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Top of the Bench

Top of the Bench

Beating local rivals

Athletic prowess

Athletic prowess

Bodes well for Sports Day

Exercise First Look

Exercise First Look

70 new cadets

Scarfe's Thatcher

Scarfe's Thatcher

Maddy's version

Dale milliner inspires pupils

Dale milliner inspires pupils

Great Barney Sewing Bee

Budding engineers

Budding engineers

National recognition

A slice of Barney

A slice of Barney

In support of South Africa tour

Learning from the expert

Learning from the expert

Oxford academic

International golfer

International golfer

Breaking records

Politically correct

Politically correct

Westminster insider

Swinging in the Rain!

Swinging in the Rain!

Years 5 and 6 Robinwood Activity Weekend

Forthcoming Centenary Events

Forthcoming Centenary Events

Prep School celebrates 100 years

Events and Fixtures

Trinity Term 2015
Week 6
25 May 2015 Half term
26 May 2015 Half term
28 May 2015 Half term
29 May 2015 Half term
30 May 2015 Half term
Week 7
31 May 2015 Half term
31 May 2015 16:00 - 20:00 Boarders return
01 June 2015 08:45 Second half begins
01 June 2015 09:00 - 09:15 Chapel
01 June 2015 09:15 - 09:50 Target-setting
01 June 2015 09:50 Lessons begin
02 June 2015 09:00 - 17:00 Year 10 trip to Yorkshire Sculpture Park
02 June 2015 09:00 - 17:00 Year 8 Geography Field trip to Robinhood's Bay
03 June 2015 Cricket Tournament at Sedbergh School, Casterton (U11)
03 June 2015 Prep School Cricket U11 vs Tournament at Sedbergh School, Casterton - AWAY (departing 00:00)
03 June 2015 16:00 House activities
03 June 2015 16:00 Cricket U12 A vs Aysgarth - HOME
03 June 2015 16:00 Cricket U13 A vs Aysgarth - HOME
04 June 2015 13:30 - 14:30 Year 5 & 6 play technical rehearsal
04 June 2015 14:15 Rounders U12A vs St Olave's - HOME
04 June 2015 15:00 Cricket U12 A vs Durham - HOME
04 June 2015 15:00 Cricket U13 A vs Durham - HOME
04 June 2015 15:30 Tennis (Boys) U13 vs Durham Johnston - HOME
04 June 2015 15:30 Tennis (Girls) U13 vs Durham Johnston - HOME
04 June 2015 15:45 Tennis (Boys) U15B vs Durham Johnston - AWAY (departing 00:00)
05 June 2015 Prep School Athletics U10 vs HMC Competition at Gateshead Stadium - AWAY (departing 00:00)
05 June 2015 Prep School Athletics U11 vs HMC Competition at Gateshead Stadium - AWAY (departing 00:00)
05 June 2015 Prep School Athletics U9 vs HMC Competition at Gateshead Stadium - AWAY (departing 00:00)
05 June 2015 16:00 Athletics (Girls) U12 vs - HOME
05 June 2015 16:00 Athletics (Girls) U13 vs - HOME
05 June 2015 17:00 - 18:00 PGL Watersports Trip - Parents' Briefing (Library)
06 June 2015 13:00 Cricket U12 A vs Newcastle School for Boys - HOME
06 June 2015 13:00 Cricket U14 vs Newcastle School for Boys - HOME
06 June 2015 13:00 Rounders U12A vs - HOME
06 June 2015 13:00 Rounders U13A vs - HOME
06 June 2015 13:00 Rounders U14 vs - HOME
06 June 2015 13:00 Rounders U15 vs - HOME
Week 8
07 June 2015 Bowes Hosue service
07 June 2015 08:00 CCF Exercise 2nd Look
08 June 2015 Sixth Form Art trip to RA Summer show (London)
08 June 2015 Lower Sixth return from study leave
