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Developing oracy through self-assessment and new teaching strategies

Ysgol Gymraeg y Fenni has improved pupils’ oracy skills by re-visiting assessment procedures, teaching strategies and the opportunities that pupils have within the curriculum. Read more >

Supporting pupils with Speech, Language and Communication Needs to improve oracy and wellbeing

At Malpas Court Primary School, staff have developed strategies to support children with Speech, Language and Communication Needs. As a result, pupils demonstrate good outcomes in oracy and have become more resilient, resourceful and reflective. Read more >

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 >

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 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 >

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 >

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 >

Effective leadership for seamless school amalgamation

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 >

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 >

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