Musical Showcase Evening

Year 7 choir

Year 7 choir

On the 23rd of October, the school hall was once again packed to the seams for the annual Musical showcase evening.

Performances ranged from solo flutes to the whole of year 7 singing together! A particular highlight this year was Jack Ollier (year 7) who performed a grade six piano piece with flair and conviction. Continue reading

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Student Parliament 2014

The annual student parliament training day.

The annual student parliament training day.

On the 16th of October the newly voted form representatives met for the annual student parliament training day. The point of the student parliament is to allow the school’s students a voice in key decisions at the school. During the day, department meetings were held for the first time, with the new members; roles within their own year’s student council Continue reading

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Year 5 pupils visit

An introduction to African drumming

An introduction to African drumming

On the 10 October, Barry Comprehensive School welcomed year five pupils to an action-packed day to introduce them to the challenges and opportunities of ‘Big’ school.

This year, the visitors attended a variety of musical sessions led by visiting experts. These included African drums, Samba, Ukuleles, Rock School and Continue reading

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Open Evening 2014

Goggles on for a spot of Chemistry

Goggles on for a spot of Chemistry

Students and staff at Barry Comprehensive School stayed on after lessons were finished recently to welcome visitors to the school’s annual Open Evening.

An exciting programme of demonstrations, workshops and experiments entertained and informed the visiting Year 5 and 6 students and Continue reading

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Students go ‘Into Film’

Cameron and Louie with Welsh actor Julian Lewis Jones and Welsh Rugby star Ken Owens

Cameron and Louie with Welsh actor Julian Lewis Jones and Welsh Rugby star Ken Owens

On Friday 10th October two year 8 students from Barry Comprehensive School assisted with the launch of a WRU competition in collaboration with ‘Into Film Cymru’.

The competition criteria wants members to create storyboards for the WRU’s ‘Scorch’ character – the winners work will be animated and shown at WRU events.

Cameron McAllister and Louie Raven, both members of ‘Into Film’ at Barry Comprehensive (which runs on Mondays after school), were the first Welsh representatives of ‘Into Film’’s UK Continue reading

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Cross Country

Year 7 take to the field for their first cross country race

Year 7 take to the field for their first cross country race

School sport competitions begin thick and fast at the start of the new term and cross country took centre stage at Barry Comprehensive School recently.

Initially all boys from years 7, 8 and 9 competed in the inter-house competition, where they gain points for their house Continue reading

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