with a non school uniform day - hoping to raise lots of cash for this amazing charity. https://t.co/ccmYzuuwDh

14/09/21

We're looking for a Temporary Teaching Assistant to start as soon as possible. Click here to find out more if this interests you: https://t.co/S8uKA02T54

14/09/21

Open Morning Tours for the new free School Barton Manor can now be booked. Places are limited. Click here to access the booking form. https://t.co/B10eo1NpX2

08/09/21

Our rising star in tennis, Ben, has had an incredible summer of success in various matches, even playing & winning the Road to Wimbledon 14u Tournament on the practice courts - Singles & Doubles Winner - amazing. Congratulations Ben! https://t.co/w0J7eOcNPX

07/09/21

The new build at Barton Manor School has really progressed over the summer. On schedule for completion next February. https://t.co/tdLw6vBfKk

01/09/21

The applications process for the new free school, Barton Manor School, is open today, 1 Sept. Apply online for a Y7 place only using the link below. Closing date Friday 10 December 2021. https://t.co/Svaz5Vxc89

26/08/21

Congrats to ex-student Harvey Lintott now playing professionally at Gills FC for scoring the winning penalty in a recent match against AFC Wimbledon. Thanks Kent Pro for the images. https://t.co/lD5hzvZoDs

25/08/21

Students and staff raised an incredible total of £7,773.09 for the School's chosen charities last year. Thanks to everyone who contributed.

24/08/21

We're looking for an experienced and qualified BCAT Trust Estates Manager/Site Manager for The Charles Dickens School. Please follow the link below for more information. We'd love to hear from you if this is something you're interested in. https://t.co/9LQFVMuHy2

23/08/21

Congratulations to our A Level students for some amazing results. In particular to the 14 students out of a cohort of 105 who have been awarded three or more A*/Distinction* grades in their subjects. A tremendous achievement! https://t.co/H5TURqjUJ4

23/08/21

Please see the link below to view the full Barton Manor School consultation summary report and associated appendices. App 1 provides an executive summary of the responses received and App 2 provides a summary of the FAQs, and the Trust responses. https://t.co/MraVOBzSNK

05/08/21

Sports Day wasn't quite the same again this year, but at least we managed to get out and enjoy year group Sports Mornings and Afternoons and the weather was kind to us! https://t.co/nLlNW1UXmR

30/07/21

Our new school magazine, The Barton Press, has launched. Check it out at https://t.co/OB6unVuQnc https://t.co/THsnqlCzi2

14/07/21

Wow, what a lovely treat from a grateful parent for all our hard work this year! Very gratefully received by all the staff. https://t.co/O5eduTIniG

06/07/21

New Sixth Form students enjoyed their two Induction Days at BCGS last week sampling their chosen A Level subjects ready for September, followed by a BBQ - in the rain! https://t.co/JpsyoDfIH4

02/07/21

Here's the winner of our Pride Flag Competition as voted for by the whole community. Brilliant isn't it? https://t.co/JWrXPQUbEq

01/07/21

We're rather proud of our English Teacher, Mr Hodgson, who has published his first novel. Congratulations! https://t.co/hgkezQxAoG

29/06/21

Just a couple of the brilliant entries for our Pride Flag competition https://t.co/YzW3Wgdr63

21/06/21

Last chance to contribute to the BMS, free school, consultation which closes tomorrow at 9am. We'd love to hear your views. https://t.co/f77nVQMuLS

15/06/21

Retweeted From The Charles Dickens School

Despite everything that 2020 held our Y11 Art students still managed to impress us with their resilience. Have a look through our archive photos of some of last year’s work that Year 11 created. We truly hope that they are all continuing their creative journeys. https://t.co/higUSGiI3R

15/06/21

Retweeted From The Charles Dickens School

Despite everything that 2020 held our Y11 Art students still managed to impress us with their resilience. Have a look through our archive photos of some of last year’s work that Year 11 created. We truly hope that they are all continuing their creative journeys. https://t.co/XXvQ8e8LcI

15/06/21

Retweeted From The Charles Dickens School

Despite everything that 2020 held our Y11 Art students still managed to impress us with their resilience. Have a look through our archive photos of some of last year’s work that Year 11 created. We truly hope that they are all continuing their creative journeys. https://t.co/Nbk6wNxmgi

15/06/21

Retweeted From The Charles Dickens School

Despite everything that 2020 held our Y11 Art students still managed to impress us with their resilience. Have a look through our archive photos of some of last year’s work that Year 11 created. We truly hope that they are all continuing their creative journeys. https://t.co/t8mqltsUi1

15/06/21

Barton Manor School is really taking shape now! https://t.co/tFicNJicda

11/06/21

Retweeted From The Charles Dickens School

The School’s Anti-Bullying Team are working to create a reflection area for children who need somewhere to go when they want some quiet time. The garden coming into bloom now but there is still a lot of work to be done! https://t.co/ZbvTTCK9wk

