Barlby High @Barlby_HighWe've been notified of a very generous local offer of food for anyone struggling over half term break. Contact @Thepickledpostie privately on messenger or in facebook and they will help.4 days ago
Barlby High @Barlby_HighIt was lovely to see so many Year 6 students and their parents/carers at our virtual Q&A earlier this week. Don't worry if you were unable to join us on the evening, here's the video: https://t.co/GrwRj42KB62 weeks ago
Barlby High @Barlby_HighJust a reminder that The Friends of Barlby High School are running a Second Hand Uniform Shop at school today from 7-9pm. Visitors must report to reception please and facial coverings are required. Check out the price list here: https://t.co/mCkBCUyhf12 weeks ago
Feedback from those taking part has been very positive with students reporting that “they enjoyed the session because they were challenged, got to discuss things they didn’t know about, and had to use that and other information in a way that they were not overly familiar with”.
The York Independent State School Partnership was first initiated in 2006 when Jonathan Taylor, then Head of Bootham School, approached the Head of Educational Services at York City Council, to explore possible shared activities between all of the City’s schools. It now includes twelve secondary schools in total – nine state/academy schools and three independent schools.
Barlby High School became a member of the partnership in 2018, having already collaborated with York ISSP on the Institute of Education’s First World War Centenary Battlefields Tour Programme 2015. The “Legacy 110” project which followed went on to win Best Partnership Community Award 2014 – 2018 for its service of remembrance at York Minster and exhibition at York Castle Museum.
In addition to the Year 7 breakthrough event, Barlby High School students in Year 8 have been attending a Maths Excellence Club at the University of York while Year 9 students have recently returned from an autumn residential course at Brathay Hall in the Lake District. This combined masterclasses with outdoor activities as well as the opportunity to meet new friends.
Julie Caddell, Principal of Barlby High School said: “The Independent State School Partnership is a great opportunity for our most able students as well as those with a passion for learning, to meet likeminded people and work collaboratively with them in order to fulfil their potential. We have a number of great opportunities coming up, including a series of lectures aimed at Year 7 and 8 students and hosted by the University of York and a visit to Oxford University for those students who may aspire to go in the future”.
Barlby High School belongs to the Hope Learning Trust, which now has ten partner schools, five secondary and five primary. Fellow Hope Learning Trust schools, Manor CE Academy and Vale of York Academy also belong to the York Independent State School Partnership.
We have raised a fabulous £570 for our chosen charity @Cry_in_the_Dark by holding a non-uniform day. We can't send Christmas boxes this year, but we can send funds for a Christmas meal! So proud of our students who continue to show so much compassion buff.ly/35j5D44
Thanks to all the Year 6 students and their parents/carers who joined our virtual Q&A last week. Don't worry if you were unable to join us on the evening, here's the video: buff.ly/2Hxe9nV If you have any questions, about anything, just email: email@example.com
Thanks to all the Year 6 students and their parents/carers who joined our virtual Q&A earlier this week. Don't worry if you were unable to join us on the evening, here's the video: buff.ly/2Hxe9nV If you have any questions, just email: firstname.lastname@example.org
With the current Covid-19 restrictions our Year 7 pupils are not able to visit the Library at lunchtime so we will be taking a small Mobile Library to visit their pod every Friday allowing pupils to still have access to the books they love. @BarlbyEng@Barlby_Highpic.twitter.com/t8EH…
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