08 June 2015 09:00 - 17:00 Year 7 Geography Field trip (Whinlatter Forest)
08 June 2015 13:30 - 14:30 Year 5 & 6 play dress rehearsal
08 June 2015 13:30 Prep School Rounders U9 vs Tournament at BCPS - HOME
08 June 2015 16:45 Tennis (Girls) U13 vs Duchess High School - AWAY (departing 15:45)
09 June 2015 13:30 Cricket U14 vs RGS Newcastle - HOME
09 June 2015 13:30 Cricket U15 vs RGS Newcastle - HOME
09 June 2015 15:00 Tennis (Boys) U15 vs Durham Johnston - AWAY (departing 14:00)
09 June 2015 15:00 Tennis (Girls) U15 vs Durham Johnston - AWAY (departing 14:00)
09 June 2015 16:00 - 19:45 Rock Climbing Trip
09 June 2015 16:00 Rounders U14 vs Durham High School - AWAY (departing 14:45)
09 June 2015 16:00 Rounders U15 vs Durham High School - AWAY (departing 14:45)
09 June 2015 17:00 Health and Safety Meeting (Nicholson Room)
09 June 2015 19:00 - 20:00 Year 5 & 6 Play
10 June 2015 16:00 House activities
10 June 2015 19:00 - 20:00 Year 5 & 6 Play
11 June 2015 Year 6 Trip to Beamish
11 June 2015 14:00 Years 7 & 8 Boys' and Girls' Athletics Championships Sunnydale (Dep 13.00)
11 June 2015 14:00 Rounders U13A vs Durham Choristors - HOME
11 June 2015 14:15 Cricket U13 A vs St Olave's - HOME
11 June 2015 15:00 Prep School Cricket U9 vs Yarm - HOME
11 June 2015 15:00 Prep School Rounders U9 vs Yarm - HOME
11 June 2015 16:00 Tennis (Boys) U13 vs St Bedes - HOME
11 June 2015 16:00 Tennis (Boys) U15A vs St Bedes - HOME
11 June 2015 16:00 Tennis (Boys) U15B vs St Bedes - HOME
12 June 2015 Cricket and Rounders HMC Tournament: U11A (H)
12 June 2015 Prep School Cricket U11A vs HMC Tournament at BCPS - HOME
12 June 2015 Prep School Rounders U11A vs HMC Tournament at BCPS - HOME
12 June 2015 09:00 Exams begin for Year 10
12 June 2015 13:15 Governors' House & Finance Committee Meeting - Nicholson Room
12 June 2015 13:30 - 16:00 Rounders Tournament at Durham School: U11, U10 (A)
12 June 2015 13:30 Prep School Rounders U10 vs Tournament at Durham School - AWAY (departing 00:00)
12 June 2015 13:30 Prep School Rounders U11 vs Tournament at Durham School - AWAY (departing 00:00)
12 June 2015 16:00 Prep School Cricket U10 vs Yarm School - HOME
13 June 2015 10:30 County Athletics at Monkton Stadium (Dep 9.00)
13 June 2015 13:00 Cricket U13 A vs Austin Friars - HOME
13 June 2015 13:00 Cricket U14 vs Austin Friars - HOME
13 June 2015 13:15 Rounders U12A vs Yarm - HOME
13 June 2015 13:15 Rounders U13A vs Yarm - HOME
13 June 2015 13:15 Rounders U14 vs Yarm - HOME
13 June 2015 13:15 Rounders U15 vs Yarm - HOME
13 June 2015 14:00 Cricket U12 A vs St Martins - AWAY (departing 12:15)
13 June 2015 14:30 Tennis (Boys) 1st VI vs St Peter's - AWAY (departing 12:15)
13 June 2015 14:30 Tennis (Boys) U15 vs St Peter's - AWAY (departing 12:15)
Week 9
14 June 2015 10:00 Shortened Matins followed by brunch
14 June 2015 11:30 Prep School Cricket U11 vs Magdalen College - HOME
15 June 2015 09:00 Exams begin for Years 7 to 9
15 June 2015 11:00 - 15:00 HMC Tennis Tournament at Dame Allan's: U11A
15 June 2015 11:00 Prep School Tennis U11A vs Tournament at Dame Allan's - AWAY (departing 00:00)
15 June 2015 17:00 - 18:00 Boarding HSMs' Meeting - Nicholson Room
16 June 2015 13:10 - 14:00 Calendar Meeting
