Porthcawl Comprehensive School / Ysgol Gyfun Porthcawl

School Improvement Plan

Estyn Recommendations

R1 – Reduce the variation in the quality of teaching and assessment, in particular with regards to the development of pupils’ literacy skills across the curriculum

R2 – Widen the opportunities for pupils to develop their Welsh language skills

R3 – Sharpen self-evaluation and improvement planning so that processes focus consistently on the impact of teaching on learning


1. Standards
  1. Achieve targets set by the school
  2. Attendance tracking / strategies to improve discrete groups
  3. Widen the opportunities for pupils to develop their Welsh language skills (R2)

2. Wellbeing and Attitudes to learning
  1. Attendance with a focus upon specific groups of learner’s wellbeing
  2. Wellbeing recovery for pupils
  3. Continue to offer staff wellbeing / support

3. Teaching and Learning Experiences
  1. Design and delivery of the CfW (R1)
  2. School review of pedagogy with reference to WG 12 pedagogical principles (R1)
  3. Reduce variation within and improve the quality of teaching learner recover programmes (R1)
  4. Learner recovery progress

4. Care, Support and Guidance
  1. Implementation of the ALNET bill for September 2021

5. Leadership and Management
  1. Evaluation of the CfW to date and formalisation of next steps / implementation
  2. Refine the self-evaluation processes to focus on teaching (R3)

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