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Science success

Science success

Students receive awards

Bon Voyage!

Bon Voyage!

Follow the Year 5 & 6 pupils' adventures in France

A Blast from the Past!

A Blast from the Past!

Mrs Allen visits her family’s home, Westwick Lodge

Pre-Prep Spring into Song!

Pre-Prep Spring into Song!

Pre-Prep Concert is a resounding success

Annual Gala Concert

Annual Gala Concert

All welcome

Barnard Run 2014

Barnard Run 2014

Success all round

May Day Sports Day

May Day Sports Day

All welcome

Leadership for girls

Leadership for girls

Promoting success

Beautiful Ballet!

Beautiful Ballet!

Prep School pupils perform for their peers

England U18 rugby

England U18 rugby

Jonny Coser takes the next step

Public Speaking

Public Speaking

The boys were victorious

Events and Fixtures

Pre Term
24 April 2014 Duke of Edinburgh's Silver Award 3-day practice expedition departs (returns Saturday 26th April)
Trinity Term 2014
Week 1
28 April 2014 Staff INSET
28 April 2014 10:00 - 16:00 Pre-seasonal cricket nets for seniors
29 April 2014 Staff INSET
29 April 2014 10:00 - 16:00 Pre-seasonal cricket nets for seniors
29 April 2014 16:00 - 20:00 Boarders return
29 April 2014 17:00 Year 8 Parents' Evening - Big School
30 April 2014 Trinity Term begins
30 April 2014 New Overseas Boarders' Induction Day
30 April 2014 08:45 Term begins
30 April 2014 09:00 Chapel
30 April 2014 09:00 HMC Athletics - Gateshead
30 April 2014 09:25 House meetings and target-setting
30 April 2014 10:00 Lessons resume
30 April 2014 16:00 House Athletics practice for Sports Day
30 April 2014 16:00 Reception, Year 1 & 2 parent/teacher meetings
01 May 2014 08:45 Prep School Barney Friends' Coffee, Atkinson Hall
01 May 2014 09:00 - 10:00 Junior Maths Challenge Years 7 & 8 sets i & ii - Big School
01 May 2014 09:00 Year 11 Geography Field Trip - Lake District
01 May 2014 12:15 Lower Sixth trip to UCAS HE Convention - Teeside University
01 May 2014 16:00 Acticities Signing-on - Big School
01 May 2014 16:00 Year 4 & 6 parent/teacher meetings
01 May 2014 16:30 Charity Committee Meeting - Nicholson Room
01 May 2014 19:30 Choral Society - Big School
02 May 2014 Physics AQA A Level practical exams written papers for Lower and Upper Sixth
02 May 2014 Deadline for ABRSM examination entries
02 May 2014 10:00 Year 5 & 6 Trip to Robinwood departs
02 May 2014 13:50 Sixth Form Lecture:Mr P Kelsall, GSK "Opportunities in a large company" - Big School
02 May 2014 15:00 - 17:00 Second hand uniform shop open
02 May 2014 19:00 Ladies' Night Cocktails and Canapes Fundraising for Peru - Clarendons
03 May 2014 Year 5 & 6 Trip to Robinwood
03 May 2014 10:30 Old Barnardian Club Committee Meeting - Nicholson Room
Week 2
04 May 2014 07:30 - 14:00 CCF Range Day - Catterick
04 May 2014 10:30 Marwood House Service (School uniform)
04 May 2014 11:30 Boarders' trip to Lightwater Valley
04 May 2014 16:00 Year 5 & 6 Trip to Robinwood returns
05 May 2014 Pre-Prep and House Art Competition
05 May 2014 08:45 - 09:29 Second hand uniform shop open
05 May 2014 13:30 Sports Day
06 May 2014 16:00 Whole-School Photograph
