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A highly effective outdoor learning environment

The outdoor provision at Mrs Tiggywinkles Day Nursery provides learners with regular opportunities to practise and consolidate a range of skills. This helps them achieve good Foundation Phase outcomes. Read more >

Encouraging independent and inquisitive learners in the Foundation Phase

At Blaengwawr Primary School, consistent planning across the Foundation Phase ensures a child-centred learning environment and provides challenge for every pupil. Read more >

Partnership working is vital to learners’ success

The strong partnership between Priory College South Wales and Coleg Gwent allows young adults with Asperger syndrome, autistic spectrum disorders and associated conditions to access mainstream courses. Read more >

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 >

Improving teaching through an emphasis on professional learning

At Y Pant Comprehensive School, teaching and learning has improved through an emphasis on reflective practice. The school has implemented a number of mechanisms for colleagues to share and reflect on what they do well. 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 >

Empowering students to make a positive difference in the world

Students at UWC Atlantic College expand their world view through engagement opportunities with local and international charities, other schools and non-governmental organisations. 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 >

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 >

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 >

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