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ASSIST Smoking Intervention

Students from Barry Comprehensive School recently took part in a smoking intervention program called ‘ASSIST’. The students, from Year 8, had agreed to attend the two day event to train as peer supporters after being identified by other students in … Continue reading

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Salters Festival of Chemistry Success

Four students from Barry Comprehensive School were awarded a first place prize after representing the school at the Salters Festival of Chemistry at Cardiff University. The main focus of the morning was “The Salters’ Challenge”, a competitive,

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Enrichment Week 2014

The last week of the school term saw Barry Comprehensive School students and staff engage in a range experiences for ‘enrichment week’, Students had many opportunities for trips out of school, travelling to Oakwood, Margam Park, Storey Arms, Disneyland Paris, … Continue reading

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Bloodhound Supersonic Car

March the 18th to 24th this year was National Science and Engineering week and what better way to celebrate than to learn about how a team from Swansea University intends to break the World Land-speed record! Their mission is: “to … Continue reading

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CREST Awards 2012

Barry Comprehensive School students took part in the British Science Association’s CREST awards this year. CREST is a project-based awards scheme for the STEM subjects of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

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Wales National Brain Bee

Students performing the ulnar nerve practical during the Wales National Brain Bee. On 2nd April 2012 Cardiff University hosted the second Wales National Brain Bee competition. This event was part of the International Brain Bee, a competition for high school … Continue reading

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Salters’ Festival of Chemistry

The Salters’ Festival of Chemistry was attended this year by four Barry Comprehensive School students from Miss Seville’s Year 7 Science class. Salters’ Festivals provide the opportunity for enthusiastic young students to spend a day in a university department and … Continue reading

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Scientists At Work

Year 7 science students have been enjoying their new home learning tasks. Students in Year 7 and 8 are now taught science through themed topics, such as ‘Barry Boys at War’, ‘Lost in Space’, ‘All at Sea’ and ‘Fast Cars’. … Continue reading

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