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07/04/21

Barton Manor School, the Trust's new free school opening in September 2022 is progressing well! https://t.co/GFkwL55uCj

01/04/21

The Easter Bunny made a visit to staff today! Wishing all our school community a happy and safe Easter break. https://t.co/p3AcTKlk4s

01/04/21

Our Senior Deputy Headteacher is rather proud of our Advanced Thinking Schools Level 2 Accreditation! https://t.co/7SItlh04Sv

30/03/21

We've received our certificate of Advanced Thinking School Level 2 status from Congratulations to everyone who worked so hard to achieve this. https://t.co/193gqgRL5S

29/03/21

Today is the start of World Autism Awareness Week 2021, raising the challenges that people with autism face. https://t.co/mtwJ9qYXl2

29/03/21

Introducing School Police Officers - everything you need to know explained here. https://t.co/DzNS4zqFor

26/03/21

V proud of our Y8 student whose newly designed flag won a comp to be taken to the Antarctic as part of the UK Polar Network. Now flying at the INACH Chilean Antarctic base, raising awareness of Antarctica Day & the globalised world we live in! https://t.co/L5MzHnvDBw

26/03/21

Brilliant news! We've raised £1,322.97 for Comic Relief & Red Nose Day via our non uniform event. 👏👏👏#rednoseday

10/02/21

BCGS students and staff have covered a whopping 10,798km in the PE Kent Coast Challenge. We have until the end of Valentine’s Day to top up the distances – let’s try and reach 20,000km mark! Well done to everyone who has logged their exercise and got involved.

08/02/21

We are delighted to have received the National Online Safety Safe Remote Education Accrediation for our successful approach towards safeguarding children & supporting welbeing during remote teaching & learning. https://t.co/Q4UnHUw31b

27/01/21

As a member school of National Online Safety, we're embarking on Safe Remote Education accreditation to demonstrate our commitment in this vital area. https://t.co/9yweilGscZ

25/01/21

The PE dept Kent Coast Challenge launched last week & we are off to a great start. Students covered a whopping 1224km & staff 649km to give a weekly total of 1874km. Week 2 is a full week so we are targeting 5000km by Sun 31st. Well done everyone, keep walking, jogging & cycling!

22/01/21

Looking to stay active during lockdown? Why don’t you give the PE Department’s fitness challenge a go! For further details watch the video which the PE department have posted to your PE class Microsoft Teams page, or read the information on the image below. Good luck! https://t.co/Pma2TXcEjx

08/12/20

Can you assist one of our ex students now at Cambridge and conducting a study exploring father-child play? https://t.co/8o0Prjd5SC

13/11/20

Congratulations to some of our Sixth Form students who have been shortlisted for the John Downton Awards this year https://t.co/5r5OIkg2yL

13/07/20

Year 8 have ended their work on space by using and/or the . Here are spiral galaxies classified by Julia, Hayden and Erin, and Ryley's Jupiter (with three moons) https://t.co/1HZogj9NaB

06/07/20

Temporary part time Teacher of RE (maternity cover) at Barton Court Grammar School https://t.co/vKDG4Q7quw

06/07/20

Temporary part time Teacher of Sociology (maternity cover) at Barton Court Grammar School https://t.co/CkQDti9Kxh

06/07/20

Temporary Teacher of Sociology & RE (maternity cover) at Barton Court Grammar School https://t.co/ZbGOVzTlZl

29/06/20

Nat School Wk students in KS3/KS4 were set sporting challenges created by the Year 12 Sports class, look on your Yr Grps Teams channels where the challenges have been posted, remember to email scores to Mr White to receive your BCGS reward pts

29/06/20

We are looking for a great part time Psychology Teacher in September - see our website for more details. Pass it on if you know someone please.

20/05/20

Sadly due to the current circumstances our Y5 Taster Day that we had planned to hold on Saturday 27 June will not now happen. We hope to be back with it again next year though.

20/05/20

You can also ring Childline on 0800 1111 if you are a child or young person who is a victim, or are worried about domestic violence in your home.

20/05/20

Support is still available from domestic abuse services in Kent for victims & those worried about loved ones. Visit https://t.co/9F5hZVVI3t for local support services & advice or contact the National Domestic Abuse Helpline on 0808 2000 247 - 24 hrs

19/05/20

Aged between 10-16 and need mental health support? Kooth is . Please visit https://t.co/IfSbmSYdvR to register for our supportive online community where we have lots of guided support courses and resources for you.

