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Barnard Castle Senior School

Barnard Castle Senior School is a friendly community, one which looks to reward achievement in every aspect of the pupils’ busy and productive lives.

Academic achievement lies at the heart of what we do.

We expect high standards of discipline and intellectual focus in the classroom, and we track pupil progress against national benchmarks and our own responsive assessment arrangements.

If you are considering a School for your son or daughter we would be delighted to show you round.

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Academic

First-rate teaching by passionate professionals in their field leads to academic success year in year out

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Pastoral

Our most recent Ofsted report recognised our pastoral care as a real strength of the School

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Boarding Houses

Our girls’ and boys’ houses develop pupils’ independence in a supportive, friendly environment

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Day Houses

Every day eight coaches bus in hundreds of eager children living within an hour’s radius of the School

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The Arts

From musicals to plays, from orchestras to rock groups, from chapel choirs to contemporary dance, the arts are thriving at Barney

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Activities

Described as ‘oustanding’ by Ofsted, over 100 activities are offered every year, as well as countless trips and excursions

We are extremely pleased with her involvement in different aspects of school life. She is very happy at school which should help her to succeed.
John and Victoria Richardson

Sports Day 2016

Sports Day 2016

Bank holiday Monday

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On the move

On the move

Finalists in a prestigious design contest run by global car manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover.

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Bolt from the blue

Bolt from the blue

Athletics Achievement

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Business Magnates

Business Magnates

Inspired by health

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Outstanding Maths Results

Outstanding Maths Results

Huge congratulations to those GCSE students who secured top grades in Maths despite taking their exams six months early.

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