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Safeguarding message to parents

We would like to take this opportunity to signpost avenues of support should you have an urgent safeguarding concern. These are particularly important to be aware of if you have a concern outside of the school day, when Bartholomew’s safeguarding team are not routinely accessing emails.

Worried about a child?

It is everybody’s responsibility to keep children and young people safe. If you’re concerned that a child is being abused or neglected you should report it so that the child can be protected.

 If you think a child is in immediate danger, call the police on 999.

 If you have a concern about a child, please call MASH* on 0345 050 7666.

 (Office hours: 8.30am – 5.00pm, Monday to Thursday; 8.30am – 4.00pm, Friday)

 Outside office hours: Emergency Duty Team: 0800 833 408

MASH* (The Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub) is the front door to Children’s Social Care for all child protection and immediate safeguarding concerns. If there is an immediate safeguarding concern where a child is deemed at risk or has potentially suffered significant harm, the MASH team should be contacted immediately.

For example:

Allegations/concerns that the child has been sexually/physically abused
Concerns that the child is suffering from severe neglect or other severe health risks
Concern that a child is living in or will be returned to a situation that may place them at immediate risk
The child is frightened to return home
The child has been abandoned or parent is absent

A special helpline is available if you are concerned that a child you know is being sexually exploited. Contact the Kingfisher Team on 01865 309196.

If you are worried about online sexual abuse or the way someone has been communicating with a child online

Additional support for mental health concerns:

Anxiety UK Support for those suffering with anxiety    

Helpline – 03444 775 774 / text service – 07537 416905
Bullying UK  Part of family lives Helpline – 0808 800 2222     
Childline Any issue children/ young people are facing

Helpline – 0800 1111

Available 24 hours  1-2-1 counsellor chat 

National Bullying Helpline         

Advice and support for parents and young people 0845 2255 787
No Panic Support for those who have panic attacks  Youth Helpline - 0330 606 1174
Young minds YoungMinds offers free confidential online and telephone support to anyone worried about the emotional and mental wellbeing of a child or young person up to the age of 25                

Tel: 0808 802 5544   

9.30am-4.00pm Mon-Fri

Crisis messenger – Text YM to 85258
Oxfordshire CAMHS
School Health Nursing   mobile 07769 235 149
MHST videos and resources
Oxfordshire Multiagency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) To raise any safeguarding concerns 0345 050 766  

Tel:116 123                   Text SHOUT to 8525          Available 24 hours




A Level Examination Results Summer 2022 Press Release
Posted on: 18/08/2022

A Level Examination Results Summer 2022 Press Release

Students produce excellent A Level and Level 3 BTEC results

This year’s cohort of students have successfully overcome the disruption and resulting challenges of the pandemic years to achieve unprecedented results in their exams.

Headteacher, Craig Thomas said:

“We are delighted with the excellent A Level and BTEC examination results that Bartholomew students have achieved. These are a reflection of their fantastic commitment and the high-quality teaching they have received.  All our students should be justifiably proud of their efforts through the most challenging of times. I am extremely proud of the staff and students at Bartholomew School. It is wonderful that their hard work and commitment has been rewarded in this way.”

119 students made a total of 348 A Level entries, with the following headline figures:

  • 42.2% of grades at A*- A
  • 72.4% of grades at A*- B
  • 92.8% of grades at A*- C
  • 100%  of grades at A*- E  

8 students made a total of 12 Level 3 BTEC entries, with the following headline figures:

  • 66.6% of grades at Distinction*
  • 75.0% of grades at Distinction* - Distinction
  • 100%  of grades at Distinction* - Merit

The success at Bartholomew School includes many exceptional individual performances with 26 students achieving three or more grade A*/A results at A Level and D* at BTEC.

We are delighted that our students will now be able to move on to their next stage, whether at university, apprenticeships or other pathways.

These excellent results reflect our dedication to nurture students at all levels of ability and reward them for their positive attitudes, hard work and resilience.

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