Enrichment Week 2014

Exploring Margam Park

Exploring Margam Park

The last week of the school term saw Barry Comprehensive School students and staff engage in a range experiences for ‘enrichment week’,

Students had many opportunities for trips out of school, travelling to Oakwood, Margam Park, Storey Arms, Disneyland Paris, Boulders Activity Centre, Southerndown and Laser Tag. Continue reading

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Sports Day 2014

Year 9 hurdles

Year 9 hurdles

On Thursday 3 July, Jenner Park Stadium hosted the annual Barry Comprehensive School Sports Day in glorious sunshine.

Students from years 7, 8 & 9 spent the day competing in a number of athletic events varying from hurdles and sprints, middle distance jumps and throws with the tug-of-war added to encourage all students to be involved in their ‘House’ sports event.  Continue reading

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YHA Experience at Port Eynon

On the archery range

On the archery range

Eleven students from Barry Comprehensive School recently experienced a 4 day trip to the “Old Boat House” Youth Hostel as part of “Working as part of a group” unit of work contributing to their Personal Social Development course. Continue reading

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Year 6 Visit

Lunchtime in the newly refurbished canteen

Lunchtime in the newly refurbished canteen

September may be a long way off, but Barry Comprehensive School’s new Year 7 students and their parents are ready for ‘back to school’.

Last week, the parents of year 6 students were invited to an open evening for a presentation and a chance to look around the school and chat to teachers. The boys, who are currently in Year 6, then spent a day at Barry Comprehensive Continue reading

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Presentation Evening 2014

Presentation Evening 2014

Presentation Evening 2014

Barry Comprehensive School’s annual Presentation Evening took place on 12 June 2014. The ceremony celebrates academic success across the entire curriculum and also includes awards for outstanding contributions to the school, excellent attendance and for sporting achievement. Continue reading

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Year 9 students impress local author Dan Anthony with their English language skills

Local writer Dan Anthony delivering a creative writing workshop to Year 9 students at Barry Comprehensive School

Local writer Dan Anthony delivering a creative writing workshop to Year 9 students at Barry Comprehensive School

2014 marks the centenary of Dylan Thomas’ birth.  To celebrate the life and times of Swansea’s most famous son, Literature Wales is bringing the magic of Dylan Thomas’ words to the children and young people of Wales and beyond.

A top set Year 9 English class at Barry Comprehensive School recently had the opportunity Continue reading

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