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Ensuring effective support for vulnerable learners.

Penllwyn Primary School has used a range of strategies specifically designed to meet the characteristic needs of disadvantaged learners. The school has, reduced the barriers to learning and improved the outcomes for all children by devising a tracking system that assess learners’ wellbeing, attendance, expected academic ability, behaviour and exposure to extra curricular activities to monitor their needs. Read more >

Cadoxton Primary School

Creating a nurturing school through an inclusive approach to wellbeing

Cadoxton Primary School’s positive approach to wellbeing has created a nurturing community where pupils are ready to learn. Read more >

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Improving pupil outcomes through highly effective nurture provision

The nurture, emotional, wellbeing and skills room at Oak Field Primary ensures that all pupils have access to the support they need to be ready to learn. 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 >

A collaborative approach to supporting positive behaviour

Ysgol y Gogarth worked with Bangor University to develop an approach to behaviour support that is based on teachers, behaviour analysts and other professionals working closely together. The aim is to teach pupils the skills needed to reach their full potential and reduce barriers to learning. Read more >

Successful transition to further education for pupils with additional learning needs

Ysgol y Gogarth was instrumental in setting up a multi-disciplinary group whose aim is to improve the transition of pupils with additional learning needs between school and further education. Read more >

International partnerships that broaden the curriculum and provide stimulating learning experiences

Ysgol Heol Goffa has established partnerships with schools across the world that have allowed pupils to experience new languages and cultures and enriched the curriculum with a wide range of teaching materials. Read more >

The impact of interventions on pupils’ communication, emotional and behavioural development

Ysgol Pen Coch use a range of interventions including a virtual reality room that have had a significant impact on pupils’ wellbeing, engagement and readiness to learn. Read more >

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Using self-evaluation to drive improvement

Staff at all levels of Ysgol Pen Coch have developed a self-evaluative approach that has had a significant impact on the work of the school. Read more >

Innovative interventions that lead to improvement in attainment

Oldcastle Primary School’s mathematics intervention has transformed the subject for the lowest achieving learners and raised standards for all. The school is also the first in Wales to use a new system to support pupils' speech and language therapy. Read more >

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