07 May 2014 Prep School Individual Photographs
07 May 2014 08:45 Prep School Barney Friends' Meeting at Clarendon's
07 May 2014 16:00 Charity Event for Christian Aid
07 May 2014 16:00 Reception, Year 3 & 5 parent/teacher meetings
07 May 2014 17:05 HoDs' Meeting - Library
08 May 2014 16:00 Senior House Rounders
08 May 2014 16:00 Reception parent/teacher meetings
08 May 2014 16:00 Christian Aid envelope distribution
08 May 2014 19:30 Choral Society - Big School
09 May 2014 Year 4 Residential Trip
09 May 2014 13:10 School Council Meeting - Nicholson Room
09 May 2014 13:50 Sixth Form Lecture - Big School
09 May 2014 15:00 - 17:00 Second hand uniform shop open
09 May 2014 16:00 Senior House Rounders
09 May 2014 16:00 Year 6 parent/teacher meetings
09 May 2014 19:30 Black Tie Rugby Reunion Dinner
10 May 2014 Lower Sixth & Year 11 Study Leave begins after school commitments
10 May 2014 Year 4 Residential Trip
10 May 2014 10:30 Old Barnardian Club Committee Meeting - Nicholson Room
10 May 2014 12:00 - 21:00 Climbing Club Trip
10 May 2014 14:00 Choral Society Rehearsal - Bowes Museum
10 May 2014 14:00 Old Barnardian reunion rugby match
10 May 2014 19:30 Choral Society Concert "Mozart Requiem & Vivaldi Gloria" - Bowes Museum
Week 3
11 May 2014 11:00 Boarders' trip to the Metro Centre
11 May 2014 19:00 Evensong with focus on Christian Aid followed by Reception in Big School (smart casual)
12 May 2014 Non-uniform Day
12 May 2014 08:45 - 09:30 Second hand uniform shop open
12 May 2014 16:00 "An Inspector Calls" full dress rehearsal
12 May 2014 16:00 Prep School Athletics U10 vs Yarm School - HOME
12 May 2014 16:00 Prep School Athletics U11 vs Yarm School - HOME
12 May 2014 16:00 Prep School Athletics U9 vs Yarm - HOME
12 May 2014 17:00 Boarding HSMs' Meeting - Nicholson Room
13 May 2014 08:50 - 09:10 Year 5 & 6 Bikeability Assembly
13 May 2014 12:15 - 13:15 UVI Leavers' Lunch, Atkinson Hall
13 May 2014 15:15 - 15:30 Prep School Group Photograph
13 May 2014 16:00 - 20:30 Climbing Club
13 May 2014 16:00 Prep School Rounders U10 vs Durham High School - HOME
13 May 2014 17:10 HSMs' Meeting - Nicholson Room
14 May 2014 11:30 Cricket v MCC: 1st (H)
14 May 2014 16:00 Christian Aid envelope collection
14 May 2014 16:00 House activities
14 May 2014 19:00 "An Inspector Calls" - Big School
15 May 2014 19:00 "An Inspector Calls" - Big School
16 May 2014 13:50 Upper Sixth UCAS Confirmation Briefing - Big School
16 May 2014 15:00 - 17:00 Second hand uniform shop open
16 May 2014 19:00 Bentley Beetham Endeavour Lecture - Big School
17 May 2014 09:30 - 11:30 Informal Open Morning
17 May 2014 10:45 Christian Aid envelope collection
17 May 2014 13:00 Exercise First Look departs - Catterick Training Area
17 May 2014 15:00 ABRSM High Scorers' Concert - Polam Hall
17 May 2014 19:00 ABRSM High Scorers' Concert - Polam Hall
Week 4
18 May 2014 10:30 Informal Service (smart casual)
18 May 2014 12:00 CCF Exercise First Look returns - Catterick Training Area
18 May 2014 13:00 Boarders' Paintballing Trip
19 May 2014 Year 3 to 6 Exams
19 May 2014 08:45 - 09:30 Second hand uniform shop open
