Year 11 Mock Exams Parental Information

Please find below an important letter regarding the Year 11 mock examinations taking place in Nov/Dec.  A timetable is included which can also be found in the pupil area under Exam Timetables. Year 11 mocks parental information

Letter from Director of Education

Please see the letter below from the Interim Director of Education for Swansea regarding the latest disruptions. October 20 Letter to Parents

Fire-break lockdown – Year 9, Year 10 and Year 11 provision

21st October 2020 Dear Parent/Carer, Fire-break lockdown – Year 9, Year 10 and Year 11 provision During the national fire-break the school will be supporting your child’s learning in a number of ways outlined below. Your child should follow their …

Half-term and November arrangements

Tuesday 20th October 2020 Half-term and November arrangements Dear Parent/Carer, I hope you and your family are well. Firstly, I would like to thank you for how you have supported the school by reinforcing the key messages, with your child, …

Please don’t send your child to school if they have any of these symptoms

Key dates for parents 2020-21

Date: 2nd October 2020 Dear Parent/Carer, The following dates are confirmed as INSET days for this academic year. INSET Days Friday 23rd October 2020 Monday 2nd November 2020 Monday 21st December 2020 Tuesday 22nd December 2020 Friday 12th February 2021 …

New Term Dates Published

The term dates for 2020-2021 have been updated and can be found under the Parent Menu or by following this link: https://pontcomp.co.uk/term-dates/

Director of Education Local Lockdown Letter

Please find below a letter from the Interim Director of Education regarding today’s local lockdown announcement. Letter from the Interim Director – 25 September 2020

Road Safety Autumn 2020

Directorate of Place Highways and Transportation Civic Centre, Oystermouth Road, Swansea, SA1 3SN www.swansea.gov.uk   Road Safety Autumn 2020. With traffic volumes having increased with the return to school especially during the morning and afternoon school runs, it is essential …

Contact of confirmed case of COVID-19 in Pontarddulais Comprehensive School

Date: 21/09/2020 Dear Parent/Carer, Re: Contact of confirmed case of COVID-19 in Pontarddulais Comprehensive School.  Due to an additional case of COVID-19, within Year 11, the self-isolation dates have changed meaning that Year 11 pupils should now not return to …

Covid sympton check

Letter from the Interim Director of Education

Letter from the Interim Director September 2020

Year 10 Information Evening

8th September 2020 Dear Parent/Carer, Due to the current guidance from Welsh Government in relation to large gatherings, our calendared Year 10 Information Evening on 21st September 2020 will not take place at the school. We will be launching an …

PE Kit

Wednesday 9th September 2020 Dear Parent/Carer, I wish to inform you that physical education lessons will be going ahead during school hours. All activities delivered to pupils will be in line with the sport’s National Governing Bodies, government guidelines and …

Updated arrangements for the new academic year 2020-21

Wednesday 9th September Updated arrangements for the new academic year 2020-21 Dear Parent/Carer, Pupils have generally made an outstanding start to the school year.  The manner in which they are embracing their social responsibility to others is a credit to …

Updated guidance: face coverings, PE kit and equipment

2nd September 2020 Dear Parent/Carer, This letter supplements last Friday’s correspondence with additional information. Updated guidance: face coverings, PE kit and equipment We have been planning and preparing for our pupils to return to school safely and we are looking …

September 2020 Arrangements

Dear Parent/Carer, Please see two links to letters (below) from Mr. G. Rees (Headteacher) and Mr. N. Williams (Director of Education). These contain important information regarding your child’s return to school. Parental letter – September 2020 arrangements Letter to parents …

Enrolment Information for Y11 pupils going to Gower College

FAO: Year 11 Pupils going to Gower College ENROLMENT INFORMATION A face to face enrolment has now been agreed for every student, to ensure that everyone gets the opportunity to gain appropriate advice and guidance following their GCSE results.  Appointments …

September 2020 return to school arrangements

Friday 17th July 2020 End of term and September 2020 arrangements Dear Parent/Carer, I hope you and your family are well. Firstly, I would like to thank the whole school community for its support and resilience throughout the challenging past …

End of term letter for Pupils

Below is a letter for all pupils from the Director of Education for Swansea: End of Term Letter to Pupils

End of term letter to Staff/Parents/Carers

Below is a letter to all Staff, Parents and Carers from the Director of Education for Swansea: End of Term Letter to Staff and Parents

Year 11 GCSE Results Day

Re: Year 11 GCSE Results Day Thursday 16th July 2020 Dear Parent/Carer, As you are aware, GCSE results day for Year 11 pupils is on Thursday 20th August. We understand that this has been a difficult and anxious time for …

