Strategy: The school promotes its mission statement “Learning and Living Together” through building strong partnerships with its parents and the local community. During the past three years, as part of its drive to improve standards in literacy, the school has made increasing parental engagement a priority. The school’s strategy to […]

Estyn: Mount Stuart Primary School – Developing effective strategies to engage with parents and carers

Five secondary schools, one from each local authority within Central South Consortium Joint Education Service, were invited to take part in the pilot. The selected schools were: Brynteg Comprehensive School – Bridgend Bryn Hafren Comprehensive School - Vale of Glamorgan Eastern High School – Cardiff Pen Y Dre High School – Merthyr […]

Central South Consortium Physical Literacy Team: Learner Voice

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

The Child’s Journey charts the progress of Kieran and a group of targeted children through an initiative reflecting the principles of the Physical Literacy Framework and using resources developed through PESS and PLPS. The bespoke, child-centred initiative provided a safe, inclusive, innovative setting for Kieran and his group to experience success, believe in themselves, increase […]

Central South Consortium Physical Literacy Team: Gelli Primary School – Being Available to Learn