19 May 2014 09:00 Year 10 Geography Field Trip - Swaledale
19 May 2014 13:30 Governor's Education & Welfare Committee Meeting - Nicholson Room
20 May 2014 Year 3 to 6 Exams
20 May 2014 16:00 - 20:30 Climbing Club
21 May 2014 Year 3 to 6 Exams
21 May 2014 13:15 Anti-bullying committee meeting - Nicholson Room
21 May 2014 14:00 Cricket v Durham Pilgrims: 1st (H)
21 May 2014 16:00 House activities
21 May 2014 17:05 Post-assessment Full Staff Meeting - M Block
21 May 2014 19:30 Pianists attend Piano Recital by Viv McLean - Witham Hall
22 May 2014 19:00 Theatre Studies trip to NTL - "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time" - Witham Hall
22 May 2014 19:00 Longfield Dinner
23 May 2014 Upper Sixth Study Leave begins after school commitments
23 May 2014 13:00 - 15:00 Prep School Sports Day (Years 3-6)
23 May 2014 13:50 Upper Sixth Lecture - Big School
23 May 2014 15:00 - 17:00 Second hand uniform shop open
23 May 2014 16:00 LV1 Parents' UCAS Briefing - Big School
23 May 2014 17:00 Half term begins
24 May 2014 Half term
Week 5
25 May 2014 Half term
26 May 2014 Half term
27 May 2014 Half term
27 May 2014 06:30 WW1 Battlefields Trip departs
28 May 2014 Half term
29 May 2014 Half term
30 May 2014 Half Term
30 May 2014 19:00 WW1 Battlefields Trip returns
31 May 2014 Half term
Week 6
01 June 2014 Half term
01 June 2014 16:00 - 20:00 Boarders return
02 June 2014 08:45 Second half begins
02 June 2014 08:45 - 09:30 Second hand uniform shop open
02 June 2014 08:45 Prep School Barney Friends' Coffee, Clarendon's
02 June 2014 09:00 Chapel
02 June 2014 09:15 Target setting
02 June 2014 09:50 Lessons resume
02 June 2014 16:00 Prep School Cricket U9 vs Yarm School - AWAY (departing 14:00)
02 June 2014 16:00 Prep School Rounders U9 vs Yarm School - AWAY (departing 14:00)
03 June 2014 16:00 - 20:30 Climbing Club
03 June 2014 17:00 Health & Safety Committee Meeting - Nicholson Room
04 June 2014 09:00 Year 9 Geography Field Trip - Teesdale
04 June 2014 10:30 Prep School Cricket U11 vs 6-a-side Tournament at Sedbergh School - AWAY (departing 09:00)
04 June 2014 16:00 House activities
05 June 2014 13:30 - 14:30 Year 5 & 6 Play Technical Rehearsal, Big School
06 June 2014 Prep School Athletics U10 vs HMC Athletics at Huntington Stadium, York - AWAY (departing 00:00)
06 June 2014 Prep School Athletics U11 vs HMC Athletics at Huntington Stadium, York - AWAY (departing 00:00)
06 June 2014 Prep School Athletics U9 vs HMC Athletics at Huntington Stadium, York - AWAY (departing 00:00)
06 June 2014 13:30 Prep School Rounders U10 vs Tournament at Bow School - AWAY (departing 12:00)
06 June 2014 13:30 Prep School Rounders U11 vs Tournament at Bow School - AWAY (departing 12:00)
06 June 2014 15:00 - 17:00 Second hand uniform shop open
06 June 2014 16:00 Gold Duke of Edinburgh's Award Training Expedition - Lake District
07 June 2014 13:00 Junior House Cricket
07 June 2014 19:30 Barney Friends Wine Tasting
Week 7
08 June 2014 07:30 - 16:00 CCF Exercise Second Look
08 June 2014 10:30 Festal Eucharist for Pentecost (smart casual)
08 June 2014 13:00 Boarders' day trip to South Shields Carnival
