MAT Master Classes / Clubs / Competitions / Trips / Useful Websites

Please find below a list of subject specific master classes /dates, clubs, competitions, visits and useful websites. For further information please see / contact the Head Of Department for each subject.

If you have any concerns or you would like to discuss the opportunities available to MAT learners please contact our MAT representative via email natalie.richards@ccyd.org.uk

 

MATHS MASTER CLASSES Please email the Head of Department elaine.pope@ccyd.org.uk for further or missing information.

DateMasterclass
05/2/2020Preparation for intermediate challenge
29/04/2020Preparation Junior Challenge

MATHS CLUBS

STEM CLUB – Every Tuesday 3 – 4pm

My Maths – Every Wednesday & Thursday Lunchtime GE2

MATHS COMPETITIONS

6/02/2020 – Intermediate maths Challenge Year 9 & 10

30/04/2020 – Junior Maths Challenge Year 7 & 8

MATHS VISITS

ENGLISH MASTER CLASSES Please email the Head of Department lisa.walters@ccyd.org.uk for further or missing information.

DateMasterclass
14/11/2019Women and Words
30/01/2020Women and Words
13/3/2020Women and Words

ENGLISH CLUBS

Date TBC – Drama Club 

Every Wednesday – KS3 Book Club

ENGLISH COMPETITIONS

ENGLISH VISITS

USEFUL WEBSITES

SCIENCE MASTER CLASSES – Please email the Head of Department beverley.hill@ccyd.org.uk for further or missing information.

DateMasterclass
19/09/2019
Every Thursday
3-4pm
STEM CLUB
05/12/2019Enterprising Science 1
30/01/2019Enterprising Science 2
09 -13/03/2020
Science Week
12/03/2020MAT Workshop
Dec 19th -
Every Wednesday
Year 11 revision session - how to tackle challenging exam questions
Feb 20th -
Every Thursday
Year 10 revision sessions - how to tackle challenging exam questions

SCIENCE CLUBS

Tuesday Lunchtime – ECO Club 

SCIENCE COMPETITIONS

A Level Chemistry / Physics Olympiad Competitions

All Ages – various dates through the year – https://www.see-science.co.uk/whats-on/competitions

SCIENCE VISITS

USEFUL WEBSITES

 

https://themullanyfund.og.uk — Science mentoring and work placements

www.nuffieldfoundation.org/nuffield-research-placements – Nuffield Placements – year 13

http://www.schoolscience.co.uk/competitions

GEOGRAPHY MASTER CLASSES Please email the Head of Department vicki.pearce@ccyd.org.uk for further or missing information.

DateMasterclass
10/11/2019World Wise Local Quiz provided by the Geographical Organisation

GEOGRAPHY CLUBS

GEOGRAPHY COMPETITIONS

RGS IBG Young Geographer of the Year. Deadline 19th October 2019.

GA Physical Geography Photo competition. Deadline 30th September 2019

Geographical magazine run monthly competitions that are free to register and complete including ‘Where in the World?’ (answer provided on page) or a geographical crossword with the prize of an atlas.

Other competitions will be announced through the year.

GEOGRAPHY VISITS

HISTORY MASTER CLASSES Please email the Head of Department rosemary.goldsmith@ccyd.org.uk for further or missing information.

 

DateMasterclass

HISTORY CLUBS

HISTORY COMPETITIONS

HISTORY VISITS

USEFUL WEBSITES

PHYSICAL EDUCATION MASTER CLASSES Please email the Head of Department kat.gierak@ccyd.org.uk for further or missing information.

DateMasterclass

PE CLUBS

PE COMPETITIONS

PE VISITS

USEFUL WEBSITES

ART & DESIGN MASTER CLASSES Please email the Head of Department gemma.keane@ccyd.org.uk for further or missing information.

DateMasterclass
January 13th/20th/27th 2020
February 3rd/10th/24th 2020
Artist Carl Chapple -
Observational drawing masterclass
This is available for Year 11,12 & 13 only -
Every Monday for 6 weeks, 3-4.30pm
Every Thursday
3 - 4pm
Mat master class

ART & DESIGN CLUBS

MAT club available to MAT pupils is as follows:-
Thursday B Oliver SA30
 
Art club available to all pupils is held as follows:-
Monday J Morris SA33
Tuesday J Keen SA 32
Thursday G Keane SA28
 
 

ART & DESIGN COMPETITIONS

25/10/2019 – Young Art Competition for Cancer Research UK – painting Tiles “My World”

ART & DESIGN VISITS

Visits are currently being arranged, dates TBC

DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY MASTER CLASSES Please email the Head of Department robert.phelps@ccyd.org.uk for further or missing information.

