St Bart's is at the heart of the Newbury Community and has a long history, having preserved many of its traditions. The school has an established reputation for academic excellence and we are very proud of the results our students achieve year after year.

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At St Bart’s we have high expectations of students, staff, parents and Governors alike and we promote individual excellence within a caring community. We pride ourselves on the fact that every child is individually cared for and recognised for their individual qualities and for the different contributions they make to our successful school.

The outstanding facilities across the curriculum and real attention to the needs of all students enable them to grow and flourish and reach their full potential to build for a promising future on solid educational foundations.

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 2018.


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  • Students from St Bart’s took part in a very successful and well attended concert on Saturday 8 June in collaboration with Newbury Symphony Orchestra and students from John Rankin School.

    The theme of the concert, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first Moon Landing, was music from outer space, and included… read more

  • This year’s annual St Bart’s tennis singles tournament, organised in conjunction with the LTA, saw a record 54 students involved, the most successful to date! All players had a minimum of 3 matches to play, all trying to qualify for the Berkshire County finals. read more

  • Student mental health is a topic previously surrounded by stigma but recently it has become more of a priority in schools. This change is extremely positive and we should all be doing our best to support this.

    At St. Bart’s we raised the profile of this topic during Mental Health Awareness week in May and have some ongoing projects to contribute towards student mental health. read more

  • The St Bart’s Year 7 football team capped off a tremendous season with a resounding win in the West Berkshire Final just before half term, beating John O’Gaunt 8-0 in an excellent all round team display.

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  • Following on from a very successful day at the Area Athletics the previous week the girls were keen to repeat their high level of performances on Thursday 16 May at Palmer Park. They most certainly did not disappoint.

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BartholoNews 12 June 2019

Posted on June 12, 2019 READ