Category Archives: News

Inter-House Cross-Country 2017

This year’s school sport competitions began with the annual inter house cross-country run. In glorious sunshine to start, followed by torrential rain to finish, all boys from year 7 competed in the inter-house competition, gaining points for their house and … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Team Sri Lanka praised at the British High Commission

Barry Comprehensive School’s Team Sri Lanka were hosted by Deputy High Commissioner Tom Burn at the British High Commission in Colombo during their visit to Sri Lanka this year. The team, along with other volunteers and Sam Goonetillake (Chief Executive … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Welcome New Students 2017

Staff at Barry Comprehensive were delighted to welcome new students in Year 7 and Year 12 to the school last week. The Year 7 students looked very smart as they took their places in assembly.  Headteacher Gerard McNamara welcomed the … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in News | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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.

Posted in News | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in News | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in News | Tagged , | Leave a comment