08 June 2014 14:00 Gold Duke of Edinburgh's Award Training Expedition returns
09 June 2014 Lower Sixth return from Study Leave
09 June 2014 08:45 - 09:30 Second hand uniform shop open
09 June 2014 13:30 - 14:30 Year 5 & 6 Play Dress Rehearsal, Big School
09 June 2014 15:10 UCAS Tutorial - Big School
09 June 2014 17:10 HSMs' Meeting - Nicholson Room
09 June 2014 19:00 Duke of Edinburgh's Award Committee Meeting - Nicholson Room
10 June 2014 09:00 Year 10 DT trip to Cummins Engineering
10 June 2014 16:00 - 20:30 Climbing Club
10 June 2014 19:00 - 20:00 Year 5 & 6 Play, Big School
11 June 2014 09:00 Year 8 Geography Field Trip - Robin Hood's Bay
11 June 2014 13:10 Day Pupils' Food Committee Meeting - Nicholson Room
11 June 2014 13:30 Prep School Tennis U8 vs Mini Tennis Tournament at Durham High School - AWAY (departing 12:00)
11 June 2014 16:00 House activities
11 June 2014 17:05 HoDs' Meeting - Library
11 June 2014 19:00 - 20:00 Year 5 & 6 Play, Big School
12 June 2014 Year 6 Trip to Beamish
12 June 2014 08:45 Prep School Barney Friends' Meeting, Clarendon's
12 June 2014 11:30 Intermediate House Cricket
12 June 2014 13:10 Boarding Pupils' Food Committee Meeting - Nicholson Room
13 June 2014 Prep School Cricket U11 vs HMC Cricket at Woodhouse Grove - AWAY (departing 00:00)
13 June 2014 Prep School Rounders U11 vs HMC Rounders at Pocklington - AWAY (departing 00:00)
13 June 2014 08:45 - 18:00 Year 10 Art visit to Yorkshire Sculpture Park
13 June 2014 13:30 Governors' House & Finance Committee Meeting - Nicholson Room
13 June 2014 13:50 Lower Sixth Lecture: Nadiyah Patel, Choosing a University - Big School
13 June 2014 14:00 Prep School Rounders U10 vs Yarm School - AWAY (departing 12:30)
13 June 2014 15:00 - 17:00 Second hand uniform shop open
13 June 2014 16:00 Gold Duke of Edinburgh's Award Training Expedition - Lake District
14 June 2014 08:45 County Schools' Athletics Championships at Monkton Stadium
14 June 2014 10:00 Associated Board Theory Examinations - Music School
Week 8
15 June 2014 11:45 Boarders' trip to Hamsterley Forest - biking & barbecue
15 June 2014 12:00 - 21:00 Climbing Club
15 June 2014 14:00 Gold Duke of Edinburgh's Award Training Expedition returns
15 June 2014 19:00 Evensong (smart casual)
16 June 2014 Exam week for Years 7-10
16 June 2014 Prep School Tennis U11 vs Tournament at Dame Allans - AWAY (departing 00:00)
16 June 2014 08:45 - 09:30 Second hand uniform shop open
16 June 2014 13:30 Prep School Rounders U9 vs Tournament - HOME
16 June 2014 15:10 UCAS Tutorial - Big School
16 June 2014 17:00 Boarding HSMs' Meeting - Nicholson Room
17 June 2014 13:10 Calendar Meeting - M Block
17 June 2014 14:00 Intermediate House Rounders
17 June 2014 16:00 - 20:30 Climbing Club
18 June 2014 09:30 - 11:30 Year 6 Probability Fair
18 June 2014 13:15 Anti-bullying committee meeting - Nicholson Room
18 June 2014 13:30 - 14:30 Pre-Prep Sports Day
18 June 2014 15:30 Prep School Cricket U11 vs Sedbergh - HOME
18 June 2014 15:30 Prep School Cricket U9 vs Sedbergh - HOME
18 June 2014 16:00 House activities
19 June 2014 11:30 Intermediate House Cricket
19 June 2014 15:00 - 15:30 Prep School Trinity Evensong, Chapel
