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Why Barnhill?

You will get a first class education.

  • Barnhill has impressive value-added results. This means that students make very good progress during their time at the school.
  • There is high quality teaching in all subjects.
  • We offer a broad range of subjects and courses; everyone can find the combination that is right for them.

You will have great opportunities for Personal Development, which Universities and Employers value highly.

  • There are many student paths to develop leadership skills, including Young Enterprise, Sports Leaders and our highly rated ‘Contribution to the Community’ programme (C2C).
  • You can take part in a variety of different experiences, ranging from debate to Duke of Edinburgh, from fun to fundraising and trips to tutorials.
  • You will be a part of a warm and caring community, where everybody matters and where you have the chance to give back to others.

You will get Outstanding Care, Guidance and Support.

  • You have a Personal Tutor and tutor group to help guide you through Sixth Form.
  • You will know what to do to improve your grades, as you will work with the staff to set your targets.
  • The Key Stage Team will always be on hand to offer you the personal and academic support you need.

You will have excellent facilities.

  • Barnhill is one of the most modern Sixth Form buildings in our area.
  • There are specialist sixth form facilities for your independent study, including the Study Room, Learning Resource Centre and Computer Room, and the new sixth form zone in the Canteen for socialising and relaxing.
  • You will have access to state-of-the-art ICT facilities, including iPads.

You will open doors leading to a successful future.

  • You will be equipped to be resilient and resourceful in a rapidly changing world.
  • Students go on to fantastic opportunities when they leave, whether it is to a top university, an exciting course or interesting career.
  • We continue to care about you even after you leave and always welcome you back to hear about your achievements.