New letter from director of education
Letter from Mr Harvey Director of Education 14th July 2020
Thank you for your support, understanding and patience over the past four months. I am grateful to you all for everything you have done to assist your child’s learning, your child’s school and the local authority at this difficult time.
This letter will provide you with further information in respect of your child/ren will return to school from September 2020.
As a result of the Minister for Education’s recent announcement regarding the reopening of schools, the local authority is keen to work with schools and parents/carers to ensure all pupils return to school in September as soon as it practicably possible to do so.
All Bridgend schools will be open for staff only between Tuesday 1 September and Thursday 3 September (inclusive). This period will allow school staff to plan and reconfigure the school in readiness for pupils returning to schools.
Parents are advised that Bridgend schools are not open for pupils during this period.
From Friday 4 September, certain year groups will start to return to school.
The following table provides further information in relation how pupils will return to Porthcawl Comprehensive School on Friday 4 September.
School Day Start/End Times Friday 4 September
7, 12 + 13
Between Monday 7 September and Wednesday 9 September (inclusive), schools will start to welcome more pupils back to school.
The following table provides further information in relation how pupils will return to Porthcawl Comprehensive School during the week commencing Monday 7 September.
School Day Start/End Times Monday 7 September Tuesday 8 September Wednesday 9 September
Year 10 + 11
Year 8 + 9
All Year Groups
It is important to note that all pupils return to Porthcawl Comprehensive School by Wednesday
9th September 2020.
A separate letter will be sent out to all learners/parents/cares via the parent app. This letter will contain the required detail for the various Year Groups to return to school in September.
In future all communication will be sent via the Parent App, copied to the School Website and alerts will be sent via twitter.
In conclusion, I would like to thank you all, once again, for your continuing support at a very difficult time.
I hope you all enjoy the summer break and I look forward to seeing pupils back in schools from September.
Lindsay Iorwerth Harvey (Mr)
Corporate Director – Education and Family Support
Bridgend County Borough Council