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Supporting professional learning through action research

Teachers at Castell Alun High School have worked in teams to evaluate teaching looking at different themes as part of the school’s wider continuous professional development programme. Success can be attributed to a collaborative ethos that has generated high quality learning in the classroom and beyond. Read more >

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Effective partnership working between schools supports pupils’ transition between key stage 2 and key stage 3

New pupils at Tredegar Comprehensive School settle quickly and build on their previous learning, thanks to a positive relationship with cluster primary schools. Investment in a joint teacher development programme has also considerably benefited standards. Read more >

Ensuring the best provision for pupils with additional learning needs

Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Glantaf’s vision of academic and social inclusion for all is achieved by fully understanding and responding flexibly to the needs of all learners. Read more >

Developing well-rounded, respectful Welsh citizens

Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Glantaf is a supportive and welcoming school community. This is reflected in the school’s curriculum and wider activities. Read more >

Distributed leadership that supports school improvement

Distributed leadership at all levels across the federation of Ysgol Bryngwyn and and Ysgol Glan-y-Môr School has secured improved pupil outcomes and wellbeing. Read more >

A flexible curriculum that responds to the needs of individual learners

The curriculum at Fitzalan High School is tailored according to the potential, progress and ability of each learner. The flexible nature of the curriculum means that staff can respond to learners’ needs throughout the year. Read more >

Distributed leadership that supports school improvement

Distributed leadership at all levels across the federation of Ysgol Bryngwyn and and Ysgol Glan-y-Môr School has secured improved pupil outcomes and wellbeing. Read more >

Professional learning opportunities that raise standards

At Dŵr y Felin Comprehensive School, leadership responsibilities have been distributed to many staff who have contributed significantly to the school’s improvement work. 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 >

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