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Barnard Castle School, County Durham



School Details
Newgate,
Barnard Castle,
County Durham,
United Kingdom,
DL12 8UN

Tel: +44 1833 690222
Fax: +44 1833 696062

Founded:1883

Headmaster:
Mr Tony Jackson

Registrar:
Mrs Jo Barkes

This school offers flexi-boarding.

Accreditations and affiliations:
IAPS, HMC, DFE, UK, ISBA, BSA, AGBIS
Religious affiliation:
Inter-denominational
Teaching languages:
English
Age Range & Fees
Age
Range
4 - 18
Annual
Day Fees
£6,240
to
£13,500
Annual Weekly
Boarding Fees
£18,300
to
£26,010
Annual Full
Boarding Fees
£18,300
to
£26,010
Number of Pupils
School Boy
Boys
School Girl
Girls
305
Day
227
81
Full board
40
6
Weekly
2
392
Total
269
This school offers
flexi-boarding.
Number of Staff
Full Time
Part Time
85
5
GCSE Pass Rate - age 16
At Grades A* to C
Pass Rate - age 18
courses are offered for age 18 exams
Higher Education
Pupils who went on to Higher Education or took Gap Year

Method of Entry:


Taster days, Entry test or exam, GCSE results, Please apply to school, Registration, Trial day at school, Visit school, Report from previous school, Educational psychologist's report, Common Entrance, Assessment, Interview
 

Scholarships & Bursaries:


Financial need, Means tested bursaries, Means tested assisted places, Means tested scholarships, Sport, 6th Form, Senior school entry, Siblings, CDT, Art, Armed forces discounts or bursaries, Academic, Drama, Music, All-rounder

What we offer


  • Philosophy/Ethics
  • Government/Politics
  • Drama/Theatre
  • ICT
  • Painting/Sculpture
  • Economics
  • Electronics
  • Engineering
  • Psychology
  • Classics
  • Business studies
  • Design technology
  • Ancient Greek
  • Chinese
  • Mandarin
  • English as foreign/2nd language
  • German
  • French
  • Greek
  • Latin
  • Spanish
  • Russian
  • Athletics
  • Tennis
  • Basketball
  • Fencing
  • Swimming
  • Gymnastics
  • Netball
  • Football
  • Rounders
  • Archery
  • Badminton
  • Table tennis
  • Cross-country
  • Golf
  • Hockey
  • Rugby
  • Squash
  • Fitness training
  • Cricket
  • Shooting
  • Chess
  • Rowing
  • Cycling
  • Dance
  • Drama productions
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Public speaking/Debating
  • Skiing
  • Young Enterprise
  • Language club
  • Rock climbing
  • Sailing
  • Rainbows/Brownies/Guides
  • Adventure training
  • Canoeing
  • Cadets - CCF/ACF/ATC etc
  • Horse riding and management
  • Band/Orchestra
  • Choir
  • Guitar
  • Keyboard
  • Organ
  • Brass
  • Singing
  • Strings
  • Woodwind
  • Jazz
  • School bus service
  • Particular diets
  • Experience of expatriates' children
  • Rail/Airport services
  • Before school/Breakfast club
  • After school club
  • Experience of diplomatic corps' children
  • Experience of services' children
  • Experience of international students
  • Experience of gifted children
  • Vegetarian
  • Hearing Impairment (HI)
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Dyslexia or Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD)
  • Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD)
  • Epilepsy
 
 
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