Year 6 Day

Striking a pose in the Drama studio

Striking a pose in the Drama studio

The current school year isn’t over yet, but Barry Comprehensive School’s new Year 7 pupils didn’t have to wait until September to try out their new school.

Recently, the prospective students’ parents attended Transition Evening for a presentation and the chance to chat to teachers about the new academic year.  Last week, the year 6 students spent the whole day at the school, attending lessons, meeting teachers and finding their way around with help from current students.

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Welsh National Test Results

Welsh National Test results for years 7, 8 & 9 are currently being posted home to parents.

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Presentation Evening 2017

Members of the Year 9 Football Team receiving the Army Shield from Antonia Forte and Gerard McNamara

Members of the Year 9 Football Team receiving the Army Shield from Antonia Forte and Gerard McNamara

Barry Comprehensive School’s Annual Presentation Evening was a resounding celebration of success with over 160 students being nominated for awards. These awards were for academic, sporting, artistic and personal success across the entire curriculum.

Holding the awards at Barry Memorial Hall highlighted the special nature of the evening and provided our talented Continue reading

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Inter House Sports Day Tuesday 4 July 2017

Information and timetable for the Inter House Sports Day at Jenner Park Athletics stadium on Tuesday 4 July 2017.

Sports Day 2017 Information

Sports Day 2017 Timetable

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Heading to the Gothia Youth World Cup in style

Andrew Roberts (Managing Director of ICD Roof Solutions) shaking hands with teacher Mark Hutton, along with members of ICD’s workforce and members of the school team.

Andrew Roberts (Managing Director of ICD Roof Solutions) shaking hands with teacher Mark Hutton, along with members of ICD’s workforce and members of the school team.

As the football season comes to a juddering halt and weekends are spent waiting for it to begin again, the summer can be a difficult time for all of those who love the beautiful game.  However, this year there is no such problem for the players of the U16 Barry Comprehensive School football team who are busy preparing to compete in The Gothia Youth World Cup in Gothenburg Sweden in July.

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Hay Festival 2017

Barry Comprehensive School students at the Hay Festival

Barry Comprehensive School students at the Hay Festival

Before May half term, 20 Year 7 and 8 students from Barry Comprehensive attended the Secondary School Education Day at the Hay Festival.

The students, who are either members of the Monday lunchtime Reading Club or who have excelled in the Accelerated Reader Programme, spent the day meeting authors and exploring the festival site. Continue reading

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Billy Elliot Rehearsals

(Back L to R) Jamie Brown as Michael and Dylan Hooper as Billy on Monday and Tuesday (Front L to R) Frankie Moreno Weaver as Michael and Kyle Bellamy as Billy on Wednesday and Thursday

Jamie Brown as Michael and Dylan Hooper as Billy (Mon & Tue), Frankie Moreno Weaver as Michael and Kyle Bellamy as Billy (Wed & Thu)

Rehearsals are in full swing for this year’s school production of Billy Elliot: The Musical.

Students are currently working on learning lines, rehearsing songs and memorising the choreography for the dance routines involved in the production.

The students are having great fun working on this production and it would be lovely to see as many people as possible in the audience during the performance week, starting Monday 10th July and finishing on Thursday 13th July.

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Media Experience at Cardiff City FC

Mr Damon Williams, Rhys Wolfe-Adams, Alexander Hamer, Rhys Powell, Mark Williams, Miss Charlotte Bowkett, Wesley Ballysingh, Daley Chapman and Ben Colton at Cardiff City FC

Mr Damon Williams, Rhys Wolfe-Adams, Alexander Hamer, Rhys Powell, Mark Williams, Miss Charlotte Bowkett, Wesley Ballysingh, Daley Chapman and Ben Colton at Cardiff City FC

During April, Year 10 and 11 students from Barry Comprehensive School, accompanied by teachers Mr Williams and Miss Bowkett, attended a media experience day courtesy of Cardiff City FC. The match in question was a rejuvenated Cardiff City side, under the guidance of the old master Neil Warnock, against an ever improving and confident Brentford Town.

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