09:28 AM - 30 Jul 2022

Retweetd From Welsh Government Education

Children whose families are on lower incomes and qualify for certain benefits can apply for a grant of £225 per learner, or £300 for those learners entering year 7, recognising the increased costs associated with starting secondary school. https://t.co/oN6ULc82OT https://t.co/rmag4Dg9s6


07:48 AM - 27 Jul 2022

Retweetd From WJEC

We recently published advance information for a number of GCSE qualifications, which will be assessed during the November 2022 exam series: https://t.co/2nK0hQar2B https://t.co/yTfCLIZagC


12:39 PM - 24 Jul 2022

Retweetd From Welsh Government Education

Have you signed your child up to this year’s Summer Reading Challenge? Encourage them to enjoy reading for pleasure. Read all about it: https://t.co/403Jtrwclq https://t.co/d3yjo7cx6N

18:25 PM - 22 Jul 2022

The school is now closed for the summer holidays. Thank you to our wonderful students and staff for an amazing year. Our warmest wishes to departing members of the community. We look forward to seeing you all in September after a well-deserved rest.

08:21 AM - 22 Jul 2022

Our Summer Edition of The Mitre is now available to view. Thank you to everyone who contributed https://t.co/SF1kaDUDl2

20:02 PM - 21 Jul 2022

We are looking for a new Rugby Development Officer to join is the new academic year. Click on the link for details https://t.co/sLZNSNjGRi

18:20 PM - 20 Jul 2022

Please find link below to our end of year letter from Mr Belli, which has been emailed to all families https://t.co/NwryjLxmNn


17:44 PM - 19 Jul 2022

Retweetd From Food and Nutrition BOLHS

Apple art! Great first try https://t.co/irVqH0sfDy


17:43 PM - 19 Jul 2022

Retweetd From BOLHS Science dept

Thanks to all our amazing "dragons" that braved the extreme temperatures to support and judge yr 7 on their cross curricular challenge day. . Hopefully some great healthy smoothie recipes went home with students tonight! https://t.co/dlVCLFarbJ

15:36 PM - 18 Jul 2022

SPORTS DAY: Our annual sports day will now take place on-site on Thursday 21st July. Competitors will be provided with information by the PE department

Welsh Language and Culture Development

At The Bishop of Llandaff, we are dedicated to the promotion of Welsh language and culture within our school community. Located in Wales’ capital city, it is only natural for us, as a school, to recognise and celebrate the culture and heritage of Wales.

We fully support the Welsh Government Cymraeg 2050 strategy, and we are proud to enable our students to play a part in this, too. We encourage our students to not only use their Welsh language skills within the classroom. However, there are also many opportunities for our students to experience and promote the Welsh language outside of the classroom and across our broader curriculum. This includes are annual Eisteddfod, as well as events such as ‘Diwrnod Shwmae’ and ‘Dydd Miwsig Cymru’, which are embedded within our school calendar.

Students are able to participate in a variety of clubs to expand their knowledge of Welsh culture and practise their Welsh language skills such as ‘Clwb Diwylliant’ and ‘Clwb yr Urdd.’ Many of our clubs are led by sixth form students and/or external providers such as the Urdd; we have strong links with Cardiff and Swansea universities with guest speakers regularly delivering sessions to our students.

Beyond the classroom, there are many educational trips and visits offered which celebrate Welsh language and culture. These include annual residential visits to Llangrannog and Glan Llyn, while our sixth form students enjoy a ‘Taith o Gymru.’ Students have to opportunity to visit local attractions as part of their humanities studies; there are also many links made and referenced across other languages. For example, a visit to Patagonia for our sixth form students.

As a school, we are on the journey to gaining ‘Siarter Iaith’ status, which recognises the use of the Welsh language within schools. The promotion of the ‘Tocyn Iaith’ initiative enables a competitive spirit through the medium of Welsh for our students, which feeds into our school House System. Students are actively encouraged, and given the opportunity, to use their Welsh language skills in conversation, with each other and with identified members of staff (we are lucky to have numerous Welsh speakers across the staff body).

Overall, we are proud to incorporate such a wealth of experiences and opportunities to celebrate our Welsh heritage; we encourage our students to use their Welsh language skills as much as possible: ‘Hyder, nid Cywirdeb.’

“Provision for Welsh language is strong. Successful initiatives such as the ‘Tocyn Iaith’ promote pupils’ use of Welsh around the school.” Estyn