Summer Term Newsletter 2019

Summer Term 2019

Summer arrangements 2019

Summer arrangements 2019

Celebration of Excellence 2019 Photos

Celebration of Excellence 11 July 2019

This year the Celebration of Excellence will take place at Theatr Y Ffwrnes, Llanelli, SA15 3YE on Thursday 11th July. It starts at 6pm and tickets cost just £5 each.

Amendments to the School uniform

Dear Parent/Carer, Amendments to the School uniform from September 2019 I am writing to inform you of the outcome of our recent consultation with parents, pupils and governors with regard to changes to our school uniform. We are aware and …

May Half Term Revision

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Inset days 3rd & 4th June

Dear Pupils, Parents & Carers, May I take this opportunity to remind you that the School will be closed for staff training on Monday 3rd and Tuesday 4th June 2019. The school buses will be running for the Year 11 …

Science Y10 & Y11 Revision

Below are the timetables for Science Year 10 & 11 revision for May and June: May revision dates June revision dates

Summer Months Uniform

7th May 2019 Dear Parent/Guardian, May I take this opportunity to inform you that half term commences on Monday 27th to Friday 31st May.  The school will be closed for staff training on Monday 3rd and Tuesday 4th June 2019. …

Exam Timetable 2019

Click here for the exam timetable 1st May 2019 Dear Parents/Guardians, Your child is entering the final and most important phase of their time at Pontarddulais Comprehensive School. This letter is to inform you of how we intend to work …

Child Employment

National Child Employment Raising Awareness Month During the month of April, Local authorities in Wales will be joining together to raise the profile of children of compulsory school age working part time legally. The 1933 Children Act & Local Authority …

Year 11 Easter Revision

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Year 8 Subject Based Parents’ Evening

18th March 2019 Dear Parent/Guardian Year 8 Subject Based Parents’ Evening You are invited to attend a subject based parents’ evening at the school on Monday 1st April 2019 commencing at 3.30 p.m. I hope you will take this opportunity …

Year 11 Revision Timetable 2019

The following timetable outlines revision sessions for Y11 pupils leading up to their exams. Additional sessions may be added by other subjects. Pupils and parents can organise themselves by displaying this in the home where it can be easily seen …

Y11 Revision Open Evening


Barcelona Trip Information

It’s only a few months until the Barcelona trip between 28th May and 1st June 2019.  Below is a link to the latest information pack which was also presented at the meeting after school today. Barcelona Presentation

Barcelona Trip 2019

22nd February 2019 Dear Parent/Guardian,   Barcelona Trip 2019 There will be a meeting on Tuesday 5th March 2019, commencing at 4.00 p.m. in the main hall for parents/guardians of pupils attending the Barcelona trip during Whitsun half term. The …

Year 11 Open Revision Evening

18th February 2019 Dear Parent/Guardian, You are invited to a Year 11 Revision Open Evening on Wednesday 6th March at 4.00pm, we estimate the session will finish around 5.20pm. The purpose of the session is to give you an understanding …

Year 10 Subject Based Parents’ Evening

21st February 2019 Dear Parent/Guardian,   Year 10 Subject Based Parents’ Evening You are invited to attend a subject based Parents’ Evening at the school on Monday 11th March 2019. With imminent Year 10 external GCSE examinations this is an …

St. David’s Day Joint Concert

18th February 2019   Dear Parent/Guardian, St. David’s Day Joint Concert Pontarddulais Cluster Schools will be holding a St. David’s Day concert on Thursday 7th March 2019.  The concert will commence at 4.00 p.m. in the Sports Hall. This will …

Parent Governor Election Letter & Form

17th January 2019 Dear Parent Swansea Council School Governing Bodies Election of Parent Governors I am writing to inform you that a vacancy has occurred for a Parent Governor for your child’s school and you are invited to submit a …

Revision for National Numeracy Tests

Useful revision for next week’s mock National numeracy tests. Please click here for past paper practice. You can also find the link in the pupil area.

