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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

17/05/21

Amazing drone footage, taken a couple of months ago of the construction site of our new free school, Barton Manor. It's progressed a bit since then, but still worth a watch for the perspective of the build. https://t.co/CBH2P41XbB

07/05/21

Join our virtual Consultation Evening on Tue 11 May at 6pm to find out about our brand new secondary school opening in Sept 2022. Click the link below to join the meeting. We'd love to hear your views. More details on the Barton Manor School website. https://t.co/VWbdDBMIFx https://t.co/NySi9qa9E4

22/04/21

Our Y5 Taster Day in June is now fully booked. We're looking forward to delivering a morning fully of fantastic activities for students who are interested in joining the school in the future.

21/04/21

Wow, we've nearly filled all the places on our Y5 Taster Morning on Saturday 26 June, so be quick if you remain interested. https://t.co/RcV0v6wEY6

16/04/21

We're delighted to announce our Y5 Taster Morning is back on Saturday 26 June 9am-1pm (Covid-19 restrictions allowing). Form and leaflet available on our website and will be sent to primary schools for distribution too. Booking online is easy. https://t.co/k8P1184SRv

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

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 Y9,10,11Mr

 

Mr A White Associate Assistant Headteacher: KS5 Achievement, Pastoral Care & Personal Development

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 R Duran Director of Mathematics (temporary)
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 / Associate Assistant Headteacher

Psychology Department

Ms C Lloyd Lead Teacher
Mr T Prosser Teacher/EPQ Coordinator (maternity cover)

Religious Studies / RPE / PSHEE

Miss K Wharton Lead Teacher: RPE (maternity leave)
Miss M Breeds Teacher/PSHEE
Mr D Hatfield Teacher
Ms H Phillips 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 K Mclean Clerk to the Directors / Governors

Site Staff

Mr S Charlton Site Manager
Mr I Burgess Assistant Site Manager