@Bishop_Llandaff

09:01 AM - 19 Apr 2018

As part of Autism Week, tomorrow is our Civvies Day 'wear blue for Autism' to help raise awareness. Further information can be found at https://t.co/mRZK0XCl86 Staff and students wishing to participate will be asked to bring in £1. Thank you in advance for your generous support

08:02 AM - 18 Apr 2018

Reminder: Our Year 7 Parents' Evening is today from 3.20pm. We look forward to welcoming parents/carers

13:44 PM - 16 Apr 2018

We celebrate Autism Awareness week and, on Friday, students can make a donation and wear non-uniform with a theme of 'wear blue for Autism'. For more information about autism click on the link https://t.co/mRZK0XCl86

11:10 AM - 10 Apr 2018

We look forward to welcoming all students back, following the Easter break, on Monday 16th April (Week A)

11:07 AM - 10 Apr 2018

Our Year 7 Parents' Evening is on Wednesday 18th April from 3.20pm. We look forward to welcoming parents/carers

11:06 AM - 10 Apr 2018

Our Headteacher's Open Door is on Monday 16th April from 4.30-6.30pm

13:13 PM - 31 Mar 2018

Our Spring edition of The Mitre is available to view. Thank you to our student editors and everyone who contributed https://t.co/19Bysy2qON

13:28 PM - 29 Mar 2018

Happy Easter/Pasq Hapus! We wish all students a very happy and holy Easter break. We look forward to welcoming you back on 16th April

09:22 AM - 28 Mar 2018

We are looking for a teacher of humanities (Geography/History) to join our team in September 2018. Click for details https://t.co/d2cIPuTQJt

16:03 PM - 27 Mar 2018

Please find below a link to the Year 11 Revision sessions being held during the Easter holidays https://t.co/GMVXEs2nbG

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. 
 

"Students are thoughtful and questioning about their work and they show very good problem solving skills" 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