Return to School in September

Below is a letter from the Director of Education for Swansea providing an update on today’s announcement by Welsh Government concerning the return of all pupils in September.  More information will follow when it is made available. Letter to Parents

Approach to GCSEs in Wales Summer 2020

School Transport Guidance from 29th June

Please find below the latest information for school transport from Swansea Council. Parent & Pupil school transport guidance June 2020

Timetable

Re: Timetable Wednesday 24th June 2020 Dear Parent/Carer, As outlined in today’s letter from the Headteacher, all pupils will have the opportunity to attend school twice during the last three weeks of the summer term. The timetable attached to this …

School re-opening arrangements – update

Dear Parent/Guardian, Please find attached a letter from Mr. Rees, Headteacher, which is an update on the school’s  re-opening arrangements. Parental Letter 24th June 2020 Re-opening

School re-opening

Welcome back to school! We are pleased to be able to re-open the school from June 29th, we are looking forward to seeing you back in school. You will want to know what will be the same and what will …

Update on school opening from Swansea Council

Swansea Council have issued an update on the opening of schools in the county between 29th June and 17th July.  Read more in the attached letter below from the Director of Education. NJW 22 June 20 Letter to parents

Timetable for pupils from 29th June

Re: Timetable Wednesday 17th June 2020 Dear Parent/Carer, As outlined in today’s letter from the Headteacher, all pupils will have the opportunity to attend school during the last four weeks of the summer term. Three form classes will attend school …

School re-opening arrangements

17th June 2020 School re-opening arrangements Dear Parent/Carer, I hope you and your family are well and would like to thank you for your support in helping your child continue to progress in a new way of learning at home. …

15th June – Home Learning Resources

Help and support can be found on the front of the StudyZone area (click the life ring) (https://moodle.pontcomp.co.uk/course/view.php?id=336). For information on what work needs to be completed visit the Pupil Area on the main School Website then click on Key …

Letter to Applicants from Gower College

Dear Parent/Carer Please find attached a Letter to Applicants from Gower College Swansea. This letter aims to answer some of the questions you may have about your child’s application to Gower College Swansea and aims to address some of the …

Free home to school transport

Please can all parents/carers complete this online survey to outline your requirements for the free home to school transport service when the school reopens from 29th June. The bus companies require this information to provide transport for your child so …

8th June – Home Learning Resources

Help and support can be found on the front of the StudyZone area (click the life ring) (https://moodle.pontcomp.co.uk/course/view.php?id=336). For information on what work needs to be completed visit the Pupil Area on the main School Website then click on Key …

1st June – Home Learning Resources

Help and support can be found on the front of the StudyZone area (click the life ring) (https://moodle.pontcomp.co.uk/course/view.php?id=336). For information on what work needs to be completed visit the Pupil Area on the main School Website then click on Key …

Year 9 – GCSE/vocational options

Year 9 – GCSE/vocational options 25th May 2020 Dear Parent/Carer, As you are aware, the school is currently closed to pupils due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Under normal circumstances we would be changing the school timetable in June and Year …

Half Term Update

22nd May 2020 Dear Parent/Carer, I hope you and your family are well and would like to thank you for your support in helping your child continue to progress in a new way of learning at home. With, what would …

Year 11 Update

20th May 2020 Re: Year 11 Update Dear Parent/Carer, Firstly, I hope you and your families are well during these uncertain times. This is a ‘keeping in touch letter’ to assure you that even though Year 11 have not been …

18th May – Home Learning Resources

Help and support can be found on the front of the StudyZone area (click the life ring) (https://moodle.pontcomp.co.uk/course/view.php?id=336). For information on what work needs to be completed visit the Pupil Area on the main School Website then click on Key …

Coronavirus and me: nationwide survey of children and young people

15th May 2020 Dear Parent/Carer, The Children’s Commissioner has now launched a survey for children and young people. This survey helps children and young people to tell Welsh Government how they’ve felt about lockdown: how it’s impacted on their health; …

Schools remain shut – Swansea Council Letter

In Wales, it is the Welsh Government that will make the decision on when it is safe for our pupils, parents and school staff to return to our schools. As it currently stands there is no date for this to …

Year 10 – Home Learning

Year 10 – Home Learning 13th May 2020 Dear Parent/Carer, As you are aware, the school is currently closed to pupils due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Under normal circumstances we would be changing the school timetable in June and Year …

NHS Media Release – Swansea school donates PPE to Cardiac team

Swansea Bay University Health Board has issued a media release thanking the school for its donation of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). You can read the full release here: NHS Media Release It is also available on their Facebook page here: …

