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25/01/23

Yesterday, the BCGS and BMS Maths Club investigated the relationship between wingspan and the flight time of paper helicopters. https://t.co/Ax030MhEfw

11/01/23

Two new clubs for students to join at BMS this week! https://t.co/cXfoiJvy1T

10/01/23

Announcing a new club which is open to BMS & BCGS students this week. https://t.co/JZ1ZSjXoLr

09/01/23

Our fantastic new school is recruiting more teaching staff in preparation for the arrival of another year group in September. Lots of leadership roles available too. Have a look and see if something grabs your interest! https://t.co/IXCbvZDHgw https://t.co/77XWSUPHh1

06/01/23

We've joined the National School Breakfast Prog with providing free healthy breakfasts giving students the best chance to learn. Breakfast can set up children to succeed, which is why all our students can have either a bagel or cereal free from every morning https://t.co/GxuzMOmGdP

15/12/22

This week Year 7 students from Barton Court and Barton Manor took part in a Maths Bake-Off Challenge, using their Mathematical skills to decipher a jumbled up recipe. Their excellent cooking skills resulted in superb candy cane shortbreads! https://t.co/37nFUsBufd

13/12/22

A treat to kick start the week yesterday for our hard working staff - the diet starts in January! https://t.co/lWefcjO44X

05/12/22

We've got some great prizes for our Christmas Fayre this week - looking forward to seeing who wins big! https://t.co/Z7YMlGqi56

21/11/22

We raised £110 for by running a cake sale, which was hugely popular at break and lunch time! https://t.co/C1niGjJkCj

17/11/22

Looking forward to our first Children in Need fundraiser including ‘Spot-themed’ Non School Uniform Day & Cake Sale (with prizes for Bake-Off winner). https://t.co/rTyu93Vsy6

02/11/22

We will be selling Remembrance Day poppies from the School office from Thursday 3 November. To find out more about where your money goes, please visit https://t.co/7SM8nE1u70 https://t.co/9OFlfGz14l

01/11/22

We're delighted to announce we are a National Online Safety Certified School! Accreditation has come through a comprehensive online safety programme and a whole school community approach to protecting children in the online world https://t.co/r6hoYuOIqJ

05/10/22

This week, 16 of our Year 7 students from Barton Manor and Barton Court joined forces to take part in a Maths relay competition. They collaborated very enthusiastically to solve complex problems. Well done to the winning team and to all who took part! https://t.co/2aoXuSBPN3

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

Safeguarding

General Safeguarding

Our students' wellbeing is important to us. We have a large number of trained Designated Safeguarding Leads across the Trust who will be leading safeguarding at the school when it opens in September 2022. If you have any safeguarding concerns prior to the school opening please contact your child’s school Designated Safeguarding Lead. Additional Safeguarding information and further websites and guidance can be found below which parents/carers and students are welcome to access.

Information on contacting the Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) for safeguarding is available here: View / Download

Online Safety

Responsible use of Social Media and Mobile Phones

In today's social media age, children now have access to each other more than ever via social media and their mobile phones and devices.  As a school we strongly encourage clear boundaries on using phones and the Internet. Parents and guardians should not allow their children to play age inappropriate video games or to attend age inappropriate events.

Parents and guardians, as bill payers, have a responsibility for how mobile phones are used and can install controls on phones enabling them to filter which games, apps and websites their child can use, as well as monitor their usage. Be open and transparent with your child and discuss how they use their phone to help them understand what is appropriate and what is expected of them. 

We regularly publish information for parents and carers about the use of the Internet and social media and hope the links below are helpful to you:

Guides and Advice

Using Technology Safely Checklist View / Download
Using Social Media & Staying Safe for Pupils View / Download
What trusted adults need to know about Social Media and Mental Health View / Download
What pupils need to know about Cyberbullying View / Download
Children and Mobile Phones Leaflet for Parents View / Download
9 Top Tips To Get Smart About Children's Devices View / Download
14 Top Tips To Get Smart About The Devices In Your Home View / Download
Age Ratings Guidance View / Download
Screen Addiction Information View / Download
Parents Guide on Online Grooming View / Download
What parents need to know about Catfishing View / Download
Live Streaming Guide for Parents View / Download
What parents need to know about VPN View / Download
How to Spot Fake News View / Download
How are 8-12 year olds using social media View / Download

 

Sites, Apps, and Games

Facebook Guide: View / Download
Checklist: View / Download
Twitter Guide: View / Download
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Instagram Guide: View / Download
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Snapchat Guide: View / Download
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Whatsapp View / Download
Youtube View / Download
Tumblr View / Download
Minecraft View / Download
Fortnite: Battle Royale View / Download
Grand Theft Auto View / Download
Doki Doki Literature Club View / Download
Momo Challenge View / Download
Houseparty View / Download
TikTok View / Download
YOLO View / Download


Extremism and Radicalisation Propaganda

Education Against Hate have created an online guide for parents on keeping your child safe from the dangers of radicalisation.

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Gangs

Information and advice leaflet for young people.

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Sexting

This involves sending or receiving explicit messages, images or videos of a sexual nature. It is illegal to share, make or take an indecent image of a child under the age of 18, even if it is consensual.

What Parents' Need to Know About Sexting View / Download
NSPCC Guidance View

 

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

NSPCC Guidance View

 

Child Exploitation

County Lines Gang Exploitation View / Download
Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) View
Money Mules View / Download

 

The Law and Young People

LawStuff provides free legal information to children and young people to help them understand and access their legal rights.

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