@Bishop_Llandaff

14:24 PM - 6 May 2021

We are looking teaching assistants to join our ASD Provision in September 2021. Visit our career site for more details https://t.co/ODoEaR9Qzs

10:33 AM - 27 Apr 2021

A reminder that our Year 7 Parents' Evening will take place virtually on Wednesday 5th May from 3.30-6.30pm. Parents/carers have been emailed with details this morning

15:56 PM - 26 Apr 2021

We are looking for a classroom teacher within our ASD Provision to join us in September 2021. Visit our career site for more details https://t.co/CxHuMZQ9UM

http://www.twitter.com/bishop_llandaff/status/1384548699934707712

17:45 PM - 20 Apr 2021

Retweetd From Marc Belli

Our final student/parent briefing session will be live at 6.00pm. Look forward to you joining us https://t.co/yXvFdc7k2p

17:51 PM - 19 Apr 2021

Retweetd From Marc Belli

Our final 'Qualifications 2021' briefing for students/families will commence at 6.00pm tonight. Please check emails for the link. Look forward to seeing you all. The same session will be run for students/families at the same time tomorrow

11:51 AM - 15 Apr 2021

We can confirm a positive result from a lateral flow test in Year 11. Families of students affected have been contacted separately. With high volumes of students engaged in LFT we can expect examples of this each Monday and Thursday. Thanks for your support

09:36 AM - 11 Apr 2021

We are looking forward to welcoming all students back tomorrow (Week A)

15:45 PM - 25 Mar 2021

We are looking for a textiles specialist to join us in September 2021 (to cover maternity leave). Click on the link for more details https://t.co/OzBnL5iJT3

10:54 AM - 25 Mar 2021

Our Spring Edition of The Mitre is now available to view. Thank you to everyone who contributed https://t.co/It0VQK7tQ2

16:51 PM - 22 Mar 2021

We will be marking the National Day of Reflection tomorrow, with a minute's silence at 12.00pm. Students working remotely can join the commemoration by following this link to a short video, https://t.co/Wnx0wuFoIh

Grant Expenditure

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

How our grant is spent
At The Bishop of Llandaff, our plan for using grant allocations from Welsh Government is integrated into our school improvement plan (SIP). Our four overarching priorities (2020 - 2023) linked to

  • Learning and Teaching;
  • Ethos and Environment;
  • Achievement and Standards; and
  • Developing Staff.

Pupil Deprivation 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 PDG is spent in the following ways for 2020-21

  • PiXL club membership; 
  • Learning Coach/Mentor;
  • Maths and English teaching;
  • Alternative provision; 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.

Accelerated Learning Programme Grant
The Accelerated Learning Programme Grant  (ALP) is designed to support improving outcomes and provision for students in examination year groups, who have been particularly affected by the time missed in school owing to the Coronavirus. The grant is intended to support rapid 'catch up' for these students.

Our ALP is spent in the following way for 2020-21

  • Additional cover supervisor staffing to support release of subject specialists to work with identified students in examination year groups. 

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