Pontarddulais PPE

Can I just thank those for their kind donations to the fund for materials for the visors and the donations of acetate sheets. We will be producing lots more over the coming weeks so will put everything to good use! …

11th May – Home Learning Resources

Help and support can be found on the front of the StudyZone area (click the life ring) (https://moodle.pontcomp.co.uk/course/view.php?id=336). For information on what work needs to be completed visit the Pupil Area on the main School Website then click on Key …

4th May – Home Learning Resources

PPE Update Pontarddulais is continuing to produce PPE equipment for front line workers. Our laser cutter has been hard at work cutting face shields. So far we have sent over 100 face shields to care homes in: We have sent …

PPE update – deliveries made

Bont News Update Lack of PPE is in the news on a daily basis. I’m sure you will be pleased to hear that the school has donated safety goggles to NHS front line workers (thanks to science & technology area) …

School Counselling Service

During this time that the Coronavirus is causing schools to close, you can still get in touch with the school counselling service. You can call to get a confidential appointment 0749 8445901 Or You can chat on-line at https://www.exchange-counselling.com Please …

Qualification Wales On-line Consultation Survey on Summer 2020 Exams

Qualifications Wales have launched their two-week consultation on the proposed aims that will underpin the awarding of grades this summer and the specific arrangements for appeals. The consultation will close at 5pm on 13th may 2020. Please use the links …

27th April – Home Learning Resources

27th April 2020 - Resources Update Here's a quick update with some news. Bont News Update Lack of PPE is in the news on a daily basis. I’m sure you will be pleased to hear that the school has donated …

Emergency Childcare Setting (ECS)

Pontarddulais Cluster Schools Pontarddulais Comprehensive, Llangyfelach Primary, Pengelli Primary, Penllergaer Primary, Pontarddulais Primary, Pontlliw Primary 24th April 2020 Dear Parents/Carers, The Pontarddulais Comprehensive School Emergency Childcare Setting (ECS) has been very successful as have other settings across the local authority. …

20th April – Home Learning Resources

20th April 2020 - Resources Update Here's a quick update with some news and resources from the last two weeks. Bont News Update Over the last few weeks Mr Jones has been very busy. He is using a 3D printer …

Coronavirus: Advice for Parents and Carers

Coronavirus: Advice for Parents and Carers Swansea Educational Psychology Service has put together some advice and guidance for parents and carers about how to support the wellbeing and learning of their children during the coronavirus outbreak. Our Top 10 Tips …

Emergency Childcare Setting

Pontarddulais Cluster Schools Pontarddulais Comprehensive, Llangyfelach Primary, Pengelli Primary, Penllergaer Primary, Pontarddulais Primary, Pontlliw Primary   3rd April 2020   Dear Parent/Carer, We trust you and your families are all well and keeping safe. We have just completed Week 2 …

A message from Qualifications Wales

Qualifications Wales Letter A message from Qualifications Wales to all learners    

Easter Update

3rd April 2020 Dear Parent/Carer, What would have been the end of Spring Term has arrived. I am sure you will all agree that this has been one of the most challenging terms that any of us have experienced in …

Year 10 Assessment Information

1st April 2020 Dear Parent/Carer, As you are aware, schools are currently closed to pupils and the external summer examinations for this academic year have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We understand that there are many questions you …

Qualifications Wales guidance on summer 2020 exams

30th March 2020 Dear Parent/Carer, As you are aware, schools are closed to pupils and the summer examinations for this academic year have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We understand that there are many questions you may have …

Childcare for essential workers

Pontarddulais Cluster Schools Pontarddulais Comprehensive, Llangyfelach Primary, Pengelli Primary, Penllergaer Primary, Pontarddulais Primary, Pontlliw Primary   20th March 2020 Dear Parents / Annwyl Rhieni, Thank you for your patience and support in these unprecedented times. All schools across Swansea are …

Year 11 Coronavirus update

20th March 2020 Dear Parent/Carer, You will be aware of the impact of COVID-19 on education in Wales. As you will be aware by now, the school will be closing to all Year 11 pupils on Friday 20th March at …

Pontarddulais Partnership Appeal

Please see below information from the Pontarddulais Partnership regarding their appeal for help in the community.

