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Using yoga to raise standards of behaviour and improve concentration skills

Yoga sessions at Ysgol Gymraeg Brynsierfel promote mindfulness and help pupils to relax, calm down and socialise. These sessions have improved concentration skills, foster resilience and encourage pupils to engage with learning. Read more >

Ysgol y Wern

Providing enriched experiences to develop skills

An ambitious and innovative weather project is just one way that Ysgol y Wern has developed and planned cross-curricular learning which challenges pupils’ ICT, numeracy and literacy skills. Read more >

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Creating an innovative curriculum using the expressive arts

Mynydd Cynffig Primary School has placed expressive arts at the heart of developing an innovative curriculum. Capturing pupil’s interest and imagination, it has had a positive impact on their enjoyment of learning and improved teacher/pupil relationships as well as outcomes. Read more >

Developing learners’ skills through real life experiences

Pupils at Ysgol Y Bynea led a project to develop an outside learning village. Learners developed a range of skills from designing architectural models to budgeting and placing orders. 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 >

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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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Employing multiple strategies to improve pupils’ thinking skills

Mynydd Cynffig Infants School has put thinking and learning at the heart of the curriculum, and has employed a range of methods to help pupils think creatively. This has resulted in a significant increase in standards of language, literacy and communication. Read more >