News Archive

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    Non-School Uniform Day12/15/2016 10:18:57 AMDear Parent/Carer, Just to advise you that tomorrow, Friday, 16th December is a non-school uniform day and pupils can where a Christmas Jumper. Pupils do not need to make any charity contribution for this day.
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    Amnesty Youth Group12/14/2016 9:53:25 AMMany pupils in year 7 came and helped Amnesty Youth Group to create Christmas tea light decorations to help raise money for Solar aid on Friday 9th December. They raised £62 which can help to purchase 20 solar lights, help 87 people and give pupils of the
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    Christmas Carol Concert 201612/13/2016 8:51:55 AMGolden Age Carol Concert
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    Canada 201712/13/2016 8:45:45 AMDear Parent/Carer, Canada 2017 Thank for supplying your email addresses, this will make communicating far easier and efficient. There will be lots of information being passed back and forth over the next few months.
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    Successmaker and Literacy Catch Up Parent Information12/12/2016 11:47:15 AMDear Parent/Carer (Years, 7, 8 and 9), Please find attached some information regarding Successmaker and Literacy Catch Up Sessions from the Successmaker Coordinator - Mrs A. Jenkins.
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    Christmas Concert12/6/2016 10:34:58 AMBrangwyn Hall
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    GCSE Certificates12/6/2016 9:35:06 AMDear Parent/Carer. Please can you advise your son/daughter who left us in July of the contents of the e-mail below regarding GCSE Certificate collection and Art work collection. Many thanks
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    Brangwyn Hall Consent Form12/6/2016 9:11:41 AMDear Parent/Carer, Just a reminder that pupils need to return the consent form, so that they are able to attend the Brangwyn Hall on Monday. These forms need to be returned no later than Thursday, 8th December to the School House. We will not be ab
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    Brangwyn Hall Rehearsals11/30/2016 4:13:29 PMAs you may be aware, the annual Bishopston Community Christmas Concert will be taking place on Monday 12th December in the Brangwyn Hall, Swansea at 7pm. Preparations are well underway and we would welcome you, your family and friends to join us as we get
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    Christmas Project 11/30/2016 9:49:04 AMOranges and Lemons are calling for presents for children from new born- 17 of both genders and also any items that can be put into a Christmas hamper. The aim is to help 40 local families have a memorable Christmas this year.
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    Cinema Trip11/28/2016 3:21:12 PMOur Christmas trip this year will consist of a visit to the McArthurGlen shopping outlet (www.bridgenddesigneroutlet.com), Bridgend where pupils will watch a movie in the cinema and be able to do some shopping. The trip will be Thursday 15th December 2016
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    Charity Fundraising11/28/2016 8:38:35 AMWe are delighted to report that donations from the community following our annual sponsored run in September amounted to over £7,300. This is an incredible sum of money in difficult economic times.
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    Pupil Deprivation Grant (PDG) Statement11/24/2016 2:05:56 PMBishopston Comprehensive School has been provided with a PDG allocation of £80,500 for the financial year 2016/17. The funding will be used to focus on the pupils for whom the grant is intended, removing any barriers to learning and supporting pupils to a
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    Temporary Mathematics Teacher 11/22/2016 2:28:13 PMWe are seeking to appoint a temporary Mathematics teacher to join our successful Maths department, Apply here... https://www.eteach.com/mobile/jobs/jobdetails.aspx?vacno=529609# …
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    “Limitless” Trampoline Park 11/21/2016 12:08:04 PMUnfortunately, the date of the 8S trip to Limitless has had to be changed to Thursday, December 1st. If your son/daughter has already paid but is unable to attend because of the change of date, they will be given a full refund.
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    Incentivising Attendance Programme11/11/2016 10:25:26 AMGood attendance at school is essential for all pupils as it increases a child’s chances of achieving their full potential. While attendance figures have improved across Swansea in recent years, we’re determined to build on these strong foundations.
