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21/05/24

On 4 May, Barton Court hosted the largest post-COVID chess tournament, adult or junior, in East Kent... the Kent Megafinal. Read more at https://t.co/FAuqGA9ULb pic.twitter.com/sTW2cQb9cU

20/05/24

All students have had an assembly from Porchlight in preparation for our big charity event 'The Big Sleep Out' in July. Find out more: The Big Sleep Out 2024 is not too far away! - Latest News - Barton Manor School pic.twitter.com/s20aw5oBBM

10/05/24

We are delighted to be awarded which recognises the value we place on music both within the curriculum and through extra curricular activities & events. Read more: https://t.co/e3CONi0seX pic.twitter.com/0K3i4CVdUi

09/05/24

Late in March, students enjoyed our latest careers fair. Thank you to the local businesses and course providers for coming along to inspire our students. Read about the event at: https://t.co/iwM8THLmcg pic.twitter.com/hBharkKDgJ

15/04/24

Pupils and staff at Barton Manor School have embarked on an exciting journey to gain a prestigious Artsmark Award. Find out more at: https://t.co/YVlKntXx2K pic.twitter.com/kbQdnKLsPH

15/04/24

Our fantastic school is recruiting more admin staff... have a look and see if something grabs your interest! https://t.co/ln46vkR4rO pic.twitter.com/VLtyJdBm1F

06/03/24

Y8 Students at BMS will also be attending... pic.twitter.com/s1qtZqOqDH

08/12/23

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06/12/23

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30/11/23

We've recently begun a partnership with to provide students with greater access to the world of Performing Arts. For more information on the range of backstage and front of stage courses they run, have a look at https://t.co/NGhWv0yLmg pic.twitter.com/Cul3Q4F6bx

29/11/23

We are looking for a great DT Technician who wants to join our school and assist in a very supportive department. If you, or anyone you know, is interested in this role, please click the link below:https://t.co/uZSmrKkhcc

27/11/23

All students in Years 7 & 8 took part in an Anti-bullying Assembly by the local Police. They learnt about the laws, different types of bullying and the effects that bullying can have on others. pic.twitter.com/gRfmY1FubZ

22/11/23

We want to make a difference to the homeless of Canterbury. We are in urgent need of some festive treats for our Porchlight Christmas Gift Box Appeal. Please see our website for ideas of what can be donated by 1 Dec. We need time to wrap and deliver! Thank you. pic.twitter.com/0F3BJyVEJp

20/11/23

Another group of Y8 students visited last week to see the Crown Jewels, visit the White Tower and see Traitors Gate. They also attended a Protest and Rebellion workshop which they loved! pic.twitter.com/hWaSsycDpI

17/11/23

Our Bake Sale for Children in Need raised £215.30 which is amazing from just two year groups at BMS. pic.twitter.com/YGbFidaUgP

17/11/23

There's a real & growing concern re how many young people share inappropriate images online, leading to potential exploitation, blackmail & harm from a young age & leaving a lasting digital footprint. If you share it, you're involved. Speak to the DSL team if you've concerns. pic.twitter.com/F50JEb0XsB

17/11/23

Keeping Children Safe Online - a great poster for parents to share with their children. pic.twitter.com/ZkzIp0CV8p

16/11/23

Some Year 8 students at Barton Manor were pleased to head over to Barton Court and watch talks from the BBC Bitesize Careers roadshow last week. Students learned about a wide variety of career pathways in fashion, TV production and academia. pic.twitter.com/0UcgP0YKXh

14/11/23

We are proud of our students, Moree, Shafin & Laila for putting themselves forward as advocates for the young people of Canterbury in the elections. If you are aged between 11-18 please show your support by voting online at https://t.co/9HB0aUPA2T by Friday 17 November pic.twitter.com/mahHbLdd05

10/11/23

Students in Art made a poppy dress to commemorate Remembrance pic.twitter.com/NzB7xLLHBq

10/11/23

Students visited the Memorial in Canterbury to lay a wreath on behalf of BMS for those who have fought for our country. Meeting Eric from the RBL enabled them to learn about the role of the Legion & ask questions about the memorial & the importance of Remembrance Day pic.twitter.com/ML0A1NDkrx

08/11/23

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16/10/23

After a big victory last match the Y7 football team were looking to continue their form. Unfortunately, this wasn’t the case in the 1st half with SLBGS leading two goals to nil. They fought back though & within the last 10 minutes won 3-2! Great fighting spirit & determination. pic.twitter.com/WmXAPqT0oj

