Pentrehafod School, Swansea
To ensure that when our Pupils leave us they can truly say –
'I have been taught well'
'I have learnt well
'I have achieved and attained to the best of my ability'
Learning Together - Cyd-Ddysgu
To provide an education through our curriculum which:
is balanced and broadly based.
fulfils the National Curriculum requirements.
promotes spiritual, moral, cultural, social and physical development.
prepares pupils for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of adult life.
promote equality of opportunity.
encourage access to lifelong Learning.
provide suitable premises & resources.
develop an awareness of the cultural identity of Wales.
foster true partnerships with primary and post-16 education.
promote both the physical and emotional well being of pupils.
provide a full range of national curriculum courses for all pupils.
promote an understanding of the economic life of the community.
promote an understanding of global citizenship and sustainability.
enable all individuals to achieve their potential and develop further as independent learners.
Much of what happens at our school is a result of close cooperation, professional partnerships and successful relationships between School, our Staff, our Pupils our Parents and our Governing Body.
Pupil engagement and participation along with the inclusion of all who work at the school are our major strengths.
Our focus on leadership is to improve the collective and the distributive leadership of the school which impacts on outcomes
We are a popular and successful school of over 1100 Pupils and 100+ Staff.
Our staff and our parents are supportive and caring and we enjoy positive relationships within and outside the school.
We are situated in spacious grounds, serving communities to the north of Swansea City centre.
We are located in pleasant grounds in the Hafod area of Swansea. The acommunity is currently undergoing a significant regeneration programe.
We are a short distance from the Liberty Stadium with good transport links to the City Centre. The Gower Coast and Brecon Beacons are within easy reach
We benefit from a Swimming Pool and Sports Hall which are extensively used by members of our community.
Recently, we have been fortunate enough to have an Adizone constructed on the school site.
The school has a Specialist Teaching Facility on site which caters for Pupils with Speech, Language and Communication needs. Colleagues from the Health Authority are based on site as are our Neighbourhood Policing Officers as well as Team Around the Family colleagues.
Most recently, we have strived to improve our learning environment by committing time and energy to this improvement.