More Able and Talented


Treorchy Comprehensive School fast-tracks learners’ progress in subjects such as French, Mathematics and Welsh second language provision. The school’s flexible and balanced curriculum ensures it meets the needs of all learners, including identifying, on entry, more able and talented pupils. The fast-track opportunities have made a significant contribution to outstanding […]

Estyn: Treorchy Comprehensive School – The fast-track to success



Treorchy Comprehensive School works closely with its feeder primary schools to ensure pupils’ transition between key stage 2 and key stage 3 is consistent, including development Welsh language skills. Staff from the comprehensive school teach Welsh lessons to Year 6 pupils in their cluster primary schools and prepare resources and […]

Estyn: Treorchy Comprehensive School – Pride in the Welsh language brings success



Activity: Excellent transition arrangements from key stage 2 to key stage 3 include: transfer of attainment data, which is used well by the secondary school identification of pupils who are more able and/or talented by Year 6 teachers parents of pupils in Year 6 given the opportunity to identify areas […]

Estyn: Ysgol Gyfun Bro Morgannwg – Transition arrangements and identification of more able and talented pupils





Activity: in 2006-2007, a group of Year 7 more able and talented pupils were identified and withdrawn for one hour a fortnight for mathematics, English and science in 2007-2008, the school set up a successful more able and talented working party to work alongside the school’s teaching and learning forums […]

Estyn: Y Pant Comprehensive School – Identification, assessment, tracking and improving provision for a group of Year 7 more able and talented pupils from 2006 to 2011



A group of nine primary schools and their subject leaders for PE within the Central South area of Wales created the ‘Primary Leaders PE Network’. The schools involved were:   Mynydd Cynffig Junior School Garth Primary School Allensbank Primary School Maes Y Haul Primary School Fairfield Primary School Aberdare Park Primary School […]

Central South Consortium Physical Literacy Team: Primary Leaders PE Network



Bishop Hedley Catholic High School have been working with Welsh Water through the Business in the Community ‘Business Class’ programme. Business Class provides a systematic and proven framework for businesses to support young people facing social disadvantage, by forming long-term partnerships with the schools these young people attend. Welsh Water […]

Bishop Hedley Catholic High School – Partnership Working with Welsh Water