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    What is ParkLives?10/20/2016 8:34:32 AMParkLives is a free and easy way for you to get the best out of your local park. In fact, it’s much more than just a walk in the park – you’ll find a whole host of activities from tai chi to parkour! We’ve made it super-easy for you to take part and all o
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    European Day of Languages10/6/2016 8:28:54 AMOnce again we have been busy celebrating the European Day of Languages. This event, celebrated in schools across Europe, promotes a greater awareness of the language and culture of people from every corner of the globe. Lessons in all subject areas were g
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    Chemistry Olympiad9/27/2016 3:12:25 PMBishopston comprehensive chemistry Olympiad team played their first tie of the Royal society of Chemistry's inter-school quiz. They competed confidently against Ysgol Gyfun Gwyr and achieved a very respectable score of 47-23. The team will be invited to
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    Clubs Fair 9/27/2016 10:00:57 AMThere will be a Clubs Fair on Thursday 6th October for Year 7 pupils to get a grasp of what clubs are on offer within our school.
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    Cross Country Arrangements9/27/2016 9:06:34 AMArrangements for the cross-country. Thursday 29th September 2016.
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    Bishopston Comprehensive School Calendar for Parents 2016-20179/23/2016 3:01:25 PMPlease see below the Bishopston Comprehensive School Calendar for Parents 2016-2017
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    September Newsletter 20169/23/2016 1:30:06 PMDear Parent/Carer, Please find the latest newsletter attached for September 2016
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    Careers Newsletter9/20/2016 9:28:49 AMDear Parent / Guardian, Here is the latest Careers Newsletter available to download.
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    Trip to House of Lord’s September 2016 9/12/2016 2:11:21 PMTrip to House of Lord’s September 2016 Two pupils and a member of staff were honoured with an invitation to a private celebration in the House of Lords, London, to celebrate the growing success of a local charity: Lawrence’s roundabout well appeal.
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    Surfing9/12/2016 11:54:18 AMDear parent/guardian, Through the 5x60 programme there is an opportunity for your son/daughter to attend 4 weekly surfing sessions at Caswell Bay with Gower Surf Development (GSD). SurfGSD is a member of the GB Surfing school scheme and also on the Approv
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    Book Fair9/12/2016 11:36:43 AMBishopston Comprehensive school are holding a book fair on 19/09/2016 in the School Library. Pupils will be allowed to purchase books during break and lunchtimes.
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    PTA Welcome Evening and Meeting9/8/2016 11:55:20 AMJust a reminder that the PTA Welcome Evening is being held next Tuesday, 13th September, at 7.00 pm, in Phase 1 Hall. It is an informal social evening giving parents and carers the opportunity to find out a bit more about the PTA with the chance to meet
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    Senior Women's Hockey Team8/24/2016 9:23:12 AMCongratulations to four former pupils who represented the senior women's hockey team in a series of games against Belgium The pupils are - Natalie Blyth, Beth Bingham, SJ Thorburn and Lowri Ratti.
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    Summer Holiday Activities7/18/2016 3:23:49 PMPlease see attached a timetable of FREE activities that are happening over the summer holidays in parks/green spaces through out the city.
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    "Joseph and His Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat"7/8/2016 11:29:56 AMAttention cast members of "Joseph and His Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat"! Monday July 11th is the LAST day for DVD orders!
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    Bishopston 40th Celebration7/8/2016 8:23:34 AMEvening post article about the school's 40th celebration
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    Welsh Government Information7/7/2016 8:39:09 AMInterpreting National Reading and Numeracy test results – animated guide for parents/carers
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    Wear Blue Day6/28/2016 8:12:52 AMThe ESDGC committee In Bishopston are organising an event for a local charity, Lawrence’s roundabout appeal, to raise money for unique water wells in Africa (http://www.lrwa.co.uk/). On Friday 1st July there will be a ‘Wear blue day’ where pupils are enc
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    “Joseph And His Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat”6/24/2016 3:11:10 PMDear Parent/Guardian, As mentioned in the previous letter we have asked a professional company to come in and film one of the performances of “Joseph And His Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat”. This is quite a treat for us because the copyright rules for mo
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    PTA Grand Summer Raffle6/16/2016 12:08:50 PMTo be drawn Saturday 16th July 2016: Tickets now on sale. Each pupil will receive 2 books of 5 tickets. Tickets cost 50p each. Please buy/sell as many tickets as possible to raise funds to develop the school’s sports facilities. Prizes will be awarded to
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    “Joseph and His Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat”6/14/2016 12:13:27 PMDear Parent/Guardian/Carer, The performances of “Joseph and His Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat” are fast approaching so here is some final information about the show. Tickets Tickets are now on sale from the school office at a price of £6.00 for adults an
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    40th Anniversary 6/14/2016 11:29:28 AMDear Parent / Carer , The school is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. On July 16th, between 12:00pm and 7:00pm, we are holding a Summer Celebration on the school grounds, with alternative indoor arrangements being organised if the weather is in
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    Multi Sports Club6/9/2016 11:48:24 AMDear Parent/Carer, Please see attached a letter we have been asked to forward out to parents from our 5x60 Officer.
