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  • 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 10 (family reunification) Article 11 (abduction and non-return of children) Governments must do everything they can to stop children being taken out of their own country illegally by their parents or other relatives, or being prevented from returning home. “

Nov 18 2019

Daily Bulletin

PORTHCAWL COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL
DAILY BULLETIN Monday 18 November 2019 Week A
Dydd Llun 18 Mis Tachwedd 2019
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 11 (abduction and non-return of children)
Governments must do everything they can to stop children being taken out of their own country illegally by their parents or other relatives, or being prevented from returning home.


Numeracy
If you have time this week, give pupils a maths challenge. You could time them.

Emergency 999. Three operations.

555 365 276 953 111
Firstly, take the three digit number and multiply it by 9.
Secondly, reverse the digits of the result of this multiplication and add the two numbers together.
Thirdly, add together the digits in the answer.

Repeat for the other three digit numbers.
What do you notice about your answers?

Christmas Dinner - Tuesday 10th December 2018
Christmas Dinner is on Tuesday 10th December and all pupils are welcome. The cost is £2.20 for the main meal and £2.50 if you have a dessert. Look out for the Christmas posters for more information.

ICELAND- VERY IMPORTANT.
This is a final reminder to everyone -All monies- the remaining balance and the £18 extra - must be paid in by FRIDAY 29th NOVEMBER. THERE WILL BE NO EXTENSION TO THIS DATE FROM THE COMPANY.
There will also be a meeting BREAK TIME- TUESDAY 18th IN - This is concerning your room choices. NO show and I will allocate your room.

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.

6th Form Charity Football League
Following our 2 week break as a result of INSET and Children In Need, the 6th form charity football league resumes this week. Fixtures have been updated so please check fixtures in the 6th form study room. This week we have

ICT/Computing/Electronics London Trip
A trip has been organised for Feb half term (Wed 19-Fri 21st) which will include the following activities.

Please collect a letter from Mr. Pucella in G5 for further details if you are interested. Many thanks.
Mr. Pucella

ICELAND- VERY IMPORTANT.
This is a final reminder to everyone -All monies- the remaining balance and the £18 extra - must be paid in by FRIDAY 29th NOVEMBER. THERE WILL BE NO EXTENSION TO THIS DATE FROM THE COMPANY.
There will also be a meeting BREAK TIME- TUESDAY 18th IN - This is concerning your room choices. NO show and I will allocate your room.
Years 11-13
Re-sit forms for summer exams are available from Mrs Henderson and Mrs Stephens in A block.

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 11 (abduction and non-return of children)

Governments must do everything they can to stop children being taken out of their own country illegally by their parents or other relatives, or being prevented from returning home.



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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