St Bart's is at the heart of the Newbury Community. The school has a long history and has preserved many of its traditions. It has a philosophy of Enterprise and a clear vision for the future. The outstanding facilities across the curriculum and real attention to the needs of all students enable them to build for a promising future on solid educational foundations.See More
St Bart’s is a forward thinking comprehensive school. Time after time, our results and achievements place us as one of the top secondary schools in the country. A large vibrant Sixth Form offers a wide range of subjects and attracts students from around the area.
St Bart's is a forward thinking comprehensive school. Time after time, our results and achievements place us as one of the top secondary schools in the country. A large vibrant Sixth Form offers a wide range of subjects and attracts students from around the area.
The school celebrated outstanding GCSE and A Level results for 2017.
Over 250 former Sixth Form students and their parents/carers returned to St Bartholomew’s School last term for the annual Awards Evening.This year group gained exceptional results. 80% of all grades were a C Grade or better and well over 50% of all grades were A*, A or B. 25 students secured 3 Grades at A* or A, and the overall progress of students was rated as ‘Excellent’. So it’s no surprise that this was a particularly positive and well-attended evening.
The AWE Schools Engineering Challenge has been won by a Year 9 team from St Bart’s. This year’s task was to build a boat from a range of everyday objects. The boat was then tested for its speed, stability and ability to carry cargo. The students showed inventiveness and technical skill producing a streamlined designed that proved faster than all t heir competitors. Well done to the winners.
The Clubs & Societies Fair this week showcased the wide range of activities on offer at St Bart’s. Students were finding out about the opportunities and signing up to the different clubs. Among the many to choose from were chess, sports, music, science, art, drama, knit’n’natter, speed cubing and Chinese. Older students looking ahead to future careers were also interested in MedSoc and LawSoc.
The school is celebrating excellent A Level and GCSE results. At A Level well over a quarter of all grades achieved were at A or A* and over 80% were at C grade or higher. Twenty three students gained at least three A grades or better with nine achieving this mark across four subjects. All students who held offers from Oxford or Cambridge have achieved the grades required to continue their academic studies at these universities.