News Archive

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    Parental Newsletter July 20177/10/2017 8:50:35 AMDear Parent/Carer, Please find our latest school newsletter attached.
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    RNLI7/3/2017 9:19:30 AMDear Parent/Carer, Following on from recent RNLI assemblies at the school, please find below some links which we would like to share with parents. https://www.respectthewater.com/ https://rnli.org/safety
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    Hairspray6/22/2017 9:49:43 AMTickets are selling fast for our fantastic production of HAIRSPRAY. Get your tickets from the school office, but hurry tickets are selling fast.
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    School Vacancies6/20/2017 1:02:22 PMBishopston Comprehensive School are looking to appoint a number of TA's to start working with us in September. All vacancies are available from E Teach. Closing Date Wednesday 5th July.
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    Magistrates' Mock Trial Competition6/19/2017 10:19:38 AMOver 260 schools across the UK entered the Magistrates' Mock Trial competition this year. Bishopston won two regional rounds, then competed in the British Final in Nottingham where they were crowned champions. This is an outstanding achievement for our ye
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    Hairspray – Last minute information6/16/2017 8:51:17 AMTickets are now on sale in the school office! Adults £6.00 concessions £5.00. On Monday we will start taking photographs for the programme (timetable below). In order to complete their costume, some cast members may need one or two things. Please don’t
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    Year 9 Successmaker Maths6/15/2017 10:52:56 AMSuccessmaker Maths will start on June 19th and run for a period of 2 weeks. Any queries, please contact the school and ask for Mrs Jenkins. Thanks
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    Charlie Geach6/15/2017 8:40:31 AMCharlie Geach selected for UK Lions boys under 14s Following a successful UK regional tournament in Nottingham last weekend. Swansea City's Charlie Geach was selected to represent the UK Lions under 14 side next season. This is a tremendous achievement
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    Ski Success6/14/2017 2:02:51 PMCongratulations to the Bishopston Ski Team who competed in the SnowSport Cymru West Wales Ski Competition at Pembrey on Friday evening!
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    Lawrence’s Roundabout Appeal6/12/2017 2:04:04 PMDear Parents/Carers, The 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 30th June there will be a ‘Wear blue da
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    Additional Peripatetic Music Lessons6/12/2017 1:07:41 PMYour child is currently receiving additional Music lessons at the school. The lessons take place throughout the school day and students come out of lessons on a rotating basis, with priority for break/lunch-time lessons going to pupils at Key Stage 4.
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    Bishopston PTA's Grand Summer Raffle6/12/2017 10:34:18 AMDear Parents / Carers, Bishopston PTA's Grand Summer Raffle will be drawn on Friday 7th July. 1st Prize: Bed & Breakfast in a Luxury Room at Oxwich Bay Hotel with Dinner and Wine, 2nd Prize: £200 CASH 3rd Prize: Wales Millennium Centre, Family Tickets f
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    PTA Newsletter5/16/2017 8:45:20 AMDear Parent/Carer, Please find attached the latest Bishopston PTA Newsletter.
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    GCSE French and Spanish Listening exam information5/10/2017 2:59:17 PMCould Year 11 pupils sitting the GCSE LISTENING examination in both French and Spanish please note that the exam start time will be at the earlier time of 8.55 a.m
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    Hairspray 2017 – Rehearsal Schedule5/9/2017 8:53:46 AMFull rehearsal schedule and important information for pupils and parents.
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    Year 11 Revision sessions 9th May - 12th May 20175/8/2017 4:07:59 PMPlease see attached a timetable for the Year 11 Revision sessions 9th May - 12th May 2017
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    School Production Rehearsals5/8/2017 11:19:18 AMDear Parent/Carer, For information, please find information below regarding a school production rehearsal on Wednesday, 10th May from Mrs Dennis. A hard copy of the rehearsal schedule will be distributed as soon as possible. Named cast members will need
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    SuccessMaker News5/5/2017 3:01:11 PMYear 9 Parent letters and information sheets have been given to pupils in Year 9 who have just completed SuccessMaker spelling. Year 8 SuccessMaker for English and maths begins May 10th. Timetables have been given to pupils. If you require further info
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    Choir & Orchestra Tour: Barcelona 20175/5/2017 8:29:45 AMBarcelona ItInerary
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    5X60 Surfing Sessions5/3/2017 12:00:59 PMYour child has shown an interest in taking part in the 5x60 On-board sailing/windsurfing sessions which will take place down at Swansea Water Sports, Kings Road, Swansea, SA1 8PL (entrance to Prince of Wales Dock is approximately 350 yards past la Parilla
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    Luca Mai4/28/2017 11:32:34 AMMy First Season in Austria My preseason training started in October for two weeks on the Hintertux glacier, where I competed in the first of the Valley Ralley Tour events placing third. The park was really good and it consisted of two kickers and a rail,
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    Year 11 pupils Newsletter 4/28/2017 8:51:03 AMDear Parent/Carer, Please find attached a newsletter for Year 11 pupils.