Coronavirus Update

17th March 2020 Dear Parent/Carer, We would like to update you following the latest advice relating to the illness COVID-19 caused by coronavirus. Following Public Health Wales and Welsh Government advice, I would like to reiterate that our school is …

Coronavirus Update

16th March 2020 Dear Parent/Carer, As you will no doubt be aware, the Government announced last week that the UK has now moved from “containment” to “delay” phase of the response to the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak. Potential school closures and …

Year 10 Open Revision Evening

Year 10 Open Revision Evening 17.3.20

Help us keep in touch

13th March 2020 Dear Parent/Guardian, INSIGHT In a bid to improve communication with all parents/carers, we need to ensure that we have the correct information in order for you to access the INSIGHT software. Receiving information via text/email is proving …

Science Y10 & Y11 Revision 2020

Below are the timetables for Science Year 10 & 11 revision for March to June 2020: March revision dates April revision dates May revision dates June revision dates

Florida 2020 Trip

9th March  2020 Dear Parent/Guardian As the Florida trip is just over four weeks away I thought I would take this opportunity to write to you with all the last minute details you will need regarding our trip. We will …

Yr10 Revision Open Evening

9th March 2020 Dear Parent/Guardian, You are invited to a Year 10 Revision Open Evening on Wednesday 25th 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

2nd March 2020 Dear Parent/Guardian, Year 10 Subject Based Parents’ Evening You are invited to attend a subject based Parents’ Evening at the school on Monday 9th March 2020. With imminent Year 10 external GCSE examinations this is an excellent …

Coronavirus Information

28th February 2020 Dear Parent/Carer As you will likely be aware, a confirmed case of Coronavirus has occurred in Swansea, the person concerned is receiving care and self-isolated immediately on becoming symptomatic. I would like to reassure you the case …

Personalised assessment feedback

Your child has recently sat their personalised assessments on reading and numeracy. Their feedback is now available on their hwb account. This shows the pupils main strengths and weaknesses and what to do next to improve. There is an information …

Ski Trip Feb Half Term 2021

13th February 2020 Dear Parent/Guardian. We are organising a ski trip in February half term 2021, to the Passo Tonale resort in Italy. Passo Tonale is the number one choice for Italy, with snow sure pistes, uncrowded lifts and excellent …

Music Belgium tour

13th February 2020 Dear Parent/Guardian Thank you for your support regarding the Music Belgium tour July 2021. I can now confirm that the tour will go ahead and the Choir, Guitar Ensemble and other small ensembles will be participating. The …

Year 11 Revision Open Evening

14th February 2020 Dear Parent/Guardian, You are invited to a Year 11 Revision Open Evening on Wednesday 4th 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 Mock Examinations Preparations

6th February 2020 Dear Parent/Carer, Year 10 Mock Examinations Preparations You should have received a letter, dated 14th January, from Mr. Owens (Deputy Headteacher) regarding key dates and examination timetables (mocks and GCSE summer 2020). This letter is now available …

Examination and controlled assessment dates

14th January 2020 Dear Parent/Guardian, The attached generic examination and controlled assessment dates (click here) will help you support your child over the forthcoming months. Please use alongside the ‘Key Stage 4 Information Pack 2019‐21’ which you would have received …

Year 7 Subject Based Parents’ Evening

24th January 2020 Dear Parent/Guardian Year 7 Subject Based Parents’ Evening You are invited to attend a subject based parents’ evening at the school on Monday 10th February 2020, commencing at 3.30 p.m. The interviews will be by appointment and …

School Attendance and Family Holidays

21st January 2020 Dear Parent/Carer, School Attendance and Family Holidays during Term-Time Recently we have received a number of requests for holidays to be taken during term time. As you are aware pupils of school age must, by law, attend …

Year 9 Options Evening and Subject Based Parents’ Evening

12th December 2019 Dear Parent/Guardian, Year 9 Options Evening and Subject Based Parents’ Evening Two separate evening sessions have been arranged to support your child in choosing their optional Key Stage 4 subjects and having an update on their current …

Merry Christmas & End of term details

12th December 2019 Dear Parent/Guardian, As we near the end of a very busy and productive term, I wish to thank all pupils and parents for their hard work and support. On Thursday 19th December pupils are welcome to wear …

Year 11 College Taster Day

6th December 2019 Dear Parent/Guardian, Year 11 College Taster Day On Tuesday 17th December your child will be visiting Gower College, Swansea, to take part in taster sessions within subjects they have shown an interest in and wish to follow …

Microsoft 365 is now FREE to pupils in Wales

5th December 2019 Dear Parent/Guardian, Microsoft 365 is now FREE to pupils inWales To help support the national initiative of making learning more inclusive and accessible to all pupils, the Welsh Assembly Government have decided to make Microsoft 365 free …

Vote for our Code Club

Pontarddulais Comprehensive School has made it through to the final of the DVLA code competition 2019. The pupils have worked exceptional hard, staying behind after school to create their software for the event. About the software: As part of the …

