@Bishop_Llandaff

16:55 PM - 1 Mar 2024

Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Hapus pawb 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿! Great to see the daffodils beginning to bloom around the school 🌼. ŵylDewi pic.twitter.com/gh9vQ7lur4— Cymraeg () March 1, 2024

10:25 AM - 22 Feb 2024

We have two vacancies that we are recruiting for, Teacher of Geography (maternity cover) and Examinations Officer. Click on our career website for more details https://t.co/AoQb3yRGg5— The Bishop of Llandaff CiW High School () February 22, 2024

13:01 PM - 9 Feb 2024

Croeso to the first show of 2024 🎇!! We’re back 😎! Enjoy this little excerpt of the start of the show which is on loop on the station all of today 🎶🎸. Mwynhewch! pic.twitter.com/Nh6dJQD0Jk— BOL Radio () February 9, 2024

13:01 PM - 9 Feb 2024

As we celebrate we have been joined by the amazing who have been performing for our students. I’m excited to hear classic Welsh songs on our radio station throughout the day. Thank you to our Welsh team for their role in promoting the day 🙌🏻— Marc Belli () February 9, 2024

13:00 PM - 9 Feb 2024

Kicking off Dydd Miwsig Cymru with a gig with 🎵 🎶 Diolch enfawr am ddod! Rydyn ni wedi wir mwynhau - We have really enjoyed 🎉🎵🎶 🎧 pic.twitter.com/2qILjbRXWq— Cymraeg () February 9, 2024

https://twitter.com/BOLHS_Cymraeg/status/1755930405419524189

12:23 PM - 9 Feb 2024

Kicking off Dydd Miwsig Cymru with a gig with 🎵 🎶 Diolch enfawr am ddod! Rydyn ni wedi wir mwynhau - We have really enjoyed 🎉🎵🎶 🎧 pic.twitter.com/2qILjbRXWq— Cymraeg () February 9, 2024

https://twitter.com/BOLHS_Radio/status/1755923904479011227

11:57 AM - 9 Feb 2024

Croeso to the first show of 2024 🎇!! We’re back 😎! Enjoy this little excerpt of the start of the show which is on loop on the station all of today 🎶🎸. Mwynhewch! pic.twitter.com/Nh6dJQD0Jk— BOL Radio () February 9, 2024

10:31 AM - 9 Feb 2024

As we celebrate we have been joined by the amazing who have been performing for our students. I’m excited to hear classic Welsh songs on our radio station throughout the day. Thank you to our Welsh team for their role in promoting the day 🙌🏻— Marc Belli () February 9, 2024

09:58 AM - 9 Feb 2024

Thank you to our wonderful students who dazzled us with ‘A Night of Musicals’. The evening led entirely by students and raised over £1000 for Arrhythmia Alliance. It was truly exceptional. We are all so very proud of you 👏🏻— Marc Belli () February 9, 2024

09:57 AM - 9 Feb 2024

Thank you to our wonderful students who dazzled us with ‘A Night of Musicals’. The evening led entirely by students and raised over £1000 for Arrhythmia Alliance. It was truly exceptional. We are all so very proud of you 👏🏻— Marc Belli () February 9, 2024

Grant Expenditure

All grant expenditure is designed to support specific areas of the school's work, against local, regional and national priorities. 

How the delegated grants are spent
At The Bishop of Llandaff, our plan for using grant allocations from Welsh Government is integrated into our School Development Plan (SDP). Our four overarching priorities (2023 - 2026) linked to

  1. Student Progress and Achievement;
  2. Curriculum, Learning and Teaching;
  3. Wellbeing and Equity; and
  4. Professional Learning and Development.

Professional Learning Grant
Welsh Government has awarded schools in Wales additional financial support, through a Professional Learning Grant (PLG) to enable staff to prepare for the new curriculum for Wales. The grant has enabled us to continue to offer first class professional learning through the funding of a dedicated learning and teaching team to support our staff through effective planning, implementation as well as delivering our in-house professional learning and our strategic work on the new curriculum. 

Pupil Development Grant
The Pupil Development Grant (PDG) is designed to support improving outcomes and provision for students eligible for free school meals (eFSM) and looked after children (LAC). The PDG is intended to help overcome this additional barrier which prevent learners from disadvantaged backgrounds achieving their full potential. Our total allocation is £127,650.

Our PDG is spent in the following ways for 2023-24

  • Learning Coach/Mentor(s);
  • Additional mathematics and English teaching;
  • Alternative provision for those students identified as potentially becoming NEET (not in education, employment and training); and 
  • Enrichment opportunities. 

The strategies implemented by the school are drawn upon the most effective practice and educational research from organisations such as Sutton Trust and Education Endowment Fund, which includes well-evidenced interventions as part of a whole-school strategy.

Recruit, Recover, Raise Standards Grant
The Recruit, Recover, Raise Standards Grant  (RRRS) is designed to support improving outcomes and provision for students in examination year groups, post-pandemic. The grant is intended to support rapid 'catch up' for these students.

Our RRRS is spent in the following way for 2023-24

  • Appointing additional teaching staff to focus on improving standards in literacy and numeracy, as well as attendance and wellbeing;
  • Appointing PSE Champions to support the effective implementation and delivery of the new Relationships and Sexuality Curriculum;
  • Install visual displays for communal areas to raise awareness of mental health issues and provide support to students through QR codes;
  • Allocate academic tutors to identified students in Year 11 to support learning and wellbeing; and
  • Invest in an online platform to support progression routes (pre and post-16).

"The school's use of the Pupil Development Grant has secured outstanding outcomes for those eligible for free school meals"
(Estyn)

 

School Development Plan (SDP) Date  
SDP Strategic Priorities (2023 26) 14th Sep 2023 Download