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STEM Cymru Big Bang Fair – Update

Since returning from The Big Bang Fair, Head of Year 7 Mr Williams was contacted by Alex at DOW Chemicals. Alex explained how impressed they were with one of our pupils, Sam Williams in 7RD. Sam worked on changing gaskets … Continue reading

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David Gent 1995 – 2018

It is with great sadness that we report the death of former student David Gent. We offer our deepest sympathy to David’s family and friends. David completed his GCSEs and A Levels at BCS. He was a very kind young … Continue reading

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STEM Cymru Big Bang Fair

On Thursday the 19th of April, Barry Comprehensive School teachers Mr Coles and Miss DeMott took high achieving Year 7 and 8 scientists to the STEM Cymru Big Bang Fair at the Parc Y Scarlets. After an hour and 20 … Continue reading

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Lessons From Auschwitz 2018

In February, two Barry Comprehensive School Year 12 students, Seren Ewington and Cain Gannon, with Ms.Bertheux, took part in the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Lessons From Auschwitz project. This began with an orientation seminar at the Mercure Cardiff Holland House Hotel, … Continue reading

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Star Readers!

At Barry Comprehensive School all pupils are encouraged to read books at a suitable level. At the end of each term, pupils in year 7 and year 8 take an online Star Reader quiz.

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‘In It To Win It’ Spring Draw 2018

At the end of another busy term, Barry Comprehensive School held the spring ‘In It to Win It’ draw with a range of fantastic prizes awarded to students for excellence in attendance, attitudes to learning and academic success. Students collected … Continue reading

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St David’s Day Celebrations

Due to the snow on the 1st of March, Barry Comprehensive School’s St David’s Day celebrations were postponed by a week. Year 7, 8 and 9 students had a cultural assembly on the 8th of March where they celebrated and … Continue reading

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We are the first school in Wales to receive the Young Carers in Schools Programme Basics Award

Barry Comprehensive School is the first school in Wales to receive Young Carers in Schools Programme Basics Award. Barry Comprehensive has been presented with the award for achieving the basics of the Young Carers in Schools Programme. The Young Carers … Continue reading

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