Star Readers!

Year 7 Star Readers

Year 7 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

Year 8 Spring 'In It To Win It' Winners

Year 8 Spring ‘In It To Win It’ Winners

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 their tickets throughout the term in the knowledge that Continue reading

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St David’s Day Celebrations

Year 9 boys receiving their prizes

Year 9 boys receiving their prizes

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 learnt more about Dewi Sant, the Patron Saint of Wales. The assembly also recognised the hard work of students with the announcement of the Continue reading

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

Headteacher Gerard McNamara, Lisa Thomas, Connor, Trystan, Sue Neilson and Chair of Governors Antonia Forte

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 in Schools Programme, originally developed by Carers Trust and the Children’s Society, Continue reading

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Students explore the Geology of Pembrokeshire

GCSE - Part of the group at Marloes Sands

GCSE – Part of the group at Marloes Sands

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 around St. Davids. They studied the evidence for both volcanic and tectonic activity in the area, also taking measurements of the intense folding and faulting. Continue reading

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Out Of This World!

Amazing Solar System Homework

Amazing Solar System Homework

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 of the solar system from what they have learnt so far. Continue reading

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Snow White and the 7 (ish) Dwarves

The Cast of Snow White and the 7ish Dwarves (including Mr McNamara making his stage debut this year!)

The Cast of Snow White and the 7ish 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 years and has featured hits which include Continue reading

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Christmas Jumpers & Santa’s Grotto

Christmas Jumpers & Santa's Grotto

Christmas Jumpers & Santa’s Grotto

Students and staff donned Christmas Jumpers on the last day of term to show off their festive style and raise money for charity.

Magical elves from the Creative Arts Faculty constructed a special Grotto for photo opportunities with Santa during break and lunch.

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