• Education Buildings Wales Awards: Winner // Ngwobrau Adeiladau Addysg Cymru: Enillydd

  • Celebrate Summer at Llanover Hall // Dathlwch yr Haf yn Neuadd Llanofer

  • Storey Arms - Outdoor Education // Storey Arms - Addysg Awyr Agored

  • Walk a Mile in her Shoes // Cerdded Milltir yn ei Hesgidiau Hi

  • OrganFest 2019 // Gwyl Organ 2019

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Providing a high quality, professional and valued internal audit service. / Cynnig gwasanaeth archwilio mewnol gwerthfawr a phroffesiynol o safon.
The Cardiff Council Internal Audit Service provides a high quality, professional and valued internal audit service to all its customers. We aim to work with you to assist you to achieve good financial management and effective internal controls, by providing an independent and objective assurance opinion on the adequacy and effectiveness of a school’s governance and internal control arrangement. Internal Auditors operate in accordance with the Public Sector Internal Audit Standards (PSIAS) and other relevant bodies. Internal Auditors also operate within the professional and ethical standards of the respective professional bodies to which they belong.

The internal audit service and some investigative services are provided at no cost to schools. This provides assurance to the Council’s Section 151 Officer and Director of Education that there are adequate systems of internal control in place in schools. The service includes the provision of advice and guidance on internal controls and notification of any fraud alerts affecting schools. Full details are given in the Audit Protocol.

Mae Gwasanaeth Archwilio Mewnol Cyngor Caerdydd yn cynnig gwasanaeth archwilio mewnol gwerthfawr a phroffesiynol o safon i'w holl gwsmeriaid. Ein nod yw gweithio gyda chi i'ch helpu chi i gyflawni rheolaeth ariannol da a rheolaethau mewnol effeithiol, drwy gynnig barn sicrwydd annibynnol a gwrthrychol ar ddigonolrwydd ac effeithiolrwydd trefn llywodraethu a rheoli mewnol ysgol. Mae Archwilwyr Mewnol yn gweithredu'n unol â Safonau Archwilio Mewnol y Sector Cyhoeddus (PSIAS) a chyrff perthnasol eraill. Mae Archwilwyr Mewnol hefyd yn gweithredu o fewn safonau moesegol a phroffesiynol y cyrff proffesiynol perthnasol y maen nhw’n aelodau ohonynt.

Mae'r gwasanaeth archwilio mewnol a rhai gwasanaethau ymchwilio am ddim i ysgolion. Mae hyn yn rhoi sicrwydd i Swyddog Adran 151 y Cyngor a’r Cyfarwyddwr Addysg bod systemau rheoli mewnol digonol ar waith mewn ysgolion. Mae’r gwasanaeth yn cynnwys darparu cyngor a chanllawiau ar reolaethau mewnol ac yn rhoi gwybod am unrhyw rybuddion twyll all effeithio ar ysgolion. Ceir manylion llawn yn y Protocol Archwilio.
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Education Buildings Wales Awards: Winner // Ngwobrau Adeiladau Addysg Cymru: Enillydd
06 Aug
This is a bilingual message // Mae hon yn neges ddwyieithog. Llongyfarchiadau i’n cydweithwyr yn y tîm Mynediad a Chynllunio Trefniadaeth Ysgolion. Maen nhw wedi ennill y brif wobr yng Ngwobrau Adeiladau Addysg Cymru 2019 yn y categori ‘Cleient y Flwyddyn’ am ddatblygu Ysgol Uwchradd Gymunedol Gorllewin Caerdydd. Adeiladwyd yr ysgol uwchradd £36 miliwn fel rhan o Raglen Ysgolion ac Addysg y 21ain Ganrif Band A. Dywedodd Willmott Dixon a oedd yn gyfrifol am yr enwebiad: “Cyngor Caerdydd sydd y tu ôl i adfywio cymunedol – nid yn unig y mae’n “archebu” adeilad ysgol, mae hefyd yn rhan o’r broses. "Mae’n gallu dilysu’r canlyniadau terfynol oherwydd ei ymrwymiad; mae’n llywio ac yn cydweithredu i’w greu.” Da iawn bawb! Cafodd ysgolion cynradd newydd sbon Hamadryad, Howardian a Glan Morfa eu henwebu am wobrau. ____________________________________________________________________________ Congratulations to our colleagues in the Schools Organisation Access and Planning team. They scooped top prize at the Education Buildings Wales 2019 Awards in the category ‘Client of the Year’ for the development of Cardiff West Community High School. The £36million high school was built as part of the Band A 21st Century Schools and Education Programme. Willmott Dixon who were responsible for the nomination said: “Cardiff Council are the driving force behind the act of community regeneration – they don’t just “place an order” for a school building, they invest themselves into the process. “They are able to validate the end results because of their commitment; they actively steer and collaborate to create it.” Well done to everyone involved! Brand new primary schools Hamadryad, Howardian and Glan Morfa were also nominated for awards.
