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Planning for challenging learning experiences

At Ysgol Cae Top, joint planning and regular professional discussions between staff ensure high expectations for all learners. Read more >

Effective feedback to support independent learners

Palmerston Primary School have developed an approach to assessment for learning that ensures pupils act upon the feedback they receive. Read more >

Providing emotional support to improve pupil behaviour and wellbeing

At Danescourt Primary School, staff support pupils to manage difficult emotions and challenging situations through a range of coping strategies. The school has also developed a behaviour management system that helps pupils to change their behaviour before things become too serious Read more >

Effective leadership for seamless school amalgamation

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When Dinas Powys Primary School was formed from the amalgamation of two schools, clear strategic leadership ensured that the quality of teaching and learning in the new school was maintained. Read more >

Cross-curricular themes that develop pupils’ key skills

Ty’n y Wern Primary School has introduced interesting cross-curricular themes, such as an annual arts festival and Welsh heritage projects. These give pupils a wealth of opportunities to develop their literacy, numeracy, and ICT skills. Read more >

Encouraging independent learners

At Pembroke Dock Community School, a number of strategies have been introduced that encourage pupils to be responsible for their own learning and become more capable at assessing their own work. Read more >

Working with external partners to develop pupils’ skills and talents

At St Mellon’s C.I.W Primary, pupils work with partner organisations like Welsh National Opera to raise pupils’ skills, wellbeing and aspirations. Read more >

Effective partnerships that engage children and enrich the curriculum

Tredegarville C.I.W Primary has developed partnerships with local businesses and community organisations to provide a range of activities that enrich the curriculum and raise pupils’ and parents’ aspirations. Read more >

Improving outcomes for pupils receiving free school meals

Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Y Castell has used the expertise of strategic partners to introduce interventions that have reduced the gap in achievement and wellbeing between learners eligible for free school meals and their peers. Read more >

A school environment that benefits pupil wellbeing

Ysgol Llandrillo Yn Rhos has developed a range of initiatives to improve pupil wellbeing. These include the use of a Forest School outdoor classroom and a community-learning hub. Read more >

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