Barnard Castle School

Barnard Castle Preparatory School performs the Big Little Nativity

14th December 2022

Cavorting camels, singing sheep and warbling wisemen brought the story of the Nativity to life in fine fashion as a school celebrated the run up to Christmas. Pre-prep pupils from…

Hoping to be a record-breaker, Barnard Castle Preparatory School pupil Dominick Armstrong

29th November 2022

A budding flyhalf is hoping to kick his way into the record books with a drop goal challenge designed to raise money to find a cure for motor neurone disease….

Barney Run raises thousands for charity

23rd November 2022

Records tumbled as an impressive crowd of parents returned to spectate at an historic school run for the first time in three years. Barnard Castle School staged the 131st Barnard…

School pays tribute to fallen hero pupils

14th November 2022

Hundreds of schoolchildren turned out in force yesterday to remember the 739 former pupils and staff who ‘once stood where they did’ but enlisted to fight in a global conflict….

Headmaster at Barnard Castle School Tony Jackson addresses the North East meeting of HMC Projects

10th November 2022

DELEGATES from schools around the North yesterday gathered to develop international relations and inclusivity in education among young people across Europe. Barnard Castle School welcomed students and teachers from independent…

County call-up, Barnard Castle School’s successful hockey players

26th October 2022

ASPIRING athletes are celebrating after a series of prestigious county call-ups. In total, 54 pupils from Barnard Castle School have been selected to play for County Durham in age groups…

Barnard Castle School Trio Awarded Prestigious Honours 

11th October 2022

Staff members at one of the North’s leading Combined Cadet Forces (CCF) are celebrating a series of significant promotions made by the Ministry of Defence. Caroline Connor, Luke Monument and…

Hundreds of children enjoy spectacular sporting festival

29th September 2022

Teams came from as far away as Slough and Dunbar, as well as the North-East, Yorkshire and Cumbria, with more than 350 pupils taking part in the Barnard Castle School…

Old Barnardian Evie Brenkley who spent her gap year working at Barnard Castle School and is heading to Oxford University to study music with a choral scholarship

16th August 2022

AN oboist is celebrating the end of her gap year on a high note after successfully securing a choral scholarship at Oxford University. Former Barnard Castle School student Evie Brenkley…

Rugby Teacher Scores with Mental Health

13th July 2022

A MONTH-LONG sporting challenge has come to a successful conclusion as a rugby teacher tries to raise greater awareness of mental health issues.