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    Bishopston Sports Hall Easter Activities 4/7/2017 1:03:59 PMDear Parent/Carer, Please find attached details of the exciting activities going ahead over the Easter holidays at Bishopston Sports Hall. If you require any further information please contact the Sports Hall direct on 235040, the staff will be happy to
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    Easter Revision Sessions4/4/2017 9:21:02 AMDear Parent/Carer, Please find attached Revision Sessions which are being held over the Easter break for Year 10 and Year 11 pupils
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    Amendments to Year 7 Examination Timetable April / May 2017 3/31/2017 1:59:07 PMDear parent/guardian, I would like to draw your attention to some minor amendments regarding the Year 7 examinations that are scheduled to start on Tuesday 25th April. We have swapped the Geography & Literacy exams as outlined below: Updated schedule:
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    "Hairspray"3/31/2017 8:56:46 AMThis year's summer production will be "Hairspray". Preliminary auditions will be in Phase 2 Hall until 4pm: Years 9 and 10 Monday April 3rd Year 8 Tuesday April 4th Year 7 Wednesday April 5th Before auditions pupils will be asked to put their names
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    Annual Report to Parents 3/21/2017 8:25:45 AMAnnual Report to Parents 2015 - 2016
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    Bath Trip3/16/2017 2:50:48 PMThe Drama trip to Bath will leave Bishopston school car park at 9.30am Saturday March 18th. The trip will return at approximately 7.45pm depending on the traffic. Pupils will be encouraged to text home to give a more accurate arrival time. Please don't p
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    Year 7 Football3/16/2017 12:41:39 PMCongratulations to the year 7 football team for winning the Welsh Schools Cup Semi Final match against Olchfa yesterday (15th March 2017). The whole team has done fantastically well to get this far, playing some of the best schools from all across South W
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    ‘Blasts from the Past’3/7/2017 3:53:12 PMDear Parent/Carer, Bishopston PTA are pleased to announce that on Thursday 16th March they are holding ‘Blasts from the Past’. Come and hear hits from the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s whilst enjoying a cheese and biscuit supper and a drink from the licensed bar
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    YEAR 11 GCSE After School Revision Sessions3/7/2017 3:51:17 PMDear Parent/Carer, The following revision sessions will be taking place up until 4pm on the following dates for Year 11 pupils: Islam revision Wednesday 15th March Tuesday 21st March Thursday 30th March Tuesday 4th April Mrs S. Lewis RS Teacher
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    YEAR 10 GCSE After School Revision Sessions3/7/2017 3:49:42 PMDear Parent/Carer, The following revision classes will be taking place on the following dates until 4p.m. YEAR 10 GCSE After School Revision sessions 8th March - Key Beliefs 16th March - Death and afterlife 21st March -Authority and justice 28th
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    Mock Trial3/6/2017 10:23:56 AMYear 9 pupils won in the West Glamorgan Magistrates’ Mock Trial in Swansea Crown Court. They prosecuted and defended against various schools. The team will compete against the winners from other Welsh regions in May. Congratulations!
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    Swans Soccer Camp3/6/2017 8:15:02 AMDear Parent/Carer, Please find attached regarding a Swans Soccer Camp which is being held on the 4G and 2G at Bishopston Sports Centre on Monday, 13th March for Bishopston Comprehensive School pupils – 9.00 a.m. to 3.30 p.m. This is limited to the fir
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    Ski Trip 20172/14/2017 2:26:48 PMInformation regarding the upcoming ski trip.
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    SuccessMaker News Year 7 Numeracy2/14/2017 1:09:22 PMSuccessMaker News Year 7 Numeracy Dear Parent/Carer, For Year 7 pupils who have just completed SuccessMaker in maths; worksheets are available to view and download in Parent/Guardian Correspondence. Mrs A. Jenkins. SuccessMaker Coordinator
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    Sainsbury's Active Kids vouchers.2/14/2017 9:13:53 AMBishopston Comprehensive School are now collecting Sainsbury's Active Kids vouchers. Vouchers can be dropped off in the box situated in the School Library.