Walk a Mile in her Shoes // Cerdded Milltir yn ei Hesgidiau Hi
05 Aug
This is a bilingual message // Mae hon yn neges ddwyieithog. Gyda dros 100 yn cymryd rhan y llynedd, mae “'Cerdded Milltir yn Ei Sgidiau yn llwybr milltir o hyd sydd yn dechrau yng Nghastell Caerdydd, yna o gwmpas Canol y Ddinas, gan orffen yn ôl yn y castell. Yn broject partneriaeth rhwng Cyngor Caerdydd, Cymdeithas Dai Cadwyn a Chyngor Bro Morgannwg, mae’r digwyddiad wedi tyfu o 14 dyn yn cerdded yn 2014 ac am y tro cyntaf y llynedd cymerodd disgyblion o Ysgol Uwchradd Llanisien, Ysgol Uwchradd Teilo Sant a Gwasanaeth Ieuenctid Caerdydd ray n y digwyddiad. Yn digwydd eto eleni, ar 20 Medi 2019, gwahoddir ysgolion i gymryd rhan yn y daith gerdded milltir o hyd am ddim, er mwyn helpu i godi ymwybyddiaeth o drais domestig a’r angen i fynd i’r afael â phob achos o drais domestig ledled y wlad. Yn unol â’r thema, gwahoddir y cerddwyr hefyd i wisgo esgidiau merched, o sodlau uchel i esgidiau ymarfer i flip-fflops. Ymunwch â’r sgwrs #RHUBANGWYNCDYDDBRO I gofrestru ewch i www.walkinhershoes.wales Mae’r erthygl lawn ar gael yn yr atodiad. _____________________________________________________________________________ With over 100 participants last year, 'Walk a Mile in Her Shoes’ is a one mile route starting at Cardiff Castle around the city centre, finishing back at the castle. A partnership project between Cardiff Council, Cadwyn Housing Association and the Vale of Glamorgan Council, the event has grown from just 14 men in 2014 and for the first time last year, young people from Llanishen High School, St Teilo’s High School and the Cardiff Youth Service participated in the event. Taking place again this year, on 20th September 2019, schools are invited to take part in the one-mile walk for free, to help raise awareness of the issue of domestic abuse and the need to tackle all cases of domestic abuse across the country. In line with the theme, walkers are also invited to wear women's shoes, from high heels to trainers to flip-flops. Join the conversation #WHITERIBBONCARDIFFVALE Register at www.walkinhershoes.wales See the attachment for the full poster.
Celebrate Summer at Llanover Hall // Dathlwch yr Haf yn Neuadd Llanofer
15 Jul
This is a bilingual message // Mae hon yn neges ddwyieithog. Bydd Neuadd Llanofer yn llawn gweithgareddau i blant ac oedolion yr haf hwn. Mae’r ysgol wedi dod i ben ar gyfer yr haf, ond mae ambell i beth i’w wneud i gadw’r dwylo bach yn brysur a’r meddyliau wedi eu diddanu draw yn Neuadd Llanofer. Gydag amrywiaeth o themâu gan gynnwys mythau a hud, y goedwig law ac anime, bydd rhywbeth at ddant pawb. Bydd Gweithdai Gwyl Celf yr Haf i Blant yn dechrau ar 5 Awst 2019 ac yn rhedeg am 3 wythnos. Ffoniwch 02920 872030 i gofrestru. Gweler y lawrlwythiadau ar gyfer y rhestr lawn o weithgareddau. _____________________________________________________________________________ This summer, Llanover Hall is bursting with activities for kids and adults alike. School may be out for the summer but there are plenty of activities to keep little hands and minds entertained over at Llanover Hall. With a range of themes including myths and magic, the rainforest and anime, there’s something for everyone. Children’s Summer Arts Festival Workshops begin on the 5th August 2019 and run for 3 weeks. Call 02920 872030 to enrol. Please see the downloads for the full list of activities.
