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Pupils evaluate the quality of provision at their school

Ysgol Gynradd Llanllechid actively involves pupils in all areas of school improvement and engages them regularly in evaluating the quality of provision across the school. Nearly all pupils feel that the school listens to them. Pupils respond confidently to the opportunities that they have to influence and make decisions. Read more >

Pupils help develop school strategic direction

Ysgol Penmaes focuses on developing varied participation opportunities for the whole-school community and recognises that this has a positive impact on relationships throughout the school. They have developed structures and support to allow all pupils to contribute to the school improvement journey. Read more >

Pupils influence and improve the curriculum

Cefn Hengoed Community School has developed a wide range of strategies to involve pupils in decision-making that directly impacts their learning experiences and wellbeing. Strong and committed leadership has resulted in sustained improvements in pupils’ performance and wellbeing. Read more >

A holistic approach to supporting college learners

At Bridgend College, wellbeing officers, learning coaches and skills coaches holistically support students in all aspects of their college life. Read more >

Digital technology in primary school life

By embedding digital technology into school life, Cornist Park Community Primary School has enhanced the digital competency of pupils, staff, parents, governors and the wider community. Read more >

Improving learner retention and success through progress monitoring

The Construction Industry Training Board has developed a performance management system to track apprentices’ progress which has led to improved learner retention and success rates. Read more >

Coleg Cambria - building a new identity

Strong leadership and effective governance helped to create a successful and robust new identityfor the newly formed Coleg Cambria. A shared ethos and culture underpins the college’s excellent current performance and prospects for improvement. Read more >

Meeting employer needs with a skills-focused curriculum

A skills-focused curriculum and effective partnerships with a wide range of local employers help hair and beauty learners at Coleg Cambria achieve the qualifications and skills they need for employment. Read more >

The digitally-enabled college

Coleg Cambria is strongly committed to using technology to develop innovative learning opportunities, flexible learning environments and effective business practices. Read more >

Sharing expertise with parents, carers and schools

Ysgol Plas Brondyffryn is the regional centre for autism in North Wales. It engages closely with parents, carers and with schools and colleges to share its expertise through support, guidance and a wide range of training courses. Read more >

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