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It gives us great pleasure to welcome you to the Portchester Community School website. We hope that the site will convey some of our ethos and culture and prove to be both informative and easy to use
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First Level 2 Rights 

Respecting Secondary 

School in the UK


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Hard work pays off after Ofsted

 report praises Portchester school

INSPECTORS have heaped praise on a school for turning things around and driving up standards.

Portchester Community School has gone from ‘requires improvement’ to ‘good’ in its most recent Ofsted inspection.

Inspectors concluded that the new headteacher, senior leaders and governors have acted with determination to improve things at the school
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Click here to read the Ofsted Report

Business leaders meet to help employees
of the future to succeed

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Business leaders from across the area gathered at Portchester Community School to discover how developing partnerships
with schools and colleges can bring mutual benefits to
business and society.

Year 8 Humanities Visit to the Imperial War Museum and the Natural History Museum 

27th January 2014

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Year 7 Art Trip to Portsmouth University

18th December 2015

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 Year 7 in Christmas Challenge
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Celebrating 75 Years of Portchester Community School
1st September 1939 - 1st September 2014
Pupils past and present share school memories  

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Headteacher Richard Carlyle with student leaders, from left, Weston James, Holly Roberts, Kharmen Ford and Laura Barnes with an original 1939 school scarf. Picture: Paul Jacobs (143175-15)

Portchester Community School Wins
Solent Safety Award


 Portchester Community School won this award for the second year running from the Hampshire Health, Safety and Environmental Group for

"Outstanding Contribution to Health, Safety and the Environment"

The citation commented on the school's major committment to safety in the workplace and its overall committment to Health and Safety.  Our 'Staying Safe, Staying Alive' days organised by Dr P Beadell, and held at the end of the school year, received particular mention for successfully raising awareness.

Portchester Community School’s
Open Evening took place on
24th September 2014


 Our latest Open Evening was a hugely successful event   There were many wonderful displays, demonstrations and activities with Portchester School musicians playing in various locations around the school .

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International Teen Summit

Students, who are par
t of the new Model United Nations group at Portchester, applied for, and were selected to go on an inaugural trip to the International Teen Summit at Charles Wright Academy in Tacoma, near Seattle in USA. There they represented the United Kingdom in a student summit that also had representatives from China, South Korea, Poland, Columbia and USA.

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Seattle 2014 

Portchester Celebrates Examination Results 

 The students and staff of Portchester Community School were celebrating an excellent set of examination results as they gathered at the school on Thursday 21st August.

Overall results were up 12% on last year using the government's' current measure of 5 A* to C Grades including English and Maths - this year's figure being 45%.  EBACC (another measure) was also up by 12%.

65% of students achieved at least a C grade at Maths and over 50% in English. 

There were no fewer than 18 students who achieved five or more A*/A grades, and eleven with eight or more  A*/A grades.

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George, Jasmine, Jess and Hannah celebrate their 37 A* and A Grades!

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Celebrating 75 Years of Portchester Community School 

1st September 1939 - 1st September 2014

Portchester Community School has sustained 75 years of quality service to its local community

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us with this celebration