Porthcawl Comprehensive School / Ysgol Gyfun Porthcawl

School Calendar

Examination dates are provisional at the time of publication of this calendar. Any changes to the events listed below will be communicated to parents.

The School Calendar 2017 / 2018 (Published July 2017)

Date Event
04.09.17 Inset Day (1)
05.09.17 First Day of term for all pupils
13.09.17 Sixth Form Information Evening
13.09.17 Year 7 Information Evening
13.09.17 Geography Fieldwork GCSE
15.09.17 AS/A2 PE Study Day
19.09.17 Individual photographs for years 7, 8, 9, 10 and 12
20.09.16 Year 10 Parents’ Forum
04.10.17 Year 6 Open Evening (for the year 7 intake September 2018)
10.10.17 Helping Hands coffee morning
13.10.17 Newsletter 1 deadline. We welcome articles about any extra-curricular activities our pupils have taken part in, both in and out of school
16.10.17 Restart a Heart Day
23.10.17 During this week year 10 will complete Drama Practicals
25.10.17 Year 13 Parents’ Evening
26.10.17 BTEC Performing Arts Sixth Form Showcase
30.10.17 to 03.10.17 Half term
06.11.17 External Examinations GCSE for some pupils start and finish on 14.11.17
13.11.17 The week starting Monday 13th Nov is Safeguarding Week
22.11.17 and 23.11.17 Year 11 Drama Practicals
29.11.17 Year 11 Parents’ Evening
01.12.17 The first Newsletter will be published and sent home with pupils
04.12.17 During the week beginning 4th Dec there will be mock year 11 orals in French and German
11.12.17 During the week beginning Monday 11th Dec the winter sports will be held
13.12.17 Year 7 Parents’ Evening
21.12.17 The Annual Carol Service at All Saints Church Porthcawl 7pm
25.12.17 to 09.01.18 Christmas break
Pupils return to school on 9th January 2018
08.01.18 Inset Day (2)
08.01.18 and 09.02.18 Science GCSE Practical Examinations.
09.01.18 External Examinations Begin
17.01.18 Year 11 Induction/Open Evening for students joining the sixth form in Sep 2018
19.01.18 External Examinations End
19.01.18 Year 11 Photographs.
Whole year group, individual and friendship photos. Also Sports teams photos
22.01.18 Year 11 Options Focus Fortnight begins
23.01.18 School Show starts - Phantom of the Opera. Matinee for year 5 and 6 pupils
24.01.18 School Show Evening Performance
25.01.18 School Show Evening Performance
26.01.18 School Show Evening Performance
26.01.18 Year 11 Options Deadline - please return options form today
27.01.18 School Show Matinee and Evening Performance (to be confirmed)
31.01.18 Textiles A2 Coursework deadline
02.02.18 Newsletter 2 deadline for articles
02.02.18 HPV Girls in years 8 and 9 Vaccinations
06.02.18 Safer Internet Day
07.02.18 Year 13, Student Finance Evening for parents and students
08.02.18 and 09.02.18 Music Prelims for Eisteddfod
12.02.18 Year 9 Options Focus Fortnight begins
12.02.18 and 13.02.18 Year 12 Drama Practicals
14.02.18 Year 12 Parents’ Evening
18.02.18 to 23.02.18 February Half Term
28.02.18 Year 9 parents’ Evening
02.03.18 Annual School Eisteddfod at the Pavilion
02.03.18 Year 9 Options Deadline - please return option forms by today
06.03.18 and 07.03.18 GCSE Music practical Exams
13.03.18 Annual Awards Evening
14.03.18 Year 13 Drama Practicals
16.03.18 Teen Booster vaccinations Year 9
19.03.18 Rosslyn Park Rugby 7’s
22.03.18 Spring Concert
23.03.18 Newsletter 2 published
23.03.18 Year 13 Photographs, whole year group, individual and friendship. Music Photographs
26.03.18 and 27.03.18 BTEC Performing Arts Play
28.03.18 Year 10 Parents’ Evening
29.03.18 Inset Day (3)
02.04.18 to 13.04.18 Easter Break
18.04.18 to 20.04.18 Year 11 Welsh oral Examinations
19.04.18 to 20.04.18 GCSE Drama Set Text Exam
23.04.18 to 25.04.18 GCSE Year 10 Welsh Oral Examinations
24.04.18 Physics A level Practical Examination
25.04.18 to 09.05.18 National Numeracy and Reading Tests for Year 7, 8 and 9
27.04.18 Physics A level Practical Written Task
01.05.18 Biology A level Practical Examination
04.05.18 Biology A level Practical Written Task
04.05.18 AS Technology Coursework deadline
07.05.18 Bank Holiday Monday
08.05.18 to 26.06.18 External Examinations
09.05.18 Chemistry A level Practical Examination
11.05.18 Chemistry A level Practical Written Task
11.05.18 Newsletter 3 deadline for articles
23.05.18 Helping Hands (1)
28.05.18 to 01.06.18 Whitsun Half Term Break
04.06.18 School examinations for Year 7, 8 and 9 during this week. Main exams Tuesday – Friday
06.06.18 Helping Hands (2)
13.06.18 Helping Hands (3)
14.06.18 Music Transition Day and Evening Transition Concert
19.06.18 Year 12 Students
21.06.18 Transition Day for year 6 pupils
25.06.18 to 06.07.18 Additional Learning Needs Summer Reviews
27.06.18 3 Days of Welsh Bacc Activities for year 12
29.06.18 Newsletter 3 Published
04.07.18 to 06.07.18 BTEC Performing Arts Musical for 3 nights
06.07.18 Annual Sports Day
09.07.18 Year 6 Transition Event, including an opportunity to purchase school uniform
11.07.18 AN department coffee morning
11.07.18 and 12.07.18 Young Playwrights Festival over two nights
16.07.18 ENRICHMENT WEEK
16.07.18 to 18.07.18 Tennis tournament
16.08.18 A Level Results Day
23.08.18 GCSE Results Day
THE TIMING OF EXAMINATIONS ARE PROVISIONAL AT THE TIME OF PUBLICATION. TO BE CONFIRMED LATER IN THE SCHOOL YEAR

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