Storey Arms - Outdoor Education // Storey Arms - Addysg Awyr Agored
19 Jun
This is a bilingual message // Mae hon yn neges ddwyieithog. Mae’r Storey Arms yn ganolfan awyr agored breswyl sy’n cynnig amrywiaeth o weithgareddau addysgol awyr agored yn y Bannau bendigedig, dim ond 50 munud o Gaerdydd. Rydym yn cynnig ymweliadau dydd yn ogystal â chyfnodau preswyl, yn amrywio o rai dros nos a phenwythnosau i ymweliadau pum diwrnod/pedair noson. Rydym wedi ein lleoli mewn Geoparc Byd-eang UNESCO swyddogol, ardal unedig o dreftadaeth ddaearegol bwysig. Rydym hefyd yng nghanol Gwarchodfa Awyr Tywyll Ryngwladol y Bannau Brycheiniog – yr ystafell ddosbarth awyr agored berffaith ar gyfer syllu ar y sêr pan mae’r awyr yn glir. Gweithgareddau: Mae llawer o weithgareddau ar gael, gan gynnwys: • Cerdded drwy Goedwigoedd • Cerdded Bryniau • Padlfyrddio • Canwio • Cerdded Antur/Afonydd • Dringo • Ogofa … a llawer mwy! Addysgol: Mae ein gweithgareddau’n cefnogi canlyniadau addysgol yn y cwricwlwm newydd i Gymru, gan gynnwys y pedwar diben a’r chwe maes dysgu a phrofiad –perffaith i ddisgyblion cynradd. Mae tîm arbennig y Storey Arms yn gymwys a phrofiadol iawn ym mhob agwedd ar addysg awyr agored. Byddant yn eich addysgu am sut i fwynhau natur yn gynaliadwy, dillad priodol i’w gwisgo yn yr awyr agored, a phopeth am hanes naturiol y parc. _____________________________________________________________________________ Storey Arms is a residential outdoor centre offering a range of high quality outdoor educational activities in the beautiful landscape of the Brecon Beacons, just 50 minutes from Cardiff. We cater for day visits as well as residential stays ranging from overnight, weekends and up to five days/four nights visits. We are situated in an official UNESCO Global Geopark, a unified area of significant geological heritage. We are also situated right in the heart of the Brecon Beacons International Dark Sky Reserve - making it the perfect outdoor classroom for star gazing when the sky is clear. Activities: Lots of activities on offer including: • Forest Walks • Hill Walking • Stand Up Paddle Boarding • Canoeing • Adventure/ River Walking • Climbing • Caving … and loads more! Educational: Our activities complement educational outcomes found in the new curriculum for Wales including the four purposes and the six areas of learning and experience – perfect for primary school pupils. The fantastic Storey Arms team are highly qualified and experienced in delivering all aspects of outdoor education. They’ll teach you how to enjoy nature sustainably, appropriate clothing to wear in the outdoors and all about the natural history of the park.
FREE business school for budding entrepreneurs // Ysgol fusnes AM DDIM i entrepreneuriaid addawol
03 Jun
This is a bilingual message // Mae hon yn neges ddwyieithog. Ysgol fusnes AM DDIM i entrepreneuriaid addawol Hoffech chi wneud arian yn gwneud beth rydych yn ei garu? Mae’r tîm Gwasanaeth i Mewn i Waith yn gweithio gydag ysgol fusnes i gyflwyno gweithdai busnes AM DDIM i’ch helpu i ddechrau eich busnes yn gywir. Mae hwn yn gyfle unigryw i gael help arbenigol i ddod â’ch syniadau busnes yn fyw! Mae’r cwrs yn trafod pob agwedd ar ddechrau, perchnogi a rhedeg busnes. Mae’r cwrs yn cael ei gynnal ym Maes yr Arfau Caerdydd o ddydd Llun 17 Mehefin i ddydd Gwener 28 Mehefin, 10am-3pm yn ystod yr wythnos. Does dim rhaid i chi ddod bob dydd, ond po amlaf y dewch, y mwyaf a gewch! Mae’r holl sesiynau am ddim, ond dim ond hyn a hyn o lefydd sydd ar gael felly mae’n rhaid cadw lle! Dewch i ddysgu am: · Ddechrau busnes heb arian · Adeiladu gwefan am ddim · Ymgyfarwyddo â Google · Sut i ddod o hyd i gwsmeriaid ar y cyfryngau cymdeithasol · Magu’r hyder i lansio eich syniadau · Treth, creu cwmni a’r stwff cyfreithiol · Sut i wneud arian yn gwneud beth rydych yn ei garu Roedd Daniel eisiau ehangu ei fusnes canhwyllau yr oedd yn ei redeg o’i