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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

Uniform

Simmonds

Please visit our Uniform Suppliers website at https://simmonds-ltd.com/barton-court-grammar-school/ for online ordering, as well as helpful fitting and measurement guides.


 

The aim of the school uniform & dress code is to:

  1. promote a shared identity and foster pride in the School
  2. ensure dress appropriate for the working day
  3. promote equality and avoid issues of comparison & peer pressure

 

Students are expected to be smart. School uniform is to be worn correctly at all times during the school day including to and from School as well as for visits and school events unless otherwise noted. Non-school uniform days students clothing should be smart casual and suitable for the business of the day, normal regulations regarding jewellery, hair and make-up apply on these days.

Girls

UNIFORM LIST

Details

Blazer*

School blue blazer with school badge

 

Blouse*

School white formal, open neck, rever shirt with school badge.

Must be tucked in

Jumper*

(Optional)

School blue V-necked jumper with trimmed neckband and school badge

Optional. This is the only jumper permitted

Tartan Skirt*

 

School tartan skirt available from the uniform supplier

Tartan skirt, no more than 6cm above or below the knee.

Trousers

School black trouser. We recommend that these are obtained from the uniform suppliers to ensure the correct design.

Plain black full length tailored, straight legged, trouser. No fashion trousers, no flare or narrowing, no bootleg, no extra pockets, buttons, belts or zips.

Socks

Dark socks with trousers, black or white with skirt

 

Tights

Plain black or natural

No patterned tights

Boys

UNIFORM LIST

Details

Blazer*

School blue blazer with school badge

 

Shirt

White shirt – conventional classic design with stiffened collar. 

Must be tucked in with top button fastened.

Short sleeves with the school logo allowed for the Summer term as part of Summer dress code – see below

Tie*

KS3 School blue tie with badge for years 7 & 8.

KS4 School blue tie with badge for years 9 – 11

Or other official tie awarded to student

Tie to be worn correctly with the logo visible and top button fastened

 

Jumper*

(Optional)

School blue V-necked jumper with trimmed neckband and school badge

Optional. This is the only jumper permitted

Trousers

Black tailored trousers; traditional cut

Belt is optional for boys but must be discrete if worn. Trousers to be worn correctly around the waist.

Socks

Dark socks with trousers

 

General Uniform

UNIFORM LIST

Details

Shoes

Black leather flat or low heeled shoes* not ankle boots

No trainers, no trainer shoes. No “Ugg” boots

* Open-toed or backless sandals are not allowed at any time for health and safety reasons.

Coat

Dark weatherproof outer coat should be smart and worn over the blazer. (Reflective arm bands aid visibility in the winter.)

Rainproof jacket available from the PE list is suitable. Coats must not display any slogans or offensive logos

Bags

The recommended school bag is a rucksack

Bags must have an over the shoulder strap. No fashion bags, no handbags, no excessive adornments (non-functional buckles, straps, plaid handles, chains, studs, scarves etc). No plastic bags

Science*

White laboratory coat.

Safety spectacles are provided when necessary

Safety spectacles are provided where necessary and students may buy their own pair if they wish (available from Science Dept.  at approx. £3)

Design Technology*

Blue apron appropriate for workshop & all practical work.

 

 

White laboratory coat and blue DT apron are compulsory for Years 7 – 11.

Summer Uniform - Term 6 only

UNIFORM LIST

Details

Shirt/Blouse*

White short sleeve shirt/blouse with school badge (replaces the normal shirt for boys and worn with no tie)

Shirt to be tucked into trousers/skirts

Jumper optional

 

Blazer*

Must be worn to and from school and during the school day as normal

 

In particularly hot weather, students will be allowed to leave blazers in lockers/bags during the school day.

PE Kit - Year 7 - 11

UNIFORM LIST

Details

Polo Shirt*

Navy/Sky/white polo shirt

“Female fit” and “unisex fit” available

Must be purchased from school suppliers

Shorts*

Navy/sky/white shorts

Must be purchased from school suppliers. Optional for girls

Skort*

Navy/sky/white skort

Must be purchased from school suppliers. Girls may wear short and/or skort

Tracksuit trousers*

Navy/white with school initials

Must be purchased from school suppliers.

 

Sports leggings

Navy – white BCGS on calf

Must be purchased from school suppliers.

Girls may wear leggings or tracksuit trousers.

Hooded Top* and/or Rugby shirt*

Navy/Sky/white hoody and/or

Navy/sky/white reversible rugby shirt

Must be purchased from school suppliers.

Students may wear rugby shirt and/or the hooded top.

Socks

Long game socks – navy

 

Waterproof Training Jacket   (optional)

Navy/white with school initials

Must be purchased from school suppliers.

Can be worn for sports or as weatherproof jacket over the blazer. Available to order

Durable Baselayer

(Optional)

White, long sleeved

May be worn under the polo shirt on cold days

Trainers

A sports trainer that is suitable for indoor use with a non-marking sole and sufficient ankle support.

Trainers with discrete colouring are preferred

Canvas trainers of a plimsole/vans/ converse style are not appropriate.

Boots

Studded boots for hockey and football  + shin pads

 

House Tshirt

Optional ‘House’ coloured Tshirt

Colored House Tshirt available

PE Kit – it is optional but strongly recommended that PE Kit is embroidered with the student’s initials.

An embroidery service is available from the school uniform supplier, Simmonds.

 

Uniform Supplier & Other Information

*UNIFORM SUPPLIER

S. Simmonds & Son Ltd

 

64 Calverley Road
Tunbridge Wells
Kent

TN1 2UG      

Tel: 01892 510123 

www.simmonds-ltd.com

Please note:     

(1) Official school badges only

(2) No jewellery - except for watch & one small, discreet stud in each earlobe if necessary.  (To be handed in for PE).

(3) No other visible body piercing or tattoos

(4) Make-up: none visible Years 7 – 9; minimal & discreet (if worn)  Years 10 - 11.   No coloured nail varnish.

(5) Hair: no extremes of fashion; no obvious dyes (natural colour only). Hair clips/scrunchies, etc. should be discreet.

(6) Hair, shoulder length or longer, must be tied back for science and all practical lessons

       (7) The following items are not allowed:   

  • denim coats/jackets,sweatshirts, hooded sweaters, etc
  • jeans, denims, cords, laced ordecorated trousers;extremes of widthfor trouser legs
  • suede / leather boots
  • visible polo–necked or other sweaters etc. under shirts
  • caps/hats - except outside in extreme weather then plain navy blue  

 

(8) In the event of a medical condition necessitating trainers these must be black & student must have a dated

letter of explanation from parent/doctor

      All clothing and kit must be clearly named with the student’s full forename & surname

Documents

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