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16:51 PM - 19 May 2022

We have an exciting opportunity to join our school as Teacher of Music starting in September. Please click on the link to find out more. https://t.co/hIxarKj5Vh

16:17 PM - 18 May 2022

We have an exciting opportunity to join our school as 2nd in Mathematics starting in September. Please click on the link to find out more. https://t.co/4kG0skTyFP

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17:47 PM - 9 May 2022

Retweetd From Caldicot School PE

Congratulations to Caldicot year 9 Rugby on winning the Newport Schools Cup v Bassaleg today🏉Great effort from both sides and the occasion enjoyed by all! Thanks to Newport high for hosting https://t.co/J46dVuf8Js

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10:58 AM - 14 Apr 2022

Retweetd From WJEC

✍️ Looking to get your students exam ready with FREE learning and revision resources, tips, and guidance? Find everything you need on the WJEC Student Hub: https://t.co/5cyywo6TNz | https://t.co/KDMbCjPFoj

11:09 AM - 7 Apr 2022

A reminder that Friday 8th April is a non-uniform day - £1 donations welcomed, which will be donated to support those affected by the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. The school day will finish at 1.20pm.

11:05 AM - 7 Apr 2022

Please find our April 2022 Newsletter here https://t.co/mQka0a5rxL

10:06 AM - 23 Mar 2022

A reminder that on Thursday 31st March we have Year 7 parents evening from 3.30pm. Students will be able to make appointments directly with their teachers.

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17:44 PM - 11 Mar 2022

Retweetd From [email protected]

We had an inset today, but 23 students volunteered to come in today to support the packing and organisation of aid for Ukraine. All the aid was supplied by the Caldicot School family. https://t.co/K2HMiRlp30

09:45 AM - 7 Mar 2022

A reminder that Friday 11th March is an INSET Day. School will be closed to students

13:46 PM - 17 Feb 2022

STORM EUNICE: Following advice from the local authority, the school will move to remote learning on Friday 18th February. Work will be available via Google Classrooms. For information check our remote learning page https://t.co/HHk7vh0z5R

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 Caldicot, our plan for using grant allocations from Welsh Government is integrated into our school improvement plan (SIP). Our four overarching priorities (2019 - 2022) linked to

  • Learning and Teaching;
  • Environment and Culture;
  • Achievement and Standards; and
  • Developing Staff and Others.

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.

The total allocation of PDG to this school is £177,100. The school undertakes the following activities in order to support pupils facing the challenges of poverty and deprivation

  • Bespoke Skills based courses;
  • Literacy programme;
  • Numeracy programme;
  • Monitoring & tracking of students (and provide bespoke intervention activities);
  • Targeted support for identified students within The Nurcombe Centre;
  • Bespoke learning experiences designed to engage; and
  • Strategies to support the monitoring and tracking of eFSM students.

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, 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 RRRS is spent in the following way for 2021-22

  • 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, 12 and 13 to support learning and wellbeing;
  • Invest in an online platform to support progression routes (pre and post-16);
  • Membership fees to PiXL/PiXL6 to identify strategies for improvement, especially those students who have been affected by the pandemic.