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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

It is the best thing we did sending our sons to Barnard Castle School.They thoroughly enjoyed their time there making good friends.
Pat Pettler

Lecturn Club

Lecturn Club

In 100 years

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Remembrance Parade

Remembrance Parade

In memory

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North East Commander

North East Commander

Inspires Sixth Form students

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Stuart Lancaster's views

Stuart Lancaster's views

England coach on Barney rugby

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Durham Gala Theatre

Durham Gala Theatre

Inaugural Gala concert

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