In our recent inspection, 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

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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.

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  • Published 20 January 2022

    The Year 9 boys’ football team travelled to Piggott school in the county cup. Piggott won the match, but all St Bart’s players played well, especially considering that this is the first time they’ve played together since Year 7. Jack scored an excellent goal, and player of the match was Mohamad. 

  • Published 19 January 2022

    We were delighted to hear that Berkshire County Tennis has awarded St Bart’s their “Berkshire School of the Year” Award. This is in recognition of the year-round tennis coaching we offer students alongside many opportunities to play and compete. Congratulations to all those involved in tennis at St Bart’s, particularly Mr Harmer.

  • Published 19 January 2022

    47 Year 11 students who have been chosen to help drive change in our school, and to support younger year groups. They have officially begun their role this week. They will be very busy over the next few months and students will be seeing a lot more of them! read more

  • Published 13 January 2022

    The annual KS4 Awards Evening was held on Thursday 25 November at which 122 prizes were awarded to Year 11 students from last year’s cohort to celebrate their remarkable achievements. The ceremony was opened by our Co-Head Dr Fitter and our Co-Chair of Governors, Mrs Sadler. read more

  • Published 12 January 2022

    Year 10 Dance Leaders have been working incredibly hard to refine their dance leading skills this term culminating in a fantastic first workshop leading our very own 7C3!  As these videos show, both year groups worked wonderfully together to create fun performances in a very short space of time.

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