Giving pupils, staff and stakeholders an equal voice in the formation of a new school

When Ysgol Y Deri was formed from the amalgamation of three special schools, the new leadership team ensured that staff and pupils were brought together with a shared vision and sense of ownership. Read more >

14 December 2017

Estyn supports schools in the foundation phase through new good practice guide

Schools that provide 3 to 7 year olds with good opportunities in indoor and outdoor areas to learn and practise new skills, successfully boost children’s literacy and numeracy development. In a good practice guide and film published today, Estyn describes how the best schools plan the foundation phase and balance child-led discovery with adult teaching. Read more >

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Active and experiential learning - Effective foundation phase practice in delivering literacy and numeracy in Year 1 and Year 2

Our report and film describes effective practice in delivering literacy and numeracy through active and experiential learning. Read more >