@Bishop_Llandaff

17:55 PM - 6 Jul 2020

A message to our new Year 7s from . We very much look forward to welcoming you this coming September when we hold a special day of transition for you https://t.co/8z9cyBL3r6

09:51 AM - 6 Jul 2020

A letter from Mr Belli, Executive Headteacher, will be sent to families later today regarding planning for September. Please check email accounts

09:41 AM - 30 Jun 2020

Following the initial discussion regarding BYOD between Mr Belli and a number of students and families last evening, an email has been sent with a survey of 10 questions. Please complete and return. The link is here https://t.co/VfhYXKOLMn

18:42 PM - 29 Jun 2020

We would really welcome feedback from students, staff and families... poll closes in 3 days https://t.co/c5l8oo8HUW

http://www.twitter.com/bishop_llandaff/status/1277607057324158976

15:17 PM - 29 Jun 2020

It was lovely to see our Year 10 students back in school today. We look forward to seeing you again tomorrow https://t.co/3hiNuhhtRw

11:53 AM - 29 Jun 2020

Retweetd From BOLHS Transition

Good morning Year 6. Please follow the link below to take the virtual tour of . Hopefully this will give you an insight into what school looks like before your arrival later this year. https://t.co/jBDGLqvEhE 🧭 🗺 🏫

http://www.twitter.com/bishop_llandaff/status/1275855350412034049

19:16 PM - 24 Jun 2020

Retweetd From BOLHS_Year7

Congratulations Lili in 7KJ on your recent writing achievement. To have another of your poems chosen for publication by deserves big celebration. I am sure are as proud as the rest of your teachers. Da iawn! ✍️🌎👀 https://t.co/5eNVwiQmF3

http://www.twitter.com/bishop_llandaff/status/1275460459295125505

17:07 PM - 23 Jun 2020

For students and staff returning, our visual 'walkthru' is designed to help... https://t.co/tEOJzmaMq0

17:40 PM - 19 Jun 2020

Please find attached a letter, which has also been emailed to families, regarding the amended plans for phased re-opening https://t.co/mAIt33XCya

12:13 PM - 18 Jun 2020

A message to our students from Mr Belli, Executive Headteacher https://t.co/W9qd5OhesK

Homework

Homework is an integral part of the school curriculum. The nature of the tasks varies from subject to subject and is set according to the student’s ability and the departmental scheme of work. Homework tasks are recorded by students in the Student Planner and parents are asked to sign the Student Planner weekly.

Tutors will regularly monitor and sign the Student Planner. Students are expected to meet homework deadlines. At The Bishop of Llandaff, we strongly encourage the active support of parents/carers in ensuring homework is completed on time. Completion of regular homework helps students’ academic development and has a positive impact on their overall achievement and progress.

The impact of homework is widely debated. There are some families who request more homework for their child, while others suggest there is too much. Ultimately, we aim to strike a balance with students working (on average) to one solid piece of homework each night at key stage 3 (Year 7 - 9), while for examination year groups this does increase. The school operates a homework timetable to attempt to balance the amount of work a student has each night and our revised approach to 'skills homework' is designed to support students to complete the work and prepare them for the challenges of GCSE and A level. Therefore, this work will progressively become more challenging as the year progresses. The homework is designed to not rely as much on content but build on skills developed over the key stage. This revised approach, launched in January 2017 will support students to develop the necessary skills required while pitch at a variety of levels. For more able (and adventurous) students there are 'challenging' tasks to ensure the work is appropriately stretching.