Basketball Champions for the Third Year

Barry Comprehensive School’s Under 18 Basketball team won the Cardiff and Vale finals trophy for the third year in a row

Barry Comprehensive School’s Under 18 Basketball team won the Cardiff and Vale finals trophy for the third year in a row

Two basketball teams from Barry Comprehensive School reached the Cardiff and Vale finals held at the House of Sport, Cardiff City.

The Year 10 team played against Porthcawl in a thrilling final only to be beaten by a determined Porthcawl side, losing by 10 points in the final quarter. Continue reading

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In It To Win It Easter 2015

In It To Win It Easter Prize Winners

In It To Win It Easter Prize Winners

On the final day before the Easter Break, Barry Comprehensive again celebrated the positive with the second ‘In It to Win It’ draw.

Years 7, 8 and 9 were expectant as the raffle was drawn.  Each of these year groups had worked hard throughout the term to accumulate raffle tickets through high attendance, good behaviour and Continue reading

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Careers Wales Mark Accreditation

Peter Hopkins, the school’s Careers Advisor, Rob Green, Assistant Headteacher and Anwen Phillips from Careers Wales, who provided extensive support to enable the school to hold this year’s C

Peter Hopkins (Careers Advisor), Rob Green (Assistant Headteacher) and Anwen Phillips from Careers Wales, who provided extensive support to enable the school to hold this year’s Careers Fair.

Barry Comprehensive was awarded the Careers Wales Mark for having active procedures in place to ensure a continuous improvement in outcomes for learners.

Rob Green, Assistant Headteacher commented, “Careers and Work Related Education is embedded in the school PSE curriculum, which includes a work related education week.  The school works closely Continue reading

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Careers Fair 2015

Students visiting the Dow Corning stand were able to experience working in full safety equipment.

Students visiting the Dow Corning stand were able to experience working in full safety equipment.

On February 26th, Barry Comprehensive School’s Main Hall was filled with companies, businesses and organisations welcoming students to the annual careers fair.

Hundreds of students visited the stalls to find out about the opportunities in the workplace and in further education.

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Geologists narrowly miss out

The Barry Comprehensive team

The Barry Comprehensive team

On Tuesday 10th March six geology students from Barry Comprehensive School travelled to take part in the Welsh final of the BGS Schools’ Geology Challenge.

As part of the event each team had to prepare a poster on this year’s topic: ‘The Greatest Geological Discoveries’. Continue reading

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Healthy Living Week 2015

Show Racism the Red Card encouraged students to examine their own beliefs about different cultures

Show Racism the Red Card encouraged students to examine their own beliefs about different cultures

Now in its 7th year, the annual Healthy Living Week at Barry Comprehensive School has become established as a focal point of the spring term calendar with students and staff taking part in a wide range of activities promoting healthy eating, healthy bodies, healthy minds, healthy relationships and a healthy planet.

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