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Moving On

A celebration took place at Barry Comprehensive School to congratulate 25 year 7 students on the completion of a ten week ‘Moving On’ project. The project, which is run in partnership with Barry Communities First Transition project, focused on various … Continue reading

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Geologists out in the field

Over the past few weeks, Barry Comprehensive School’s AS and GCSE Geology groups have completed their fieldwork trips in order to collect data for their coursework investigations. The Year 12 (AS) students spent two days studying the geology of the … Continue reading

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Seeing Stars

Barry Comprehensive School celebrated last week as almost half their Year 11 students passed their GCSE maths examinations early. The results, from ‘early-entry’ exams taken in November 2016, mean that 47% of students already have at least a C grade … Continue reading

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Morgan Ackerman 2000 – 2017

It is with great sadness that we report the death of former student Morgan Ackerman. We offer our deepest sympathy to Morgan’s family and friends. Morgan completed his GCSEs with us last year; he was a bright young man who went … Continue reading

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Proposal to establish new English medium mixed-sex secondary schools in Barry

The Council Cabinet have agreed to publish a statutory notice to establish two new English medium mixed-sex secondary schools in Barry.  A copy of the notice and accompanying letter are below.           These documents and further … Continue reading

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Christmas Jumper Day

On the last day of term students and staff at Barry Comprehensive School supported the Save the Children Christmas Jumper day.  Students donated £1 each to wear a festive jumper. As part of their Welsh Baccalaureate community challenge, Christmas helpers … Continue reading

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‘In it to win it’ Christmas Draw

Christmas came early for some lucky boys in years 7, 8 and 9 at Barry Comprehensive School. The now famous ‘In it to win it’ draw took place on the last day of term for the expectant students.  Raffle tickets … Continue reading

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The Panto that goes Wrong

This year’s Barry Comprehensive School pantomime, “The Panto that goes Wrong”, was set in a fictional school in a fictional town, somewhere in Wales. Any similarities to real people or situations were purely coincidental.  Honestly! The performance focused on a … Continue reading

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