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17/05/22

We're looking for a Learning Mentor/Cover Supervisor in our amazing school. Click here if you or anyone you know is interested. https://t.co/2gKaFX9w7o

16/05/22

The Kent & Medway Immunisation Team is coming to BCGS to give Td/IPV & MenACWY vaccinations for Y9 & any Y10 who missed it due to lockdown. Don’t forget to consent or decline using https://t.co/tv9a9ccUFI or call 0300 123 5205, text 07401320923 or use their web chat for more info

13/05/22

We're still looking for an amazing Sixth Form Pastoral Manager if you or anyone you know is interested and wants to make a difference to our amazing Sixth Form students. https://t.co/ozoyxUI1mU

13/05/22

In not much over an hour we raised £237 for last Friday in our cake sale. All money raised went to for their fundraising efforts. https://t.co/uP8bnFRs9A

11/05/22

We have been handed the keys to our brand new free school, Barton Manor. State-of-the-art facilities for the new Y7 arriving in September. Staff and governors were very excited to see it yesterday! https://t.co/LRO6uTekFd

05/05/22

Summer's coming! https://t.co/4zhbrxVL5Q

05/05/22

fundraising with a Cake Sale tomorrow! https://t.co/Ucoi3caI7A

27/04/22

We're looking to recruit a Sixth Form Pastoral Manager to work with our Y12/Y13 students. If you or someone you know is interested please click the link below for more information. https://t.co/ozoyxUqqvm

25/04/22

We raised £1,486 for Ukraine last week on our additional non school uniform day. This is going to the Red Cross to support their fundraising efforts. https://t.co/AmW6cBtLDv

25/04/22

If you, or someone you know, might be interested in joining the BCGS Local Governing Body, please click the link below. We currently have two roles available. https://t.co/ouSiqhBGJ4

06/04/22

BCGS welcomed over 20 employers to the Careers Fayre last week when students were given the opportunity to speak with businesses & universities from across Kent & London to find out about what is involved in a variety of careers. A big thank you to all who attended. https://t.co/YuJIK7mA4n

04/04/22

BCGS is part of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Associate Schools Prog & this year students from Y9, 12 & 13 took part in a 2 hour workshop along with 21 other schools across Kent to bring the tale of Much Ado About Nothing to life. An amazing experience! https://t.co/8PiOsOLxXd

29/03/22

We're looking for two new Governors to join our Local Governing Board for Barton Court Grammar School. If you are interested or know someone who might be please click on the link below for more details. https://t.co/ouSiqhBGJ4

28/03/22

Retweeted From Barton Manor School

Barton Manor school build was completed last week! The School will legally be transferred to BCAT on 1 May 2022 so we have plenty of time to move in ready to welcome our new Y7 students and their parents/carers to the transition along with welcome events planned for Term 6. https://t.co/p84CtqDzeC

28/03/22

We're holding an extra non uniform day on Friday this week to raise funds to support the people of https://t.co/67hBvfq3q4

07/03/22

We're getting involved in this week with information and support for students thinking about what they do next. We're also hosting a Careers Fayre for Yrs 7-13 on Wednesday 30 March which will feature a range of local businesses & post-16 & post-18 providers https://t.co/kgacr0GsQx

04/03/22

We're proud of Niamh in Y13 who has set up https://t.co/HmSlzLTCkP as featured on Made in Kent Radio. A forum & blog for girls in Kent to share experiences & warn of suspicious sights in the area, it also provides female advice & info on various support groups https://t.co/Xvmqn2HDAS

03/03/22

A group of Y9 performed 3 devised pieces at The Arden Theatre in Faversham last week & after rehearsing in their own time they put together inspirational performances without help from staff, which were effective, emotional & informative. How proud are they of their plaque award https://t.co/xDJ9fc3TDt

03/03/22

Advanced notification for your diaries. Special offer of 10% off school uniform at the Simmonds Selling Event in June this year https://t.co/QvUARHX2hr https://t.co/uzRupWBBVS

02/03/22

Our incredibly talented pianists Yamato & Rio were taught last week by the great Freddy Kempf in his masterclass at the Kent International Piano Course. Rio was crowned overall advanced course prize runner up. They performed Debussy & Liszt in the concerts. https://t.co/my03BakREf

