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Christmas Gateaux Bake Off

As part of the level 2 catering course, Barry Comprehensive School year 10 students have been investigating different cake making methods, culminating this week with the design and making of Christmas gateaux. Mrs Lancaster said that both she and the … Continue reading

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Christmas Carol Service 2016

Students and their families joined staff and governors for Barry Comprehensive School’s annual Christmas Carol Service at St. Mary’s Church, Holton Road on Thursday 8 December 2016. The service combined songs and music performed to the Music Department’s high standard along … Continue reading

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Year 6 scientists in the lab

Throughout November, over 70 Year 6 pupils have visited Barry Comprehensive School to participate in a Science project to investigate the function and structure of the heart. ‘More Able and Talented’ pupils from Barry Island, All Saints, Romilly, Colcot, Gladstone … Continue reading

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Barry Comprehensive Bike Ride to Barcelona

Barry Comprehensive School’s Under-14 rugby team set themselves the challenge of pedalling the distance from Barry to Barcelona to raise funds for their rugby tour to Spain. Thirty-five boys from the school pedalled the 765 miles on 10 exercise bikes … Continue reading

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Community Initiatives Rewarded

Six students from Barry Comprehensive School met the Wales national football team recently as a reward for their work on a range of community initiatives. The work was organised by the Vale Youth Service, Communities First and Newydd Housing Association, … Continue reading

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Duke of Edinburgh Remembrance Sunday Memorial Walk 2016

On 13th November – Remembrance Sunday – a number of this year’s Duke of Edinburgh group participated in a memorial walk in the Brecon Beacons along with Mr Gamble, Mr Hutton, Miss Rowe, Mr Williams and Mrs Davies. The walk … Continue reading

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Year 7 make great progress at Barry Comprehensive School

Barry Comprehensive School’s Year 7 students worked extra hard preparing to welcome their parents/carers and families to the recent ‘Pupil Progress Evening’. The boys made individual presentations about their learning to demonstrate the progress that they have made since joining … Continue reading

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Year 5 Visit

Barry Comprehensive welcomed over 200 Year 5 boys to the school recently for a special day of lessons and activities. The young visitors were chaperoned by sixth former students, who guided them safely between classrooms, workshops, studios and sporting venues.

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