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UCAN Project Performance

Students at Barry Comprehensive School have been given the opportunity to participate in a series of workshops involving music and drama. The UCAN project allowed pupils a chance to develop their literacy, communication, planning and group presentation skills.  The sessions … Continue reading

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Team Sri Lanka 2017 meet Alun Cairns MP

On 1st July, Barry Comprehensive School’s Team Sri Lanka 2017 will be departing for the Gampaha district of Sri Lanka.  Instead of heading for the beach, this group of sixth form students and teachers will be volunteering their time to … Continue reading

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Council Cabinet approves proposal to transform secondary education in Barry

On 6 March 2017, the Vale of Glamorgan Council’s Cabinet determined the proposal to transform secondary education in Barry by closing the existing single sex English medium Barry Comprehensive and Bryn Hafren Comprehensive schools and establishing two new mixed-sex, 11 … Continue reading

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170 Barry Children get Upbeat!

With the support of Barry Communities First, pupils from a range of Barry primary and secondary schools have recently performed a fantastic musical and visual event at Barry Comprehensive School. The event, which was held on the 15th of February, … Continue reading

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Duke of Edinburgh’s Award walk around ‘Waterfall Country’

On 15th February 2017, the Duke of Edinburgh boys set out on a scenic walk in the wooden valley and limestone landscape along the waterfalls of the river Mellte.  Although the day started with torrential rain, the spirit amongst the … Continue reading

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Moving On

A celebration took place at Barry Comprehensive School to congratulate 25 year 7 students on the completion of a ten week ‘Moving On’ project. The project, which is run in partnership with Barry Communities First Transition project, focused on various … Continue reading

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Geologists out in the field

Over the past few weeks, Barry Comprehensive School’s AS and GCSE Geology groups have completed their fieldwork trips in order to collect data for their coursework investigations. The Year 12 (AS) students spent two days studying the geology of the … Continue reading

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Seeing Stars

Barry Comprehensive School celebrated last week as almost half their Year 11 students passed their GCSE maths examinations early. The results, from ‘early-entry’ exams taken in November 2016, mean that 47% of students already have at least a C grade … Continue reading

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