Resources

Resources

Community focused schools – Information sheet

A introductory leaflet to community focused schools.

Community focused schools – a joint vision

Developed in partnership between ContinYou Cymru and the Association of Directors of Education in Wales (ADEW).

Community focused schools, Making it happen: A toolkit

Supported by the Welsh Assembly Government (WAG) and the Association of Directors of Education in Wales (ADEW), the toolkit is seen as a blueprint for developing community focused schools.

Community focused schools – Making it happen: a checklist for audit and inspection

Produced with support from the Welsh Assembly Government, and with input from Estyn as an aid for schools developing community focused services and activities to help present the work during an inspection. It supplements the toolkit.

Governors’ Guide to Community focused schools

Produced in partnership with Governors’ Wales and with support from the Welsh Assembly Government, this provides information and guidance to governors on developing a community focused schools approach.

Turning the vision into reality: The role of out-of-school-hours learning and Community focused schools in raising standards

This guide explains how schools, local authorities and partners can enable community focused schools and out of school hours learning provision to make as much impact as possible.

A briefing on community cohesion: Challenges and opportunities for out-of-school-hours Learning and Community focused schools

This briefing paper looks at the roles of community focused schools and out of school hours learning provision in contributing to, and supporting, the creative of cohesive communities in Wales.

Building partnerships: Working to develop extended services and community focused schools in and around special schools

This guide aims to disseminate good practice to mainstream and special schools, pupils referral units, and other professionals working in multi agency teams to engage children in special schools with the range of activities and services that are offered to their mainstream peers.

Community focused schools – Developing out of school childcare and out-of-school-hours learning

Produced in partnership with Clybiau Plant Cymru Kids’ Clubs, this leaflet is a brief guide to the differences between developing out of school childcare and out of school hours learning provision.

The ‘go to’ guide – a signposting tool for community focused schools

A guide to support schools to develop effective ways to provide information about, and signposting to, key services.