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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.


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Our new free school, Barton Manor, is progressing. Here are the latest images.


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:


Work's really progressing on our new build. Due for completion in February 2022.

School Name and Logo

Barton Manor School Name and Logo

The Barton Manor School is a member of Barton Court Academy Trust (BCAT) and resides in the Barton ward of Canterbury. It is named after the Trust, the ward where it resides and after the fine mansion house, built in 1750, which is BCATs Head Office on the Barton Court Grammar School site.

The logo is derived from:

Barton’ is an amalgamation of

  • ‘Bar-‘ The Old English ‘bere’ meaning ‘barley’; the cereal grain
  • ‘-ton’ signifying ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement

Manor’ derives from Latin and signifies a ‘dwelling

Resulting in ‘Barton Manor’ meaning ‘Barley Enclosure’.

Barley is included in the school logo/shield




  • Nature
  • Health
  • Growth
  • Plenitude



Barton Court the ‘dwelling’ of which Barton Manor School takes its name symbolises

  • Safety
  • Shelter
  • Prosperity

The Head Office of Barton Court Academy Trust is the manor house situated on Barton Court Grammar School site. The site was established around 598-605 AD as the home-farm of the Abbey of St Augustine. Barton Court was demolished and rebuilt in 1750 as a fine mansion house.

The building is an 18th century build with Flemish Bond Brick Work with a three-section Venetian Window.

This Venetian Window is included in the School logo/shield



The Hougham Family owned Barton Court from 1657 to 1902. This wealthy and influential family had links to royalty and powerful people. The family coat of arms include a falcon which is included in the school logo/shield

Falcon symbolises

  • Victory
  • Success
  • Rising above challenging situations
  • Wisdom
  • Vision
  • Protection

Author: CleverBox


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