20 June 2014 12:30 Governors' Estates & Development Committee Meeting - Nicholson Room
20 June 2014 13:50 Lower Sixth Lecture - Big School
20 June 2014 14:00 Prep School Cricket U10 vs Ashville - AWAY (departing 12:30)
20 June 2014 14:00 Prep School Cricket U11 vs Ashville - AWAY (departing 12:30)
20 June 2014 14:00 Prep School Cricket U9 vs Durham Choristers - AWAY (departing 12:30)
20 June 2014 14:00 Prep School Rounders U10 vs Ashville - AWAY (departing 12:30)
20 June 2014 14:00 Prep School Rounders U11 vs Ashville - AWAY (departing 12:30)
20 June 2014 14:00 Prep School Rounders U9 vs Durham Choristers - AWAY (departing 12:30)
20 June 2014 15:00 - 17:00 Second hand uniform shop open
20 June 2014 19:00 Common Room Dining-in
20 June 2014 19:30 Barn Dance at Hutton Hall Farm, Hutton Magna (fundraising for Peru trip)
21 June 2014 Inter-county Athetics Championships at Gateshead Stadium (qualifying athletes only)
21 June 2014 Exeat weekend
21 June 2014 07:30 Boys' North of England Tennis Tournament at Pocklington: U14
21 June 2014 10:00 Boarders' trip to Newcastle
Week 9
22 June 2014 Exeat weekend
22 June 2014 Prep School Barney Friends' Bat, Ball & Bike Activities & Games
22 June 2014 13:00 - 17:00 Junior Play Tech & Dress Rehearsal - Big School
22 June 2014 19:45 Compline (smart casual)
23 June 2014 08:45 - 09:30 Second hand uniform shop open
23 June 2014 13:30 Chapel & Chamber Choirs to York
23 June 2014 15:10 UCAS Tutorial - Big School
23 June 2014 16:00 Prep School Cricket U11 vs Yarm School - HOME
23 June 2014 16:00 Prep School Rounders U11 vs Yarm School - HOME
23 June 2014 17:15 Chapel & Chamber Choirs sing Evensong at York Minster
24 June 2014 Deadline for return of text books from Upper Sixth & Year 11
24 June 2014 08:30 Air Experience at RAF Leeming
24 June 2014 18:30 Junior Arts Evening - Big School
25 June 2014 09:30 Prep School House Cricket & Rounders (Years 3-6)
25 June 2014 13:45 - 15:40 Prep School Move Up Afternoon
25 June 2014 13:50 New Pupils' Induction Afternoon
25 June 2014 14:00 - 15:30 Prep School new Reception class pupils visit
26 June 2014 11:30 Intermediate House Cricket
26 June 2014 13:00 Prep School Athletics U11 vs Durham Choristers - AWAY (departing 11:30)
26 June 2014 14:00 Junior House Rounders
26 June 2014 18:00 - 19:00 Preview of Upper Sixth Art Exhibition - Witham Hall
26 June 2014 19:00 - 20:00 Prep School Barney Friends' AGM, Atkinson Hall
27 June 2014 Pre-Prep Trip to Washington Wild Fowl Park
27 June 2014 Barnardian Weekend
27 June 2014 Upper Sixth Art Exhibition
27 June 2014 LCM examinations - Music School
27 June 2014 13:30 Full Governing Body Meeting - Nicholson Room
27 June 2014 13:50 UCAS Tutorial - Big School
27 June 2014 14:00 Prep School Cricket U10 vs St Olaves - HOME
27 June 2014 14:00 Prep School Cricket U11 vs St Olaves - HOME
27 June 2014 14:00 Prep School Rounders U11 vs Bow and Durham Choristers - AWAY (departing 12:30)
27 June 2014 15:00 - 17:00 Second hand uniform shop open
28 June 2014 Upper Sixth Art Exhibition
28 June 2014 Barnardian Weekend
28 June 2014 13:00 Gold Duke of Edinburgh's Award Assessed Expedition departs