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    Midsummer Music Concert6/7/2016 8:12:24 AMDear Parent/Carer, Please find attached details regarding our forthcoming concert on Thursday. Tickets available from the school office.
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    Year 9 Trip Letter 5/26/2016 9:45:56 AMDear Parent/Guardian/Carer, It’s hard to believe that we are almost midway through the summer term and Year 9 will shortly be approaching the end of Key Stage and will no sooner be undertaking their GCSE courses in September. As a year team we would l
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    Canada Tour 2016 Provisional Tour Itinerary5/26/2016 9:25:46 AMPlease find attached the Canada Tour 2016 Provisional Tour Itinerary
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    Tom Fisher5/23/2016 4:05:31 PMTom Fisher has been keen as mustard on sea angling since the age of five, and his enthusiasm and aptitude have now been rewarded with selection for Wales.
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    5x60 On-board sailing / windsurfing sessions 5/19/2016 8:23:20 AMDear parent/guardian, There is an opportunity through the 5x60 programme for your child to take part in the On-board sailing/windsurfing sessions which will take place down at Swansea Water Sports, Kings Road, Swansea, SA1 8PL (entrance to Prince of Wale
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    Year 7 Boys and Girls Athletics5/17/2016 11:53:44 AMCongratulations to our Year 7 Boys and Girls Athletics teams who won the Swansea Harriers Year 7 Schools Trophy. Some outstanding performances from the boys and girls teams, with many pupils winning gold and silver in their events!
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    Key Stage 4 Awards Evening5/13/2016 9:31:24 AMDear Parent/Guardian, We are in the process of making arrangements for our Key Stage 4 Awards Evening in November. Please can you list any sporting or extra curricular achievements e.g. Duke of Edinburgh etc below that your child has been participating
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    Key Stage 3 Sports Awards Evening5/13/2016 9:22:48 AMDear Parent/Carer, We are in the process of making arrangements for our Key Stage 3 Sports Awards Evening in July. Please can you list any sporting achievements below that your child has been participating in or has received / will receive recognition f
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    Governor Election Form5/13/2016 9:16:46 AMI am writing to inform you that two vacancies have occurred for Parent Governors at your child’s school and you are invited to submit a nomination for the post.
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    May Newsletter 20165/13/2016 8:59:01 AMDear Parent/Carer, Please find the latest newsletter attached for May 2016.
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    Choir & Orchestra Tour 2016: Italian Lakes5/10/2016 11:32:42 AMPlease find attached the final letter including itinerary regarding the Choir & Orchestra Tour 2016: Italian Lakes.
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    PTA Newsletter5/9/2016 2:56:49 PMDear Parent / Carer, Please find attached: Bishopston PTA Newsletter for May 2016
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    Year 11 Revision Sessions5/9/2016 8:58:54 AMPlease find attached timetables for Year 11 Revision Sessions.
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    Joseph Rehearsal Schedule 20164/26/2016 3:21:56 PMAll rehearsals will be straight after school until 4.15pm. Cast members will need to find their own transport home from rehearsals. Pupils will be unable to participate in production if they are away on holiday the week before, and the week of, productio
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    April Newsletter 20164/22/2016 8:51:20 AMPlease find the latest newsletter attached for year 11 parents which includes information on the examination period, GCSE & AS results days, return of books, catering balances and the Leavers Ball.
