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1952 - Founding of Bartley Secondary School. Formation of 3 Standard 6 classes with 91 students- 81 males and 10 females. First co-education secondary school in Singapore under the stewardship of Mr Chua Leong Hean.
1953 - Formation of school motto 'Facta Non Verba' and Crest.
1954 - Full secondary school with 600 pupils in 16 classes. 
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Introduction of School Song with lyrics by the Principal, Mr E.W. Jesudason. 
First of publication of 'Bartley Annual' Magazine.
Transfer of female students to Cedar Girls' Secondary to start the girls' school and Bartley became a boys' school in the secondary section. However, female students were admitted into the Post-Secondary Section (Pre-University level ) which was started in the same year. 
 Formation of the first National Police Cadet Corps Unit- in Singapore. 
Start of Pre-University classes with girls too. Co-educational at Post-Secondary level NPCC Unit set up - the first in Singapore
 1960 - 1969
Formation of the School Advisory Committee
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Celebrating 25 Years- Silver Jubilee for Bartley Secondary School.  New Science laboratories and tuckshop were added.
Bartley left its campus of 39 years to a holding site.
Moved into new premises at 10, Jalan Bunga Rampai. Admission of female students at Secondary One.
First female Principal, Mrs Tan So Wah. 
Phasing out of the Pre-University classes.
Official opening of new campus by GOH- Minister of Community Development, Mr Abdullah Tarmugi. Bartley was a pioneering member of the N1 Cluster. 
Formation of the first Student Council. 
Introduction of the Bartleyan Creed. 

Most improved school in 2000 GCE ‘O’ Level Examinations. School Hall was air-conditioned.
Celebrating 50 years of shaping lives and shaping the nation.
Symbolic Walk – A journey home - Official opening of school facilities after PRIME.
Official Opening of Centre of Excellence for Innovation and Enterprise (BICE). 
Achieved People Developer Standard (Spring, Singapore). Attained Thinking Culture Award-Best School (Zone). 
Inaugural twinning programme with Ping Jiang Secondary School, Jiang Su, China.
Achieved Character Development Award. Attained Sustained Achievement Award (Uniformed Group).  
Celebrating 55 years- Peaks of Excellence. Attained Sustained Achievement Award (Sports). 
Introduction of Overseas Service Learning Trip  (Cambodia).
Achieved Sustained Achievement Award (Academic- Value-added for Express). 
Recognised as achieving Business Excellence Niche Standard (People) by Spring, Singapore. 
Overseas Service Learning Trip to India.
Opening of air-conditioned classrooms for graduating students.Celebrating 60 years of nurturing resilient and responsible Bartleyans. 


Offical merger of Bartley Secondary School and First ToaPayoh Secondary School


Introduction of Mobile Robotics as a subject.