@Bishop_Llandaff

16:21 PM - 19 Nov 2018

Tomorrow, Tuesday 20th November, is Pray for schools day. There will be prayer cards made available for students and staff wishing to write a prayer for someone/something important to them

http://www.twitter.com/bishop_llandaff/status/1063444473022164993

14:51 PM - 16 Nov 2018

Thank you to all staff and students who contributed to all our activities today in aid of . Congratulations to the winners of today's prizes https://t.co/CpVQn5QXwC

12:43 PM - 15 Nov 2018

Civvies day is on Friday 16th November to raise money for Activities on the day include ‘name the ted’ and guess the number of sweets in a jar. 50p per go. We ask that students bring change (rather than notes) to make involvement in games simple and enjoyable

14:26 PM - 13 Nov 2018

We are looking for a talented teacher of Design Technology (textiles specialist) to join the team on a temporary basis to cover a maternity leave. Click for details https://t.co/4Jy85AbCWA

13:06 PM - 13 Nov 2018

Thank you to everyone for their support at the doughnut sale last week https://t.co/x0Tc2r1u0f

21:54 PM - 12 Nov 2018

We are looking for an exceptional teacher of ICT to join our team as our new head of department. Click for details https://t.co/FRQXZKbiCb

http://www.twitter.com/bishop_llandaff/status/1062003856744288256

15:27 PM - 12 Nov 2018

After winning resources from and , our reading club has enjoyed completing activities and taking part in a special animal scavenger hunt to celebrate World Poetry Day and the 1st anniversary of https://t.co/Ucn9zYPbbG

11:33 AM - 12 Nov 2018

Friday 16th November will be 'Civvies Day' in aid of BBC Children in Need . We thank you in advance for your generous support

16:13 PM - 9 Nov 2018

Reminder there will be a GCSE Maths revision session tomorrow, Saturday 10th November, from 9am-1pm https://t.co/AokJg3Pnix

13:11 PM - 8 Nov 2018

We are looking for a physical education specialist to lead the department from January 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter. For details follow the link https://t.co/Lj6D9nLmY8

PDG Expenditure

What is the PDG?

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. 

How our grant is spent

At The Bishop of Llandaff, our plan for using the PDG allocation from Welsh Government is integrated into our school improvement plan (SIP). Our four overarching priorities (2017 - 2020) linked to

  • Teaching for Learning
  • Ethos and Environment
  • Achievement and Standards
  • Maximum opportunities for all

Our PDG is spent in the following ways for 2018-19

  • PiXL club membership £5,960
  • Learning Coach/Mentor £26,099
  • Maths and English teaching £83,750
  • Alternative provision £4,680
  • Enrichment opportunities £4,000

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.

 

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