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20/09/22

Y7 BMS students are loving our brand new sports facilities! https://t.co/0xy8WRRPLd

16/09/22

It's the end of our second week as a brand new school in Canterbury and Y7 have been enjoying an intro into their new subjects. https://t.co/KWS7IlDuM5

13/09/22

Details of our Open Evenings at both Barton Court Grammar and Barton Manor School are now available to view on our websites. Booking for the Headteacher Presentations is essential. https://t.co/fReYguaWH5 https://t.co/4tMjXl74Sx https://t.co/c6rDZ2ABaM

13/07/22

We're looking for a dynamic Isolation Manager/Behaviour Pastoral Support Assistant for our brand new school which opens in September. If you or anyone you know is interested in this role, please click the link below for more information: https://t.co/OQud34d5Mc

01/07/22

We're looking for talented & dedicated Teaching Assistants to start in September. If you or someone you know is interested and would like to learn more, please click here: https://t.co/uS3Ci7hu6a

28/03/22

Barton Manor school build was completed last week! The School will legally be transferred to BCAT on 1 May 2022 so we have plenty of time to move in ready to welcome our new Y7 students and their parents/carers to the transition along with welcome events planned for Term 6. https://t.co/p84CtqDzeC

03/03/22

Advanced notification for your diaries. Special offer of 10% off school uniform at the Simmonds Selling Event in June this year - https://t.co/NOjDNgO7zv https://t.co/KDyEp3V5bb

02/03/22

We are looking for an Assistant Site Manager to start at the School on 1 May. If you or someone you know is interested please click here for more details: https://t.co/99T87arMJH https://t.co/Aju3sX2ls8

02/02/22

The Funding Agreement for Barton Manor School has been signed meaning it's now legally within Barton Court Academy Trust and we can start offering student places on 1 March and recruiting staff. Exciting stuff! See our full press release: https://t.co/pXlH1gyjkc

13/01/22

Are you interested in being one of our School Governors, if so come and talk to us or click the link below for further details: https://t.co/Pi6LhW4i3O

13/01/22

We're looking for a Non Executive Director/Trustee for the Barton Court Academy Trust. If this is something that interests you we would love to talk to you. Click the link for further details: https://t.co/QlRKT2idN0

13/01/22

Just 4 weeks to go until this amazing new school is finished. https://t.co/GBU8CGF7mD

10/12/21

Retweeted From Barton Court Grammar

Barton Manor School is really getting there now. The interiors are going in and it's looking incredible. https://t.co/6MCbjsMdo7

25/11/21

It's coming along nicely! https://t.co/KM794U7MGO

25/11/21

Update on our new build! https://t.co/z7MeLi4W5i

04/11/21

Retweeted From Barton Court Grammar

The new free school build, Barton Manor, is progressing well and may even be completed 3 weeks early! https://t.co/Pt5tuJLXwZ

19/10/21

Come along to our Open Evening tonight, 5pm-8pm at Barton Court Grammar School and learn more about our new free school opening in September 2022. https://t.co/qmAN98HMoV https://t.co/mDkjO0vqKz

12/10/21

Barton Manor School is looking for LGB Govs to join them in Jan 2022. If you or someone you know is interested in joining the Trust to help implement the vision, ethos & direction of our new free school click the link below or retweet to spread the word. https://t.co/JqhtzCvv49 https://t.co/WcNV2KxhgA

30/09/21

Retweeted From Barton Court Grammar

Our new free school, Barton Manor, is progressing. Here are the latest images. https://t.co/UBLZw8ECEj

16/09/21

Our Open Morning Tour of the site is now full on Monday 11 October, 9.30am, but other time slots are still available. To book click here: https://t.co/qmAN98HMoV

07/09/21

Work's really progressing on our new build. Due for completion in February 2022. https://t.co/abbEw9lmO5

Why Use Thinking Maps?

Thinking Maps

  • Thinking Maps are a synthesis of the above. They provide a common language of visual tools.
  • It's all about making connections, our brain makes connections every second so it is obvious that we do the same in the way we teach and learn.
  • Predominantly we are visual processors so we need to provide our learners with highly structured displays for systematically managing and organising information.

At Barton Manor we believe in "The Mediation of Thinking". It is about entering students' minds and dealing with misconceptions.

By using the 8 maps, we are offering 8 fundamental and universal cognitive thinking processes to our students which will enable them to, not only reflect on their own thinking, but also be fluent in explaining the mental processes they are using.

Students know already how to think but using the eight visual tools provides them with a clearer, more structured and common thinking model in order to contribute to their own thinking and to sharing their learning and thinking with others.

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