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Hay Festival 2017

Before May half term, 20 Year 7 and 8 students from Barry Comprehensive attended the Secondary School Education Day at the Hay Festival. The students, who are either members of the Monday lunchtime Reading Club or who have excelled in … Continue reading

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Billy Elliot Rehearsals

Rehearsals are in full swing for this year’s school production of Billy Elliot: The Musical. Students are currently working on learning lines, rehearsing songs and memorising the choreography for the dance routines involved in the production. The students are having … Continue reading

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Media Experience at Cardiff City FC

During April, Year 10 and 11 students from Barry Comprehensive School, accompanied by teachers Mr Williams and Miss Bowkett, attended a media experience day courtesy of Cardiff City FC. The match in question was a rejuvenated Cardiff City side, under … Continue reading

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School open as normal for all year groups

School will be open as normal for all year groups this week (23 – 26 May 2017 inclusive).

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Cardiff & Vale School Basketball Association U13 Champions

Barry Comprehensive School’s Year 8 basketball team arrived at the Cardiff City House of Sport in confident mood to play in the Cardiff and Vale School Basketball Association U13s final against Ysgol Gymraeg Bro Morgannwg. The team were ready for … Continue reading

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Adventures in the land of Fire and Ice

During the first week of the Easter holidays 23 students from Barry Comprehensive and 20 students from Cowbridge Comprehensive joined together to visit Iceland. The students, all studying A levels in Geology or Geography, spent six days studying the spectacular … Continue reading

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Pupils quiz former student on life inside Number Ten

Students from Barry Comprehensive received a special guest at the school last week. Chris Wilkins, the Prime Minister’s director of strategy, popped in to the school directly from Number 10 to give a talk to Year 10 pupils with an … Continue reading

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‘In it to Win it’ Spring 2017

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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