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Developing pupils’ skills across the curriculum

Staff at Cwmfelinfach Primary School keenly adapted curriculum provision to focus more clearly on developing pupils’ skills across the curriculum. This has included transferring skills from ICT sessions to cross-curricular work, increasing pupils’ involvement in their local community, and working collaboratively with a nearby school. This case study represents the school’s curriculum development in relation to their progress in self-evaluation and planning and preparation. 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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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 >

Using assessment for learning to close gaps in pupils’ learning

At Hendredenny Park Primary School all staff use assessment for learning techniques to identify gaps in pupils’ learning. Targeted interventions are used promptly to help close the gaps. Read more >

Cross-curricular themes that develop pupils’ key skills

Ty’n y Wern Primary School has introduced interesting cross-curricular themes, such as an annual arts festival and Welsh heritage projects. These give pupils a wealth of opportunities to develop their literacy, numeracy, and ICT skills. Read more >

The digitally-enabled college

Coleg Cambria is strongly committed to using technology to develop innovative learning opportunities, flexible learning environments and effective business practices. Read more >

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Using an “app” to encourage independence in learning

Ysgol y Graig Primary School uses a digital application (app) to try new approaches to learning. Teachers record adults reading stories and pupils use the tool to identify success criteria for different genres of writing. They listen and observe others, dissect text, record their own evaluations and edit their work, thus developing their independence in learning. Read more >

ICT at key stage 3: The impact of ICT on pupils’ learning at key stage 3 in secondary schools - July 2014

This report focuses on the impact of information and communication technology (ICT) on pupils’ learning in key stage 3 in secondary schools. The first report, published in July 2013, focused on the impact of ICT on pupils’ learning in primary schools. The report evaluates standards in the National Curriculum subject of information and communication technology (ICT) and considers the impact of ICT as a key skill on pupils’ learning across the curriculum at key stage 3 in secondary schools in Wales. The report also considers the impact of ICT on developing pupils’ literacy and numeracy skills. Read more >

ICT at key stage 3 - Training material

This PowerPoint is a way for providers to share the main findings of the report and review their own performance in a particular thematic area. The presentations summarise the report and include questions which providers can consider when looking to improve. Read more >

The impact of ICT on pupils' learning in primary schools - July 2013

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The report evaluates standards in the National Curriculum subject of ‘information and communication technology’ (ICT) and considers the impact of ICT as a key skill on pupils’ learning across the curriculum in primary schools in Wales. In particular, the report considers the impact of ICT on developing literacy and numeracy skills and on closing the poverty gap. This report looks at the subject of ICT and the use of ICT skills across the curriculum. Although pupils often gain initial ICT skills in ICT lessons, in order to be fully competent and proficient, pupils must practise and apply these skills in other subjects and contexts. Read more >

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