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Formula 1 in Schools regional competition at Swansea University

Barry Comprehensive School was once again well represented at the Formula 1 in Schools regional competition at Swansea University by two strong teams on Thursday 24 March. The Awesome Atoms won Best Engineered Car in their Rookie class, for pupils … Continue reading

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Aeronautical Schools Challenge

Barry Comprehensive School engineers were awarded ‘Team of the Day’ on day one of the annual Aeronautical Schools Challenge run by Cardiff and Vale College. The team of six Year 10 students competed against other schools from Cardiff and the … Continue reading

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Return to Porthkerry Country Park

At the end of term, three students from Barry Comprehensive School’s Woodworking Club presented country park ranger Mel Stewart with a stool made from logs the boys collected from the park in April. The three students had split the logs … Continue reading

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A Trip to the Woods

After school on Monday 20 April, Mr Bartlett and five students from Barry Comprehensive went to the woods in Porthkerry Country Park to collect timber for the school’s Woodworking Club. Using only hand tools and muscle power, the students split … Continue reading

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F1 in Schools Success

Two teams from Barry Comprehensive School won through to the F1 in Schools National Finals from the Regional Final held recently at Swansea Waterfront Museum. F1 in Schools Ltd is a social enterprise working with industry partners to create a … Continue reading

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Engineering Award for Excellence

Barry Comprehensive School’s Faculty of Technology would like to congratulate Brandon Froud on receiving the annual South Wales Institute of Engineers Award for Excellence. Brandon studied Double Award Engineering at GCSE alongside his other subjects. As a result of his … Continue reading

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A visit from Sweden

From February 17 to February 21 Barry Comprehensive School was pleased to host a visit for our first ever Swedish visitor, Mr Bernt Rudholm, or Mr Bernt, as he came to be known by staff and students. Bernt first heard … Continue reading

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British Airways apprentices visit

At the end of January, Barry Comprehensive welcomed three British Airways apprentices to school.  The apprentices, including former pupil Andrew Mock,  spoke to students and provided information on the work at British Airways Maintenance Cardiff. Pupils taking GCSE and BTEC … Continue reading

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