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“’’Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.’’ Spencer Johnson Theme: Honesty “

Mar 24 2019

Daily Bulletin

PORTHCAWL COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL
DAILY BULLETIN Monday 25th March 2019 Week B
Dydd Llun 25 Mis Mawrth 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
Thought for the week:
Theme - Honesty
’’Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.’’
Spencer Johnson

Eco Committee - meeting on Wednesday 27th March. Lunchtime in M8.

Year 10, 11 and 12 students interested in studying to become Doctors, Dentists, or Veterinarians:
Dr Tim Paget, the Admissions Tutor for Medicine at the University of Sunderland is running a session in school at 2pm on Friday 29/03/2019 giving advice on applying for Medicine and related courses, and the interview process that students go through. It should be a very valuable talk.
Please see Mrs Williams at the start of break or lunch today if you wish to attend this workshop

Activities Day - Cardiff Bay Multi Water Activities
1 space has become available for the Cardiff Bay trip to take part in Multi-Water based activities such as kayaking, canoeing, bell boats, paddle boarding, raft building etc. Anyone interested please see Mr. Pucella in G5 ASAP. The cost is £21.50

Premiership Trip - Cancelled
The Man City and the re-arranged West Ham trip have had to be cancelled due to too many clashes. Pupils STILL need to collect their refunds from Mr. Pucella in G5 ASAP. Thanks

Activities Day
Two places have become available for Harry Potter on Activities Day. Please see Ms Brown in P26 if interested.
ICELAND
Your March payment of £100 is now due. Payments to Mrs Mackey D12. Thank you

Year 7 and 8
A French school has contacted us to see if there are pupils in Years 7 and/or 8 who would like a French penfriend. If you are interested in this lovely opportunity, please see Mrs Thomas in P27 for more information. What a great way to practise your French and make a new French friend! Merci!

Music Certificates -
If you play an instrument and have passed any exams, please could you bring a copy of your certificates to Mr Powell or Mr Davies (Music) or Mrs Stephens (A-Block). Any copies already handed in are not required again. Thank you.

Please read to Year 9-10/11/12 French Christmas Market trip to France 2019.
If you are interested in the French Christmas market trip, there are still letters available. £60 deposit to secure a place. Thank you. Madame Morgan.

Year 7 and 8 Activities Day Legoland trip - Mrs Lloyd is collecting the next payment for the trip. The total cost is £30 so you can pay the remaining £20 as one complete payment or pay a part of the £20. Payment will not be accepted without the blue payment card.



Year 10 Welsh revision classes
3 options available - Wednesday lunchtime - P4 Mrs C Davies; Thursday lunchtime - P6 Mrs J Davies; Friday lunchtime - P3 Mrs Lloyd. The Unit 1 exam is on March 27th, 28th, 29th. Feel free to attend one revision session or all 3! You do not have to attend the session that your teacher is running.

Year 11 Welsh revision classes
3 options available - Monday lunchtime - P4 Mrs C Davies; Tuesday lunchtime - P6 Mrs J Davies; Tuesday after school - P3 Mrs Lloyd
Unit 2 exam April 3rd, 4th, 5th
Unit 3 exam May 8th
Unit 4 exam May 10th

Christian Union (CU)
Fridays week A during lunchtime in A2 with Pastor Steve Lock and Miss Luhr. All welcome.

Year 11 GCSE Geography
Geography revision - there are two opportunities for revision in the department. After school every Monday with Mrs Mackey in D12 or Thursday lunchtimes with Miss Evans in D13. Topics will be the same. Revision Plan is displayed in the department- all geographers are encouraged to attend one or other.

Business Year 11 Support / Revision
Thurs Week A - Target Revision Group (Invites sent) D7 - 1.30pm. Bring your lunch.
Thurs Week B - Lunch support for year 11 pupils - everyone welcome.

IT Design Club
Learn how to photo-shop and to create cartoons. Meets A5 at Wednesday lunchtimes. All years welcome.

Language Club.
Come along and have fun with games and ICT every Tuesday Week 1 and Monday week 2 in P28 with Madame Morgan. New members welcome. Open to Year 7, 8 and 9!

Fair Trade
Meetings are every Friday breaktime in P13. All welcome! Bring some money and come along and buy some of our delicious treats!

Interact Club (6th form) - Monday lunchtimes in G5 with Mr. Pucella. Open to year 12 and 13. Get together as a group and come up with ideas for organising events throughout the year for charities of your choice.

Code Club (Key Stage 3 - Years 7, 8, 9) - Come to Code Club in G5 to learn the basics of
computer coding. Tuesday lunchtimes.
ICT Support (GCSE/A-Level) Need help and support with your courses, then please come along and ask for help. Available in G5 at lunchtimes with Mr. Pucella.





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




















Day Lunchtime After School
Mon Weights/Fitness (All Years) Football - K.S. 3 (WS)
Basketball Boys & Girls
Hockey - Yr 10-13 (KO)
Netball - Yr 7 (HD)
Tue Weights/Fitness (All Years) Rugby - Yrs 8&9 (NC & JS)
Badminton Hockey - Yr 7 (KO)
Circuit Training
Wed Weights/Fitness (All Years) Netball - Yr 10-13 (HD)
Basketball Boys & Girls (JS)
Gymnastics Hockey - Yr 8 & 9 (RS)
Thurs Weights/Fitness (All Years) Rugby -Yr 7 (GD)
Netball Yr 8 & 9 (HD)
Fri Weights/Fitness (All Years)
Girls multisports
(Go Girls)







Monday

Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Senior Choir

P21 Wind Band

P22 Porthcawl Orchestra

P22 String Group

P22 Porthcawl Concert Orchestra P22
Junior Choir P21
Years 10-13 All years

Grade 3 and above

Invite to join from music or peripatetic teacher All years



Invite to join from music or peripatetic teacher All years

Grade 4 and above

Invite to join from music or peripatetic teacher PCO - All years
Must be at least Grade 4
Invite to join from music or peripatetic teacher
An audition may be required if there are a number of players on a certain instrument
Junior Choir - Years 7 - 9

Day Lessons
Tuesday Woodwind lessons Mrs V Bryant
Brass lessons Mr S Gray
Wednesday Woodwind lessons Mrs V Bryant
Guitar lessons Mr D Jeffries
Thursday String lessons Mrs H Williams
Drum/Percussion lessons Mr H Griffiths
Cello/Double bass lessons Mr T Cleaton
Friday String lessons Mrs H Williams


’’Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.’’

Spencer Johnson

Theme: Honesty

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