Porthcawl Comprehensive School / Ysgol Gyfun Porthcawl

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Please note that there is a Bulletin Box in A block office.

  • Deadline for inclusion in next day’s bulletin is 12pm.
  • Deadline on Friday for Monday is 12pm.

Thought for the Week – Meddyliad yr Wythnos

“’’It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes us angels.’’ ~ Saint Augustine Value : Humility “

Apr 29 2017

Daily Bulletin

DAILY BULLETIN Tuesday 2nd May 2017 Week A
Dydd Mawrth 2 Mis Mai 2017
Deadline for inclusion in next day’s bulletin is now 12pm
Deadline on Friday for Monday is now also 12pm
Please ensure that all messages are read out - Thank you

Thought for the week: ’’It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes us angels.’’ ~ Saint Augustine
Theme: Humility
Welsh - Encourage pupils to translate the following expressions (phonetic pronunciations to help you!)

1. Yn blwmp ac yn blaen (unn blooump ac unn bline)
e.g. Mae Mr Slade yn siarad yn blwmp ac yn blaen
The sum is what we would write as 162 + 257 and this equals 419. However, in Niatirb it would be written 580.

Using each of the number cards 1 to 9 once and once only, find two whole numbers one of which is double the other.

Snow Slush - available from Wednesday 2nd May
Snow Slush (Slush Puppy) will be available at break and dinner times on the deli counter in the main dining room price - 80 pence.

Please can the following pupils see Mrs Henderson, Exam Officer:
Cameron Grabham 11JJ, Jai Assiratti 11CR, Alex Cleary 11AF, Katie Pickett 11BH

Lost Property
A gold ring has been found in P13. Please come to reception if you think this may belong to you.

Year 10 Business Studies
Revision with Mrs James
Tues lunch 1.45pm - D7

KS3 Debate Club
All pupils in Years 7-9 who are interested in public speaking and debating fascinating topics, are welcome to come along to P10 (Miss Gormley’s room) every Wednesday lunchtime at 1:50pm.

Year 7

10X2 English
Extra revision sessions happening every Tuesday lunchtime from 1:40pm in P10 (Miss Gormley’s room)

Year 11 - English Language Revision
Tuesday lunchtimes 1.25pm
Y11 X1 and Y1 in P12
Mrs Kembery and Mrs Harris

Mrs Mackey needs to see the following pupils to pick up payment plan letters and paying in cards asap.
Georgia Baglow
Elizabeth Williams
William George
Grace Dalton
Elise Thomas
Dania John and anyone else who hasn’t picked one up.

AS Geography Revision Tuesdays after school
Revision after school for Unit 1(Tectonics and Coasts) in D13 3.30-4.30

GCSE Geography Revision
Monday after school (Mrs Mackey) There will be a one hour revision session every week from 3.30 - 4.30pm in D12 every week there after. Everyone is welcome and revision materials will be distributed, Mrs Mackey.
Monday lunchtime (Miss Evans) In D13 at lunchtime every Monday. An outline of the topics covered are on the doors of the Geography block. Bring your lunch, Miss Evans.

The next payment is due for the History trip to Hawaii, LA and San Francisco. The payment is £400 and should be given to Mr. Holt at break or lunch times in D5. ONE PLACE IS STILL AVILABLE.

Science Club - Year 7
Science club runs from 13:45 - 14:15 during lunch in room G24. It will continue every Thursday - Week A in G24 during lunch at the time specified above.

Both senior and Junior choir is now back up and running. Please feel free to join us! Monday is Senior Choir in P21 and Friday is Junior Choir in P20.

Circuit Training
After school on Tuesdays in the gymnasium 3.30 - 4.30. All years, new members welcome.

Free School Bus
It was agreed by education that any pupil who forgets their pass in the mornings must be taken into school. They will be reminded by the driver that they must report to the school reception and be issued with a temporary pass/letter. Temporary bus passes/letters will only be available from reception at breaktime. If a pass has just been left at home, then an afternoon only letter or pass is required. If the pupil has lost their pass, the temporary pass/letter should be valid for 1 week only. If pupils fail to get a temporary pass from reception, the driver can and should refuse the pupil onto the bus that afternoon. That same pupil will be turned away the following morning if they attempt to board the bus.
All pedestrian gates will be locked at 8.45 am and re-opened at 3.20. Late pupils must enter school through A Block Reception.

Leo Club - world record attempt
The Leo’s club are collecting your unwanted pairs of glasses. Please bring these to A-Block. To break the record they need to reach 3 miles from end-to-end. The Leo club will meet Wednesday Lunchtimes in A-block conference room. Leo Club is open for all year groups. Pupils looking to make a positive difference to their community, Locally, Nationally and Internationally.

Year 11 Applied Science A reminder that there is an Applied Science session for all those involved from 11X3 and 11Y3 every Wednesday lunchtime at 1.25 in G19. Bring your lunch. ALL MUST ATTEND. Mrs Strong.

Day Lunchtime Staff After School Staff Leaders
Mon Weights/Fitness (All Years) NC, GD Athletics (All Years) All Isabel & Megan
Girls Rugby (Yr 7&8) GD Girls Tennis (Yr 9 & 10) KO
Tue Weights/Fitness (All Years) NC, JS Boys Tennis (All Years) NC
Tennis (astro) HD & JS Girls Rounders
Mixed Touch Rugby Festival (All Years) GD Tom & Cameron
Wed Weights/Fitness (All Years) NC Athletics (All Years) All
Tennis (astro) RS & GD Tennis open night, pupils need to bring own equipment
Girls Rugby (Yr 9 & 10) GD Max & Rhys
Thurs Weights/Fitness (All Years) NC, JS Girls Tennis (Yr 7 & 8) KO Amy & Jaz
Tennis (astro) KO & NC
Friday Weights/Fitness (All Years) NC, GD

’’It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes us angels.’’

~ Saint Augustine

Value : Humility

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