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07:54 AM - 16 May 2022

We pray for all our students who will be sitting public examinations. May their hard work and efforts be rewarded with the grades they deserve https://t.co/DVvfiHJEqT

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19:50 PM - 15 May 2022

Good luck to all GCSE and AS students starting their examinations this week https://t.co/kvOghbFupM

19:02 PM - 15 May 2022

Retweetd From BOLHS_Year11

The long awaited summer exam series begins tomorrow with RS GCSE at 9am. Remember to arrive at least 15 minutes before the start time at the exam venue. Good luck to all our fab Year 11’s ☺️

17:00 PM - 9 May 2022

Retweetd From School Chaplain

As the exam season approaches, the following link offers support at this important time for parents and guardians https://t.co/AziLvKp8wP

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12:01 PM - 17 Apr 2022

Retweetd From School Chaplain

In these times of uncertainty, we can especially take strength and comfort from the Good News of the Easter Story - Pasg Hapus i bawb https://t.co/u9ccWDy3yy

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14:02 PM - 15 Apr 2022

Retweetd From School Chaplain

May you have a blessed and peaceful Good Friday https://t.co/w52nex8Sac

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22:52 PM - 14 Apr 2022

Retweetd From School Chaplain

As we approach this evening in prayer, with the image of the Last Supper in our thoughts https://t.co/LnsBF0Ni6D

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10:59 AM - 14 Apr 2022

Retweetd From WJEC

✍️ Looking to get your students exam ready with FREE learning and revision resources, tips, and guidance? Find everything you need on the WJEC Student Hub: https://t.co/5cyywo6TNz | https://t.co/KDMbCjPFoj

08:09 AM - 8 Apr 2022

A reminder that we break up for the Easter holidays today at 1.05pm. We wish everyone a happy and restful Easter break and look forward to welcoming students back on Monday 25th April (Week B)

21:35 PM - 7 Apr 2022

Retweetd From Into Film Cymru

Here we shine a light on the fantastic Into Film Club at Marion Centre (Bishop of Llandaff CiW High). Read about their Into Film journey & how film has helped them create an inclusive and creative environment for students. https://t.co/D3qDiMeArl

Additional Learning Needs

The Bishop of Llandaff respects that everyone has individual needs, and we fully understand and are committed to supporting those who may require extra care and attention. We know that many students (and adults), at some time in their life, may need short or long-term support in order for them to make progress to overcome barriers to learning. We believe our student should remain at the core of all our decisions and our aim is to deliver a fully inclusive education provision for all who learn at our school.

As part of the Additional Learning Needs Educational and Tribunal (ALNET) Act 2018, Welsh Government has replaced the term ‘special educational needs’ with ‘additional learning needs’ (ALN).  The Act and the newly introduced ALN Code for Wales 2021, identifies key roles for those who support the coordination and implementation of the ALN system in schools and education settings. 

We use a 'person centred practice' to improve communication between students, families and staff when planning for progress and transition between year groups and educational settings. Where progress is identified as being less than expected, high-quality teaching, including differentiation, standard routine interventions and/or reasonable adjustments may not be sufficient to meet the needs of all our students. In this situation, students may be identified as having an ALN and it will be necessary for the school to take some additional or different action to secure progress.

Roles and responsibilities
Miss Dolan, as Head of Inclusion, is our Additional Learning Needs Coordinator (ALNCo)  and she is responsible for leading and coordinating additional learning provision (ALP) for students who require educational or training provision that is, ‘…additional to, or different from, that made generally for others of the same age…’, ALN Code for Wales 2021, Chapter 2.  Mrs Thomas, as Assistant Head/Head of Marion Centre, has strategic oversight of inclusion across the school and supports Miss Dolan to ensure the school is meeting the needs of students and fulfilling its statutory duties.

Deciding whether a student has an ALN will be based on assessment of progress over time, from a range of sources. Where students have an identified disability, for the purposes of the Equality Act, assessment evidence will relate to whether that disability prevents or hinders the student from accessing any aspect of the school curriculum. The Head of Inclusion (ALNCo) plays a key role in develop a shared understanding of progress for individual students, including expectations around what progression may look like and the pace at which a student may progress.

Further information for students and families regarding ALNET (Wales) Act 2018, created by Welsh Government and the Central South Region, can be accessed in the section below.

Strategic Oversight of Additional Learning Needs
Mrs Thomas (Assistant Head/Head of Marion Centre) - thomasj@bishopofllandaff.org

Additional Learning Needs Coordination
Miss Dolan (Head of Inclusion) - dolanm@bishopofllandaff.org