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    Amended Internal Exam Timetables 2/10/2017 9:56:33 AMFor your information - attached are the amended timetables for the internal exams for years 7 to 10.
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    London Trip2/9/2017 2:15:05 PMDear Parent/Carer, As I am sure you are aware, the GCSE trip to London will soon be upon us. Whilst all the pupils and staff are very excited, I want to share with you some final arrangements for our couple of days away.
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    Change of date for Year 10 Parents Evening2/9/2017 12:42:27 PMDear Parent/Carer, The published date on the calendar for the Year 10 Parents Evening is Thursday 23rd March 2017. Unfortunately the published date for our Year 7 Parents Evening clashes with the dates set by the Welsh Government for the national tests
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    Change of date for Year 7 Parents Evening2/9/2017 12:40:45 PMDear Parent/Carer, Unfortunately the published date for the Year 7 Parents Evening clashes with the dates set by the Welsh Government for the national tests for years 7, 8 and 9.These dates were released to us after our school calendar had been published
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    Disney Meeting2/3/2017 10:05:23 AMThe Welsh Department Disney Festival is fast approaching and everyone....
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    Revision and Coursework Sessions1/31/2017 11:30:24 AMDear Parent/Carer, For your information Please find attached a list of revision of coursework sessions that are currently timetabled at Bishopston Comprehensive School for Year 11 pupils.
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    Year 9 Options Fair1/31/2017 11:26:18 AMDear Parent/Carer, Just a reminder that we have our Year 9 Options Fair on Tuesday 7th February for parents who wish to attend between 3.30 p.m. and 5.30 p.m. The Options Forms will be given out to pupils on this day and need to be returned by Wednesday
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    Coden Fach Community Tree Planting1/26/2017 12:36:22 PMMembers of the Eco Club along with some year 10 pupils helped to improve the school grounds this morning with the assistance of staff and resources thankfully donated from Coden Fach Community Tree Planting.
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    Bar Mock Trial Competition1/26/2017 12:30:54 PMYear 11 pupils competed in the annual Bar Mock Trial competition in Cardiff Crown Court. They prosecuted and defended against various schools. The team progressed to the Welsh final, however they were narrowly beaten. This is the second consecutive year t
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    Careers Newsletter 2016/20171/25/2017 2:07:24 PMNew dates for College & Sixth Form Open Days/Evenings 2016/17
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    PTA1/18/2017 10:54:07 AMDear Parent/Carer, Please find attached the latest Bishopston PTA Newsletter.
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    Bishopston Sports Centre Welcome Day1/18/2017 8:27:08 AMDear Parent/Carer, On Sunday 22nd January Bishopston Sports Centre are holding a welcome day and invite you to come along to see the extensive facilities we have on offer. The doors will open from 10 a.m. and further details can be found on the poster a
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    GCSE Maths Revision Sessions1/12/2017 3:53:42 PMDear Parent/Carer, I just wanted to inform you that the maths department will be starting revision sessions after school from tomorrow for pupils who will be sitting their GCSE in June. The times are as follows: Sets 1B (Higher Tier) Fridays 3.15pm to
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    Tycoch Open Evening1/12/2017 3:48:50 PMDear Parent/Guardian, Please see below the date of the Tycoch Open Evening is now Monday, 23rd January between 5.30 – 7.30 p.m. and not Monday, 16th January as stated below.
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    Year 7 Disco1/12/2017 12:49:32 PMDear Parent/Carer, Please find attached a poster regarding the Year 7 Disco to be held at the school on Wednesday, 18th January, 2017 – 7.00 – 9.00 pm (Please note pupils must be picked up promptly after this event. Tickets must be purchased in advance
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    GCSE Maths / Numeracy Exam Results1/12/2017 12:43:55 PMDear Parent / Guardian, Results for GCSE Maths / Numeracy exams that Year 11 pupils sat in November 2016 will be issued to pupils on Thursday 19th January. If you have any other queries with regard to exams, please email me at:staddong2@hwbmail.net
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    Information for Parents/Carers 1/11/2017 9:15:55 AMIn the unlikely event that we should experience any snow over the next few weeks, just to advise you that any decision to close the school would be posted on the school website and a text message sent to the primary contact together with an e-mail which w
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    Tata Steel Llanelli Apprentice Open Evening 12th January 20171/10/2017 12:20:02 PMTata Steel are holding an Apprentice Open evening at our Trostre site on Thursday 12th January 2016. This Open Evening is an opportunity for anyone interested in an apprenticeship at Tata Steel based at our site in Llanelli, to find out more information a