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During the last Enrichment Day at Barton Court Grammar School, students took part in an exciting day of employer encounters. Find out more @


Take a look at the fantastic Art work from students at Barton Court Grammar School...


Y12 students recently visited The Royal Society to explore the very latest advances in Science and accessed over 300 scientists at the forefront of their field. The exhibition offers a unique opportunity to explore the science shaping our future with the people making it happen.



BCGS is proud to be open to pupils from all backgrounds. To support this, we work in partnership with Atom Learning who provides students that are eligible for Pupil Premium with free online learning and 11+ exam preparation. Visit:


On 4 May, Barton Court hosted the largest post-COVID chess tournament, adult or junior, in East Kent... the Kent Megafinal. Read more at:


Year 5 Students enjoyed another Taster Morning at BCGS. Read more about it at:


83 of our Year 10 Biology students took part in this year’s UKBC Biology Challenge and competed against 45,400 students across the country. Find out how the students did at


Late in March, students enjoyed our latest careers fair. Thank you to the local businesses and course providers for coming along to inspire our students. Read about the event at:



Thank you to Abbie from , one of our school charities, for coming in last week to talk to our students about the work they do.We are looking forward to continuing to raise lots of money to support their cause.


We're extremely proud of Toral in Y12 who was selected to play for the first ever U18 female Barbarians squad this weekend. The team was selected to play against Rugby School to celebrate 200 years of rugby union. An amazing experience and an excellent achievement.


There's a real & growing concern re how many young people share inappropriate images online, leading to potential exploitation, blackmail & harm from a young age & leaving a lasting digital footprint. If you share it, you're involved. Speak to the DSL team if you've concerns.


We were delighted to welcome the BBC Bitesize Careers Roadshow last week. Students learnt about a wide variety of career pathways in fashion, TV production & academia which many found very helpful and interesting


Y12 Health & Social Care students enjoyed a visit to Medicine, Health & Social Care Dept's Simulation Suite. With dummies that can be programmed to simulate different disorders students practiced their CPR skills & saw who was the most accurate with compressions!


We are looking for three new Exam Invigilators so if you, or anyone you know, is interested please click the link below:


We were delighted to open the Schools’ Lunchtime Concerts at this year's Canterbury Festival. Y7-Y13 students presented a variety of styles & the Barton Manor Djembe Drummers, who were the opening act joined us. The organizers described it as “a hard act to follow".


Y11 enjoyed a great trip to The Globe last term to see a production of Macbeth. They really enjoyed the immersive experience of being a "groundling" with some having lines delivered directly to them!


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We are seeking an Attendance & Cover Officer to work term time only. Should you, or someone you know, be interested, please click the link below.


Amazing self portrait from a student in Y8 in the style of Kehinde Wiley who the year group have been studying.#art


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Y5 students from local primary schools discovered last week what it's like to learn languages at BCGS. They did a language session on pets & a cultural one on the Festival of Lights! Workshops are held regularly for primary school students to discover what life is like at BCGS.


We're very proud of this group of students who won the KSSA Annual Regatta School Trophy at Whitstable for BCGS! All the hard work and dedication paid off.


The ever-popular Spanish Exchange took 30 students ranging from Y9 to Y13 to Madrid last week to learn all about Spanish lifestyle & culture. While immersed in the language they enjoyed an amazing week full of activities with great weather & fantastic traditional Spanish cuisine

Sixth Form Results 2017

Posted on: 17/08/2017

Barton Court is celebrating excellent A level results this summer.

Overall, the % of A levels grades being awarded A*-B has leapt by over 5% to 55% and there also has been a significant increase in students achieving an A* grade. The pass rate was 100%.

These results are all the more impressive for the fact over half of the grades this year were from the new more rigorous A level qualifications.

Mr Macaulay, Head of School commented: “Our students have worked so hard to achieve outstanding results and we are extremely proud of them and would like to congratulate them all. They have been a brilliant year group, the school has always had high hopes for them and they have fulfilled all our expectations. The A level results are an improvement from last year and usually place the School in the Top 100 state schools in the country for Post-16 Education (Source: The Times) These results will help to transform the lives of our students and allow them to attend some of the most prestigious universities in the UK and overseas.”

The school is delighted with some notable achievements for individual students with 12% achieving AAB or higher in facilitating subjects. 16% of students achieved 2 or more A*/A grades and 44% achieved 3 or more A*-B grades.

Particular successes include Jessica Grynfield who has successfully gained a place to read English Literature at the University of Cambridge with a fantastic set of results – A*A*AA. Jessica has been a leading light in the English department this year and her success is very well deserved for such a gifted student who has combined natural flair with consistent hard work throughout her A level studies.

Another highly talented student, Blake Davies will be commencing his studies of Mathematics at the University of Warwick, a highly regarded Russell Group university, following his success in achieving A* grades in Mathematics, Further Mathematics, and Physics, as well as an A grade in Music.

Finally, Kelly Roy, who joined Barton Court at the start of Y12 from Herne Bay High School has achieved a fantastic set of results, A in Biology, B’s in Chemistry and Psychology and an A in the EPQ. Kelly has made fantastic progress since joining the school, all due to her hard work and determination. Kelly is now looking forward to studying Biology at the University of York.

We wish all students every success for the future.

A2 Summary Results 2017

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