@Bishop_Llandaff

14:57 PM - 23 May 2019

We are currently experiencing technical problems with our telephone system. We hope to resolve this as soon as possible. You can still communicate via email in the interim. Apologies for the inconvenience

http://www.twitter.com/bishop_llandaff/status/1129382032310710272

14:43 PM - 17 May 2019

Please find below details of exams and revision sessions taking place from 18th - 24th May 2019 for Year 11 students https://t.co/RPPo7aKe4f

18:46 PM - 16 May 2019

We are looking for an enthusiastic teacher of religious studies to join us in September 2019. Click on the link for more information https://t.co/4sCGEAIjoA

15:23 PM - 16 May 2019

Extra maths lessons for Year 11 on Friday 17th May and Monday 20th May. Staff will be available for any lessons from subjects you have completed. Times and rooms shared by your tutors daily. Unit 1 maths revision session from 9am-1pm in E block on Saturday 18th May

13:06 PM - 15 May 2019

Reminder: this week is week. Please get involved in our copper coin challenge where you can. Collection buckets are in the key stage office all week https://t.co/q6uBnGtmge

14:54 PM - 10 May 2019

12th - 18th May is week. Please join in the Christian Aid Copper Coin Collection Challenge – bring in your spare copper coins and help your Year raise the most money. Collection buckets in Key Stage all week

14:47 PM - 10 May 2019

Due to unforeseen circumstances, this weekend's D of E expedition has been cancelled. We apologise for any inconvenience

14:59 PM - 3 May 2019

Year 10 Numeracy revision tomorrow 4th May is in the Sports Hall from 1- 4pm with Miss Ganner

14:59 PM - 3 May 2019

Year 11 Numeracy revision tomorrow 4th May in E02 from 9am-1pm with Miss Ganner

http://www.twitter.com/bishop_llandaff/status/1123882347240226816

10:30 AM - 2 May 2019

are hosting our Barn Dance on Friday 17th May from 7pm in the main school hall. £10 per ticket, including food. Dancing to the sounds of Pluck and Squeeze. Tickets available from school office https://t.co/MfPEh3h1ht

Curriculum Overview

Our aim is to offer a broad and balanced curriculum accessible to all students that develops the knowledge, understanding, skills and attitudes which are necessary for each student to achieve their full potential. The curriculum prepares students for further study, employment and adult life. The curriculum aims to enable all students to

  • achieve the very best standards in all subject areas;
  • develop skills which help prepare them for life; and
  • live good Christian lives. 

We take every opportunity to ensure all students, regardless of ability, make the best progress possible and achieve the highest possible standards in subjects and qualifications. We strive to narrow the gaps in achievement and enable those not achieving age-related expectations to catch up with their peers. Our SENCo works closely with all departments, in order to support students so that they all have access to the curriculum. The school challenges more able and talented students so that they achieve their full potential and their progress is sustained and enhanced. We make certain that all young people develop the skills and abilities needed for success in life and can apply them in a wide range of contexts.

Teaching groups vary in nature but generally there are mixed ability classes on admission in Year 7. A process of setting, determined by each department, takes place as students move through the school. Some setting takes place in Year 7 with further extensions to setting in Years 8- 11. 

Curriculum Organisation

We deliver the National Curriculum at key stage 3 and 4 and fulfil the requirements of the Learning and Skills (Wales) Measure 2009.

At key stage 3 (Years 7 - 9) the school curriculum consists of

  • Core subjects: English, Welsh, mathematics, science and religious education;
  • Non-core subjects: Modern foreign languages, design technology, ICT, history, geography, art, music, drama, physical education, PSE (including sex education) and careers and the world of work.

At key stage 4 (Years 10 - 11) the school curriculum consists of

  • Compulsory subjects: English language and English literature, Welsh second language, mathematics: numeracy, mathematics, science, religious education, physical education and Welsh Baccalaureate;
  • PSE (including sex education) and careers and the world of work; and
  • A broad range of academic and vocational courses leading to external qualifications (based on demand). 

At key stage 5 (Sixth Form) the school curriculum consists of

  • A broad range of courses leading to external qualifications; and
  • All students follow the Welsh Baccalaureate Qualification (WBQ).

In order to maximise the curriculum opportunities available at key stage 4 and 5 we work in collaboration with a number of schools in the local area and within our faith partnership to better support our students.

 

"I have been really impressed by the support my daughter has received from the school. Teachers provide 'super' revision sessions and encouraging feedback" Parent