Transforming Secondary Education in Barry

Secondary school pupils using a tablet device

Consultation on the proposal to transform secondary education in Barry


From 11 May to 06 July 2015 the Council consulted pupils, parents, teachers, governors and other stakeholders on the proposal to transform secondary education in Barry.


  The Proposal:

  1. Create a new mixed-sex comprehensive community  school through the amalgamation of  Barry and Bryn Hafren Comprehensive Schools;
  2. Expand Ysgol Gyfun Bro Morgannwg; and
  3. Subject to Welsh Government funding, relocate Ysgol Gyfun Bro Morgannwg and Ysgol Gymraeg Nant Talwg to the current Bryn Hafren Comprehensive School site and relocate the new mixed-sex comprehensive school to the current sites of Barry Comprehensive School, Ysgol Gyfun Bro Morgannwg and Ysgol Gymraeg Nant Talwg


Results of the consultation


The authority is grateful to everyone who took the time to consider our proposal and to those who let us know their views.


The consultation report was considered by the Council's Cabinet on 5th October 2015 with a recommendation that the Council undertakes further work to develop alternative proposals for transforming secondary schools in Barry. Subject to the decision of Cabinet, the Council will not be proceeding with the proposals described in the consultation document. It was resolved that a working group will be established to prepare a new proposal for the future of secondary education in Barry.


The Consultation Report is available to download or hard copies of the report are available on request by contacting the Directorate of Learning and Skills, details below. 



Agendas and minutes for all Council meetings can be viewed online.




If you have any questions regarding this consultation please feel free to contact us.


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