Headteacher's Welcome - The Bishop of Llandaff School
@Bishop_Llandaff

10:39 AM - 16 Aug 2018

Congratulations to our wonderful students and staff who have achieved excellent outcomes in this summer's A level results https://t.co/vkXaVM91aL

19:33 PM - 15 Aug 2018

Good luck to all students collecting AS/A2 results tomorrow. We are in school from 8.00am

12:19 PM - 7 Aug 2018

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Leaders and teachers set a good example https://t.co/BGQvMmbsiK

12:19 PM - 7 Aug 2018

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Planning and listening to pupils’ needs improves standards https://t.co/8Y1sBZItnb

03:37 AM - 31 Jul 2018

Students and staff having a wonderful time in Las Vegas https://t.co/RfrCi14daC

http://www.twitter.com/bishop_llandaff/status/1023042780812038145

04:09 AM - 28 Jul 2018

The West Coast trip has currently arrived in Williams, Arizona. LA completed with visits to and . Everyone having great time. Keep up to date with and https://t.co/b5Fg2n4pX6

14:08 PM - 23 Jul 2018

Our Summer edition of The Mitre is now available to view. Thank you to our student editors and everyone who contributed https://t.co/z81PoM8LvC

11:33 AM - 19 Jul 2018

A reminder that we break up for summer on Tuesday 24th July at 1.30pm

http://www.twitter.com/bishop_llandaff/status/1016582385721364480

08:18 AM - 10 Jul 2018

Congratulations to Chloe (Yr 11) who has won the Blue Peter Flying High competition. Her design will be printed on a Red Arrow Pilot Helmet in aid of the RAF's 100 year celebrations. Blue Peter episodes will feature winners on 5th and 19th July at 5.30pm on https://t.co/Vuy5iOpsL8

15:13 PM - 9 Jul 2018

Reminder: Our Sports Day is tomorrow, Tuesday 10th July. Although there will be water available, please can parents ensure that students bring plenty of water to stay hydrated and wear appropriate sun protection

Headteacher's Welcome

Thank you for visiting our website. I am delighted to introduce our Mblwithwebbackgroundschool to you.

The Bishop of Llandaff is an 11-18 co-educational comprehensive school serving the Christian and non-Christian communities within the city and surrounding areas including The Vale of Glamorgan, Caerphilly, Rhondda Cynon Taff and Bridgend. 

Quite simply, we want to be the best school in the country! Our aim is to ensure every child in our care achieves their full potential academically; develops the skills necessary to be successful in our ever-changing world; and understands a sense of morality guided by the gospel values of love, acceptance, responsibility and forgiveness. These aims are delivered through a commitment to providing high quality learning experiences, a strong pastoral system and an extensive range of sporting, cultural, physical and extra-curricular activities.

We are a high performing school at all stages of learning, with outcomes in public examinations placing The Bishop of Llandaff amongst the best in the UK. In 2017, our students achieved oustanding GCSE and A level results in the reformed qualifications, key performance measures and new specifications. In Year 11, 94% of students achieved 5 or more A*-C grades, with 85% including English Language and mathematics. Students performed well across all subjects, resulting in 41% of students achieving 5 or more A*-A grades. In Year 13, students shared similar success with 39% of all grades achieved at A*-A, with 65% A*-B, 88% A*-C and 99% A*-E. Many of these students left us to continue their studies at university throughout the country (and some abroad on full scholarships). However, we are most proud that every one of our students had a progression route to the next stage of their lives, regardless of pathway.

Should you visit our school, you will see that our students are happy, hard-working and incredibly positive about their time at school. They genuinely are an asset to our community and visitors regularly comment on how friendly and polite they are. They want to receive the best possible experiences at school and become successful. In addition to our wonderful students, we have an amazing team of teaching and support staff who are fully committed to providing all of our students with a first-class education. We believe we have some of the finest teachers in the country who help to inspire, motivate and challenge our students to be the ‘best versions of themselves’.

I am a firm believer that children only have one chance at education and they deserve the very best! At The Bishop of Llandaff, we see it as our role to ensure we provide them with this. We set the highest expectations of and for our students and we shall leave no stone unturned to achieve our goal. We will always focus on improving the quality of the education our young people experience and place great importance in working together in partnership with students, staff and parents.

Educating children is a great responsibility and an immense privilege. If you are a parent of a student already at the school, thank you for entrusting us with that job. We won’t let you down! If you are considering sending your child to The Bishop of Llandaff or would like to find out more do get in touch. We are open to visitors every day!

Marc Belli
Headteacher

 

"A culture of extremely high expectations permeates all aspects of school" Estyn

News & Events

Posted on: 16/08/2018

Excellent A Level Results

Students celebrate “stunning” A Level Results at The Bishop of Llandaff The Bishop of Llandaff are again celebrating another set of stunning A level results. 22% of students achieved 3 or more A*-A grades, with 78% of students achieved at least 3 or more A*-C. More than a third of all outcomes were at the highest level at A*-A; more than two-thirds (68%) of all grades were at A*-B and an overall pass rate of 99%. Some notable performances include Abbie Parry who achieved 3A*s and an A grade. Abbie intends to read English at Oxford; Benjamin Fowler achieved 2A*s and 3As and will study Economics at LSE; another student joining LSE is David Abadir, who secured 2A*s and 2As and will read PPE: Alec Collins secured an A* and 3As enabling him to pursue medicine at Liverpool; Ed Hart will read biology at Durham following his 2A*s and 2A grades; Harry Hiscox will also read biology at Exeter university after securing 4A grades; Maddie Scurlock-Green will read medicine at Cardiff university after achieving 3A*s and 2A grades; Bethan Downs secured 3A*s and an A grade. Bethan will read history at Warwick; Filip Dabrowksi will read architecture following his achievement of 4As, while Javid Ahmed will study physics at Birmingham university after achieving 3 A*s and an A grade; Steffan Phillips will read French at Oxford after achieving 2A*s, an A and B grade; Katie Wilhelm will read psychology at Birmingham following her 3Bs and a C grade; Sophie Lewis will read English Literature at Oxford after achieving 2A*s and 2As, while Caitlin McHale will also study English. Catlin achieved 2A*s and 2As and will attend Bristol university. Headteacher, Marc Belli added, “I wish to congratulate all of our students on their remarkable examination results. They have worked incredibly hard to achieve their success and the rewards are fully deserved. We will miss them as a year group as they have contributed so much to the school. However, we wish them very well for their futures, whether that be at university, during their year of travelling or those entering the world of work. I am sure they will all go on to do great things. I should also like to express my gratitude to our tremendous staff who have helped students to achieve so well. They also have reason to celebrate and deserve a great deal of praise today for these stunning achievements”.