Autumn 2018 Newsletter

View our latest Newsletter here online! This newsletter is a celebration of the success achieved by pupils over this last term. It is also a celebration of the varied experiences our pupils benefit from in their school lives.

Christmas Concert 2018

The Christmas Concert will be held on Thursday 6th of December 2018. Doors open at 5:40pm ready to start at 6:00pm so come down early to guarantee a good seat! Tickets are £5 for adults and £3.50 for concessions and …

Yr 10 D of E – Go Outdoors

Yr 10 DofE group going to Go Outdoors Monday 3rd December for kit training. Arrive at 5.45 for 6 pm start. Details attached: Letter Awards & Expeditions Kit List

Winter Fayre 2018

The Winter Fayre will be held this Saturday, 24th November 2018 between 10am and 2pm at the school. There will be a variety of stalls, games, refreshments and a Santa’s Grotto. Entry is just £1

DofE – Team Building & Orienteering

Tomorrow, Sat 17th Nov from 10am to 2pm we’ll be working on team building and orienteering with the current DofE group.  It will be at the school so no excuses for getting lost!  

D of E Award Presentations

The D of E Bronze Awards for the 2016-18 group will be given out tonight at the presentations after school.  Congratulations to everyone that took part.

Careers Newsletter

WELCOME! A warm welcome back to school hope you are all ready for a busy and exciting year ahead! During year 11 you will be making some important decisions about what you want to do after leaving school…..don’t worry I …

Insight access for Parents

19th September 2018 Dear Parent / Guardian, At Pontarddulais Comprehensive, we view the home school links as extremely valuable and we are looking to improve the methods of communication further. In order to do this we are introducing a new …

Travel Disruption – Wind Turbine Parts

September 2018 NOTICE – TRANSPORTATION OF TURBINE COMPONENTS TO MYNYDD Y GWAIR WIND FARM I have recently been advised of the deliveries of turbine components to Mynydd y Gwair Wind Farm. These are expected to commence next week and I …

HWB Permissions Form

Last week all parents were sent a form regarding the use of data by Welsh Government.  It’s important that you get the form back to the school as soon as possible.  This enables your child/children to access important online resources …

2018 GCSE Numeracy paper 2 revision list

You can now download the 2018 GCSE Numeracy paper 2 revision list from this link.  For this and more revision information check the Exam & Revision section of the website too.   New revision lists are here: higher-tier-maths-revision-list-june-2018   intermediate-tier-maths-revsion-list-june-2018  

Year 11 Study Leave

2nd May 2018 Dear Parents/Guardians, Year 11 Study Leave Your child is entering the final and most important phase of their time at Pontarddulais Comprehensive School. This letter is to inform you of how we intend to work with you …

Year 7 Subject Based Parents’ Evening

4th May 2018 Dear Parent/Guardian Year 7 Subject Based Parents’ Evening You are invited to attend a subject based parents’ evening at the school on Monday 21st May 2018, commencing at 3.30 p.m. The interviews will be by appointment and …

Barcelona 2019

May 2018 Dear Parent/Guardian, BARCELONA SUMMER 2019       We have the opportunity to take a group of pupils in the current year 7 and 8 to Barcelona for 4 nights during the Whitsun half term holidays in 2019. …

Listening to parents – Questionnaires

Please click on the following link to complete the ‘Listening to parents’ questionnaire.   Click here if your son/daughter is in Key Stage 3   Click here if your son/daughter is in Key Stage 4

School closed from Thurs afternoon until Monday

Latest update, school will be open this morning, lunch will be at 11.30 am and then buses have been called to pick up pupils at 12.20 pm.  School will be closed all day Friday.


To Mrs Gibbs who won the Team GB polo shirt. After half term we will raffle the Team GB  track top.

Lost Property

There are a number of items including coats in lost property.  It’s cold out there so please collect from the office if one of them is yours.  Pictures and descriptions can be found on the Lost Property page.

Christmas Holiday – 1:30pm finish.

