ICT


At KS2 our students experience topic based lessons every day that enable them to use and apply key Literacy and Numeracy skills in a variety of contexts. At KS3 we should take advantage of this and give our pupils the chance to build on the successes they have had in […]

Bryn Celynnog Comprehensive School – ‘LINKS’ Thematic Curriculum



Context and background The project outlines examples of the whole school use of technology to enhance teaching and learning. It also exhibits the use of technology within the English department and Literacy, and also the Mathematics department and Numeracy to enhance teaching and learning. The project also looks at learner […]

Cardinal Newman Catholic Comprehensive School – Improving the Quality of Teaching by Using Technology



Area of Focus: Improve the link between the school and the local community Name of Lead Person: Wendy Owen / Jan Jones Role of Lead Person: Y5 Class Teacher / Headteacher Lead person e-mail address: ysgolgwaelodygarth@cardiff.gov.uk Lead person telephone number: 02920810489 Local Authority: Cardiff Phase: Primary Context and background to case study:  […]

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Fitzalan High School has adapted the provision in music to engage pupils who are new to English. Context Fitzalan High School is an 11-19 mixed, community school maintained by Cardiff local authority. The school serves some areas which are economically disadvantaged. There are currently 1,648 pupils on roll. Just over […]

Estyn: Fitzalan High School – Adapting Provision in Music to Engage Pupils Who Are New to English



St Cyres School is an English-medium school for 11 to 18-year-old pupils in Vale of Glamorgan local authority. The percentage of pupils eligible for free school meals is around 17.3% which is in line with the average of 17.4% for Wales. The school has 29.9% of pupils on the special […]

Estyn – St Cyres School: Effective use of software to engage pupils and enhance their learning



Title of case study: Our ICT Journey Area(s) of focus: Improve pupil outcomes in ICT School(s) or partnership name: Darran Park Primary School Name of lead person: James Protheroe Role of lead person: ICT Coordinator Lead person e-mail address: jamesprotheroe@hotmail.com Lead person telephone number: 01443 730450 Local authority(ies): Rhondda Cynon […]

Darran Park Primary School – Our ICT Journey



Title of case study: Effective pupil voice - leading from the centre Area(s) of focus: Improve pupil outcomes in KS3 Improve pupil outcomes in L2+ Improve pupil outcomes in literacy Improve pupil outcomes in numeracy Improve pupil outcomes in ICT Improve pupil outcomes in Welsh Improve pupil outcomes in the […]

Bryn Celynnog Comprehensive School: Effective pupil voice – leading from the centre



Children and parents/ carers at Cogan nursery school, Vale of Glamorgan, have benefited from the nursery’s effective use of technology to involve the community in learning. From sharing videos of story-telling and mathematics, to a blog providing advice, the nursery has successfully engaged its stakeholders. As a result, parents have become […]

Estyn: Cogan Nursery School – Sharing learning through social media



Action The school decided to use ICT to develop the teaching and learning of literacy. While studying World War 2, Year 5 and 6 classes used Michael Morpurgo’s ‘Friend or Foe’ as a stimulus for work in English. The children focused on the main characters’ evacuation to Devon. Pupils worked collaboratively […]

Estyn: Penybont Primary School – Enhancing literacy through the use of ICT



Deeper learning maps the progress of learners applying numeracy and ICT skills in the physical environment to improve their academic attainment in multiple subject areas. Engaging subject leads in cross-departmental work effectively provided learners with the opportunity to apply and enhance other subject knowledge in PE practical sessions. This case study highlights how physical […]

Central South Consortium Physical Literacy Team: Maesteg Comprehensive School – Applying knowledge in the physical environment