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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:
DFE, UK, AGBIS, ISBA, IAPS, HMC, BSA
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, Visit school, Trial day at school, Registration, Please apply to school, GCSE results, Common Entrance, Report from previous school, Interview, Entry test or exam, Assessment, Educational psychologist's report
 

Scholarships & Bursaries:


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

What we offer


  • Philosophy/Ethics
  • Psychology
  • Engineering
  • ICT
  • Design technology
  • Painting/Sculpture
  • Government/Politics
  • Economics
  • Electronics
  • Classics
  • Business studies
  • Drama/Theatre
  • Russian
  • Mandarin
  • Chinese
  • Ancient Greek
  • Greek
  • English as foreign/2nd language
  • Spanish
  • Latin
  • German
  • French
  • Gymnastics
  • Swimming
  • Athletics
  • Fencing
  • Tennis
  • Netball
  • Table tennis
  • Basketball
  • Cross-country
  • Fitness training
  • Archery
  • Badminton
  • Cricket
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Hockey
  • Rugby
  • Squash
  • Rounders
  • Young Enterprise
  • Public speaking/Debating
  • Rock climbing
  • Language club
  • Skiing
  • Cadets - CCF/ACF/ATC etc
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Drama productions
  • Dance
  • Rainbows/Brownies/Guides
  • Rowing
  • Sailing
  • Horse riding and management
  • Adventure training
  • Shooting
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Chess
  • 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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