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

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

Context Cathays High School is a multi-cultural 11-19 secondary school, close to Cardiff city centre. Thirty-seven per cent of pupils are eligible for free school meals and 38% of pupils have special educational needs. Over 50 languages are spoken within the community, often as the first language at home. Around […]

Addressing the needs of pupils from the Czech and Slovak Roma community in Cathays High School

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

Cultural Connections summarises how co-curricular activities improved the wellbeing, behaviour and availability to learn of children with behavioural problems in two primary schools. Using movement to link the National Literacy Framework with local artists increased the children’s interest and engagement in learning. This case study highlights how creative teaching and learning strategies which provide children […]

Central South Consortium Physical Literacy Team: Goetre Primary School & St Joseph’s RC Primary School – A co-curricular approach to improving the health and wellbeing of learners