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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 >

Improving literacy through creative learning

Ysgol Cynwyd Sant plans exciting creative learning activities to develop pupils’ literacy skills. As a holder of Creative School status they cooperate with the Arts Council in their planning. Read more >

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 >

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 >

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Focusing on improvement

A culture of honest self-evaluation, linked to school improvement planning and a focus on excellent teaching helps Birchgrove Primary School to raise standards. Read more >

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Building pupils' learning power

St Mary’s Catholic Primary School uses a variety of techniques and strategies to help pupils become better learners. It works in partnership with the University of Exeter to keep raising standards. Read more >

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Making families partners in learning

Brackla Primary School makes families a key part of the learning process, leading to improved standards in literacy, numeracy and attendance across the school. Read more >

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Improving wellbeing and standards of attainment

Ysgol Bryn Deva focuses strongly on increasing the life-chances of pupils through improving their wellbeing and standards of attainment – and its programmes are having a positive impact. Read more >

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Building partnerships with families

Family support, care and guidance are a key part of the ethos at Ysgol Maesglas – with a positive impact on attendance, wellbeing and active participation in learning. Read more >

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