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Year 11 GCSE Art Students taught by artist Heloise Godfrey-Talbot

On the weekend of the 25th and 26th November, two Barry Comprehensive School GCSE Art students attended a workshop with the artist Heloise Godfrey-Talbot at Ffotogallery at the Turner House in Penarth. Heloise led an art walk with a group … Continue reading

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Charity Snow Ball

In aid of the charity ‘Help Lanka’, Barry Comprehensive School’s Team Lanka 2018 organised a charity Snow Ball on Friday 1st December. The evening was a huge success but was only made possible by the help and support received from … Continue reading

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Successful days in the field

On Thursday 16th and Friday 17th November the Year 12 Geography and Year 13 Geology groups travelled from Barry Comprehensive School to the Gower in order to collect data for their coursework investigations. The Year 12 (AS) Geography students spent … Continue reading

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Year 10 GCSE Art Students taught by local artist Cath Lewis

The Art Department is delighted that Barry Comprehensive year 10 students Danny Ashby and Joshua Garland attended a workshop last weekend at Ffotogallery, at the Turner House in Penarth. The ‘Drawn from Nature’ arts project was organised by Criw Celf/Arts … Continue reading

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Team Lanka Praised at the House of Commons

Members of Barry Comprehensive School’s Team Lanka were invited to the House of Commons recently. Students were accompanied on the visit by headteacher Gerard McNamara and Team Lanka lead teacher Charlotte Bowkett, along with school governors Antonia Forte, Karen Walters … Continue reading

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Transition and transformation

Barry Comprehensive recently welcomed over 200 Year 6 boys and girls to the school for a day of lessons and activities.  This year’s primary visit was extra special as the current year 6 pupils will be the first co-educational intake … Continue reading

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Supporting the Macmillan World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

Barry Comprehensive School was proud to join schools and offices across the UK last Friday to support the Macmillan World’s Biggest Coffee Morning. Staff contributed cakes, which were served with tea and coffee by Welsh Baccalaureate students in the Learning … Continue reading

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Gothia Cup 2017

In 2015 Barry Comprehensive pupils had the fantastic experience of being part of the Gothia Cup that is held annually in Gothenburg Sweden. It is the biggest Youth football tournament in the world, playing host to hundreds of teams from … Continue reading

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