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

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

Both Senior and Prep Schools offer excellent ranges of extra-curricular activities to broaden the children's experience whilst having fun! A fantastic school, both of my girls can't wait to get to school on a morning!
Sue and Steve Bowen

First World War Story at Bowes Museum

First World War Story at Bowes Museum

Looking back at a familiy's story by Rev Darren Moore

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World's Largest Lesson

World's Largest Lesson

Boarding at Barnard Castle School

Boarding at Barnard Castle School

A view from our new Second Master - Tony Jackson

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