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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

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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

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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

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17:44 PM - 19 Jul 2022

Retweetd From Food and Nutrition BOLHS

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

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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

Teaching and Learning

Students learn most effectively when they are challenged by high quality teaching, set with appropriate levels of challenge and in an environment where the process of learning is praised, as much as the outcomes themselves.

At The Bishop of Llandaff, our staff are actively engaged in 'action research' to ensure that our teaching is cutting edge and applies the most effective strategies which lead to securing the best possible learning for students of all abilities. Staff development is central to this and our training for staff draws upon the work of widely recognised thinkers including John Hattie, Carol Dweck, as well as the work of The Sutton Trust.

Our 'Five Principles of Excellence' is designed to ensure that students make the most effective progress in learning, as seen over a sustained period, by providing daily exposure to highly effective teaching. Specifically

  • High Challenge where lessons are planned so that students have the highest expectations of what they are able to achieve;
  • Clear Explanation where students gain new knowledge and skills;
  • Modelling High Quality so that students can achieve high standards having applied the new knowledge and skills learned;
  • Quality Questioning so that students are challenged to think hard about their learning with breadth, depth and accuracy; and
  • Feedback for Improvement to challenge students to think about how they can improve their own learning to progress to the next stage of development.

Underpinned by Government policy, including The National Literacy and Numeracy Framework (LNF) and Digital Competency Framework (DCF), our teaching provides students with the foundation skills to become successful learners. Our primary aim is to create an environment where students develop into effective communicators, critical thinkers and avid readers. Students are also challenged to become numerate, able to cope confidently with the mathematical needs of adult life. It is our belief that, by working collaboratively, all students can achieve levels of literacy and numeracy which will stand them in good stead for employment and life beyond school. 
 

"The quality of teaching across the school is excellent"
(Estyn)