Porthcawl Comprehensive School / Ysgol Gyfun Porthcawl


In all cases admission to Porthcawl Comprehensive is dealt with initially by Bridgend County Borough Council.

Guidance and application forms can be found on the council’s website www.bridgend.gov.uk. To obtain further advice and information on admission and transfers contact Pupil Services on 01656 642656 or email [email protected].

For children born between 1 September 2010 and 31 August 2011, transferring from junior/primary school (Year 6) to secondary school (Year 7) in September 2021, the timing of the admission round is as follows:

Action Date
Opening date for submission of applications 10:00 hours,
Monday, 19 October 2020
Closing date for receipt of applications by the local authority 16:00 hours,
Friday, 22 January 2021


If you are considering moving your child to Porthcawl from another school, there is a useful guide ‘Starting School’ available to view on the Bridgend Council website. Most transfers can only be made at the start of a school term.

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