28 June 2014 13:00 Cricket v Old Barardians: 1st (H)
28 June 2014 19:30 Old Barnardians' Buffet Supper - Big School
Week 10
29 June 2014 Upper Sixth Art Exhibition
29 June 2014 Barnardian Weekend
29 June 2014 09:00 Silver Duke of Edinburgh's Award Assessed Expedition departs
29 June 2014 10:30 Chapel Service & Dedication of Tree (School Uniform)
29 June 2014 13:00 Boarders' trip to Aerial Extreme
30 June 2014 ABRSM music examinations all week
30 June 2014 Upper Sixth Art Exhibition
30 June 2014 08:45 - 09:30 Second hand uniform shop open
30 June 2014 08:50 Years 7 & 8 End-of-term Presentation Assembly - Big School
30 June 2014 09:10 Year 7 Geogrpahy trip to Whinlatter Forest
30 June 2014 11:00 Cricket Festival at Rossall: 1st
30 June 2014 14:15 Prep School Cricket U9 vs St Olaves - AWAY (departing 12:30)
30 June 2014 14:15 Prep School Rounders U9 vs St Olaves - AWAY (departing 12:30)
30 June 2014 15:10 UCAS Tutorial - Big School
30 June 2014 16:00 CCF Summer Camp Briefing - CCF Hut
30 June 2014 19:00 Senior Art & Music Festival
01 July 2014 Upper Sixth Art Exhibition
01 July 2014 A Level Art visit to teh Royal Academy Summer Exhibition - London
01 July 2014 Year 5 Orienteering in Hamsterley Forest
01 July 2014 06:00 Year 7 trip to Harry Potter World
01 July 2014 08:50 Year 9 & 10 End-of-term Presentation assembly - Big School
01 July 2014 09:30 Sixth Form Industry Day - Big School
01 July 2014 11:00 Cricket Festival at Rossall: 1st
01 July 2014 18:00 Silver Duke of Edinburgh's Award Assessed Expedition returns
01 July 2014 18:00 - 21:00 Sixth Form Barbecue
01 July 2014 19:30 - 22:00 Years 9 & 10 Disco
02 July 2014 Upper Sixth Art Exhibition
02 July 2014 09:30 - 16:00 Sixth Form Induction Day
02 July 2014 10:30 - 13:00 Pre-Prep Teddy Bears' Picnic
02 July 2014 11:00 Cricket Festival at Rossall: 1st
02 July 2014 14:30 - 15:15 Prep School End of Term Gathering for pupils
02 July 2014 16:00 HoDs (post exam setting meeting) - Nicholson Room
02 July 2014 18:00 Gold Duke of Edinburgh's Award Training Expedition returns
02 July 2014 19:00 - 21:00 Year 6 Leavers' Disco, Atkinson Hall
02 July 2014 19:00 Year 11 Prom - Morritt Arms
02 July 2014 19:00 - 21:30 Years 7 & 8 Disco
02 July 2014 19:00 Senior Choristers' Dinner
03 July 2014 09:30 - 12:30 Sixth Form Induction Morning
03 July 2014 14:00 - 15:30 Prep School Speech Day & Prize-giving, Sports Hall
03 July 2014 15:30 - 17:00 Prep School term finishes after Speech Day
04 July 2014 Upper Sixth Art Exhibition
04 July 2014 09:00 End-of-year Chapel Service, followed by Nailing-Up
04 July 2014 09:50 House Meetings
04 July 2014 11:00 Speech Day, Prize-giving & Leavers' Valedictory
04 July 2014 12:30 - 13:30 Second hand uniform shop open
04 July 2014 13:00 Term ends
04 July 2014 19:30 Summer Ball
05 July 2014 Upper Sixth Art Exhibition
Week 11
06 July 2014 Cricket tour to Sri Lanka departs (returns 17th July)
06 July 2014 14:30 CCF Summer Camp departs (returns 5.00pm 11th July)
Pre Term
07 July 2014 07:30 Coast-to-coast Expedition departs (returns 6.00pm Sunday 13th July)
14 August 2014 A2 & AS Results
21 August 2014 IGCSE & GCSE Results