The Yellow Brick Road

The cast of 'The Yellow Brick Road' 2014

The cast of ‘The Yellow Brick Road’ 2014

On the 10th and 11th December, the school hall was transformed into the magical land of OZ for this year’s Christmas pantomime “The Yellow Brick Road”.

The script (written by Mr Ian Piekielniak) was loosely based upon “The Wizard of Oz” and featured all of the original characters from the film Continue reading

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Tuesday 16 December 2014

School remains fully open, although due to NASUWT strike action there will be some disruption to lessons today.  All students should attend school.

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Concert pianist Richard Meyrick visits

Jason, Jack, Oliver, Claudia, Kate and Camille with Richard Meyrick

Jason, Jack, Oliver, Claudia, Kate and Camille with Richard Meyrick

Barry Comprehensive School was delighted to welcome concert pianist, Richard Meyrick on his return visit to the school’s Music Department in November.

Richard’s previous visits to the school left lasting impressions on his audience of music students, especially those brave enough to play for him.

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Engineering Award for Excellence

Mr Fitzpatrick and Brandon displaying his South Wales Institute of Engineers Award for Excellence

Mr Fitzpatrick and Brandon displaying his South Wales Institute of Engineers Award for Excellence

Barry Comprehensive School’s Faculty of Technology would like to congratulate Brandon Froud on receiving the annual South Wales Institute of Engineers Award for Excellence.

Brandon studied Double Award Engineering at GCSE alongside his other subjects. As a result of his successes at GCSE, he is now a member of the Barry Sixth Form studying A Levels in Product Design, Business Studies, ICT and the advanced level Welsh Baccalaureate. Continue reading

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Jack George represents Wales in Karate

Jack competed for Karate Wales in Poland

Jack competed for Karate Wales in Poland

Jack George, a Year 7 student from Barry Comprehensive School, recently travelled to Szczecin in the north of Poland with Karate Wales.  Here, Jack attended the 5th WUKF World Championships for Children, Cadets and Juniors – a three day tournament with 1600 competitors from 36 countries.

Jack performed well at this prestigious event.  He had a particularly tough first fight and, even though he was up against an extremely good opponent, Jack fought admirably.  Continue reading

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Pupil Progress Presentation Evening 2014

Barry Comprehensive School Year 7 students reporting on their progress

Barry Comprehensive School Year 7 students reporting on their progress

Barry Comprehensive School’s Year 7 students worked extra hard preparing to welcome their parents/carers and families to the annual ‘Pupil Progress Presentation Evening’.

The boys made individual presentations about their learning to demonstrate the progress that they have made since joining the school in September. Continue reading

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