Porthcawl Comprehensive School / Ysgol Gyfun Porthcawl

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Thought for the Week – Meddyliad yr Wythnos

“’’It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.’’ ~ Charles Darwin Theme: Resilience “

May 30 2017

Daily Bulletin

DAILY BULLETIN Monday 5th June 2017 Week A
Dydd Llun 5 Mis Mehefin 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 is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.’’
~ Charles Darwin
Theme: Resilience
Welsh - Encourage pupils to translate the following expressions (phonetic pronunciations to help you!)

Dyna drueni! (dun-ah dree-en-ee)
e.g. Mae Blwyddyn 11 wedi mynd - dyna drueni!
David collected a total of 100 sponsors in five days, each day collecting six more than what he collected the previous day. How many sponsors did he collect on the first day?
Notice - ’’Big Step Against Bullying ’’
On the 8th July 2017 Stand Against Bullying (SAB) are doing their 4th annual sponsored walk on the raise awareness against bullying, The Big Step Against Bullying and it would be lovely to see you getting involved.
The walk is planned to start at 10.30am from the Car Park at the back of Sainsbury’s.
The aim of SAB is to raise the awareness of bullying behaviour and the consequences to the targets, alleged bullies and bystanders of bullying behaviour. For further details of the walk - please see Mrs N Thomas (M8) or Mrs C Raine (P14) for a sponsorship and registration form.
If any young people wish to find out more about Stand Against Bullying or young people wishing to join the group please contact either Mrs N Thomas or SABullying@outlook.com

IMPORTANT: Exams Tuesday 9th May - Tuesday 27th June.
Please make sure you stay away from the sports hall, Jubilee Theatre and assessment centre at break and lunchtimes. Be considerate of those who are taking exams this year as it will be you doing these one day!

Foundation German Listening exam Wednesday 7th June will be in rooms A2 & A3-Higher , A5 - Foundation. Please check on each door for your name and exam number. The lists will be placed on the doors the day before the exam. Reading exams then in the Jubilee Theatre.
Mrs Mackey would like to remind some of you that you must pay the instalment as noted on your letter by July 1st. This is particularly important for Year 11 pupils who will be on study leave next term.

Years 10,11,12 13 only
Just to remind all those signed up for Iceland - especially those going off for study leave or exams- you must pay £100 , second deposit before July 1st. No payment I will assume you are not going.

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

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.

The next payment for the History trip to New York and Washington D.C. in 2019 is due. The amount is £315 and must be given to Mr. Holt at break or lunchtimes only.

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.

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

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.

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 is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.’’

~ Charles Darwin

Theme: Resilience

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