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Strong leadership and strategic plans for school improvement

At Llansannor C.I.W. Primary School, clear strategic objectives, defined roles and responsibilities for staff and governors and effective performance management processes have resulted in improved standards across the school. Read more >

Self-evaluation for improved pupil outcomes

Llansannor C.I.W. Primary School’s processes for self-evaluation, monitoring and planning for improvement have led to progress in reading, writing and mathematics across the school. Read more >

Innovative interventions that lead to improvement in attainment

Oldcastle Primary School’s mathematics intervention has transformed the subject for the lowest achieving learners and raised standards for all. The school is also the first in Wales to use a new system to support pupils' speech and language therapy. Read more >

Building partnerships to improve aspirations and outcomes in science and technology

Oldcastle Primary School has worked with businesses and universities to develop a science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) week that has improved pupils’ aspirations and attainment. Read more >

An inspiring learning environment for delivering Foundation Phase education

At Poppies Day Nursery, the inspiring indoor and outdoor learning environments provide exciting opportunities for children to develop important skills. Read more >

Using assessment for learning to close gaps in pupils’ learning

At Hendredenny Park Primary School all staff use assessment for learning techniques to identify gaps in pupils’ learning. Targeted interventions are used promptly to help close the gaps. Read more >

Developing a strategic vision for improving education

Following the arrival of a new headteacher at Bryntirion Comprehensive School, a leadership team was put in place that enabled the school to focus on delivering high quality education. Read more >

Supportive leadership that drives improvement

At Sunflower Tots, the childcare co-ordinator monitors staff regularly to give her a good understanding of the playgroup’s strengths and areas for development. This allows her to identify the new resources and training needed to improve provision. Read more >

Working with local businesses to enrich the Welsh Baccalaureate

Ysgol y Preseli has forged links with local businesses and entrepreneurs to ensure that the Welsh Baccalaureate nurtures the skills that learners need to succeed in employment. Read more >

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