Tag Archives: numeracy

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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Numbers Count at Barry Comprehensive School

This academic year numeracy is really hitting the headlines at Barry Comprehensive School. The current year 11 cohort returned to school (with year 7) for a ‘Maths and Motivating’ experience. Year 11 students focused on maths problems in the school … Continue reading

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Maths Mentoring at Dow Corning

On May the 1st, ten Year 7 students attended Dow Corning’s Nature Centre for a Maths Mentoring day. The boys had the opportunity to go outside in the nature area, and interact with some unique habitats and apply some of … Continue reading

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Catch-Up Literacy & Numeracy

Barry Comprehensive School’s Catch-Up programme is a scheme that is designed to improve students’ literacy and numeracy and to ensure that each individual reaches their full potential.

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