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.