Careers

Coleg y Cymoedd

Enrolment for College is now open. Please visit the College website to look at courses and to complete an application form.

If you need any support regarding your application, please e-mail Mrs L Walters at WaltersL111@hwbmail.net or alternatively e-mail Martin Jones from Coleg Y Cymoedd at martin.jones@cymoedd.ac.uk

For Information on joining Coleg y Cymoedd, please click the link below.

https://youtu.be/o5vXACfnBGQ

Information from 6th Forms will be updated here as soon as we receive it from our Post 16 schools.

https://youtu.be/vLRLQQSjWdo

Please see the link above for anyone that missed Coleg y Cymoedd live event.

Principal’s letter 9th March 2021

Careers Wales

Careers Wales Information Booklet

The link below goes to the 16+ options section on the Careers Wales website.

Gives a general overview of the options/pathways available, after Year 11

https://careerswales.gov.wales/plan-your-career/options-at-16

This has recently been added. It links school subjects directly to possible careers with that subject.

https://careerswales.gov.wales/job-information/subjects

 In addition to Coleg Y Cymoedd, here is a link to Bridgend College also – Particularly as courses such as Animal Care are offered at Pencoed;

https://www1.bridgend.ac.uk/our-courses/

Google Classroom

Please find a guide on how to access google classroom for any blended learning that will take place.

Google Classroom – Pupil Guide PDF

Options Support from Careers Wales

Year 9 Options Information-Careers Wales

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pupil Voice

Here at Porth Community School we listen carefully to the views of our pupils.

The Pupil Senedd is made up of representatives from Y Goedwig, Middle and Upper School. The members of this group are elected by the pupils and they represent their views on improving the school.

 

Homework – Independent Learning

We place great value on purposeful homework and we advise parents to encourage and support their children to develop this daily routine.

Homework is an independent learning activity which contributes greatly to the progress your child makes in their learning. The ability to work independently is a crucial part of the learning process and a key life skill.

Homework will be set which is related closely to the current lessons content your child is studying. It will either practice skills they are learning or it will require them to learn and recall specific subject knowledge.

Homework is recorded on the ClassCharts app, which pupils and parents can always access from computers and mobile devices.

As pupils progress through the school the demands of homework set will increase. The Learning Resource Centre will be available during lunch, break and after school for those pupils who wish to use it. Here they will have access to the Internet, a range of books for research and a member of staff for support.