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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 >

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Putting digital learning at the heart of the curriculum

At Darran Park Primary, learners have regular opportunities to develop digital skills, from collaborating with other schools to learn about the Second World War, to using innovative software packages to create Roald Dahl inspired stories. 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 >

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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 >

Self-evaluation for improved pupil outcomes

Llansannor C.I.W. Primary School’s processes for self-evaluation, monitoring and planning for improvement have led to progress in reading, writing and mathematics across the school. Read more >

Supportive leadership that drives improvement

At Sunflower Tots, the childcare co-ordinator monitors staff regularly to give her a good understanding of the playgroup’s strengths and areas for development. This allows her to identify the new resources and training needed to improve provision. 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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Focusing on improvement

A culture of honest self-evaluation, linked to school improvement planning and a focus on excellent teaching helps Birchgrove Primary School to raise standards. Read more >

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Allocating apprentices to colleges most able to teach the required skills

Apprentices at B-wbl are trained by the college that is best able to deliver their chosen vocation. This reduces costs and benefits learners. Read more >

Using evidence to refine self-evaluation

Using evidence to refine self-evaluation

Fingers and Thumbs Day Care Centre, Bridgend, has refined its self-evaluation processes in order improve standards. The setting monitors the quality of learning both formally and informally and highlights areas for development. Read more >

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