16 June 2015 13:10 - 13:50 Calendar Meeting - Nicholson Rooom
17 June 2015 09:30 - 12:10 Year 6 Probability Fair
17 June 2015 13:30 - 15:00 Pre-Prep Sports Day
17 June 2015 15:30 Prep School Cricket U11 vs Sedbergh - HOME
17 June 2015 15:30 Prep School Cricket U9 vs Sedbergh - HOME
17 June 2015 16:00 House activities
17 June 2015 17:10 HSMs' Meeting - Nicholson Room
18 June 2015 09:00 Barney Friends Senior School meeting - Nicholson Room
18 June 2015 13:00 Year 8 Boys' and Girls' Athletics Championships at Sunnydale (dep 13.00)
18 June 2015 13:15 - 13:45 Anti-bullying Committee Meeting
19 June 2015 13:30 Full Governing Body Meeting - Nicholson Room
19 June 2015 14:00 Prep School Cricket U10 vs Ashville - HOME
19 June 2015 14:00 Prep School Cricket U11 vs Ashville - HOME
19 June 2015 14:00 Prep School Rounders U10 vs Ashville - HOME
19 June 2015 14:00 Prep School Rounders U11 vs Ashville - HOME
19 June 2015 15:00 Exams end for Years 7 to 10
19 June 2015 19:00 Common Room Dining-In
20 June 2015 Exeat weekend
20 June 2015 09:45 Boarders' trip to York
20 June 2015 13:00 - 16:00 Prep School Centenary Summer Fete
Week 10
21 June 2015 Exeat weekend
21 June 2015 08:45 Compline (a voluntary service)
22 June 2015 14:00 Prep School Cricket U9 vs Ampleforth - HOME
22 June 2015 14:00 Prep School Rounders U9 vs Ampleforth - HOME
23 June 2015 Deadline for return of text books for Upper Sixth and Year 11
23 June 2015 11:00 Tennis Tournament at Bradford GS: U15 (dep 08.45)
23 June 2015 11:00 Tennis (Boys) U15 vs - AWAY (departing 08:45)
23 June 2015 13:00 Cricket v Trinity GS Australia: 1st (H)
23 June 2015 13:00 Cricket 1st XI vs Trinity GS Australia - HOME
23 June 2015 13:30 Cricket U15 vs Dame Allan's - AWAY (departing 12:00)
23 June 2015 14:30 Rounders U14 vs Ampleforth - AWAY (departing 12:45)
23 June 2015 14:30 Rounders U15 vs Ampleforth - AWAY (departing 12:45)
23 June 2015 18:30 - 20:30 Junior Arts Evening (Big School)
23 June 2015 19:30 - 22:00 Year 9 & 10 disco - Barnard Castle RFC
24 June 2015 08:45 - 09:45 Prep School Barney Friends' meeting, Clarendon's
24 June 2015 13:30 Cricket 1st XI vs QEGS Wakefield - AWAY (departing 11:15)
24 June 2015 13:45 Senior and Prep move up/new pupils' afternoon
24 June 2015 16:00 House activities
24 June 2015 19:00 - 21:30 Years 7 & 8 disco - Barnard Castle RFC
25 June 2015 13:00 - 16:00 Athletics Tournament at Choristers: U11
25 June 2015 13:00 Prep School Athletics U11 vs Tournament at Durham Choristers - AWAY (departing 00:00)
25 June 2015 13:30 Cricket U13 A vs Dame Allan's - HOME
25 June 2015 14:15 Cricket U12 A vs St Olave's - HOME
25 June 2015 19:00 - 20:00 Prep School Barney Friends' AGM, Atkinson Hall
26 June 2015 Pre-Prep Trip to Blue Reef Aquarium
26 June 2015 11:00 Prep School Cricket U11A&B vs Tournament at Yarm School - AWAY (departing 00:00)
26 June 2015 13:30 - 22:00 Year 11 Rock Climbing Trip
26 June 2015 14:15 Prep School Cricket U10 vs St Olave's - HOME
26 June 2015 16:00 Athletics (Girls) U12 vs - HOME
26 June 2015 16:00 Athletics (Girls) U13 vs - HOME
27 June 2015 OBs Weekend
27 June 2015 Gold Duke of Edinburgh Awards Assessed Expedition (Yorkshire Dales)
