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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 thought very carefully about which school we should choose for our two sons and were keen to make sure that their very individual needs were met. I can with all honesty say that we were extremely happy with the all round education offered to each of our sons.
Mrs Linda Sammons

Top of the Bench

Top of the Bench

Beating local rivals

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Athletic prowess

Athletic prowess

Bodes well for Sports Day

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Exercise First Look

Exercise First Look

70 new cadets

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Scarfe's Thatcher

Scarfe's Thatcher

Maddy's version

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Dale milliner inspires pupils

Dale milliner inspires pupils

Great Barney Sewing Bee

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