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 2016 / 2017 (Published July 2016)

Date Event
01.09.16 Inset Day (1)
02.09.16 Inset Day (2)
15.09.16 Year 10 Parents' Forum (evening event)
19.09.16 Year 7 Parents’ Questionnaire
20.09.16 Photos – Year 7, 8, 9, 10 and 12
22.09.16 Year 7 Information Evening and 6th Form Information Evening
23.09.16 School Council Meeting am Year 13 working on UCAS Applications
28.09.16 Year 6 Open Evening – come and visit all the departments
30.09.16 Year 13 UCAS deadline for early applicants
06.10.16 House Assembly
07.10.16 Newsletter deadline (1) Any contributions for the Autumn Issue by today
19.10.16 Year 13 Parents’ Evening
21.10.16 School Sub Committee e.g. Eco
24.10.16 to 28.10.16 Half Term
01.11.16 External Examinations Start
02.11.16 Year 11 Parents' Evening
10.11.16 External Examinations End
11.11.16 School Council Meeting am
25.11.16 Autumn Edition of the Newsletter Published. Assessment Marker 1 deadline for marks – report to parents to follow shortly. Year 13 UCAS final pay / send deadline
28.11.16 to 09.12.16 Year 11 Options Focus – includes guidance during assembly time and in lessons.
30.11.16 Year 11 Sixth Form Induction Evening
02.12.16 Progress Review (Assessment Marker 1) – Pupils review their progress.
05.12.16 Winter Sports Week (dates and times to be confirmed closer to the time)
07.12.16 Year 7 Parents’ Evening
08.12.16 IFS Examination pm
09.12.16 School Sub Committees Year 11 OPTION DEADLINE
12.12.16 Welsh Baccalaureate Focus Day (X-side)
13.12.16 Welsh Baccalaureate Focus Day (Y-side)
15.12.16 Annual School Carol Service - 7pm All Saints Church Victoria Avenue, Porthcawl. Parents / Carers Forum
16.12.16 Carol Service – some pupils will attend this service.
19.12.16 to 02.01.17 Christmas Break
Pupils return to school on 4th January 2017
02.01.17 Bank Holiday
03.01.17 Inset Day (3)
04.01.17 External Examinations Start
11.01.17 Year 9 Parents’ Evening
13.01.17 External Examinations End
09.01.17 to 20.01.17 Year 9 Options Focus includes guidance during assembly time and in lessons.
20.01.17 Year 9 OPTION DEADLINE Year 12 UCAS Course Search during tutor period
24.01.17 Provisional – matinee performance of school show for primary schools
25.01.17 School Show Performance 1
26.01.17 School Show Performance 2
27.01.17 School Show Performance 3
28.01.17 School Show Performance 4
03.02.17 School Sub Committees
Spring Edition of the Newsletter deadline
07.02.17 SID (safer internet day)
Please see further information on internet safety – on our website in the PARENTS section under ‘e-safety’.
08.02.17 Year 12 Parents' Evening
15.02.17 Student Finance Evening for parents of year 13 students.
17.02.17 Year 13 Photographs including whole year group, individual and friendship groups.
20.02.17 to 24.02.17 Half Term
27.02.17 Assessment Marker 2 deadline for marks – report to parents to follow shortly
01.03.17 Year11 Revision/Study Skills Day
03.03.17 Progress Review of Assessment Marker 2 by pupils in tutor period
IFS Examination
06.03.17 French Orals Year 11 GCSE this week
08.03.17 Year 10 Parents’ Evening
10.03.17 Annual School Eisteddfod at the Pavilion Porthcawl
13.03.17 German Orals Year 11 GCSE this week
14.03.17 Annual Awards Evening
21.03.17 Practical Examination Year 13 A2 Physics
22.03.17 Practical Examination Year 13 A2 Physics
24.03.17 School Council Meeting am
Spring Newsletter published
Year 11 Photographs including whole year group, individual and friendship groups
Practical Examination Year 13 A2 Physics
29.03.17 Year 8 Parents' Evening
04.04.17 Practical Examination Year 13 A2 Biology
05.04.17 Parents / Carers Forum
Practical Examination Year 13 A2 Biology
06.04.17 Practical Examination Year 13 A2 Biology
07.04.17 Inset Day (4)
10.04.17 to 21.04.17 Easter Break
26.04.17 to 10.05.17 The National Tests for Years 7, 8 and 9
27.04.17 IFS Examination
01.05.17
03.05.17 Practical Examination Year 13 A2 Chemistry
04.05.17 Practical Examination Year 13 A2 Chemistry
05.05.17 School Sub Committees
Practical Examination Year 13 A2 Chemistry
10.05.17 Transition - Helping Hands Day 1
12.05.17 Newsletter Summer edition deadline
15.05.17 Main Summer Timetable of External Examinations starts
17.05.17 Transition - Helping Hands Day 2
19.05.17 School Council Meeting am
Year 13 leavers tea
24.05.17 Transition - Helping Hands Day 3
28.05.17 to 02.06.17 Half Term
06.06.17 to 09.16.17 Internal School Examinations
16.06.17 Music Transition Day
19.06.17 Inset Day (5)
21.06.17 Technology and Art Awards Evening
Assessment Marker 3 deadline, end of year reports to follow shortly.
22.06.17 Transition Day
23.06.17 School Council Meeting am
26.06.17 to 07.07.17 Additional Learning Needs Reviews (2 weeks)
30.06.17 Summer Newsletter Published
Sixth Form Ball
05.07.17 BTEC Drama Production Performance 1
06.07.17 BTEC Drama Production Performance 2
07.07.17 BTEC Drama Production Performance 3
10.07.17 Year 6 Transition Disco and Uniform evening
12.07.17 Additional Needs Department Coffee Morning
13.07.17 Summer Concert
17.07.17 ENRICHMENT WEEK
including Welsh Baccalaureate activities
Tennis (1)
18.07.17 Tennis (2)
19.07.17 Young Playwrights Festival
Tennis (3)
20.07.17 Young Playwrights Festival
21.07.17 Summer Break
17.08.17 A-Level results
24.08.17 GCSE results
THE TIMING OF EXAMINATIONS ARE PROVISIONAL AT THE TIME OF PUBLICATION. TO BE CONFIRMED LATER IN THE SCHOOL YEAR

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