@Caldicot_Sch

07:52 AM - 22 Jul 2022

A reminder that Friday 2nd and Monday 5th September 2022 are INSET days, with all students returning to school on Tuesday 6th September. Also, please find a link to our summer term newsletter here. Wishing you all a happy and safe summer break. https://t.co/8joUzYpQn3

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13:00 PM - 20 Jul 2022

🎭 Our talented pupils have brought the curtain down on the school year with some superb stage performances in recent weeks: - The Imaginary Invalid - Caldicot's Got Talent - Young Playwrights Festival 📰 Read all about our end-of-term extravaganza in today's https://t.co/SggH2ZehDQ

http://www.twitter.com/caldicot_sch/status/1548945275435319297

09:18 AM - 18 Jul 2022

Congratulations to Anya who represented Wales on Saturday in the 800m for the SIAB Schools International Athletics Event! Anya had a fantastic race, achieving a PB and came in 7th place https://t.co/kRLJR1VVZn

12:55 PM - 30 Jun 2022

We have exciting opportunities to join our school within our Catering Team. Please click on the link to find out more. https://t.co/Ylojm6Iz6U

11:28 AM - 21 Jun 2022

We have an exciting opportunity to join our school as Teacher of Welsh starting in January 2023. Please click on the link to find out more. https://t.co/ctLsfZeKut

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19:53 PM - 18 Jun 2022

Retweetd From [email protected]

One week to go for the Caldicot School Career Fair. Spread the word! 22/6/22 6 - 8 pm. 56 exhibitors https://t.co/P9PT29yq66

12:41 PM - 9 Jun 2022

We have a fantastic opportunity to join our school as a Cover Supervisor from September 2022. Please click on the link to find out more. https://t.co/FRtZNvYg7m

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

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.