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Barry Comprehensive student receives masterclasses from top university professors

In January, several aspiring mathematicians from Barry Comprehensive School were invited to attend a series of mathematics masterclasses given by some of the countries’ most renowned university professors. William Ferris in Year 9 attended each lecture over the course of … Continue reading

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Cardiff & Vale School Basketball Association u14s Champions

Barry Comprehensive School’s Year 9 basketball squad faced Cowbridge Comprehensive in the Cardiff & Vale School Basketball Association u14s final held at Cardiff Metropolitan University on the 25th of April. After winning all of their group matches, and beating Cardiff … Continue reading

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Vale Youth Cabinet Elections

Barry Comprehensive School’s Daley Chapman, currently the Vale Deputy Youth Mayor, was recently re-elected by members of the Vale Youth Forum to serve on the Youth Cabinet for a second term. Daley is currently in Year 12 and studying History, … Continue reading

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Heading to Windsor for the wedding

Rhys Horton, currently in Year 13 at Barry Comprehensive School, will be heading to Windsor on the 19 May for a very important event. Unlike the thousands of well-wishers hoping just to catch a glimpse of Prince Harry and Meghan … Continue reading

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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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