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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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‘In It To Win It’ Spring Draw 2018

At the end of another busy term, Barry Comprehensive School held the spring ‘In It to Win It’ draw with a range of fantastic prizes awarded to students for excellence in attendance, attitudes to learning and academic success. Students collected … Continue reading

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St David’s Day Celebrations

Due to the snow on the 1st of March, Barry Comprehensive School’s St David’s Day celebrations were postponed by a week. Year 7, 8 and 9 students had a cultural assembly on the 8th of March where they celebrated and … Continue reading

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We are the first school in Wales to receive the Young Carers in Schools Programme Basics Award

Barry Comprehensive School is the first school in Wales to receive Young Carers in Schools Programme Basics Award. Barry Comprehensive has been presented with the award for achieving the basics of the Young Carers in Schools Programme. The Young Carers … Continue reading

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Students explore the Geology of Pembrokeshire

Over the past few weeks both the AS and GCSE Geology groups have completed their fieldwork visits to study the spectacular geology of the Pembrokeshire coast. The Year 12 (AS) students spent two days studying the geology of the area … Continue reading

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Out Of This World!

Barry Comprehensive School’s year 7 pupils were asked to produce a piece of homework depicting “The Solar System”, a topic they had been studying as part of the Science Curriculum. The young scientists were asked to produce their own interpretations … Continue reading

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Snow White and the 7 (ish) Dwarves

The Drama Department would like to thank everyone who came along and supported our exceptional cast in this, our very last Staff and Student pantomime at Barry Comprehensive School. The pantomime has been an annual event for the last 13 … Continue reading

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