Porthcawl Comprehensive School / Ysgol Gyfun Porthcawl

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Please note that there is a Bulletin Box in A block office.

  • Deadline for inclusion in next day’s bulletin is 12pm.
  • Deadline on Friday for Monday is 12pm.

Thought for the Week – Meddyliad yr Wythnos

“A Summary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child Article 16 (right to privacy) Every child has the right to privacy. The law should protect the child’s private, family and home life, including protecting children from unlawful attacks that harm their reputation. “

Jan 25 2020

Daily Bulletin

PORTHCAWL COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL
DAILY BULLETIN Tuesday 7 January 2020 Week B
Dydd Mawrth 7 Mis Ionawr 2020
Deadline for inclusion in next day’s bulletin is now 12pm
Deadline on Friday for Monday is also 12pm
Please ensure that all messages are read out - Thank you
A Summary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child
Article 16 (right to privacy)
Every child has the right to privacy. The law should protect the child’s private, family and home life, including protecting children from unlawful attacks that harm their reputation.

Numeracy
If you have time this week, give pupils a maths challenge. You could time them.
One minute a day.
The 100 target Challenge.
Use the 6 numbers in the given order to make a total of 100. You can use + - x ÷ ( ).
6 4 6 8 7 4
(example 6, 8, 2,5,5,9 6 x 8 + 2 + 5 + 5 x 9 = 48 + 2 + 5 + 45 = 100)
Year 7-8-9 - Language club
The French Bake Off is back! Competition is on! Prizes to win! Come and see Madame Morgan in P28 to get the recipe this week. Cakes will be judged on Monday 13th of January 2013. Happy baking!

ICT London Trip
Final balances are due in this week to Mr. Pucella. Please make cheques payable to Porthcawl Comprehensive and write your name and form on the back of the cheque.
Thanks
Years 11-13 - Resits
Deadline for re-sit forms 31st January. Please bring forms and payment to Mrs Stephens or Mrs Henderson in A Block.

6th Form Charity Football League
All fixtures have now been updated and displayed in the study room.
Please see Mr. Pucella if you have any queries.

French Belgium Trip - Year 7,8 and 9.

There are up to 20 potential spaces opening on our WWI Battlefield trip for Year 7. The trip will take place in May 2020 in half term, it is a three night, four day trip with the following included:
1)Transfer and ferry costs, from the school to our hotel.
2) full board basis in our carefully selected hotel, the food is known to be amazing! (no hostel only hotel) and you do not have to share a bed with others, only a room.
3) Battlefield tours of the Somme and Ypres.
4) Entry to a water park.
5) Entry to all museums and tours.
6) A hoodie.
7) A memory book of the experience.
8) An opportunity to lay a wreath from our school at the Battlefield.
9) If you have any family that fought in WWI and are buried there, you can request to visit their graves as the trip is tailor made.
10) Opportunity to shop in the local area.
11) Includes Bowling as a group.
If you are interested, please see Mrs Hammerton for a letter in D3 anytime!

Film Club
Mrs Stanton is running a film club which will take place every Tuesday lunchtime in D6. We will watch a different film, suggested by members, each week. Everyone is welcome and feel free to bring snacks.

ICT Feb Half term trip to London
3 days, 2 nights. Plan includes developing an App working with an App Developer, visiting the Sky deck on the London Shard, Madame Tusards, breakfast and evening meals included. Visit to Bletchley Park (Enigma Machine), Visit Science Museum and a visit to the National Museum of Computing. Please collect a letter from Mr. Pucella in G5. Consent and Deposits must be in this week. Thanks Mr. Pucella


HISTORY CLUB
History club has now started and is open to pupils in all Year groups. It will take place once a week, on Wednesday lunchtime in D5. We will be starting with some very exciting activities focused on castles. All new members are welcome and you can bring your lunch as well. Thanks. Mr Holt.

Y7 and 8 Creative Writing Club
Do you love to be creative and write imaginatively? Are you a whizz with vocabulary, or a budding journalist?
Creative Writing Club with Mrs Withers is starting on Monday 23rd September in P8, at lunchtime.
Bring your lunch along!

Language Club for Years 7, 8 & 9! If you enjoy languages, please come along to Language Club with Madame Morgan on a Tuesday (week 1) and Monday (week 2) at lunch time in P28. Bring your lunch! Merci!

Welsh - extra help sessions for Y11.
Anyone can attend at any time:
Monday lunchtime with Mr J Tobin in P4
Tuesday lunchtime with Mrs J Davies in P1
Thursday lunchtime with Mrs A Lloyd in P3

Retro Coding Club - Open for Years 7, 8 and 9
Every Monday lunchtime in A4 - bring your food - all welcome


















2019 PE DEPT WINTER TERM
Day Lunchtime After School
Mon Weights/Fitness (All Years) Football - K.S. 3 (WS) Boys & Girls
Basketball (All Years) Mr Stradling
GCSE PE (Sports Hall) Mr Stradling
Netball Yr7 Miss Stanton
Hockey Yr 8&9 Mrs Stuart
Tue Weights/Fitness (All Years) Rugby Yr7 Mr Card
Badminton (Sports Hall) Rugby Yr8 Mr Stradling
Hockey Yr7 Miss Owens
Wed Weights/Fitness (All Years) Rugby Yr9 Mr Stradling/Mr Davies
GCSE PE (Sports Hall)
Mr Stradling Netball Yr8&9 Miss Davies

Thurs Weights/Fitness (All Years)
Circuits (All Years) Mr Stradling
Hockey Yr10,11,12,13 Miss Owens/Mrs Stuart
Fri Weights/Fitness (All Years)
GO Girls (Gym All Years)




Music Extracurricular Activities
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Instrumental Lessons
Woodwind
Brass
Lower Strings Woodwind
Guitar Upper Strings
Percussion Upper Strings
Lunchtime Activities
Senior Choir
P21 Flute Group
P21 Porthcawl Orchestra
P22 String Group
P22 Porthcawl Concert Orchestra
P22
For years 10-13. All abilities welcome! Invite to join from music or peripatetic teacher All years welcome Invite to join from music or peripatetic teacher Invite to join from music or peripatetic teacher
Brass Group
P22
Tech Group
P20
Junior Choir
P21

Invite to join from music or peripatetic teacher All years welcome Years 7-9. All abilities welcome



A Summary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

Article 16 (right to privacy)

Every child has the right to privacy. The law should protect the child’s private, family and home life, including protecting children from unlawful attacks that harm their reputation.




We are always in need of
Toiletries and Toilet Rolls
Tea/Coffee
Tinned Meat - such as Ham or Corn Beef
Tinned Fish - Such as Tuna
Peanut Butter/Jam
UHT Milk and Orange Juice
Soup
Rice/Pasta
Tinned Vegetables
Tinned Fruit
Tins of Rice Pudding and Custard

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