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The next start date  for our adult education classes will be in September.  A new brochure detailing the courses available will be out soon. If there are any courses you would like to see us run please contact the community department on










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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Students celebrate GCSE success at Portchester Community School

 Congratulations to the "class of 2015" on their examination results success!  All the staff and Governors are very proud of your achievements.  Our headline measures for progress in both English and Mathematics continue to improve and there were some fantasic individual performances.

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First Level 2 Rights 

Respecting Secondary 

School in the UK


Portchester School Celebrates 75 Years 

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Hampshire Book Awards
1st July 2015


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Music Successes

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 PCS Trampoline Success at

Hampshire Games 2015


 First and Third Places for Portchester Students

On Friday 19th June 2015, Portchester Community School represented the Gosport and Fareham schools area in a trampoline competition at the Hampshire Games in Aldershot, achieving 1st and 3rd placements.
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University of Southampton
Mathematics Challenge 2015

Congratulations go to Harriet Wintle (Y7) and Alex Morgan (Y10) who have received a Certificate of Merit and Certificate of Distinction for their entries in the University of Southampton Mathematics Challenge 2015.   Students were set a series of problem solving questions that had to be completed independently over Half Term and marks were awarded for clarity of explanations as well as accuracy of solutions.  Over 1600 students entered the competition and the top students were awarded prizes.

This is a fantastic achievement, well done Harriet and Alex!

Pictured in the photo of Harriet and Alex is Professor Tim Sluckin from Southampton University’s Mathematical Sciences Department.

“National recognition for Portchester
Community School’s musicians”

 Portchester Community School’s Choir and World Orchestra performed in the regional heats of the Festival of Music for Youth in Aldershot in March.  As a result of a stunning performance by 35 of our young students, we have now been invited to perform in the National Festival at the Sir Adrian Boult Concert Hall in Birmingham on Thursday 9th July.  We hope to take a group of 50 young performers from Portchester to perform in this prestigious event.  It will provide the opportunity to celebrate the musical talents of many of our young people in a major national festival.  
If you would like to hear the group, we have also been invited to perform on the main stage at Southampton’s Mela Festival on Saturday 11th July and at the Ferneham Hall on Monday 20th July at the Portchester Performing Arts Festival.

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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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.

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)