11/06/21

Retweeted From The Charles Dickens School

Hospitality & Catering: 20 of our talented Year 9 Hospitality students are currently involved in an extra-curricular programme with Luna Training, developing skills in Hospitality (Front of House) and Catering (Back of House). https://t.co/UFdMwE5o9G

11/06/21

Our consultation for the new free school, Barton Manor, ends on 22 June at 9am. We'd love to hear your feedback so click here https://t.co/MraVOBzSNK to let us have your views. https://t.co/rHBBjY61e2

08/06/21

To mark Pride month this year, we are running a "Pride flag" competition! We are calling on our students to get creative, and to make a visual representation of one of the Pride flags. The competition is open to all year groups, and closes on Friday 25th June. https://t.co/v2TTHUzJG1

27/05/21

Lady Colgrain, , & the Lord Mayor of Canterbury along with other dignitories visited Barton Manor School new build for the Topping Out Ceremony on Tuesday this week. Fabulous views from the roof and the rain held off ! https://t.co/gY98sHwAAW

27/05/21

Retweeted From Kent Police (UK)

Does your child know how to stay safe online? Talk to them about the capabilities of their devices, how to create a strong password and why they should not upload or share any private information or images. For more guidance, visit: https://t.co/wdqcYTSEqj https://t.co/rrorppgbqg

26/05/21

Retweeted From National Online Safety

Message received ✉ But from who? This week’s guide uncovers the risks around TextMe, the popular messaging app which encourages anonymity online 🕵 Desktop: https://t.co/QF3rLBwuRf Download app: https://t.co/mjqP2JW4SH https://t.co/thiyEcPDKq

26/05/21

Retweeted From The Charles Dickens School

Wellbeing Wednesday: This week students are looking at ‘readaxation’ To be able to relax shouldn’t be a luxury but an essential to mental health and wellbeing. Burying your nose in a book is the perfect way to relax! https://t.co/osbCGtvdal

26/05/21

Students and staff raised £1229.21 from our Non Uniform Day last Friday for our chosen charities this year.

25/05/21

We're celebrating the Topping Out Ceremony of the new free school, Barton Manor, today. Looking forward to posting pics of the fabulous views from the roof and welcoming the Lord-Lieutenant, the Lady Colgrain and the Lord Mayor of Canterbury, to the event. https://t.co/tLYpVVlwGf

25/05/21

Max & Sanju ran to school last Friday morning in very blustery conditions raising £578 for the Canterbury Food Bank. Click here to support them: https://t.co/3A4jW2iTLB https://t.co/otEtIP2IWs

19/05/21

Simmonds are offering 10% off BCGS uniform for online orders between 22 May-10 July + free delivery. Don't forget they now have a new shop, J7 M20, at Newnham Court Shopping Village. https://t.co/YojrKs1pDv

19/05/21

Retweeted From Kent County Council

Moodspark is packed full of activities, information, and resources to help young people understand what resilience is, and how to better take care of their emotional wellbeing. Moodspark is . https://t.co/B5WT8y12WY https://t.co/Vmv6zM8MNo

17/05/21

We've added a FAQ sheet to our Consultation page on the Barton Manor School website, click here to access this for further answers to any questions you may have regarding our new free school opening in September 2022. https://t.co/MraVOBzSNK

Careers Programme 2020 - 2021

Careers Curriculum Intention 2020

Please find below the Careers Programme for Barton Court Grammar School 2020-2021 (please note: this is a live document and will be updated on a monthly basis, especially in the context of the global pandemic and lockdowns).

 

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

VESPA Vision tutor time sessions on employability

 

PSHEE Wellbeing and Careers Enrichment Day

 

Brilliant Club – University mentoring and project

 

Renaissance Project with G&T

 

Inspire lectures with employers

Vision tutor time sessions on employability

 

 

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

 

VESPA Effort tutor time sessions on Employability

 

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

 

Registration on Unifrog

 

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

 

Registration on Unifrog

 

VESPA Effort form time sessions on employability

 

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

 

Registration on Unifrog

 

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

 

University Visit – STEM and Careers

 

Registration on Unifrog

 

 

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

 

1:1 Careers Interviews with external provider

 

 

 

 

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)

Weekly Employability Tuesdays tutor time sessions

 

Registration on Unifrog

 

 

 

 

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

 

Registration on Unifrog

Careers Fair

 

Inspire lectures with employers

 

UCLP events and activities in subjects

 

 

 

Latest News

View All News
Ben Gusic-Wan's Fantastic Summer of Tournaments 7th September 2021

Ben Gusic-Wan's Fantastic Summer of Tournaments

View Article
Barton Manor School Progress Update - September 21 6th September 2021

Barton Manor School Progress Update - September 21

View Article
Congratulations to Harvey Lintott - ex student 26th August 2021

Congratulations to Harvey Lintott - ex student

View Article

Forthcoming Events

FULL CALENDAR