Cwmcarn High School invites all learners and parents to our Sixth form open evening on Wednesday 29th April between 5pm and 7pm.
Please wear red or something with a Welsh theme and bring £1
Year 11 photos are on Tuesday 24th February 2015. They will include your school photo and a photo for your validate ID card. Friendship photos are also available, they are £5 each and you must bring the money in on the day.
There will be valentine’s messages for sale this Thursday and Friday. You can buy your messages from foyer / canteen at lunchtime, and your message will be delivered on Friday lesson 5 and 6. Each message is 50p and all money raised will go to Ystrad Mynach Primary Cancer Charity “You can make a difference” campaign for Velindre Hospital which treats Cancer.
We will be hosting an information event about Sixth Form life, entry qualifications and what the school can offer our prospective Sixth Form students on Wednesday 4 February at 6pm in the Performing Arts Centre.
This event will be an opportunity for Year 11 students and their parents to come along to meet Mr Fowler (Head of Wellbeing), Mrs Breen (Head of Years 12 & 13) and other members of the school Senior Management Team. We will also be inviting some of our current Sixth Form to attend. This will be followed, at a later date, with a subject specific recruitment event.
Liam will be making a skydive on Saturday 5th September 2015 to raise money for Progeria.
To find out more and support Liam you can visit his fundraising page at www.justgiving.com/Liam-Parsons/
To find out more about Progeria a child ageing disease visit: http://www.progeria.co.uk/about-progeria-uk/
We are delighted to announce that three of our students have been offered places at the University of Oxford.
Kyle Butcher has been offered a place at Magdalen College to study PPE – Philosophy, Politics and Economics (he needs to achieve two A grades at A level, having already gained an A grade in A level Religious Studies in Year 11).
Tuesday January 27th 2015 is an INSET day at Cwmcarn High School and there is no school for Years 7 to 10 and 12 to 13 on this day.
However, we will be running a GCSE targets and core subject day on this date for Year 11 learners only (between 8.40am and 2.30pm) and we would expect all Year 11 to attend. This will be followed by a Year 11 parents’ evening, beginning earlier than usual - at 2.30pm - and running until 5.30/6pm.
You can download the full letter below for additional information.