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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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Barry Comprehensive hosts the Schools’ Geology Competition

On Tuesday 18th March Barry Comprehensive hosted the regional final of the BGS Schools’ Geology Challenge. The competition was for A level Geology students from all over Wales.  As part of the event each team had to prepare a poster … Continue reading

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Weather can’t stop the Geologists

Over the past two weeks, Barry Comprehensive School’s AS and GCSE Geology groups have completed their field visits in preparation for their coursework. The AS group spent two days in the Brecon Beacons studying the geology of the Ystradfellte valley. … Continue reading

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