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Improving family engagement to develop pupil wellbeing within the school community

Lansdowne Primary School has successfully increased its parental engagement through workshops, groups, an open door policy and even a coffee shop. This has helped develop effective relationships with pupils’ families and provides early intervention opportunities when issues arise. Read more >

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Creating dementia awareness through pupil interaction and community outreach

Since 2014, Llanfaes Community Primary School has collaborated with a nearby care home to raise awareness and understanding of dementia amongst its pupils. The school’s aim to create a dementia friendly generation has been recognised nationally by charitable organisations and the Welsh Government. Read more >

Planning for good quality outdoor learning

Strategic leadership at Gogerddan Childcare has embedded outdoor learning in the nursery’s provision. As a result, there have been improvements in children’s confidence and language development. Read more >

Building effective partnerships to improve learning outcomes and wellbeing

Presteigne Primary School has developed effective partnerships with organisations including the town council, local high school and the Alzheimer’s Society. Read more >

Effective partnerships that engage children and enrich the curriculum

Tredegarville C.I.W Primary has developed partnerships with local businesses and community organisations to provide a range of activities that enrich the curriculum and raise pupils’ and parents’ aspirations. 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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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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Supporting adult learning and skills acquisition

Launch community learning is helping local people in Monkton gain the confidence and skills to find employment. Read more >