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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

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Christmas Jumper Day

On the last day of term students and staff at Barry Comprehensive School supported the Save the Children Christmas Jumper day.  Students donated £1 each to wear a festive jumper. As part of their Welsh Baccalaureate community challenge, Christmas helpers … Continue reading

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Supporting LATCH 2015

Every year students and staff at Barry Comprehensive collect gifts to take to the Children’s Hospital. The school has been a long-standing supporter of LATCH, delivering presents to the Oncology Clinic at Llandough Hospital for many years and now continuing … Continue reading

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Sri Lanka 2015

On 24th June, Barry Comprehensive School teachers Ms Rowe and Mr Burman along with eight Year 12 students, embarked on their once-in-a-lifetime trip to Sri Lanka in partnership with the charity Help Lanka.  The purpose of the two-week trip was … Continue reading

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Supporting the Macmillan World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

Barry Comprehensive School was proud to join schools and offices across the UK last Friday to support the Macmillan World’s Biggest Coffee Morning. Students, parents and staff contributed cakes which Welsh Baccalaureate students sold to eager students and staff at … Continue reading

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Postcards from Sri Lanka 2015

Barry Comprehensive School’s Team Lanka have just completed their first week in Sri Lanka. So far they have offered support in an orphanage, visited several schools where they delivered lessons and activities like face painting and sports, visited local sites of … Continue reading

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Supporting LATCH 2014

Every year students and staff at Barry Comprehensive collect gifts to take to the Children’s Hospital. The school has been a long-standing supporter of LATCH, delivering presents to the Oncology Clinic at Llandough Hospital for many years and now continuing … Continue reading

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Sri Lanka 2014

On 2nd July, Mr A Jones, Mrs M Morgan and six Year 12 students travelled to Sri Lanka to support the work of the charity, HelpLanka.  While in Sri Lanka, the team spent week-day mornings teaching English in a rural school.  … Continue reading

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