@Bishop_Llandaff

14:35 PM - 25 Feb 2021

We are looking for a teacher of English (maternity leave) to join us in September 2021 https://t.co/2o8ub9ZYFg

20:57 PM - 24 Feb 2021

Retweetd From Marc Belli

The link to our ‘Qualifications’ Live Event, which will be held on Monday 1st March at 6.00pm, has been emailed to our families/students of Year 10, 11, 12 and 13. We look forward to welcoming you

13:36 PM - 24 Feb 2021

Reminder that our Head of School's Open Door will be held on Monday 1st March from 4.30pm

08:00 AM - 19 Feb 2021

Retweetd From Marc Belli

Important update👇🏻👇🏻 https://t.co/F2Mp3ijD4b

15:43 PM - 17 Feb 2021

We are looking for a classroom teacher within our ASD Provision and an ALN Teacher to join us in September 2021. Visit our career site for more details https://t.co/AoQb3yRGg5

09:18 AM - 12 Feb 2021

Today is the last day before half term, Monday 15th - Friday 19th February. We wish all families a restful and safe half term break. We look forward to virtually welcoming all students back to school on Monday 22nd February

09:39 AM - 11 Feb 2021

Thursday 11th February: This issue has now been resolved. We thank you for your patience https://t.co/5YVt4jQMtQ

08:55 AM - 11 Feb 2021

Thursday 11th February 8.55am: We are experiencing technical problems with our internet. We hope to resolve this as soon as possible. This may affect live lessons taking place this morning. We apologise for the inconvenience and will update you as soon as this issue is resolved

14:17 PM - 5 Feb 2021

Retweetd From BOLHS_6Form

A reminder that our next virtual Head of 6th Form's Open Door will be on Monday 8th February from 4.30pm. This session is also available for Year 11 students/parents to discuss 6th form options/destinations. To book appointments, please contact bullj.org

http://www.twitter.com/bishop_llandaff/status/1357334555687084035

14:25 PM - 4 Feb 2021

Retweetd From School Chaplain

Here are some strategies suggested by CAMHS to help young people reduce their anxiety https://t.co/6PaUiId91k

Teaching for 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. In particular, our staff work towards ensuring there is

  • 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

Literacy and Numeracy Date  
Literacy Framework 04th Sep 2016 Download
Literacy Parents and Carers 04th Sep 2016 Download
LNF: Understanding Outcomes 04th Sep 2016 Download
Numeracy Parent Support 2015 04th Sep 2016 Download