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16:52 PM - 1 Dec 2021

Retweetd From School Chaplain

Thank you to everyone who has donated so far to our Christmas Appeal. The deadline is Monday 6th December if anyone has any gifts they would like still to donate - Diolch 'to am eich cymorth https://t.co/mSsRh73IJX

14:34 PM - 1 Dec 2021

A reminder that our next Head of School's Open Door session is on Monday 6th December 2021 from 4.30-6.30pm

14:57 PM - 30 Nov 2021

Please find link below to a letter from Mr Belli, regarding an update on face-coverings, which has been emailed to all families this afternoon https://t.co/t4S1CT0Na4

http://www.twitter.com/bishop_llandaff/status/1465336674163081227

15:07 PM - 29 Nov 2021

Retweetd From Food and Nutrition BOLHS

Delighted that we are now offering a range of breakfast before school. Year 10 had a go at making some of the food available. First time making porridge for many, with fruit to enhance the massive range of nutrients. All left full for a day of learning. https://t.co/CZPtJeL6yO

10:18 AM - 27 Nov 2021

Retweetd From The Bishop of Llandaff CiW High School

We are looking for a teacher of English and mathematics to join us from September 2022. Click on the link to our microsite for more details https://t.co/AoQb3yRGg5

http://www.twitter.com/bishop_llandaff/status/1463822250004471813

10:49 AM - 25 Nov 2021

Retweetd From School Chaplain

Today is and delivers such an important message that cannot be ignored https://t.co/mFCDKEKFtw

http://www.twitter.com/bishop_llandaff/status/1463615745976377350

21:09 PM - 24 Nov 2021

Retweetd From BOLHS_6Form

Events planning for Enrichment today Designing a festival for 5000 people in Coopers Field Cardiff https://t.co/SZQCCTZRuQ

14:19 PM - 22 Nov 2021

A reminder to all families that Friday 26th November 2021 is an INSET Day. The school will be closed to all students

http://www.twitter.com/bishop_llandaff/status/1462787567963803655

14:18 PM - 22 Nov 2021

Retweetd From School Chaplain

We launched our Christmas Charity Appeal today and have already received donations - Diolch yn Fawr. 10CKO are kindly helping to manage the collection of gifts each day. The donations window is open until Monday 6th December https://t.co/8yGM85YaZ2

20:54 PM - 19 Nov 2021

Retweetd From BOLHS_6Form

Thank you to those external applicants that visited us last night; it was lovely to meet you all! Further information is available via the following link: https://t.co/UmwSHO5KR9

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.