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03/12/21

Retweeted From Canterbury FoodBank

We are nearly out of large size nappies! These are a huge regular cost for people with young children and we hate to see anyone go without! If you can spare £3-4 this weekend could you get us a pack of size 4, 5, or 6? (We are fine for newborn sizes thank you) https://t.co/yZwwqCWCTD

03/12/21

We're delighted to tell you that we have students in all year groups 9-12 who have either gained a Merit or Distinction in their Flute or Clarinet exams. https://t.co/uBjgKkixJn

02/12/21

We're taking bookings for our Sixth Form Open Evening on Wednesday 26 January - click here to book a place https://t.co/FWE8qrcKke https://t.co/eU0V6tQAeP

02/12/21

Retweeted From The Charles Dickens School

This Wellbeing Wednesday, we are looking at how music can improve our wellbeing - Research suggests that music can stimulate the body's natural feel good chemicals. It can energise our mood and help us to take control of our feelings. https://t.co/yMvHrIfqEw

26/11/21

Looking forward to Rag Week next week, raising lots of money for our chosen charities https://t.co/32HGluWj1Z

25/11/21

The last one of our students' artwork shortlisted for the John Downton Awards 2021. Our students are incredibily talented! https://t.co/oqNU11hr7R

25/11/21

And even more shortlisted artwork for the John Downton Awards 2021 https://t.co/Tjo76d8OOZ

25/11/21

More shortlisted artwork for the John Downton Awards 2021 https://t.co/9nGLWBvVMP

25/11/21

Artwork shortlisted for the John Downton Awards 2021 https://t.co/PcXlSETzLg

25/11/21

Barton Manor School - exciting times! https://t.co/9Em8VSpI76

25/11/21

Barton Manor School is coming along nicely! https://t.co/jBsOTj6F2n

12/11/21

In June students were given the chance to audition for the Canterbury Festival’s ‘Beautiful Noise’ event held all over the city. Melina, a singer-songwriter & pianist, has written 38 songs & performed in the Whitefriars Centre on Saturday 23 October - the start of a great career! https://t.co/Xido7NNYSx

08/11/21

Microbiology Club investigating the bacterial content of different milk. Learning aseptic technique, making our own agar plates and streak & pour plates - safely! https://t.co/qEsvdMbZRc

05/11/21

The Kent & Medway Immunisation Team is coming to school next week, don’t forget to do the online consent form if you haven’t already. Visit https://t.co/tv9a9ccUFI for info or phone the team 0300 123 5205, text 07401320923 or use their web chat if you have any questions/concerns https://t.co/cAEWhYXxa3

04/11/21

Stunning Y11 Artwork. https://t.co/wOmJC5XPRz

04/11/21

The new free school build, Barton Manor, is progressing well and may even be completed 3 weeks early! https://t.co/Pt5tuJLXwZ

02/11/21

Thank you Joe Brown & Arthur O’Hara (Deal Music & Arts) who ran a 3rd Jazz Journey Workshop for our students. This project initially ran in 2020 so we are delighted it's up & running again. It all ended with a performance of ‘Caravan’, a challenging piece! https://t.co/LZGjdbtH7V

02/11/21

Y12 A Level music students attended a Welcome Concert for the new Music intake at CCCU gaining fab insight into the initial stages of a music degree course. 3 of our students were invited to play with a university & alumni band. Thank you Chris Price & Steve Waterman https://t.co/MUVms5bG9K

22/10/21

We're happy to be starting our Y5 Enrichment Programme again, kicking off with DT who taught primary students how to create a balloon powered car. Much cheering and delight along the corridors when the race started! https://t.co/5aLavA08yJ

20/10/21

Y12 & Y13 Sport students have had a great time at the new Christchurch University Sports Labs. Sessions focused on fitness testing where students participated in a range of field & lab based tests, including the VO2 max test, wingate test & the bod pod! Thank you https://t.co/hQwQySwtkI

19/10/21

It's been fantastic to see the return of extra-curricular netball in term 1, with excellent attendance at training and games. The end of season tournaments saw great performances, with Y9 finishing 2nd, Y10 3rd and Y7/8 4th. A huge thank you to our Sixth Form Coaches too. https://t.co/d2usNQg22u

19/10/21

We're looking forward to welcoming parents and students to our second Open Evening tonight, 5pm-8pm and another Open Morning tomorrow, 9am-11am. https://t.co/Gji1Xvy2ka https://t.co/iBdfbDaUlP

12/10/21

Barton Manor School is looking for LGB Govs to join them in Jan 2022. If you or someone you know is interested in joining the Trust to help implement the vision, ethos & direction of this new free school click the link below or retweet to spread the word. https://t.co/P91UPFIycF https://t.co/QPUdXvQyhm

