Porthcawl Comprehensive School / Ysgol Gyfun Porthcawl

School Calendar

Examination dates are provisional at the time of publication of this calendar. Any changes to the events listed below will be communicated to parents.

The School Calendar 2019 / 2020 (Published September 2019)

Date Event
02.09.19 Inset Day
03.09.19 Inset Day
06.09.19 Photographs for Yrs 7, 8, 9, 10 & 12
11.09.19 6th Form Information Evening
Year 7 Information Evening
Drama / Music Visit to London, Postponed from Activities Day
25.09.19 Yr 11 Maths Mock Paper 1
26.09.19 Yr 11 Maths Mock Paper 2
European Day of Languages
27.09.19 MFL Transition
30.09.19 Yr 11 Drop Down Day for Y Band RS GCSE
02.10.19 Year 6 Open Evening for our new year 7 in September 2020
07.10.19 Yr 11 Drop Down Day for X Band RS GCSE
08.10.19 Science Transition Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
10.10.19 Deadline for articles from pupils and teachers for Newsletter 1
15.10.19 Full Gov Body Meeting @ 4pm
Year 13 Tourism controlled assessment
16.10.19 Restart a Heart Day for Year 8
Year 11 Drama Practicals
17.10.19 Year 11 Drama Practicals
21.10.19 This week - Yr 11 Oracy Exams wk 1 (English Department)
23.10.19 Year 11 Parents' Evening
Year 12 Tourism controlled assessment
24.10.19 Yr 12 Geography Fieldwork Day 1
25.10.19 Progress Marker 1 deadline, interim reports to parents to follow via the App
30.10.19 During the half term break
BMAT and Oxford and Cambridge Examinations on the Wednesday
04.11.19 Year 7 start a whole school project 'Our World'
ICT Transition Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
External GCSE examinations begin
05.11.19 Year 13 Tourism controlled assessment
08.11.19 Inset Day
13.11.19 External Examinations end
Year 12 Tourism Controlled assessment
18.11.19 Single Applied Science Task Based Assessment
19.11.19 Year 13 Tourism controlled assessment
20.11.19 World Children's Day
Year 10 Mock Prac Drama
21.11.19 Year 10 Mock Prac Drama
25.11.19 Yr 11 Oracy Exams wk 2 (English Department)
27.11.19 Year 13 Parents' Evening
Year 12 BTEC transition
Year 12 Tourism Controlled Assessment
28.11.19 Year 13 BTEC Transition
29.11.19 Newsletter 1 Published - Copies are available from the school reception
02.12.19 French and German GCSE Mock Orals this week
Year 11 GCSE Geography will be completing their Unit 3 Exam this week
09.12.19 Winter Sports Week
11.12.19 Year 7 Parents' Evening
12.12.19 Provisional date for Year 10 to complete a Walking Talking Mock for English Literature
19.12.19 Carol Service at All Saints from 7pm
06.01.20 Inset Day
GCSE Science Practical in lessons this half term for Yr 11
07.01.20 External Examinations Begin
13.01.20 Year 11 Options Focus (week 1)
Transition - Art and Technology Activities for feeder schools and out of catchment 13-17 January
15.01.20 Year 11 Sixth Form Open Evening
School Show 'Sister Act' - Crew only
16.01.20 School Show full rehearsal
17.01.20 External Examinations End
School Show full rehearsal
18-19.01.20 School Show rehearsals and Band Call
20.01.20 Year 11 Options Focus (week 2)
School Show full rehearsal and Evening Dress Rehearsal
21.01.20 School Show Matinee for Primary Pupils
22.01.20 Year 9 Immunisations – school leavers boosters
School Show 1
23.01.20 School Show 2
24.01.20 School Show 3
Options deadline for Year 11
25.01.20 School Show Matinee Performance
27.01.20 Year 10 Welsh Mock Oral Examinations All week
Yr 9 Options Focus (Wk 1)
29.01.20 Yr 9 Parents' Evening
30.01.20 Deadline for articles for Newsletter 2 from pupils and teachers
31.01.20 Deadline for Performance Markers 2, interim report to follow via App
03.02.20 Yr 9 Options Focus (Wk 2)
Year 11 Oracy Exams week 3
04.02.20 Safer Internet Day
05.02.20 Year 13 Student Finance Evening
