Barry

Friendships

Being in the boarding House allows your daughters to build a strong network of friends and connections that will last a lifetime. The friendships forged in House will open doors to future…

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Bazza’s Community

The Oxford dictionary defines “community” as a social organisation centred on common interests or a locale. I beg to differ. Over the weekend, I participated in the annual Haileybury MUN with Leanna,…

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The Art of Being Kind

To Barry House, kindness is the language of empathy and understanding that transcends cultural and linguistic barriers, fostering an environment where every individual feels valued, heard, and supported. Our House motto, “Kindness,…

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House Traditions and Sports Roundup.

One delightful aspect of concluding the Autumn term in school is the array of opportunities to celebrate Christmas. We eagerly embrace the festive spirit before dispersing to our families, and for many,…

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Taking Advantage of Opportunities when they come knocking on the door.

As the old adage wisely proclaims, “Opportunity seldom knocks twice.” Seizing opportunities and taking proactive steps can wield a profound impact on our lives, often distinguishing between success and failure. In today’s…

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Summer Success.

It is fair to say that I am one incredibly proud Housemistress. From the very beginning of the year Barry girls have been a bundle of energy. The sound of laughter, camaraderie…

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A little change.

Moving from South Africa 23 years ago to live in England – was in equal parts exhilarating and scary. I did not realise how strongly tied I was to the culture of…

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Spring Term Highlights

In this short and busy Spring Term, there have been plenty of highlights. As always Barry pupils have been fully engaged in School life. They have been adding new layers to their profile,…

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Reflections and Growth Mindset

House Order has become a time for us to share our wisdom and experience with your daughters. My first House Order this term focussed on reflection – what worked well in the…

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The Magic of Encouragement

As we approach the end of the Autumn term, it is fair to say that I am one incredibly proud Housemistress. Barry girls have been a bundle of energy. The sound of…

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