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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  • A huge well done to the 13 boys involved in the U15 County Cup football final at Thatcham Town on Wednesday 1 May. The boys battled, as they have all season, unfortunately their unbeaten run came to an end. They lost out to a strong, well organised St Crispin’s team who won, 3-1, on the night. Finishing second in the county was a great achievement and the boys should all be really proud of what has been an excellent season.

  • On Tuesday May 7 our two Young Enterprise companies took part in the West Berkshire Area Final. Students were required to set up their trade stand and then were interviewed by the judges about their company performance. They also gave a presentation outlining their activities since September. At the end of the evening awards were presented in a variety of categories. read more

  • A new award is being introduced at St Bart’s to recognise those who help and support their communities. This award complements the many other ways in which we celebrate achievement and success across our broad curriculum. read more

  • At the end of last term, we were delighted to receive a letter of congratulations from the Rt Hon Nick Gibb, Minister of State for School Standards, congratulating the school on the outstanding progress our students made at GCSE, putting the school in the top 8% of state schools for student achievement in terms of progress, and for the high percentage of students taking GCSE language last summer.  This is excellent recognition of the hard work that all students and staff put in here at St Bart’s to ensure that high standards are consistently achieved, and this should not be underestimated. We would like to share the letter, as follows… read more

  • The Berkshire School Games took place on Wednesday 27 March. St Bart’s was well represented at this event both as competitors and as Sports Leaders.

    Our Year 10 Sports Leaders were instrumental in officiating and organising the Primary Schools Tag Rugby festival, which involved Primary Schools across the County. read more



BartholoNews 15 May 2019

Posted on May 15, 2019 READ