Posts in Category: Estyn

Celebrating diversity 

Gower College Swansea was formed in August 2010 by the merger of Gorseinon College and Swansea College. With a mission of bringing together two complementary, successful organisations to provide outstanding learning opportunities and experiences,... read more
 
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  25/08/2012   Categories: Estyn
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College develops Welsh – African partnership 

The Kenya Project at Gower College Swansea is a mutual partnership with a primary school in Africa. With the long term goal of enabling Madungu Primary School to become self-sustaining, the students of Gower College Swansea aim to help alleviate... read more
 
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  25/08/2012   Categories: Estyn
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Sixth form students reap the benefits of local partnership 

Bishop Vaughan Catholic School and Morriston Comprehensive School, Swansea, have worked together closely to improve the range and quality of post-16 provision. Students at Bishop Vaughan can choose from 32 subjects at Level 3 across the two sites... read more
 
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  25/08/2012   Categories: Estyn
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A philosophy of inclusion 

Ysgol Maes Hyfryd, Flintshire, has a clear philosophy that every student has the right to have his or her individual needs met. Although pupils have a wide range of special educational needs, the school took advantage of the amalgamation of three... read more
 
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  10/08/2012   Categories: Estyn
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Leading the way online 

Ysgol Maes Hyfryd, Flintshire, has invested in the latest technology to improve teaching and learning and equip students with the skills they will need in the future, whilst ensuring their online safety. Staff use a particular software tool that... read more
 
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  29/07/2012   Categories: Estyn
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A philosophy of inclusion 

Ysgol Maes Hyfryd, Flintshire, has a clear philosophy that every student has the right to have his or her individual needs met. Although pupils have a wide range of special educational needs, the school took advantage of the amalgamation of three... read more
 
 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  29/07/2012   Categories: Estyn
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Rising to the literacy challenge 

With over 60% of pupils arriving in Year 7 with reading ages of less than 10 years, senior managers at Sandfields Comprehensive School, Neath Port Talbot, recognised that improving pupils’ literacy skills across all areas of the curriculum was ... read more
 
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  29/07/2012   Categories: Estyn
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Achieving results in literacy 

Trerobart Primary School, Rhondda Cynon Taff, places a high priority on developing pupils’ literacy skills. Careful, high-quality and effective planning ensures that opportunities to develop pupils’ literacy skills are woven throughout... read more
 
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  29/07/2012   Categories: Estyn
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