St Richard Gwyn Catholic High School, Barry

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For the school of the same name in Flint, see St Richard Gwyn Catholic High School, Flint.

Coordinates: 51°25′23″N 3°14′24″W / 51.423°N 3.240°W / 51.423; -3.240 St Richard Gwyn Catholic High School is a Roman Catholic comprehensive secondary school situated in Barry, Wales, Vale of Glamorgan.

It is named after the Welsh martyr St. Richard Gwyn. It is co-educational, and educates boys and girls from 11-16 years. Any pupils wishing to study at Sixth Form usually attend St David's Roman Catholic Sixth Form College.

Its feeder schools include St Helen's Primary School, Barry, and St Joseph's Primary School, Penarth.

The school was originally named St Cadoc's[1] until the name was changed in 1989. The address of the school also moved from Coldbrook Road, Dinas Powys to Argae Lane, Barry.

As of 2005, enrolment was 548, a school record, and further growth was projected. Demand for places had exceed supply in every year since 2000.[2]


  1. ^ "Family's 'unbearable' tsunami loss". BBC News. 2005-01-12. Retrieved 2010-05-24. 
  2. ^ 2005 Inspection Report

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