Bryn Hafren Comprehensive School

Tel. 01446 403 500

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Bryn Hafren Comprehensive School

Merthyr Dyfan Road

Barry, CF62 9YQ


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 News Release   ...... Becta ICT Mark

Bryn Hafren School gets high tech accolade

Children at Bryn Hafren School are at the forefront of using information and communications technology to enhance their work, and that’s official!


Following an extensive external assessment Bryn Hafren has been awarded the prestigious ICT Mark by Becta, the British Education Communications and Technology Agency, the government funded body responsible for promoting the use of ICT in Britain’s schools and colleges.


The award recognises the school’s success in developing the strategic use of ICT in both administration and across the curriculum. Parents will have proof that their children are attending a school at the forefront of modern technology.


The Vale of Glamorgan Council is determined that all local children will have the best opportunity to excel in the jobs market of the future. Bryn Hafren should be congratulated on this wonderful achievement. This demonstrates the excellent ICT management and teaching that is taking place in local schools.


Head Teacher Phil Whitcombe commented, “We are delighted to be awarded the ICT Mark. It recognises our positive approach to ICT and the benefits it is bringing to our children. We believe that ICT can be used in every aspect of learning and that it is essential our children are equipped for the modern world.”