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Supporting governors to fulfil their role more effectively

Ysgol Gynradd Bontnewydd developed a training programme for its governors that equipped them with the knowledge and skills needed to better fulfil their role. Read more >

Strategies for increasing the use of Welsh language by learners at all levels

Grŵp Llandrillo Menai’s Seren Iaith initiative challenges learners’ attitudes towards the use of the Welsh language and promotes its use socially and academically. Read more >

A preventative approach to support wellbeing

Rougemont School has adopted a whole-school approach to support resilience and wellbeing. The initiatives have allowed pupils to thrive in their academic, social and emotional development. Read more >

A curriculum that engages all pupils

Curriculum design at Ysgol Bryngwyn School is driven by learners’ interests, aspirations and needs. This ensures there is appropriate variety and opportunity for all. Read more >

A science, technology, engineering and mathematics enrichment program that drives curriculum development

Ysgol Glan-y-Môr School’s STEM enrichment programme has resulted in increased pupil engagement and aspirations, improvements in subject standards and the development of pupils’ wider skills. Read more >

Early identification and support of learners at risk of disengaging

Grŵp Llandrillo Menai makes effective use of an early identification tool to identify and support learners at risk of leaving a course before completion. Read more >

The impact of interventions on pupils’ communication, emotional and behavioural development

Ysgol Pen Coch use a range of interventions including a virtual reality room that have had a significant impact on pupils’ wellbeing, engagement and readiness to learn. Read more >

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Using self-evaluation to drive improvement

Staff at all levels of Ysgol Pen Coch have developed a self-evaluative approach that has had a significant impact on the work of the school. Read more >

Establishing partnerships to help students with additional learning needs develop independent living skills

Pembrokeshire College has established strong partnerships that have allowed its students with additional learning needs to develop the independent living skills that they will need for their future. Read more >

Developing learners’ skills through real life experiences

Pupils at Ysgol Y Bynea led a project to develop an outside learning village. Learners developed a range of skills from designing architectural models to budgeting and placing orders. Read more >

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