Improve pupil behaviour


Name of school or partnership: Welsh Network of Healthy Schools Schemes (WNHSS) National Quality Schools: Cwmaman Infants School; Blaengwawr Primary School; Dolau Primary School; Llwynypia Primary School; Penygraig Infants School; Penygraig Junior School Name of lead person: Ann Quirke Role of lead person: Healthy Education Settings Coordinator, Cwm Taf Healthy Schools Schemes Lead person […]

Personal Development and Relationships Education: a Cwm Taf Healthy Schools Scheme National Quality Award PLC



Context of Research The Pathfinder focused on developing leadership and meeting the needs of learners at risk of exclusion. Working towards the Inclusion Quality Mark standard helped to focus on the inclusion of all learners but specifically those with ADHD whose behaviour can be particularly challenging. The Court School was […]

Meeting the Needs of Learners at Risk of Exclusion – Greenhill Special School and The Court School











With an ever increasing demand for their services, Ysgol Hen Felin managed to maintain a happy learning environment for pupils with severe behavioural and sensory difficulties. Recognising the specialism of one of their partners, they developed a new approach to manage pupils’ behaviours. This led to higher pupil wellbeing and […]

Estyn: Developing partnerships paves way to greater pupil engagement – Ysgol Hen Felin



Who was involved? Headteachers Deputy headteachers Senior leaders Support staff ALNCO Convenor James Ridley, Llangynwyd Primary, Bridgend Focus Develop positive behaviour management using expertise of Court School, Cardiff Improve MAT provision and practice Improve practice in the Foundation Phase Share school self -improvement strategies and processes. Actions Headteachers from SIG 33 shared […]

School Improvement Group Thirty Three – Develop positive behaviour management using expertise of Court School, Cardiff



Who was involved? Headteachers Deputy headteachers Subject leaders FP leaders Convenor Rhian Lundrigan, St. David’s CIW Primary, Cardiff Focus Move standards of teaching and learning from good to excellent. Improve standards of behaviour and wellbeing. Develop effective nurture provision. Actions SIG 18 agreed a focus of improving standards in teaching […]

School Improvement Group Eighteen – Move standards of teaching and learning from good to excellent



Cilfynydd Primary (RCT) Gellifaelog Primary (RCT) Pontrhondda Primary (RCT) St. Helen’s RC Primary (VOG) Trealaw Primary (RCT) Trowbridge Primary (Cardiff) Ysgol Gynradd Coed Y Dderwen (Bridgend) Heronsbridge Special (Bridgend). Focus: To improve classroom and behaviour management Leaders began the collaborative work by visiting schools within the SIG. From this they identified inclusion […]

School Improvement Group 12 – Improving Classroom and Behaviour Management





Vision Statement A Happy friendly, welcoming community where the ethos of mutual trust and respect between pupils, staff, parents, and visitors produces a nurturing environment which ensures individuals can fulfil their potential. A Forward Thinking school where professionals share and extend their expertise and equality of opportunity is facilitated by […]

Wales Centre for Equity in Education: Ysgol Hen Felin – Reducing the impact of poverty



Title of case study: Improve whole-school play opportunities and pupil behaviour through the use of a 'Play pod' Area(s) of focus: Improve pupil play and behaviour School(s) or partnership name: Palmerston Primary School Name of lead person: Katy Edwards and Sarah Cason Role of lead person: Deputy head teacher and Literacy co-ordinator […]

Palmerston Primary School – Improve whole-school play opportunities and pupil behaviour through the use of a ‘Play pod’





St. Philip Evans R.C Primary School, Cardiff, aims to strengthen pupil participation and increase the opportunities for all children by involving them in decision making. Staff have been trained how to organise activities taking into account pupils’ views. Children are consulted about how they want to learn which helps with […]

Estyn: St Philip Evans R.C. Primary School – Giving pupils a voice



Heronsbridge School, Bridgend, has introduced a behaviour management programme to help improve pupil communication and independence. Staff received training to ensure a consistent approach across the school and the method of recording incidents was improved. As a result, pupils are able to receive personal support plans and the number of […]

Estyn: Heronsbridge School – Managing behaviour



Porthcawl Comprehensive School ensures that support programmes are put in place to help pupils with the transition from primary to secondary school. Questionnaires are used to identify children that have particular concerns and these pupils are then invited to join the ‘Helping Hands’ group. The school arranges extra visits for any […]

Estyn: Porthcawl Comprehensive School – Effective transition from primary to secondary school



Title of case study: Mêts Grêt (Peer Supporters) Area(s) of focus: Improve pupil behaviour School(s) or partnership name: Ysgol Gymraeg Sant Baruc Name of lead person: Mrs Nerys Lloyd Williams Role of lead person: SENCo and Support Teacher Lead person e-mail address: ysantbaruc@valeofglamorgan.gov.uk Lead person telephone number: 01446 749 009 […]

Ysgol Gymraeg Sant Baruc: Mêts Grêt (Peer Supporters)