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Successful days in the field

On Thursday 16th and Friday 17th November the Year 12 Geography and Year 13 Geology groups travelled from Barry Comprehensive School to the Gower in order to collect data for their coursework investigations. The Year 12 (AS) Geography students spent … 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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Geologists out in the field

Over the past few weeks, Barry Comprehensive School’s AS and GCSE Geology groups have completed their fieldwork trips in order to collect data for their coursework investigations. The Year 12 (AS) students spent two days studying the geology of the … Continue reading

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Geology team pipped at the post

On Tuesday 1st March six geology students from the school travelled to Whitchurch High School in Cardiff to take part in the Welsh final of the BGS Schools’ Geology Challenge. As part of the event each team had to prepare … Continue reading

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Geology Whatever the Weather!

During the last week of January, A Level and GCSE Geologists from Barry Comprehensive School completed their field visits in preparation for their Geology coursework. The sixth formers spent two days braving the wet weather in the Brecon Beacons studying … Continue reading

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Iceland Trip 2015

During the first week of the Easter holidays Barry Comprehensive School undertook its fifth trip to Iceland. All pupils studying Geography and/or Geology at A Level are given the opportunity to go on this ‘trip of a lifetime’. The group … Continue reading

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Geologists narrowly miss out

On Tuesday 10th March six geology students from Barry Comprehensive School travelled to take part in the Welsh final of the BGS Schools’ Geology Challenge. As part of the event each team had to prepare a poster on this year’s … Continue reading

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Geology Fieldwork Fortnight

Over two weeks in late January and early February GCSE and AS level Geology students have undertaken important fieldwork trips as part of their respective courses. The GCSE geologists stayed at Broadhaven overnight and undertook two days of fieldwork looking … Continue reading

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