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11:43 AM - 12 Jun 2024

On 27th June 2024, we host our very own BGT (Bishop's God Talent). We are delighted to have well over 100 students supporting the evening. Doors will open from 6.30pm, with general tickets available for purchase from 19th June pic.twitter.com/c3gd43VJnM— The Bishop of Llandaff CiW High School () June 12, 2024

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11:41 AM - 12 Jun 2024

Our annual art exhibition, showcasing the brilliant work of our A level students will take place on Monday 17th June 2024. The department welcomes you with viewings from 5.00pm until 7.00pm pic.twitter.com/bOKkcElYGa— The Bishop of Llandaff CiW High School () June 12, 2024

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15:23 PM - 6 Jun 2024

We are looking to add a number of Teaching Assistants to our existing team from September 2024. For more details visit https://t.co/u7Pjb8hguf— The Bishop of Llandaff CiW High School () June 6, 2024

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08:25 AM - 15 May 2024

We have several useful resources to provide wellbeing support. These range from support to cope with anxiety; low mood; and crisis. Follow the QR code or visit our school website (Student Section) pic.twitter.com/kqz9i3d1ZO— The Bishop of Llandaff CiW High School () May 15, 2024

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13:28 PM - 9 May 2024

Good luck to our students in Year 10, 11, 12 and 13 as they embark upon the summer examination series. The whole-school community is thinking and praying for you 🙏#GoodLuck pic.twitter.com/nsUjgDuVuk— The Bishop of Llandaff CiW High School () May 9, 2024

18:56 PM - 19 Apr 2024

Everyone at school wishes you well, Miss Parry 👏🏻🙏🏻 https://t.co/pNZI6AmxZB— The Bishop of Llandaff CiW High School () April 19, 2024

07:53 AM - 17 Apr 2024

Morning! A reminder of this evening’s event for prospective sixth form students, who intend to join us from other schools. We look forward to welcoming you! https://t.co/gsg5uwpjiN— BOLHS_6Form () April 17, 2024

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15:24 PM - 22 Mar 2024

The Spring Edition of The Mitre is now available to view https://t.co/dE6rYhzU7R— The Bishop of Llandaff CiW High School () March 22, 2024

15:01 PM - 22 Mar 2024

The School is now closed for the Easter holidays. We wish all students, staff and families a restful break and look forward to welcoming everyone back on Monday 8th April 2024 (Week B)— The Bishop of Llandaff CiW High School () March 22, 2024

15:00 PM - 22 Mar 2024

The Sring Edition of The Mitre is available to view https://t.co/dE6rYhzU7R— The Bishop of Llandaff CiW High School () March 22, 2024

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 our bespoke framework for teaching and 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)