gartref, felly fe ddaeth i’r ysgol y llynedd. Gwyliwch y fideo HWN i weld sut manteisiodd ar y gweithdai. Ynghyd â’r gweithdai, mae’r ysgol yn cynnig cymorth un i un lle y bo’n bosibl ynghyd â chymorth ar-lein parhaus i bob cyfranogwr ar ôl y digwyddiad ei hun. Gallwch weld yr amserlen lawn a chadw lle am ddim YMA. _____________________________________________________________________________ FREE business school for budding entrepreneurs What if you could make money doing what you love? The Into Work Advice Service team are working with PopUp Business School to bring FREE business workshops to help you to kick-start your business the right way. This is a one-off opportunity to get expert help to bring your business ideas to life! The course covers every aspect of starting, owning and running a business. This takes everything you thought you knew about setting up a new business and turns it on its head. The results are outstanding. The course is being run at Cardiff Arms Park from Monday 17th June to Friday 28th June, 10am-3pm every weekday. You don't have to come every day but the more you come, the more you will get out of it. All sessions are completely free, but places are limited, so booking is essential! Come along to learn about: · Starting a business with no money · Building a website for free · Getting to the top of Google · How to find customers on social media · Getting the confidence to launch your ideas · Tax, company setup and the legal stuff · How to make money doing what you love Daniel wanted to get his homebased candles business off the ground so came along to last year’s school. Check out the video HERE to find out how he benefited from the workshops. As well as the workshops, PopUp also provides one to one support wherever possible and continuing online support to all participants after the event itself. Find the full schedule and secure your free place HERE.
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10 Sep
LNST & OT Handwriting Motorway
Literacy
10
10 Sep
Maths Factor
The course comprises of 4 half day training sessions and regular in-school support from a Specialist Teacher over a term. It is designed for a school based teaching assistant and a group of identified pupils and will support the school to increase its capacity to teach pupils with numeracy difficulties in line with the National Numeracy Framework. Although the training sessions are for the teaching assistant who will be delivering the programme there is an expectation that a school based link teacher (SENCo or Maths Co-ordinator) attends the first session alongside the TA so that there is a clear understanding of what the requirements of the programme. (The link teacher does not have to book a place) The cost covers up to two TAs The Maths Factor handbook is free to SLA schools as a PDF via email. The cost of the PDF handbook via email for Cardiff non SLA schools is £50 and for out of county schools the cost is £100 Mae'r cwrs yn cynnwys 4 sesiwn hyfforddi (hanner diwrnod) a chymorth rheolaidd yn yr ysgol gan athro arbenigol dros gyfnod o dymor. Mae wedi'i gynllunio ar gyfer cynorthwywyr dysgu mewn ysgolion ynghyd a grwp o ddisgyblion a nodwyd. Bydd yr hyfforddiant hefyd yn cefnogi’r ysgol i gynyddu ei gallu i addysgu disgyblion ag anawsterau rhifedd yn unol â'r Fframwaith Rhifedd Cenedlaethol. Er bod y sesiynau hyfforddi ar gyfer y cynorthwyydd dysgu a fydd yn darparu'r rhaglen mae yna ddisgwyliad i athro cyswllt yn yr ysgol (CADY neu gydlynydd mathemateg) i fynychu'r sesiwn gyntaf wrth ochr y CD fel bod yna dealltwriaeth glir o beth yw gofynion y rhaglen. (Nid oes rhaid i'r athro cyswllt archebu lle). Mae'r gost yn cwmpasu hyd at ddau CD Mae llawlyfr Ffactor Mathemateg yn rhad ac am ddim i ysgolion SLA fel PDF drwy e-bost. Cost y llawlyfr PDF (drwy e-bost) i ysgolion sydd ddim yn rhan o SLA Caerdydd yw £50 a'r gost i ysgolion y tu allan i'r Sir yw £100.