Our closing date for the Christmas holidays is Friday 22nd December. We will finish at 1.30 p.m. and buses have been booked to pick up our pupils at this time. Children will return to school on Monday 8th January 2018. We …

Winter Fayre – Animal Experience

Come and visit the Animal Experience at the Pontarddulais Comprehensive School Winter Fayre on Saturday 25th November from 10am.

Summer Holiday Arrangements

10th July 2017 Dear Parent/Guardian, Our closing date for the summer holidays is Thursday 20th July 2017. We will close at 1.30 p.m. Buses have been booked to pick up our pupils at this time. The school INSET day is …

Uniform Letter 2017

12th July 2017 Dear Parent/Guardian, I would like to take this opportunity to remind all parents/guardians that the school uniform consists of: Sweatshirts: printed with the school badge. Polo shirt: white with school badge. Skirt: No straight skirts with slits …

Summer holiday arrangements

Summer holiday arrangements 2017

Valentine’s Day Cupcake Sale

To help raise money to purchase new literacy books there will be love heart cupcakes for sale on Valentine’s Day. Each cupcake will cost only 30p. Please click here for a poster about the event, designed by one of our students.

Non school uniform day!

Non-school uniform day tomorrow (February 3rd)! Please bring in £1 and all money raised will go to charity

Exam Timetables

Exam timetables for all years The timetables for upcoming examinations and tests have been added to the school website. Please click here to access the page or use the Pupil and Parent menus and click “Exam Information”

Christmas Holiday 1.00pm Finish!!

The last day of the winter term is Friday 16th December School will finish at 1.00pm   Everyone at Pontarddulais Comprehensive School wishes you a very enjoyable winter break

Parent Governor Elections


Year 10 Information Evening

Following last week’s information evening for Year 10 parents please use the links below to access the associated booklets. KS4 Information Booklet KS4 Information Evening Presentation

Remembrance Booklet

Remembrance Booklet 2016

GCSE Maths & Maths Numeracy Exams

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Year 11 Parents’ Evening – Monday 26th September

Year 11 Parents’ Evening is on Monday 26th September. If you are unable to attend and would like to speak to a member of staff please contact us at the school.

Excellent Results for Pontarddulais. 87% Level 2 Inc. English and Maths!

Well done to the class of 2016 for achieving the best results in the History of our school. 87% Level 2 inclusive of English and Maths. The school is very proud of the achievement of our pupils last summer.

Please note that school finishes at 1:15pm on Tuesday 19th July

Sports Day Booklet 2016

Sports Day Booklet 2016

Inset Day

Please note that our inset day is on 1st September 2016

Year 7 Microbit Launch Day

  THE BBC Microbit! [av_video src=’′ format=’16-9′ width=’16’ height=’9′]   The BBC micro:bit is a pocket-sized, programmable computer which allows children to get creative with technology. The BBC say it is their most ambitious education initiative for 30 years. Up to 1 million devices will be given to every …

Year 7, 8 and 9 National Tests

Dear Parent/Guardian, All pupils in Year 7, 8 and 9 will sit National Tests during May 2016.  Mock tests were sat during December 2015, which pupils will go over in class with their English and Maths teachers prior to the …

Bont Leisure

The new leisure centre in Pontarddulais is here! Come to experience workout classes that will put your fitness to the test – located in Pontarddulais Comprehensive School. We offer Boxercise and Circuit classes suited for beginners and fanatics, so click the link below and come to Bont …

Year 11 Revision Timetable

The Year 11 Revision time table for this Easter is going to be coming out soon. Please take a copy from your form tutor, main reception or click the links below to view and download the GCSE Revision Timetable as …

Skiing in the USA!

We have secured an additional 12 places for next years Feb half term ski trip. The trip is open to all those in current year 7 – 10. So if you fancy 5 days skiing in the USA plus a …

Eisteddfod Ysgol 2016!

This years Eisteddfod was a great success, with all forms contributing to the days events! Pictures to come!