Cardiff Cross Challenge

Jack and Joseph at the Cardiff Cross Challenge

Jack and Joseph at the Cardiff Cross Challenge

Two Barry Comprehensive School students represented the school in the Cardiff Cross Challenge for Cardiff and the Vale Schools on Sunday 17 January.

Joseph Hewings (Year 10) and Jack Blackmore (Year 8) ran extremely well, with Jack finishing in 45th place in the Under 15 Boys Schools event and Joseph finishing in 3rd place in the Under 17 Men’s event. Continue reading

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Languages Success

Students from Years 7, 8 and 9 celebrated their progress and achievement in French, Welsh and Italian

Students from Years 7, 8 and 9 celebrated their progress and achievement in French, Welsh and Italian

At the end of term, the Languages faculty celebrated the progress and achievement of students in French, Welsh and Italian.

Students from Years 7, 8 and 9 were invited to join their language teachers for a special ‘breakfast’ in Room 200 during break time, where they received certificates for effort and achievement.  Continue reading

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In It To Win It

(L to R) Connor, Jack, Mr Williams, Ellis, Jack, Christo, Oliver, Josh, Dan, Mr Lloyd, Josh and Iestyn

(L to R) Connor, Jack, Mr Williams, Ellis, Jack, Christo, Oliver, Josh, Dan, Mr Lloyd, Josh and Iestyn

In the endeavour to promote positive attendance, punctuality, behaviour and excellence in subject areas we at Barry Comprehensive involved Year 7, 8 and 9 in an ‘In it to win It’ styled raffle.

The raffle was drawn on the last day of term, with every pupil having the chance to win if they had a ticket in the raffle.  Continue reading

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Fantastic Yule Logs

Year 7 students with their fantastic Yule logs

Year 7 students with their fantastic Yule logs

Year 7 students have spent Christmas week designing and making edible Christmas decorations to go on Yule logs as part of their catering lessons. Continue reading

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Festive Canteen

Canteen staff at Barry Comprehensive School dressed for the occasion

Canteen staff at Barry Comprehensive School dressed for the occasion

Canteen staff at Barry Comprehensive School dressed for the occasion at the end of term.  The festive costumes were a perfect way to make the Christmas lunch menu even more special. Continue reading

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Supporting LATCH 2014

Corey, Lewis and Connor delivered craft materials and Christmas presents to the Children’s Hospital

Corey, Lewis and Connor delivered craft materials and Christmas presents to the Children’s Hospital

Every year students and staff at Barry Comprehensive collect gifts to take to the Children’s Hospital.

The school has been a long-standing supporter of LATCH, delivering presents to the Oncology Clinic at Llandough Hospital for many years and now continuing the tradition at the University of Wales Hospital in Cardiff. Continue reading

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