08/10/21

We're looking for a Temporary Teacher of PE to cover a maternity absence. If you're interested then please click the link below - we'd love to hear from you. https://t.co/rhE8aEOleh https://t.co/YDxSCMrRuc

30/09/21

Our new free school, Barton Manor, is progressing. Here are the latest images. https://t.co/UBLZw8ECEj

28/09/21

We've registered with "Good to Grow" scheme. Please register your More card with us when you next shop and we can start earning points for equipment & seeds for the School's Eco School Club. https://t.co/tR4BQFUKmj

27/09/21

When there's a good excuse for eating cake! We raised over £430! https://t.co/leihEE3HN3

22/09/21

We raised £1,067.97 for last Friday. Looking forward to cake this week for https://t.co/8VYDDaS0Y4

20/09/21

We're looking forward to enjoying lots of cake on Friday to support Remember though we are a nut free school! https://t.co/U8byo1DQdP

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

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
Mrs S Smith Assistant Headteacher: Director KS4, Pastoral Care & Behaviour & Attitudes Y9,10,11
Mr A White Associate Assistant Headteacher: KS5 Achievement, Pastoral Care & Personal Development

Extended Leadership Team

Mr R Duran Senior Director of Teaching & Learning/Teacher of Mathematics
Mr A Luret Director of Teaching and Learning
Mr D Lintott Director of KS3
Mr A White Director of KS5
Ms S Harding Director of English
Mr G Dupont-Panon Director of Mathematics
   

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

Art Department

Mr M Turner Lead Teacher
Mrs L Grimer Teacher
Ms L Crispin Art Technician

Business Studies Department

Mr M Halpin Lead Teacher/SENCO
   

Computing Department

Mr M Lowe Lead Teacher
Mr O Mitchell Teacher & Assistant Headteacher

Design & Technology Department

Mrs S Cottrell Lead Teacher
Mr D Reynolds Teacher
Miss C Sutton Trainee Teacher
Ms R Metcalfe Technician (p/t)

Drama Department

Mrs R Rogers Lead Teacher 

English Department

Ms S Harding Director of English
Ms K Buckley 2nd in English: KS3
Mrs A Blyth 2nd in English: KS5
Mr R Appleby-Bowles Teacher / Head of Year 10
Miss K Hogan Teacher
Miss C Oliver Teacher
Miss K Skelton Teacher/Lead Teacher of Film Studies

Geography Department

Ms O Stanton Lead Teacher
Mr M Payne Teacher
Mrs S Smith Teacher/Assistant Headteacher

Health & Social Care

Miss K Parker Lead Teacher / BTEC Co-ordinator

History Department

Miss A Sims Lead Teacher/Gifted & Talented Coordinator
Ms A Wilkinson Teacher
Miss M Scott-Neve Teacher

Mathematics Department

Mr G Dupont-Panon Director of Mathematics 
Mr R Duran 2nd in Mathematics: T&L / Senior Director of T&L
Ms B Macintyre Randall 2nd in Mathematics: KS3/STEM/Gifted & Talented
Mr F O'Donoghue 2nd in Mathematics: KS5
Mrs S Scott Teacher
Mrs R Leeves Teacher
Miss M Cunnane 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/Careers

Music Department

Miss G Fenn Lead Teacher /  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 / Director KS3/ HOY 8
Mr A White Teacher / Associate Assistant Headteacher

Psychology Department

Ms C Lloyd Lead Teacher
Mr T Prosser Trainee Teacher/EPQ Coordinator 

Religious Studies / RPE / PSHEE

Miss K Wharton Lead Teacher
Miss S Williams Teacher
Ms H Phillips Teacher

Science Department

Mrs C Hayles Teacher: Biology
Miss R Dawes Teacher: Biology
Dr A Fleckney Teacher: Biology
Ms A Haley Teacher: Biology / Deputy Headteacher
Mr N Harvey Lead Teacher: Chemistry/HOY 11
Mr L Craddock Teacher: Chemistry
Mr W Walker Teacher: Chemistry
Mr A Chandler Lead Teacher: Physics
Dr R Mansfield Teacher: Physics / UCAS Lead
Mr P Lynch Teacher: Physics
Mr J Hellyar Teacher: KS3 Science/HOY 9
Mr D Blackmore Laboratory Technician
Mrs R Borsos Laboratory Technician
Ms F Mitchison Laboratory Technician

Student Support Department

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

SEND Department

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

ICT Support Department

Mr M Blake Trust ICT Strategy & Project Manager
Mr D Savage Trust Deputy ICT Manager
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 K Mclean Clerk to the Directors / Governors

Site Staff

Mr I Burgess Site Manager
Mr P Robinson Caretaker