Year 12 AS Drama Practicals
07.02.20 Year 9 Option Form Deadline
10.02.20 Year 12 Geography Fieldwork Day 2
12.02.20 Year 12 Parents' Evening
Eisteddfod Music Prelims
13.02.20 Eisteddfod Music Prelims
14.02.20 Year 11 Photographs and Sports Teams / Individuals
04.03.20 GCSE Music Practical Examinations
05.03.20 GCSE Music Practical Examinations
11.03.20 Year 13 Drama Practicals
13.03.20 Eisteddfod
17.03.20 Awards Evening
18.03.20 Spring Concert
20.03.20 Newsletter 2 published
Year 13 Photographs and Music/Drama
24.03.20 A2 Physics Practical
26.03.20 GCSE Drama Practicals
27.03.20 A2 Physics Practical Analysis Paper
30.03.20 French and German GCSE Oral examinations this week
01.04.20 Year 10 Parents' Evening
21.04.20 National Numerical Reasoning test to be taken between 21.04.20 and 05.05.20
Year 10 Welsh Oral Examinations Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
27.04.20 Year 11 Welsh Oral Examinations Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
28.04.20 A2 Biology Practical
29.04.20 BTEC Performing Arts Showcase
01.05.20 A2 Biology Practical Analysis Paper
04.05.20 Provisional dates (4th to 8th May) for Walking Talking Mock Unit 2 English Literature Year 10
05.05.20 GCSE Examinations begin
A2 Chemistry Practical
07.05.20 Newsletter 3 deadline for articles from pupils and teachers
Deadline for Key Stage 3 Levels
Deadline for final predicted grades for Year 11, 12 and 13
A2 Chemistry Practical Analysis Paper
08.05.20 Bank Holiday Friday (VE Day)
11.05.20 AS Examinations begin
14.05.20 HPV Immunisations for Year 8 Girls and Boys and Year 9 Girls only
15.05.20 HPV Immunisations for Year 8 Girls and Boys and Year 9 Girls only (may continue today)
18.05.20 A level Examinations begin
22.05.20 AS Examinations finish except for those sitting Further Mathematics
01.06.20 Examinations for Years 7, 8 and 9 take place this week
02.06.20 Helping Hands 1
05.06.20 Examinations for years 7, 8 and 9 finish
08.06.20 Humanities Mexico Project week 1
09.06.20 Helping Hands 2
11.06.20 Humanities Transition Event
12.06.20 Inset Day
15.06.20 Humanities Mexico Project week 2
A level examinations finish
16.06.20 Helping Hands 3
GCSE Examinations finish
17.06.20 Music Transition Day and Concert
22.06.20 During the period from 22.06.20 and into July, Geography GCSE (year 10) will have 4 days field work
Humanities Project week 3
Additional Needs Reviews Week 1
24.06.20 Art and Technology Showcase Evening – an exhibition of GCSE and A level Art, textiles and DT projects
External examinations Contingency Date – in unforeseen circumstances external examinations could be rescheduled up to this date
26.06.20 Newsletter 3 Published
Welsh Bacc Year 12 Individual Projects
29.06.20 Additional Needs reviews Week 2
Humanities Project Mexico week 4
Year 12/13 Field work Geography this week
Year 12 Welsh Bacc Individual Projects
30.06.20 Year 6 Transition day
01.07.20 Young Playwrights 'Get in' to Jubilee Theatre
Year 7 CSI project
02.07.20 RS visit to Hindu Mandir
Year 8 Junior Apprentice in the assessment centre
03.07.20 Sports Day
06.07.20 Young Playwrights Festival Rehearsal
07.07.20 Young Playwrights Festival Rehearsal
08.07.20 WBQ Community Challenge Year 10
Young Playwrights Evening Performance
09.07.20 WBQ Community Challenge Year 10
Young Playwrights Evening Performance
AN Coffee Morning
13.07.20 Tennis Festival starts today 13.07.20 and carries on for 3 days
17.07.20 Last day of school for pupils
20.07.20 Inset Day
SUMMER BREAK
13.08.20 A-Level Results
20.08.20 GCSE Results
THE TIMING OF EXAMINATIONS ARE PROVISIONAL AT THE TIME OF PUBLICATION. TO BE CONFIRMED LATER IN THE SCHOOL YEAR AND PUBLISHED IN THE EXAMINATIONS SECTION OF THE WEBSITE.

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