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Good practice in the humanities - Training materials

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 >

Good practice in the humanities

This report examines standards, provision and leadership of the humanities at key stages 2, 3 and 4 in schools where good practice has been identified. Read more >

Science at key stage 3 and key stage 4

This report considers a range of factors, such as the quality of teaching and assessment, curriculum planning, staff development, and curricular and extra-curricular learning experiences, that contribute to improving standards in science. It considers general and vocational examination routes at key stage 4. It also reports on the progress made in key stage 3 against the recommendations made in Science in key stages 2 and 3 (Estyn, 2013). Read more >

Science at key stage 3 and key stage 4 - Training materials

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 >

Learner support services for pupils aged 14 - 16 - May 2014

Secondary schools, colleges and work-based learning providers have a statutory duty under the Learning and Skills (Wales) Measure 2009 to widen choice and provide learner support services for young people aged 14 to 19. Learner support services include learning coaching, personal support, and careers information and guidance. The report looks at the quality, consistency and impartiality of learner support services provided by schools to pupils before, during and at the end of key stage 4. Read more >

Learner support services for pupils aged 14 - 16 - 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 >

Good practice in mathematics at key stage 4 - October 2013

This report is published in response to a request for advice from the Welsh Government in the Minister’s annual remit to Estyn for 2012-2013. The report examines standards in mathematics at key stage 4. Transition from key stage 4 to post-16 is outside the scope of the report. The report includes case studies of best practice. Read more >

Good practice in mathematics at key stage 4 - 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 >

Religious education in secondary schools - June 2013

This report covers outcomes including standards in religious education at key stage 3 and key stage 4, attainments in GCSE religious studies, and participation and engagement in learning. It also covers the factors that affect standards, including curriculum planning, teaching, assessment, leadership, improving quality and external influences. The report will be of interest to teachers of religious education, heads of department and senior managers within secondary schools. It will also be of interest to local authorities and Standing Advisory Councils for Religious Education (SACREs). Read more >

Religious education in secondary schools - 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 >

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