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As early summer revision and exams get underway we are turning our thoughts to the Welsh Bacc. Here on the Curriculum Support website we have many online resources  for teachers and students to use, as well as information about our up and coming Welsh Baccalaureate Conference for Teachers on Thursday 29th June. Please feel free to browse whats on offer by looking through […]




The new school term is now underway and we have many exciting activities and events coming up over the next few months. Check out our subject page for help and resources for all subjects including Welsh Bacc. Look under October and November and see a  number of forthcoming STEM events available for booking such as the ‘Monster […]



Last week saw the second annual Welsh Baccalaureate Conference for teachers. Cardiff University, and in particular the School of Social Sciences, were host to 90 teachers and educationalists discussing the requirements of the WBQ and the skills and experience that Cardiff University’s researchers and academics are able to offer. The teachers attended a number of workshops offering the […]


The Schools Partnership Team have been busy, busy, busy with the STEM Live event for AS students. Over 200 high-school children from across South Wales descended on the University to take part in a day of exciting and immersive practical activities in the fields of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/news/latest-news


Our launch meeting for the Welsh Bacc Individual Project Proposals Bank this morning has got us off to a very positive start. Arwel Jones from the WJEC spoke to many interested and keen researchers from across the University about contributing short research proposals for students to access as they look to develop their titles for The Individual Project. […]



Great to see one of our projects in the Cardiff News. It is one of the many activities that is now being developed by the University to support teachers in their delivery of the Welsh Bacc. Click the Welsh Bacc subject link to find out what else we do. If you teach the Welsh Bacc and would like to […]


Pupils  coming from a number of schools to Ysgol Pen Cae for the Science Fair let us know what they thought. The Science Club is a series of Welsh language experiments and activities primarily intended for KS2 pupils. The Science club  showcased at the Ffair Wyddoniaeth Gymraeg- Welsh Language Science Ffair on March 15th during […]



When commenting on how Cardiff University is active in promoting STEM subjects, Karen Holford (Pro Vice-Chancellor College of Physical Sciences) blogs about the work to promote these subjects to young people, particularly to young women, through outreach and engagement activity. “Last year, we held a STEM Conference for local sixth form students to give them a fresh perspective […]


Congratulations to Researcher Dr Sian Griffith who was funded by the School Partnership Project to develop a Welsh Language Science Club . It’s great to see the culmination of this in the Family Science Fair where youngsters from Ysgol Pencae will show their classmates, teachers and parents what they’ve learned and demonstrate some of the new activities […]


Last year saw the development of a number of engagement activities in response specifically to a call from the WJEC. They were calling for help to support skill development for both teachers and pupils in preparation for the new Welsh Bacc, specifically for the Individual Project and Global Citizenship Challenge. We are now beginning to reap the rewards of that work, and developing […]


The Schools Partnership team have been busy developing the work of our five thematic groups for work in schools relating to Literacy, Numeracy, Digital Literacy, Welsh Baccalaureate and STEM.  We are also working with colleagues across the universities to develop a selection of new activities for the spring and summer, watch this space for news of things […]


  Happy New Year from us here at the Schools Partnership Project! Please take a look at the various events listed on our site and we look forward to increasing our partners and sharing exciting events and curriculum linked opportunities throughout 2016. If you would like to have an event featured or have any queries […]


As the autumn term comes to an end and Christmas approaches we see many of our School’s engagement projects reaching fruition and preparing for further developments in the new year. We look forward to 2016 when we will be keeping you informed of all the resources available for your use, workshops, conferences, talks and much […]


The Schools Partnership Project team have been busy updating the Curriculum Support website, ensuring that it reflects the most up-to-date information on the wide range of schools engagement activities taking place across the University. As you will see, our academic researchers have organised a variety of workshops, talks and interactive sessions for pupils and teachers. These may be targeted at a specific […]


The Curriculum Support website went live on the 3rd of September and has received positive feedback from all users including teachers, Welsh Government, RCUK, NCCPE, WJEC, Careers Wales and Central South Consortia. University engagement staff from across the University have reported an increase in schools contacting to enquire about or book onto event. Google analytics […]


The Cardiff University Schools Partnership Project is pleased to announce the launch of the new Curriculum Support website. We are very excited by the opportunity that the site gives for teachers and external organisations as well as Cardiff University staff to share in Cardiff University’s School Engagement programme. The website works as a searchable directory […]


Hi teachers, The website is almost ready to go live and is full of lots of great events across all subjects and year groups. We would love it if you could look through the site and let us know what you think – any feedback you have will be welcomed as the site is designed […]