18/05/20

If you are concerned about a young person’s mental health & are not sure what extra help is needed you can call the Single Point of Access (SPA) on 0300 1234496. The SPA is there to help you explore the difficulties & find the most appropriate response.

06/03/20

Looking forward to welcoming visitors to our Open Morning today for Y6 Parents and students, 9.15-10.45am

05/03/20

Lots of great activities at BCGS today for Enrichment - Streetwise, Team Building, First Aid, Careers - a full on day packed with interesting topics.

27/02/20

The sun is shining and we are starting up the Bee Keeping Club again. Just waiting for warmer weather and active bees. Honey coming soon! https://t.co/aXms10IuNk

14/02/20

Wishing all our students on the Italian Skiing Trip a fantastic time - be safe! https://t.co/b8Ut9OgC9B

11/02/20

Thank you for our NOS Award. We're proud to be helping to make the internet a safer place for our students. Our staff, parents and students continue to be better informed about how to reduce online risks. . https://t.co/eYCMi7ZzoO

10/02/20

In Safer Internet Week we are looking forward to welcoming parents who have booked onto our Internet Safety Parents Evening tomorrow at 4.30pm.

07/02/20

Retweeted From 🌈The STEM Hub

Another great British Science Week with hands on fun and low cost activities to support teachers during . Informed teachers about and how this can be run within their school https://t.co/7VPmtxkiev

07/02/20

We're looking for a great Assistant Headteacher to join our senior leadership team - if you are interested please see our website for more details. https://t.co/7dOLBBOok4

30/01/20

We've taken delivery of a fantastic brand new mini bus, a Peugeot Boxer Lite. Our old buses were on their last legs so we're excited to be able to transport students to fixtures & trips with confidence. Thanks to all who contributed to the voluntary fund which helped purchase it. https://t.co/sBXPXS2KHT

29/01/20

What a lovely day for Bikeability - students gaining practical experience and confidence on the roads whilst out in the sunshine. https://t.co/SfXWsnFM8X

29/01/20

Retweeted From Canterbury Rotary

Started on your entries yet or thinking🤔of entering? Check out eligibility & other deets here: https://t.co/5nrtW57llE https://t.co/asRdrjYZfj

29/01/20

Don't forget our Sixth Form Open Evening tonight, 6.45pm-9pm. We're looking forward to meeting you. https://t.co/M8r1hl5IVy

28/01/20

We loved welcoming the students from the Chinese school, Belacosta in Sao Paula, Brazil. Shadowing their buddies they made new friends and impressed us with their ability to speak Mandarin, English and Portuguese! https://t.co/Hfc8XXPvoH

24/01/20

Y8 students designed, budgeted and built Lego houses this week to very strict guidelines, calculating dimensions, quantities and planning. Housebuilders of the future perhaps. https://t.co/JFfv6WWADp

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

 

Extended Leadership Team

Mr R Duran Senior Director of Teaching and Learning
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 H Wade 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 R Appleby-Bowles Year 9
Mr J Hellyar 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

Design & Technology Department

Mrs S Cottrell Lead Teacher
Miss C Morris Teacher
Ms R Metcalfe Technician (p/t)

Drama Department

Miss L Wild Lead Teacher / Gifted & Talented Co-ordinator

English Department

Ms S Harding Director of English / Gifted & Talented Coordinator
Mr J Payne 2nd in English: KS3
Mrs A Blyth 2nd in English: KS5
Mr R Appleby-Bowles Teacher / Head of Year 9
Mr N Hodgkins Teacher
Miss C Oliver Teacher
Miss K Skelton Teacher/Lead Teacher of Film Studies

Geography Department

Miss H Woodward 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
Ms A Wilkinson Teacher
Miss M Scott-Neve Teacher

Mathematics Department

Mr H Wade 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 10 / Duke of Edinburgh Co-ordinator
Mr D Lintott Teacher / Director KS3/ HOY 8
Mr A White Teacher / Director of KS5

Psychology Department

Ms C Lloyd Lead Teacher
Mrs L Guarnieri Teacher (maternity leave)
Mr T Prosser Teacher/EPQ Coordinator (maternity cover)

Religious Studies / RPE / PSHEE

Miss K Wharton Lead Teacher: RPE
Miss M Breeds Teacher/PSHEE
Mr D Hatfield Teacher

Science Department

Mr J Stitson Lead Teacher: Biology
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 10
Mr D Blackmore Laboratory Technician
Mrs R Borsos 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
Mrs 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 T Ashman Clerk to the Directors / Governors

Site Staff

Mr S Charlton Site Manager
Mr I Burgess Assistant Site Manager