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Professional Learning Grant

Professional Learning Grant

At Llangyfelach Primary School, we aim to use our Professional Learning Grant to support the continuing professional learning for all staff. Professional learning should support improvements in pupil experiences, learner outcomes and learner wellbeing.


Focus 1: The release of teachers to engage in professional learning activities.

Leader Cluster PLCs - STEM, Expressive Arts and Health & Wellbeing

(Linked to SDP Priority 1 & 4)


6 x £150 supply costs = £900


Focus 2: AoLE Leader Training for Curriculum 2022


  • Develop strategies for auditing current provision and ensuring effective implementation of the new curriculum
  • Getting ready for the new AoLE What matter statements and Progression Steps
  • Identifying important changes - what is the same and what is different about the new and old curriculum?
  • Unpicking and understanding the language of the new curriculum
  • Identifying the key knowledge and skills and making links to the Four Purposes
  • Identifying effective approaches and strategies for each Area of Learning
  • Supporting the AoLE action plan and supporting the School Improvement Plan
  • Developing effective planning to generate rich and varied opportunities to develop essential cross-curricular skills, both indoors and outdoors
  • Identifying effective approaches in STEM teaching
  • Ensure that all staff are well trained and confident in using the outdoors to support learning
  • Practical, real life ideas for actively engaging learners in financial education in a variety of contexts



  • Enhanced pupil voice across the school and curriculum
  • Appropriate balance between focused teaching and pupil's self-directed learning
  • Effective deployment of adults to improve standards
  • Differentiation meeting the needs of all learners
  • Excellent classroom organisation and practice
  • Improved systems for assessment for and of learning
  • Refined and relevant curriculum that meets the needs of all learners, providing progression and continuity in all Areas of Learning
  • Improved Self Directed Learning of nearly all pupils.


Training List:

Understanding the new AOLE for Health & Wellbeing

Date: Tue 25th February 2020
Cost: £210

Supply x1 = £150


Excellence at Foundation Phase
The balance between FP philosophy, pedagogy and the achievement of high standards is a current issue that many schools are trying to address

Date: Wed 26th February 2020

Cost: £190 x3 = £570

Supply x3 = £450


Humanities AoLE in Progression Step 2

Date: Wed 26th February 2020

Cost: £190

Supply x1 = £150


Understanding the new AoLE for Expressive Arts

Date: Tue 3rd March 2020
Cost: £190

Supply x1 = £150


Understanding the new AoLE for Science and Technology

Date: TBC
Cost: £190

Supply x1 = £150


Moving the Foundation Phase forward under the New Curriculum

Date: Thursday 8th October 2020

Cost: £190 x 3 = £570

Supply x3 = £450


Outdoor Learning in Primary School

Date: Wednesday 14th October 2020
Cost: £210 x3 = £630

Supply x2 = £300


Health & Well-being - Financial Literacy in KS2

Date: Thursday 22nd October 2020
Cost: £190 x2 = £380

Supply x2 = £300


Total Course Cost = £2930

Total Supply Coast = £2100

Focus 2 Cost = £5030


Total Professional Learning Cost = £5930

Professional learning Grant = £5259

School Funded = £671

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  • Reception 91.1
  • Year 1 95.2
  • Year 2 93.8
  • Year 3 96.5
  • Year 4 91.9
  • Year 5 91.9
  • Year 6 95.9
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