27 June 2015 Cricket v OBs: 1st (H)
27 June 2015 Cricket 1st XI vs Old Barnardians - HOME
27 June 2015 11:00 Cricket 2nd XI vs Woodhouse Grove - AWAY (departing 09:00)
27 June 2015 14:00 Cricket U14 vs Yarm - HOME
27 June 2015 14:00 Rounders U14 vs St Peter's - HOME
27 June 2015 14:00 Rounders U15 vs St Peter's - HOME
27 June 2015 14:00 Rounders U15/U14 vs St Peter's - HOME
27 June 2015 14:00 Tennis (Girls) U15 vs St Peter's - HOME
27 June 2015 14:30 Rounders U12A vs Mowden Hall - HOME
27 June 2015 14:30 Rounders U13A vs Mowden Hall - HOME
27 June 2015 14:30 Rounders U13B vs Mowden Hall - HOME
Week 11
28 June 2015 Silver D of E Assessed Expedition
28 June 2015 OBs Weekend
28 June 2015 10:30 Chapel
29 June 2015 Year 6 Trip to Lightwater Valley
29 June 2015 ABRSM Music Examinations (all week)
29 June 2015 Cricket 1st XI vs - AWAY (departing 00:00)
29 June 2015 08:50 Years 7 & 8 presentation assembly (Big School)
29 June 2015 17:15 Chapel Choir and Chamber Choir sing Evensong at Durham Cathedral (dep 14.00)
30 June 2015 Year 7 trip to Whitby
30 June 2015 Cricket 1st XI vs - AWAY (departing 00:00)
30 June 2015 08:50 Years 9 & 10 presentation assemebly (Big School)
30 June 2015 13:00 - 15:00 Aquathon at GSAL: U11 (A)
30 June 2015 13:00 Prep School Swimming U11 vs Aquathon at The Grammar School at Leeds - AWAY (departing 00:00)
30 June 2015 18:00 Senior Art and Music Festival
30 June 2015 18:00 Silver D of E Assessment returns
30 June 2015 19:30 Senior Choristers' Dinner
01 July 2015 Year 5 orienteering trip to Hamsterley Forest
01 July 2015 Durham School's Big Book Bash at Framwellgate School Durham
01 July 2015 Cricket 1st XI vs - AWAY (departing 00:00)
01 July 2015 09:00 - 16:00 Sixth Form induction
01 July 2015 10:30 - 13:00 Pre-Prep Teddy Bears' Picnic
01 July 2015 13:30 Cricket 2nd XI vs Dame Allan's - HOME
01 July 2015 18:00 - 21:00 Sixth Form Summer BBQ (Chapel Lawn)
01 July 2015 18:00 Gold Duke of Edinburgh Awards Assessed Expedition returns
02 July 2015 09:00 - 13:00 Sixth Form induction
02 July 2015 14:30 - 15:30 Prep School End of Term Gathering for pupils
02 July 2015 19:00 - 21:00 Year 6 Leavers' Disco, Atkinson Hall
02 July 2015 19:00 - 23:00 Year 11 Prom (Morritt)
03 July 2015 14:00 - 15:30 Prep School Speech Day and Prize-giving, Sports Hall
03 July 2015 17:00 Prep School term ends
04 July 2015 RAF Section Summer Camp departs (RAF Odiham)
04 July 2015 09:00 End of Year Chapel Service
04 July 2015 09:50 House meetings
04 July 2015 11:00 Speech Day, Prize Giving & Leavers' Valedictory Service
04 July 2015 13:00 Term ends
04 July 2015 14:30 CCF Summer Camp departs (Wathgill Camp)
04 July 2015 19:00 Summer Ball
Week 12
05 July 2015 Sweden Canoe Expedition Departs (Sweden)
Pre Term
10 July 2015 17:00 CCF Summer Camp returns
11 July 2015 RAF Section Summer Camp returns
17 July 2015 Sweden Canoe Expedition returns
25 July 2015 Rugby, netball and hockey tour to South Africa departs
09 August 2015 Rugby, netball and hockey tour returns
10 August 2015 PGL Watersports Trip departs
13 August 2015 A2 & AS results
18 August 2015 PGL Watersports Trip returns
20 August 2015 IGCSE & GCSE Results