These are exciting times for Barney, but at the same time challenging in equal measure. In carrying out research into the history of our School since its inception over 130 years ago, it is clear that Barnard Castle School has always fought hard to ensure it remains relevant, and that the values and ethos which were at the forefront of its foundation, remain, to this day, at the heart of all we do.
To continue to thrive, we must look to build our School for future generations. Fee income sustains a school day-to-day; philanthropy builds a school for the future.
Our plans are bold. At the heart of them is a desire to see Barney be a leading light in the independent sector, not just in County Durham but in the wider regional and national spheres. To achieve this we need funds to develop our pastoral, academic and extracurricular spaces, so that our children continue to flourish and develop into young adults who go into the world as fully-rounded characters, armed with the skills and the values to lead and succeed in whatever path they choose.
In this area of the website you will see evidence of work completed thus far in a relatively short period of time, as well as proposals for projects we aspire to complete in the coming months and years. In order to do this, we need support. That could come in the form of a single donation or regular payments contributing towards bursaries.
We want to ensure this wonderful place continues to educate future generations for years to come. To do this we need your assistance. If you wish to discuss any of the projects in more detail, please do not hesitate to contact me; I would be delighted to hear from you.