Year 6 Transition Day

Manufacturing keyrings in Design & Technology

Manufacturing keyrings in Design & Technology

Barry Comprehensive School may be closing its doors this summer, but staff and students are busy preparing for September.  Part of that preparation is ensuring a smooth transition for the current year 6 pupils who will become Whitmore High School’s first year 7 intake in September. Continue reading

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Sports Day 2018

Great hurdle technique

Great hurdle technique

Monday 25th June saw Jenner Park Athletics Stadium host the final Barry Comprehensive School Sportsday in glorious sunshine.

All pupils from years 7, 8 and 9 along with year 10 PE GCSE and BTEC students competed in track and field events throughout the day, demonstrating skill, ability, determination and resilience Continue reading

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Barry Comprehensive School – A Celebration

Junior Ensemble “When I grow up Naughty” from Matilda

Junior Ensemble “When I grow up Naughty” from Matilda

Barry Comprehensive School’s Annual Presentation Evening 2018 was a resounding celebration of success with over 160 students being nominated for awards for academic, sporting, artistic and personal success across the entire curriculum.

This year’s awards were particularly significant as they are the last ever for Barry Comprehensive. Continue reading

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JustB Anti-Smoking Ambassador Training

Year 8 students from Barry Comprehensive School training to become Just B Anti-Smoking Ambassadors

A group of twenty year 8 students from Barry Comprehensive School recently took part in a two-day training course at St Andrews Golf Club, Barry. The purpose of the training was to prepare the boys to become ambassadors for the NHS sponsored ‘JustB’ anti- smoking campaign.

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Charity Tough Mudder

And they're off - the competition begins

And they’re off – the competition begins

Barry Comprehensive students from years 7, 8 and 9 took part in a ‘Tough Mudder’ style competition to raise money for Help Lanka prior to the Sixth Form trip to Sri Lanka at the end of June.

The course was arranged to test the boys’ agility and speed. The competitors had to negotiate their way through 8 different obstacles including the tyre run and the giant slip & slide Continue reading

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New Whitmore High School Uniform – Parental Letter & Policy

We are delighted to inform all parents of the new uniform requirements for Whitmore High School next year. This can be ordered immediately from either of our two suppliers. Please note that we are currently working with a designer on the best version of a tie which we feel will fully represent the strengths of the new school; as this is being designed specifically for our school, it will take a little longer to be produced (though it will be ready and in stock before the new term starts).

Uniform letter to parents               Whitmore Uniform Policy

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On this day: Barry Grammar Technical School for Boys opened on Port Road, 3 June 1960

Main Entrance to the Barry Grammar Technical School for Boys

Main Entrance to the Barry Grammar Technical School for Boys

Barry Grammar Technical School for Boys opened on Port Road on 3 June 1960.

The school was built and opened at the same time as Barry College of Further Education on Colcot Road.

The programme of events to mark the school opening began at 2pm and saw the County Architect, Mr E. A. E. Evans hand the key to Continue reading

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Additional INSET Days 22 & 29 June 2018

The Vale of Glamorgan has granted Barry Comprehensive and Bryn Hafren two further INSET days this year – Friday 22nd June and Friday 29th June. On these days, students will not attend school and the staff of both schools will engage in essential training and planning related to the opening of Pencoedtre High School and Whitmore High School in September.

Please read the full announcement

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