‘In it to win it’ Summer Draw 2017

Year 8 ‘In it to win it’ prize winners

Year 8 ‘In it to win it’ prize winners

Barry Comprehensive School students and staff marked the end of term with the final ‘In it to win it’ draw.

Each student in Year 7, 8 and 9 had worked hard throughout the term to accumulate raffle tickets through high attendance, good behaviour and academic improvement. Continue reading

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A Taste of Texas….

Team Texas with Miss Jones (Head of RS) at Barry Comprehensive School

Team Texas with Miss Jones (Head of RS) at Barry Comprehensive School

Last week, for the third year, we welcomed back to Barry Comprehensive our visitors from Texas. Every July, ‘Team Texas’ visit their link partners at Coastlands Family Church in Barry, and visit a number of local primary and secondary schools and churches in the area. In the local community they hosted events that included food tasting, Texas 2 Step Dancing, BBQ’s and shared their stories. Continue reading

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Sports Day 2017

Year 9 starting the 800m

Year 9 starting the 800m

Tuesday 4th July saw Jenner Park Athletics Stadium host the 2017 Barry Comprehensive School Sportsday.  Pupils from all year groups competed in track and field events throughout the day, demonstrating skill, ability, determination and resilience to fight it out for the points needed to be crowned house champions 2017!

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Year 6 Day

Striking a pose in the Drama studio

Striking a pose in the Drama studio

The current school year isn’t over yet, but Barry Comprehensive School’s new Year 7 pupils didn’t have to wait until September to try out their new school.

Recently, the prospective students’ parents attended Transition Evening for a presentation and the chance to chat to teachers about the new academic year.  Last week, the year 6 students spent the whole day at the school, attending lessons, meeting teachers and finding their way around with help from current students.

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Welsh National Test Results

Welsh National Test results for years 7, 8 & 9 are currently being posted home to parents.

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Presentation Evening 2017

Members of the Year 9 Football Team receiving the Army Shield from Antonia Forte and Gerard McNamara

Members of the Year 9 Football Team receiving the Army Shield from Antonia Forte and Gerard McNamara

Barry Comprehensive School’s Annual Presentation Evening was a resounding celebration of success with over 160 students being nominated for awards. These awards were for academic, sporting, artistic and personal success across the entire curriculum.

Holding the awards at Barry Memorial Hall highlighted the special nature of the evening and provided our talented Continue reading

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Inter House Sports Day Tuesday 4 July 2017

Information and timetable for the Inter House Sports Day at Jenner Park Athletics stadium on Tuesday 4 July 2017.

Sports Day 2017 Information

Sports Day 2017 Timetable

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Heading to the Gothia Youth World Cup in style

Andrew Roberts (Managing Director of ICD Roof Solutions) shaking hands with teacher Mark Hutton, along with members of ICD’s workforce and members of the school team.

Andrew Roberts (Managing Director of ICD Roof Solutions) shaking hands with teacher Mark Hutton, along with members of ICD’s workforce and members of the school team.

As the football season comes to a juddering halt and weekends are spent waiting for it to begin again, the summer can be a difficult time for all of those who love the beautiful game.  However, this year there is no such problem for the players of the U16 Barry Comprehensive School football team who are busy preparing to compete in The Gothia Youth World Cup in Gothenburg Sweden in July.

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