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The Real Schools Guide 2017

Every year Wales Online publish their ‘Real Schools Guide’ which ranks all the schools across Wales on a number of factors. We are delighted to announce that this year we have been ranked 35th out of the 210 secondary schools, … Continue reading

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GCSE Results 2017 – Outstanding Performance for Boys

Barry Comprehensive School is again celebrating an excellent set of GCSE results, with 70% of students achieving at least 5 A*-C grades and 50% achieving the same measure including both English and Maths.

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Fantastic A Level Results 2017

Barry Comprehensive School sixth form students are celebrating another outstanding set of A Level results. Headteacher Gerard McNamara said, ‘Teachers and governors are delighted with the A Level results. The A level or equivalent pass rate of 98% reflects the … Continue reading

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Billy Elliot the Musical

On Monday the 10th July, the curtain was raised on this year’s school production of Billy Elliot the Musical. For the first time ever, the school decided to perform the show over 4 nights and each and every night was … Continue reading

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Eisteddfod

Over the past few days we have been intensively preparing for our school Eisteddfod.  A fun time was had by everyone! On Monday we had French and Welsh work.  This was different to usual work as we had a range … Continue reading

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‘In it to win it’ Summer Draw 2017

Barry Comprehensive School students and staff marked the end of term with the final ‘In it to win it’ draw. Each student in Year 7, 8 and 9 had worked hard throughout the term to accumulate raffle tickets through high … Continue reading

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A Taste of Texas….

Last week, for the third year, we welcomed back to Barry Comprehensive our visitors from Texas. Every July, ‘Team Texas’ visit their link partners at Coastlands Family Church in Barry, and visit a number of local primary and secondary schools … Continue reading

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Sports Day 2017

Tuesday 4th July saw Jenner Park Athletics Stadium host the 2017 Barry Comprehensive School Sportsday.  Pupils from all year groups competed in track and field events throughout the day, demonstrating skill, ability, determination and resilience to fight it out for … Continue reading

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