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St Bart’s was judged to be outstanding in every category:
  • Quality of education
  • Behaviour and attitudes
  • Personal development
  • Leadership and management
  • Sixth form
Ofsted particularly praised St Bart’s for 'the ambitious and carefully planned curriculum embedded across the school'. Inspectors also highlighted the ‘kindness and respect’ shown by St Bart’s students, as well as their ‘determination to help everyone achieve their best’. Read the Ofsted Report 2021
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.  See More
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. See less


  • Published 7 December

    Last week saw the last round of league fixtures for our U18’s.

    Our A team drew their first game, 0-0, against St Gabriel’s School, beat The Downs School, 1-0, and won, 1-0, against Kennet School B Team. read more

  • Published 7 December 2023

    On Friday 1 December, 90 students from Year 7 to Year 13 went to Wembley Stadium to watch England Women play the Netherlands, and it ended up being an exciting game. England didn’t start off well, conceding 2 good goals early on, meaning we were 2-0 down at half time. We were confident that England could get back into it, and we predicted a 3-2 win for the Lionesses during the half-time break.

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  • Published 7 December 2023

     Last Thursday over 800 Year 7, Year 8 and Year 9 students had the opportunity to explore over forty different job roles as part of our highly successful annual Key Stage 3 Careers Fair. Those organisations represented included, among others: Army, AWE, Bluecore Plumbing & Heating, Cyber Crowd, Fusion Group, Green Alliance, iB Architects, Newbury College, Newbury Corn Exchange, Priors Court School, Siemens, The Royal Berkshire Hospital, Thames Valley Police, Xtrac and Vodafone. read more

  • Published 5 December 2023

      Our annual KS4 Awards Evening was held on Thursday 23 November at which we celebrated last year’s Year 11 students’ remarkable achievements. Led by our Assistant Headteacher, Mr Bandy, the ceremony was opened by our Headteacher, Dr Fitter, and our Vice-Chair of Governors, Mr Campbell Smith. Subject prizes for both achievements and progress were given as well as 21 major awards for contributions to many aspects of school life beyond the academic. The Mayor of Newbury was in attendance and was delighted to take part in the celebrations. read more

  • Published 5 December 2023

    Former student, Amit Manna, graduated this summer from The Royal Northern College of Music – Music Conservatoire. Our Music department are “delighted and truly humbled” that he has dedicated his brand new music release to them. read more



BartholoNews 6 December 2023

Posted on December 6, 2023 READ