02/03/22

Retweeted From Barton Manor School

We are looking for an Assistant Site Manager to start at the School on 1 May. If you or someone you know is interested please click here for more details: https://t.co/99T87arMJH https://t.co/Aju3sX2ls8

01/03/22

A great achievement for Ben who defeated the No1 seed (ranked 327) winning the J5 ITF Liverpool tournament. Ben ranked 560, now moves up to 458. The ITF Junior Circuit is the premier level for worldwide competition among under the 18's so Ben's success is just fantastic! https://t.co/ecZm2pnZMB

01/03/22

Y10 languages students were treated to an Inspire Lecture from one of the Linguistics Professors at the University of Kent who taught them about the effects some languages have on others & the differences compared to English & how important language is at degree &A Level. https://t.co/LXV8c1Y4zB

01/03/22

Unfortunately we've had to cancel our Open Morning event on Thursday, but Friday's event is still going ahead, so please come along between 9am-11am. We look forward to meeting you.

11/02/22

Students raised £360 for our chosen charities today by distributing Valentine Cupcakes to those who had been sent one secretly. Lots of smiling faces when they received their gift! https://t.co/QE2kM9yzY3

11/02/22

Happy Valentines! All our brilliant staff enjoyed a Valentines doughnut this morning with their coffee. Well deserved and a good start to the half term break. https://t.co/yH8PSvx0IQ

10/02/22

We are looking for a Learning Mentor/Cover Supervisor to start as soon as possible. Please click the link below if you are interested or you know someone who might want to work at our amazing school. https://t.co/ZEmCr0Bgo0 https://t.co/XXjLFCTzrE

10/02/22

How proud are we to have achieved this! https://t.co/4odszuDPfw

08/02/22

70 of our students in Year 9 & 10 took part in the Intermediate Maths Challenge last week. The IMC is a national comp run by the UK Mathematics Trust, which gives opportunities for the more advanced mathematicians to solve interesting & unusual problems. Students loved it! https://t.co/xqWNIft3ex

07/02/22

We're sharing resources in class this week for National Apprenticeship Week. Why not try the Apprenticeship Quiz https://t.co/qaqMuBdXS3 https://t.co/hJr0GXdHib

03/02/22

Year 8 students have recently been enjoying some extra-curricular computing workshops. Making games with Kodu and programming Micro:bits! https://t.co/STNddR5Jpy

03/02/22

Fabulous sunset last night over the Pond. Taken by our resident photographer, Paul, from our Site Team. https://t.co/a2AaqlNROB

02/02/22

"Our MFL conference refuelled my drive to learn about languages and culture and a reoccurring theme was how learning languages equips you for basically any path you take in life. It reminded me of the abundance of transferable skills one gains when learning a language!" https://t.co/nhOikH1qmX

02/02/22

We're looking for a Learning Mentor/Cover Supervisor to start as soon as possible. If this interests you or you know someone who might be suitable, click the link below for more details or give us a call for an informal chat. https://t.co/ZEmCr0jFws https://t.co/JsStQOXwFV

02/02/22

The Funding Agreement for Barton Manor School has been signed meaning it's now legally within Barton Court Academy Trust and we can start offering student places on 1 March and recruiting staff. Exciting stuff! See our full press release: https://t.co/RfZ82sM0gL https://t.co/6bTfqVoKN3

27/01/22

Retweeted From The Charles Dickens School

Welcome to your weekly Wellbeing message Over the next two weeks we will be looking at Body positivity - attached are 5 ways to remind ourselves that bodies are gifts, not curses. Wishing everyone a positive week 😊 https://t.co/9VbQwXVZ7N

27/01/22

Looking forward to promoting the upcoming Safer Internet Day again this year on 8 February 2022. https://t.co/gbPX703gPG

25/01/22

Our Sixth Form Open Evening is tomorrow, Wed 26 Jan, please come along and chat to staff and existing sixth form students about life in the SF at BCGS. Click here for more details https://t.co/AMeTlyU3F0 https://t.co/DqEVhLOvLu

18/01/22

Congratulations to Ed, who this weekend became the 100m Junior Breaststroke Champion, representing BCGS, at the Kent Secondary Schools Swimming Gala He also picked up a bronze in the 200m individual medley along the way too! https://t.co/tk5OjNsIYR

13/01/22

Just 4 weeks to go until our amazing new free school is finished https://t.co/MOc4s4FoMj

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

 

 

 

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