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Year 6 Transition Day

Barry Comprehensive School may be closing its doors this summer, but staff and students are busy preparing for September.  Part of that preparation is ensuring a smooth transition for the current year 6 pupils who will become Whitmore High School’s … Continue reading

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Sports Day 2018

Monday 25th June saw Jenner Park Athletics Stadium host the final Barry Comprehensive School Sportsday in glorious sunshine. All pupils from years 7, 8 and 9 along with year 10 PE GCSE and BTEC students competed in track and field … Continue reading

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Barry Comprehensive School – A Celebration

Barry Comprehensive School’s Annual Presentation Evening 2018 was a resounding celebration of success with over 160 students being nominated for awards for academic, sporting, artistic and personal success across the entire curriculum. This year’s awards were particularly significant as they … Continue reading

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JustB Anti-Smoking Ambassador Training

A group of twenty year 8 students from Barry Comprehensive School recently took part in a two-day training course at St Andrews Golf Club, Barry. The purpose of the training was to prepare the boys to become ambassadors for the … Continue reading

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Charity Tough Mudder

Barry Comprehensive students from years 7, 8 and 9 took part in a ‘Tough Mudder’ style competition to raise money for Help Lanka prior to the Sixth Form trip to Sri Lanka at the end of June. The course was … Continue reading

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New Whitmore High School Uniform – Parental Letter & Policy

We are delighted to inform all parents of the new uniform requirements for Whitmore High School next year. This can be ordered immediately from either of our two suppliers. Please note that we are currently working with a designer on … Continue reading

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On this day: Barry Grammar Technical School for Boys opened on Port Road, 3 June 1960

Barry Grammar Technical School for Boys opened on Port Road on 3 June 1960. The school was built and opened at the same time as Barry College of Further Education on Colcot Road. The programme of events to mark the … Continue reading

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Additional INSET Days 22 & 29 June 2018

The Vale of Glamorgan has granted Barry Comprehensive and Bryn Hafren two further INSET days this year – Friday 22nd June and Friday 29th June. On these days, students will not attend school and the staff of both schools will … Continue reading

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