Teacher supports pupil in classroom

Creating a pupil support network

Ensuring the level of care, support and guidance is a strong feature at Ysgol Bae Baglan. The school appreciates that not all pupils work in the same way and have created a pupil support network. This includes tailor-made support plans, flexible learning and targeted study support. The individual needs of pupils are addressed successfully and with great sensitivity. This helps them to engage positively in their learning and most make strong progress. Read more >

Teacher helps pupil with task

Making learning experiential

Staff at Ewloe Green Primary School are making learning come alive by catering for all types of learners through practical methods. This has boosted pupils’ confidence and engaged those who have previously been reluctant to participate. The school focuses on six areas of learning throughout the year, which link with the new curriculum in Wales. Making learning experiential has given pupils the opportunity to voice their opinions on how they learn. Read more >

Pupils using leadership skills

Developing leadership skills

Pupils at St Joseph's RC Primary School are encouraged to take on a wide range of responsibilities to improve their leadership skills. Children from Year 2 to Year 6 make up the School Parliament. This has an effect on pupils’ independence, collaboration skills and attitudes to learning. By developing actions that will impact the school, pupils feel valued and are developing into confident individuals. This sense of ownership ensures that they are motivated and helps them to improve their problem-solving skills. Read more >

03 April 2019

More Gypsy, Roma and Traveller pupils attend school, but further support needed

Since 2011, more children from Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities have been attending school, but the education experience for these pupils and their families needs to improve, according to Estyn. Read more >

Provision for secondary school-aged Gypsy, Roma and Traveller pupils

This report evaluates the quality and provision for secondary aged Gypsy, Roma and Traveller pupils and how this has developed since previous Estyn reports, particularly Estyn’s 2011 report. Read more >