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    Reading and numeracy tests in Wales 2016.4/18/2016 2:58:55 PMInformation for parents and carers of children in Years 2 to 9.
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    Ben Cambriani4/12/2016 10:19:07 AMCongratulations to Ben Cambriani who has been selected in the squad to play England at under 16 level for Wales rugby on Sunday at Ystrad Mynach.
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    Luca Mai4/11/2016 10:17:45 AMCongratulations to Luca Mai who after attending the british open in laax Switzerland was crowned the under 16 british champion in snowboard slopestyle.
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    The Great Bishopston Bake Off3/24/2016 12:49:19 PMA huge thank you to everyone that supported the bake off yesterday by either buying or making cakes , we really appreciate all of your help and are delighted to say we managed to raise £350!
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    “Joseph” Singing Auditions3/23/2016 8:28:25 AMAnyone interested in having a main singing role in “Joseph and His Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat”, will need to come to Phase 2 Hall, straight after school, on Wednesday April 13th until 4.15pm.
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    Rugby 7's3/18/2016 10:58:35 AMCongratulations to the Year 9 rugby 7's team who won the Arwyn Harris plate (in memory of a former colleaguewho founded the tournament in 1988).
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    Drama Auditions3/10/2016 8:29:27 AMThis year's summer production will be "Joseph and his Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat".
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    DTH van der Merwe3/9/2016 12:05:42 PMDTH van der Merwe, a Canadian rugby International who plays for the Scarlets region came to Bishopston School to meet students from Bear Creek Secondary School, Barrie, Ontario who are on a rugby exchange. During the visit, the students watched a compilat
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    Luca Mai Lane-Hopkins3/7/2016 10:10:46 AMCongratulations to Luca Mai Lane-Hopkins who on Sunday 06/03/16 came 1st in the Under 16 Scottish Ski and Board Cross Championships.
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    Nathan Jones3/4/2016 9:15:50 AMCongratulations to Nathan Jones a Year 9 student who has had a remarkable start to 2016.
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    Welsh Hockey Champions2/12/2016 9:09:28 AMCongratulations to Bishopston Under 16 Hockey team who became Welsh Champions. After starting the day with a loss, the girls went from strength to strength and after showing great team work with some outstanding performances they finally won on sudden dea
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    5x60 Badminton Final2/11/2016 2:19:46 PMCongratulations to the Bishopston Year 10 boys who won the 5x60 Badmitnon Finals in Cardiff on Wednesday 10th Feruary.
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    School Information2/4/2016 2:02:01 PMDear Parent/Carer, Please can we remind you that parents/carers must refrain from dropping pupils off in The Glebe or the school car park at the start of the school day specifically between 8.00am and 8.45am. There are 15 buses and several taxis that ent
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    PTA Newsletter for February 20162/3/2016 2:17:25 PMDear Parent / Carer, Please find attached:
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    40th Anniversary of School Opening2/1/2016 12:33:29 PMDear Parent/Carer, 40th Anniversary of School Opening Bishopston Comprehensive School opened in 1976 and we would like to celebrate its 40th anniversary by holding a family open day on Saturday, July 2nd inviting past pupils, former and current members of
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    Rock and Pop Evening1/29/2016 10:44:57 AMBishopston Comprehensive School Present
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    January School Newsletter1/15/2016 12:20:42 PMDear Parent / Carer, Please find our latest school newsletter attached.
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    Year 7’s St. Dwynwen’s Day Disco1/14/2016 2:57:12 PMYear 7’s St. Dwynwen’s Day Disco Wednesday 20th January 2016 7 – 9 p.m. Phase 1 Hall Tickets - £3.00 - to be purchased in advance from the School Office. Sweets and drinks will be on sale together with glowsticks and a raffle.
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    Bath Trip1/12/2016 8:35:38 AMDear Parent/Guardian/Carer, Thank you for your consent form and remittance for the trip to Bath which will take place this Saturday January 16th 2016. The bus will leave Bishopston Comprehensive School car park at 9.30am, and arrive at Bath Theatre Royal