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Barry Comprehensive student receives masterclasses from top university professors

In January, several aspiring mathematicians from Barry Comprehensive School were invited to attend a series of mathematics masterclasses given by some of the countries’ most renowned university professors. William Ferris in Year 9 attended each lecture over the course of … Continue reading

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Heading to Windsor for the wedding

Rhys Horton, currently in Year 13 at Barry Comprehensive School, will be heading to Windsor on the 19 May for a very important event. Unlike the thousands of well-wishers hoping just to catch a glimpse of Prince Harry and Meghan … Continue reading

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STEM Cymru Big Bang Fair – Update

Since returning from The Big Bang Fair, Head of Year 7 Mr Williams was contacted by Alex at DOW Chemicals. Alex explained how impressed they were with one of our pupils, Sam Williams in 7RD. Sam worked on changing gaskets … Continue reading

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‘In It To Win It’ Spring Draw 2018

At the end of another busy term, Barry Comprehensive School held the spring ‘In It to Win It’ draw with a range of fantastic prizes awarded to students for excellence in attendance, attitudes to learning and academic success. Students collected … Continue reading

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‘In it to win it’ Christmas Draw 2017

On the last day of term, Barry Comprehensive School’s popular ‘In It To Win It’ draw took place for students in Year 7, 8 and 9. The draw promotes high standards throughout KS3 with tickets for the draw being awarded … Continue reading

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Team Lanka Praised at the House of Commons

Members of Barry Comprehensive School’s Team Lanka were invited to the House of Commons recently. Students were accompanied on the visit by headteacher Gerard McNamara and Team Lanka lead teacher Charlotte Bowkett, along with school governors Antonia Forte, Karen Walters … Continue reading

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The Real Schools Guide 2017

Every year Wales Online publish their ‘Real Schools Guide’ which ranks all the schools across Wales on a number of factors. We are delighted to announce that this year we have been ranked 35th out of the 210 secondary schools, … Continue reading

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GCSE Results 2017 – Outstanding Performance for Boys

Barry Comprehensive School is again celebrating an excellent set of GCSE results, with 70% of students achieving at least 5 A*-C grades and 50% achieving the same measure including both English and Maths.

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