Porthcawl Comprehensive School / Ysgol Gyfun Porthcawl

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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 2018 / 2019 (Published September 2018)

Date Event
03.09.18 Inset (1) Back to School
05.09.18 AOLE (1)
07.09.18 Photographs for Yrs 7, 8, 9, 10 & 12
10.09.18 GCSE Yr 11 Geography Fieldwork
12.09.18 6th Form and Year 7 Information Evening
13.09.18 GCSE Yr 11 Geography Fieldwork
19.09.18 Year 10 Parents' Forum
20.09.18 Year 13 Geography Fieldwork
24.09.18 Parental Questionnaire – ‘Standards’ over the next couple of weeks
28.09.18 European Day of Languages
28.09.18 Year 6 Transition Activities MFL – Further transition activities will be announced throughout the year
03.10.18 Year 6 Open Evening
04.10.18 Helping Hands Coffee Morning
10.10.18 BTEC Performing Arts Showcase
12.10.18 Newsletter 1 Deadline - parents and pupils, please let us know if you have something you would like to see in the newsletter
16.10.18 Restart a Heart Day
17.10.18 and 18.10.18 Year 10 Practicals Drama
24.10.18 Year 11 Parents' Evening
26.10.18 INSET (2)
29.10.18 to 02.11.18 Half Term
05.11.18 External GCSE Examinations begin
05.11.18 GCSE English
06.11.18 GCSE Numeracy
07.11.18 GCSE English pupils
08.11.18 GCSE Numeracy
12.11.18 GCSE Mathematics Exam (all Year 11)
14.11.18 GCSE Mathematics Exam (all Year 11)
14.11.18 External GCSE Examinations end
21.11.18 Year 11 Drama Devised Practical
22.11.18 Year 11 Drama Devised Practical
28.11.18 Year 13 Parents' Evening
29.11.18 PISA Tests
30.11.18 Newsletter 1 Published
03.12.18 Parental Qu – ‘Wellbeing’ over the next couple of weeks
03.12.18 French and German GCSE Mock Orals
10.12.18 Winter Sports Week
11.12.18 BTEC Performing Arts Assessment
12.12.18 Year 7 Parents' Evening
20.12.18 Carol Service 7pm
21.12.18 Carol Service - Pupils
07.01.19 INSET (3)
Between 08.01.19 and 08.02.19 GCSE Science Practical in lessons
08.01.19 External Examinations Begin
14.01.19 Year 11 Options Focus (Week 1)
16.01.19 Year 11 Sixth Form Open Evening
16.01.19 School Show Get In (Crew)
17.01.19 School Show Full Rehearsal
18.01.19 External Examinations End
18.01.19 School Show Full Rehearsal
21.01.19 Year 11 Options Focus (Week 2)
21.01.19 School Show Full Rehearsal & Evening Dress Rehearsal
22.01.19 School Show Matinee for Primary Schools
23.01.19 School Show 1
24.01.19 School Show 2
25.01.19 School Show 3
25.01.19 Options Deadline for Year 11
25.01.19 Vaccinations - Year 8 & 9 Girls HPV
26.01.19 Saturday School Show 4 Matinee and Get Out
28.01.19 Year 9 Options Focus (Week 1)
28.01.19 Parental Questionnaire - ‘Teaching and Learning’ over next couple of weeks
30.01.19 Year 9 Parents' Evening
04.02.19 Year 9 Options Focus (Week 2)
05.02.19 Safer Internet Day
06.02.19 Year 12 AS Drama Practical
08.02.19 Newsletter (2) Deadline
08.02.19 Option Deadline for Year 9
13.02.19 Year 12 Parents' Evening
13.02.19 and 14.02.19 Eisteddfod Music Prelims
15.02.19 Year 11 and Sports teams/individuals - Photographs
18.02.19 Student Finance Eve Parents of Year 13
25.02.19 to 01.03.19 Half Term
06.03.19 and 07.03.19 GCSE Music Prac Exams
08.03.19 Vaccination - All Year 9 Pupils - Booster, Diph, Polio, Tetanus & Men
13.03.19 Year 13 Drama Practicals
15.03.19 Eisteddfod
18.03.19 Parental Questionnaire – ‘Care, Support & Guidance’ over next couple of weeks
19.03.19 Awards Evening
22.03.19 Newsletter 2 Published
22.03.19 Year 13 and Music & Drama groups Photographs
26.03.19 A2 PHYS Practical Day 1
27.03.19 A2 PHYS Practical Day 2
27.03.19 to 29.03.19 Welsh Orals Year 10
28.03.19 GCSE Drama Practicals - Scripted
29.03.19 A2 PHYS Practical Analysis Paper
01.04.19 to 05.04.19 French and German GCSE Orals
02.04.19 A2 BIOL Practical Day 1
03.04.19 A2 BIOL Practical Day 2
03.04.19 Year 10 Parents' Evening
03.04.19 to 05.04.19 Welsh Orals Year 11
04.04.19 ‘Online safety live' Morning
05.04.19 A2 BIOL Practical Analysis Paper
10.04.19 BTEC Performing Arts Play
12.04.19 INSET (4)
29.04.19 to 14.05.19 The National Tests for years 7 – 9, will take place during 29th April to 14th May. The Numeracy test will be online
01.05.19 Year 8 Parents' Evening
06.05.19 Bank Holiday
07.05.19 External Examinations Begin
08.05.19 A2 CHEM Prac Day 1
09.05.19 A2 CHEM Prac Day 2
10.05.19 Newsletter 3 Deadline
10.05.19 A2 CHEM Practical Analysis Paper
13.05.19 Parent Questionnaire on ‘Leadership’ over next couple of weeks
24.05.19 Last AS Exam
27.05.19 to 31.05.19 Half Term
04.06.19 to 07.06.19 Internal Examinations Tues to Friday for Years 7, 8 and 9
04.06.19 Helping Hands (1)
11.06.19 Helping Hands (2)
18.06.19 Helping Hands (3)
18.06.19 External Examinations End
20.06.19 Music Transition Day
24.06.19 AN Reviews (Week 1)
25.06.19 Transition Day
26.06.19 BTEC Musical Get In
28.06.19 Newsletter 3 Published
01.07.19 AN Reviews (Week 2)
01.07.19 and 02.07.19 Year 12 Global WQB
03.07.19 BTEC Musical 1
04.07.19 BTEC Musical 2
05.07.19 BTEC Musical 3
05.07.19 Sports Day
10.07.19 AN Coffee Morning
10.07.19 and 11.07.19 Young Playwrights Evening Performance
10.07.19 and 11.07.19 CC Year 10 WBQ
15.07.19 to 19.07.19 Tennis tournament
15.07.19 Year 6 Transition Disco & Uniform Evening
17.07.19 Summer Concert (Provisional Date)
19.07.19 Last Day of School for Pupils
22.07.19 INSET DAY 5
SUMMER BREAK
15.08.19 A-Level Results
22.08.19 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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