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Easter Revision Year 10, 11 and Sixth Form

Thursday, April 6, 2017 Exams
Easter Revision Year 10, 11 and Sixth Form

EASTER 2017 WEEK 1 Monday 10th April Ms Davies Year 12 Welsh Oral Prep P1 10:00 till 12:00 Mr Evans Year 11 Technology Resistant Materials Technology workshops 9:30 till 3:00 Miss Hardwick Year 11 Drama Practical Preparations Drama Studio 8:30 till 3:00 Tuesday 11th April Mrs Victor Year 11 GCSE English Revision sets 11X3 and 11Y3 Meet in P15 10:00 till 12:30 Mrs Llewellyn Y...

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Year 11 Revision in School Easter 2017

Thursday, April 6, 2017 Exams
Year 11 Revision in School Easter 2017

Year 11 Easter Revision 2017 Monday 10th April Mr Evans Year 11 Technology Resistant Materials Technology workshops 9:30 till 3:00 Miss Hardwick Year 11 Drama Practical Preparations Drama Studio 8:30 till 3:00 Tuesday 11th April Mrs Victor Year 11 GCSE English Revision sets 11X3 and 11Y3 Meet in P15 10:00 till 12:30 Mrs Llewellyn Year 11 GCSE English Revision sets 11X2 and 11Y2...

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News from the English Department

Monday, January 9, 2017 Exams, English
News from the English Department

Dear Parent/Guardian, As you are already aware, all year 10 pupils will focus on studying English Language throughout year 10. Reading Throughout the two years of the course, pupils will read a range of fiction and non-fiction texts as well as continuous and non-continuous texts. Continuous texts could include; autobiography, biography, diaries, speeches, travel writing, short stories, revie...

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Best Results Ever!

Thursday, October 13, 2016 Exams
Best Results Ever!

PORTHCAWL COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL GCSE EXAMINATION RESULTS 2016 SIMPLY OUR BEST ENGLISH, MATHS AND SCIENCE RESULTS! The students, their families and the school are all celebrating an excellent set of GCSE results. This year saw a large cohort of 212 students and the high quality of results is across the ability range, in total 3797 papers were sat. There has been a significant improvement in the...

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The National Tests for Year 7, 8 and 9

Monday, April 25, 2016 Exams
The National Tests for Year 7, 8 and 9

The National Tests will take place at Porthcawl this year on the following dates. There is Welsh Government Information in the letters section of the PARENTS section of our website 27th April Year 7 Numerical Reasoning 28th April Year 8 Numerical Reasoning 3rd May Year 9 Numerical Reasoning 9th May Year 7, 8 and 9 Reading 10th May Year 7, 8 and 9 Numeracy

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Easter Study Sessions/Revision YEAR 11

Monday, March 21, 2016 Exams
Easter Study Sessions/Revision YEAR 11

The following timetable is for year 11 YEAR 11 REVISION EVENTS OVER EASTER 2016 28/03/16 Mon No Sessions 29/03/16 Tues Mr Card GCSE PE P29 9:00 - 11:00 Mrs Cartwright GCSE Religious Studies Full Course Maths Block 10:00 -2:00 Miss Williams GCSE RS Short course Maths Block 10:00 - 2:00 30/03/16 Weds Miss Hardwick GCSE Drama Practical Drama Studio 8:00 - 3:30 Mrs Mackey GCSE Geog...

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The importance of excellent attendance cannot be over emphasised

Monday, April 25, 2016 Exams
The importance of excellent attendance cannot be over emphasised

I would like to emphasise how important it is for pupils to attend lessons in the run up to their examinations. This summer, year 11 will be issued with an extensive revision timetable. This will include support in the holidays and every day up until the Whitsun half term (up to and including Friday 27th May 2016). It is essential that year 11 pupils are in school full time until Whitsun. They ...

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January 2016 Examinations

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 Exams

External examinations for year 11-13 commence Thursday 7th January 2016, through to Tuesday 19th January.

The Headteacher’s commitment is that if there are adverse weather conditions, if at all possible, the school will open for examinations, even if the remainder of the school is closed. If in doubt on the day, phone the school on 01656 774100. Therefore, all pupils with examinatio...

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GCSE Mathematics Weds 4th Nov & Tues 10th Nov

Monday, November 2, 2015 Exams
GCSE Mathematics Weds 4th Nov & Tues 10th Nov

Just a reminder that many pupils in year 11 are sitting their Mathematics GCSE paper 1 this week and paper 2 next week. During the last few days the extra support and revision continues in school. All pupils sitting these examinations should be practising their past papers and using the resources suggested by their Maths teachers. The importance of gaining a qualification in mathematics cannot ...

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Porthcawl Celebrates Outstanding A Level & GCSE Results

Sunday, September 6, 2015 Exams
Porthcawl Celebrates Outstanding A Level & GCSE Results

AS and A Level This year 169 students sat a most remarkable 450 A level papers, the largest ever entry! The most remarkable fact is the quality of the results; the pass rate (A* to E) was a fantastic 99%. This outstanding performance underlines Porthcawl as a truly inclusive school. Students have reached, and in most cases exceeded, their predicted potential. There were many outstanding perfor...

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Excellent Attendance/ Exams & Revision

Sunday, May 10, 2015 Exams, Attendance
Excellent Attendance/ Exams & Revision

PLEASE NOTE Exams will go ahead on the INSET day Monday 8th June. However, there will be no school transport on that day. Year 11 pupils are expected to attend school even though they have started their GCSE examinations. Extra help and support is being offered during lesson times, lunchtimes, after school and for some subjects at the weekends and over half term. It is essential that pupils in...

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