12/10/23

A fantastic performance by the Year 8 Football team yesterday. After failing to put away the chances in their last game, the Year 8’s finally found their shooting boots securing a 7-1 victory against St Anselm's School. The team should be proud of their performance. pic.twitter.com/1Ab30EsHM6

12/10/23

A fantastic performance by the Y8 Football team yesterday. After failing to put away the chances in the their last game, the Y8’s final found their shooting boots securing a 7-1 victory against St Anselm's School. The team should be proud of their performance. pic.twitter.com/d09YD2CXUK

Careers Advice

Careers Advice

As part of improving the quality and effectiveness of Barton Manor's Careers Education and Guidance for our students, Mr Wilcock (Careers Coordinator) will work with governors, heads of year, teaching staff, students, parents, external agencies, further education institutions and businesses so that Barton Manor continues to ensure that our students receive excellent Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG).

Contact details for key staff:

Mr Wilcock, Director of Modern Foreign Languages and Careers Coordinator – rwilcock@bartonmanor.org

Mr Wilcock can be contacted on 01227 532140.

SLT Link: Mrs Stanley, Assistant Headteacher: Pastoral Care & Safeguarding – hstanley@bartonmanor.org

Barton Manor will work to achieve the 8 Gatsby Careers Benchmarks, which reflect international best practice, to improve careers provision.

The school will use Compass, an online self-evaluation tool for schools to use to assess how careers support compares against the Gatsby Benchmarks and the national average. A tracker planning tool will be used to help record activities clearly and easily, and will identify how the school is meeting the Benchmark scores.

Barton Manor School is working with The Careers & Enterprise Company (CEC) which will provide external support to the school. In 2014, the Government established the CEC, to provide the strategic coordination for employers, schools, colleges, funders and careers programme providers to create high impact careers and enterprise support to young people (aged 12-18). The CEC’s initial focus has been on employer engagement, based on evidence about the importance of giving young people more opportunities to connect with employers of all sizes and from all sectors. The aim will be for every student from Year 7 -13 to have at least one meaningful encounter each year with employers and that these encounters will inspire pupils and allow them to learn about what work is like, or what it takes to be successful in the workforce. In addition to this, the schools aim is for all or the majority of pupils to have encounters with further or higher education establishment. Students will have encounters with these organisations whilst in school (in addition to the access we provide to apprenticeships and universities).

From Year 7 students are encouraged to actively develop knowledge and skills that contribute to their preparations for the world of employment across a range of subjects, tutor time and dedicated focus days.  Activities, including business and enterprise projects as well as workshops and specialist speakers, support our provision for our students.

The CXK service is available to young people through a professionally qualified Personal Advisor. CXK ensures that personal advisors are prepared for their role to maintain a high standard of guidance and have enhanced DBS checks along with up-to-date safeguarding training. Barton Manor’s dedicated CXK adviser is Rachel Jury who provides independent and impartial advice and guidance within the school to students as they face decisions about their future.  He is available in schools and offer confidential guidance and support to teenagers about careers, education, training and job options, as well as other issues such as health, money, relationships, and housing. Barton Manor’s provision for careers education, advice and guidance (CEIAG) offers an integrated careers programme from Year 7’s PSHEE Enrichment Day in July, group sessions for year 8 students on choosing GCSE options, through to individual interviews with actions plans for year 11 and 6th form students.

CXK Personal Advisors can work with parents/carers to help prepare their son or daughter for the future. There might be particular times when it is useful to have independent professional help and guidance, for example when one’s son or daughter:

  • is starting to think about their GCSE subject choices at Key Stage 3
     
  • is considering their options after Year 11. Personal advisors can give them advice and guidance on staying on in full-time education, starting work, training, work-based learning or apprenticeships
     
  • is thinking about future learning following their sixth-form studies
     
  • may be experiencing difficulties and they need extra support to get back on track
     
  • needs advice on the benefits available to them to support their progression through education and training
     
  • has a learning difficulty or disability and needs help with their next steps

How to contact CXK through the school: email rwilcock@bartonmanor.org

Every pupil, and their parents/carers, should have access to good quality information about future study options and labour market opportunities. The National Careers Service offers information and professional advice about education, training and work to adults and young people aged 13 years and over. Pupils and their parents/carers can access support via a website, helpline and web chat. For more information see:

https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk

http://www.lmiforall.org.uk/

https://www.kent.ac.uk/careers

https://www.bestcourse4me.com