Yr 7 – 9 Christmas Recipes

YEAR 7 CHRISTMAS RECIPE – Chocolate Christmas log 1 chocolate Swiss roll 1 cake board (or lid etc covered with tin foil) 1or 2 teaspoons cocoa powder or (3 teaspoons drinking chocolate) 4oz/100g margarine/butter 8oz/200g icing sugar Decorations for top- …

Christmas Concert

Cyngerdd Nadolig

Annual Christmas Concert

12th November 2019 Dear Parent/Guardian, Pontarddulais Comprehensive School will be holding their annual Christmas Concert on Wednesday 4th December, commencing at 6.00 p.m. Tickets will be available at the school office and will cost £5.00 for adults and £3.50 for …

Student Health & Wellbeing Survey

Pupil’s will be taking part in a student health and wellbeing survey on 28th November 2019. Attached is a letter for your information. If you have any concerns regarding the survey please contact Mr. Mitchell, Area Coordinator. Health & Wellbeing …

Yr10 Cookery Recipe for Monday 11th Nov

Strawberry Shortcakes 3oz/75g butter plus extra for greasing 8oz/225g self raising flour plus extra for dusting ½ tsp baking powder 4oz/100g caster sugar 1 egg lightly beaten 2-3 tblsp milk plus extra for brushing Filling 1 tsp vanilla extract 250g/ …

Inset Day Friday 8th Nov

4th November 2019 Dear Parent/Guardian, Can I take this opportunity to inform you that school will be closed for staff training on Friday 8th November 2019. Pupils will return to school on Monday 11th November 2019. Yours faithfully, Mr. G. …

Pontarddulais is through to the final!

  We are pleased to announce that our Code Club is through to the final of the DVLA’s code challenge competition for 2019. Team ‘THOG’ has created a game to help educate people about the over use of antibiotics and …

Sponsored Fancy Dress

17th October 2019 Dear Parent/Guardian, Every year, an end of year Prom is organised for all our Year 11 pupils to mark the end of their education at Pontarddulais Comprehensive School. In order to have the privilege of attending the …

Winter Fayre 2019

This years Winter Fayre will be held in the school on Saturday 23rd November from 10am to 2pm. Entry is only £1.

Year 11 Parents Evening

26th September 2019 Dear Parent/Guardian Year 11 Subject Based Parents’ Evening You are invited to attend a subject based Parents’ Evening at the school on Monday 14th October. 2019 commencing at 3.30 p.m. I hope you will take this opportunity …

Careers Newsletter

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 am …

Key Dates 2019 / 2020

September 2019 Dear Parent/Guardian, Can I take this opportunity to inform you of some key dates for this academic year. INSET Days Friday, 8th November 2019 Friday, 7th February 2020 Monday, 1st June 2020 Tuesday, 2nd June 2020 Monday, 20th …

Year 10 Information Evening

13th September 2019 Dear Parent/Guardian, Year 10 Information Evening On Monday 23rd September 2019 at 4.30 p.m. we are holding an information evening for year 10 parents/guardians and pupils. During the evening you will receive information about English, Maths, Science, …

Numeracy GCSE Information

Dear Year 11 Parent/Guardian, The GCSE Mathematics Numeracy exams will take place on: Tuesday 5th November – Unit 1 Non Calculator paper Thursday 7th November – Unit 2 Calculator paper All pupils have afterschool revision sessions with their teachers from 3pm …

Year 6 Open Evening

13th September 2019   Dear Parent/Guardian, Year 6 Open Evening We would like to invite you to an open evening on Monday 4th November 2019, 4.30 p.m.– 6.00 p.m. in the main hall. During the evening there will be a presentation …

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 …

New timings for school day

2nd July 2019 Dear Parent/Carer, Consultation for change of the timings of the school day I am writing to inform you of the outcome of our recent consultation to alter the timings of the school day. I can confirm after …

May Half Term Revision

May Half Term Revision SaturdayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday 25th Maths Intermediate 9-11 – SJ Maths Intermediate 11-12.30 – SJ Maths 10-12 - SE28th Maths 9-11 – KJ, RR, SWM29th 30th History 10-12 – GB, CM31st English Language 11.30-1.30 – HO History 10-12 – …

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

Easter Revision MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday 15th16th Y10 ICT - DL 9:30-1 Y11 Product Design 9-3 - PJ17th Y11 ICT - DL 9:30-1 Y11 RE 10-2 - BH Y11 Product Design 9-3 - PJ18th Y11 Product Design 9-3 - PJ19th 22nd23rd Y11 Sci …

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 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.

Congratulations

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