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16 Sep
E-Safety Training // Hyfforddiant E-ddiogelwch
• Rhoi gwybod i lywodraethwyr o’r materion e-ddiogelwch diweddaraf sy’n effeithio ar ysgolion • Rhoi gwybod i lywodraethwyr am y mesurau effeithiol y gall ysgolion eu cymryd i fynd i’r afael â materion e-ddiogelwch mewn ysgolion • Codi ymwybyddiaeth ymhlith llywodraethwyr o’r gwasanaethau y gall eu hysgol eu defnyddio i'w helpu gyda'u dull o weithredu e-ddiogelwch • Inform governors of the latest e-safety issues which are affecting schools • Inform governors of the effective measures schools can take to address e-safety issues in schools • Raise awareness among governors of the services their school can access to help them with their approach to e-safety
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17 Sep
LNST Cardiff Literacy Intervention Programme (CLIP) - Reading
This course brings together the key aspects of the relevant LNST modules and gives school staff the skills they need to create, deliver and manage bespoke reading interventions for their primary-aged pupils, particularly those at Stage 2 of the Graduated Response. In line with the forthcoming ALN reforms, it is expected that the interventions are driven by the Teacher and supported by a suitably trained Teaching Assistant. Small group intervention should be followed up in the classroom. A maximum of 4 places can be booked; at least 1 Teacher/SENCo and ALNCo must attend. Following the training, there is an expectation that TAs deliver a small group intervention. The first half-day will outline the assessment, planning and teaching processes. The second half-day is a follow up sessions for attendees the CLIP Reading AND CLIP Writing Courses and will provide opportunities to analyse the data collected, address any issues that have arisen and share good practice. Mae'r cwrs hwn yn cysylltu'r elfennau allweddol o’r modiwlau LNST ac yn rhoi’r sgiliau perthnasol i staff sydd eu hangen arnynt i greu, cyflwyno a rheoli ymyraethau darllen pwrpasol ar gyfer eu disgyblion oed cynradd, yn enwedig y rheiny yng Ngham 2 yr ymateb graddedig. Yn unol â'r diwygiadau ADY sydd i ddod, disgwylir i'r ymyrraeth gael eu gyrru gan yr athro a'u cefnogi gan gynorthwyydd dysgu sydd wedi'i hyfforddi'n briodol. Dylid dilyn i fyny ar yr ymyrraeth grwp bach yn nol yn yr ystafell ddosbarth. Gellir archebu uchafswm o 4 lle; Rhaid i o leiaf 1 athro ac ALNCo fod yn bresennol. Yn dilyn yr hyfforddiant, mae disgwyl i CD ddarparu ymyriad grwp bach. Bydd yr hanner diwrnod cyntaf yn amlinellu'r prosesau asesu, cynllunio ac addysgu. Mae'r ail hanner diwrnod yn sesiwn dilynol ar gyfer y rhai sydd wedi mynychu’r cwrs ‘CLIP Reading’ a ‘CLIP Writing’ ac mi fydd yn cynnig cyfleoedd i ddadansoddi'r data a gesglir, mynd i'r afael ag unrhyw faterion sydd wedi codi a rhannu arfer da.
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17 Sep
Maths Factor
The course comprises of 4 half day training sessions and regular in-school support from a Specialist Teacher over a term. It is designed for a school based teaching assistant and a group of identified pupils and will support the school to increase its capacity to teach pupils with numeracy difficulties in line with the National Numeracy Framework. Although the training sessions are for the teaching assistant who will be delivering the programme there is an expectation that a school based link teacher (SENCo or Maths Co-ordinator) attends the first session alongside the TA so that there is a clear understanding of what the requirements of the programme. (The link teacher does not have to book a place) The cost covers up to two TAs The Maths Factor handbook is free to SLA schools as a PDF via email. The cost of the PDF handbook via email for Cardiff non SLA schools is £50 and for out of county schools the cost is £100 Mae'r cwrs yn cynnwys 4 sesiwn hyfforddi (hanner diwrnod) a chymorth rheolaidd yn yr ysgol gan athro arbenigol dros gyfnod o dymor. Mae wedi'i gynllunio ar gyfer cynorthwywyr dysgu mewn ysgolion ynghyd a grwp o ddisgyblion a nodwyd. Bydd yr hyfforddiant hefyd yn cefnogi’r ysgol i gynyddu ei gallu i addysgu disgyblion ag anawsterau rhifedd yn unol â'r Fframwaith Rhifedd Cenedlaethol. Er bod y sesiynau hyfforddi ar gyfer y cynorthwyydd dysgu a fydd yn darparu'r rhaglen mae yna ddisgwyliad i athro cyswllt yn yr ysgol (CADY neu gydlynydd mathemateg) i fynychu'r sesiwn gyntaf wrth ochr y CD fel bod yna dealltwriaeth glir o beth yw gofynion y rhaglen. (Nid oes rhaid i'r athro cyswllt archebu lle). Mae'r gost yn cwmpasu hyd at ddau CD Mae llawlyfr Ffactor Mathemateg yn rhad ac am ddim i ysgolion SLA fel PDF drwy e-bost. Cost y llawlyfr PDF (drwy e-bost) i ysgolion sydd ddim yn rhan o SLA Caerdydd yw £50 a'r gost i ysgolion y tu allan i'r Sir yw £100.