DateMasterclass
Every Tuesday 3-4pmSTEM Projects
04/11/2019 - 10/12/19Product Design
07/01/2020 - 25/02/20Food Classes
02/06/2020 - 14/07/20Textiles Club

DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY CLUBS

Every Tuesday 3-4pm – STEM Club years 8 & 9

DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY COMPETITIONS

October 19th – May 20th – EESW project within industry

November 19th – Future Chef School

February 20th – Future Chef regional heats 

DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY VISITS

RENISHAW 3D printing company to visit industry for Year 10 Engineering pupils

Innovation Awards trip for Year 11 Product Design pupils

MUSIC MASTER CLASSES Please email the Head of Department zoe.weston@ccyd.org.uk for further or missing information.

DateMasterclass
14/10/2019BBC Now Orchestra Workshop at Brynteg Comprehensive
Autumn
2019
Date TBC
Four counties youth wind band course
Easter
2020
Date TBC
Four counties youth orchestra course
Summer
2020
Date TBC
Bridgend music service string day
Date TBCMusic for youth festival
Friday
5 - 6.30pm
Symphonic Brass
Friday
5-6pm
String Plus
Every Tuesday
5-8pm
Orchestras
Secondary Orchestra - Beginner to grade 3
Training Orchestra - Grade 3-5
Senior Orchestra - Grade 5+

MUSIC CLUBS

(Lunchtime)
Monday – Brass group
Tuesday – Choir/ show rehearsals
Wednesday – Woodwind group
Thursday -– Choir/ show rehearsals & string group
Friday – Vocal group

 

MUSIC COMPETITIONS

MUSIC PERFORMANCES

10/09/2019 – Christmas Concert

03/03/20 – CCYD School Eisteddfod

USEFUL WEBSITES

ICT & BUSINESS STUDIES MASTER CLASSES Please email the Head of Department jonathan.rosser@ccyd.org.uk for further or missing information.

DateMasterclass
18/09/2019Assembly Language in Little Man Computer
23/09/2019KS3 & KS4 _ ICT
02/10/2019KS3 & KS4 _ ICT
08/12/2019Business Studies Guest Speaker
09/02/2020How to tackle AS Business Studies challenging questions

ICT & BUSINESS STUDIES CLUBS

ICT & BUSINESS STUDIES VISITS

USEFUL WEBSITES & PROGRAMMES

Business news

www.tutor2u.net

www.bbc.com/new/business

www.wjec.co.uk

Peter Jones Meets, The Profit and most political/news shows

MODERN FOREIGN LANGUAGES MASTER CLASSES Please email the Head of Department severine.mari-pincott@ccyd.org.uk for further or missing information.

DateMaster Class
TBCFrench Mentoring - 6 sessions course - Swansea University.
A select number of Year 9 pupils will be chosen by the end of October, Year 8 pupils will take part from February onwards. Selected pupils to attend award ceremony at Swansea University.
TBCLanguage workshop arranged by Cardiff University - Location Cardiff City Stadium
02/12/2019The Great French Bake Off

MODERN FOREIGN LANGUAGES CLUBS

Language Club with Swansea University
(We will change languages throughout the year (on half termly basis) to reflect pupils interest).

This Term – Spanish – Every Friday lunchtime FE14

MODERN FOREIGN LANGUAGES COMPETITIONS

16/12/2019 – The great French bake off contest

03/03/19 – Eisteddfod – French performance

MODERN FOREIGN LANGUAGES VISITS

March 2020 – Disneyland French Trip  

RELIGION, PHILOSOPHY & ETHICS MASTER CLASSES Please email the Head of Department alice.parry@ccyd.org.uk for further or missing information.

DateMasterclass
01/2020 - 07/2020Natre Spirited Arts - Every Thursday after school competition closing date 31st July 2020

RELIGION, PHILOSOPHY & ETHICS CLUBS

Tuesday – Philosophy & Film Club

Friday – Debating Club

RELIGION, PHILOSOPHY & ETHICS COMPETITIONS

RELIGION, PHILOSOPHY & ETHICS VISITS

USEFUL WEBSITES

WELSH MASTER CLASSES Please email the Head of Department lynsey.cruickshank@ccyd.org.uk for further or missing information.

DateMasterclass
Once every 2 weeks Date TBCThe Urdd Club - KS4 Guest speaker Leon Wellsby
1-3/05/2020Llangrannog SWOGS - Two opportunities will be given again next year for KS4 pupils to join or KS£ Langrannog trips as SWOGS.
Date TBCDawns Gwerin - A Welsh folk dancing session for KS3 pupils ran by Leon Wellsby from the Urdd
Date TBCWorkshop with Mr Phormula
Date TBCWelsh in the Workplace session/fayre
Date TBCA Welsh session aimed at boys

WELSH CLUBS

WELSH COMPETITIONS

WELSH VISITS

Gig Cymreig – Welsh Gig, based in Pencoed School, a trip for our students to see Welsh bands