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  • Cardiff City Course Starts

    Cardiff City Course Starts

    Today saw the start of our new course with Cardiff City Football Club. Initially the course will run for five weeks and will offer a group of learners the opportunity to train, in both football […]

  • CAVC Taster Course off to a “flying” start

    CAVC Taster Course off to a “flying” start

    This year sees the first opportunity for students at the PRU to be able to access a Taster Course specially set up for our students. Every half term students are given the opportunity to access […]

  • Autumn Term Attendance Targets

    Autumn Term Attendance Targets

    As a new half-term begins we want to remind all parents of the importance of school attendance and our commitment to pupils. We ask all parents to set the highest of expectations for attendance for […]

  • National Schools Film Week

    National Schools Film Week

    Many thanks to National Schools Film Week for giving Key Stage 4 so many free tickets for us to take our students to see Warhorse at the Bridgend Odeon. National Schools Film Week is the┬álargest […]

  • Fruity fun

    Fruity fun

    As part of our efforts to become a healthier school, students at Key Stage 4 took part in a fruit tasting session this afternoon. We tried to include a number of different fruits that many […]

  • Strike!


    Year 10 and 11 students took some time off from studying today to visit the Hollywood Bowl in Cardiff Bay. It was a fun afternoon particularly as we got to see Wayne doing his best […]

  • Table Tennis results online!

    Table Tennis results online!

    The results of our weekly tournaments are now here – on the school website. Just look to your left and you’ll find it in the section called “Student Zone”. Don’t forget that every winner earns […]

  • Self-refer to Action for Children

    Self-refer to Action for Children

    All students at the PRU can now refer themselves to see our schools-based counsellor using our website thanks to our new online contact form. Simply by visiting this page┬ástudents can provide as little or as […]

  • GCSE exams come to an end

    GCSE exams come to an end

    Today marked the last day of exams for our year 11 students and it was a day of mixed emotions; on the one hand there was a collective sigh of relief that the stresses of […]

  • KS4 get hands on with Science

    KS4 get hands on with Science

    In the last few weeks students in year’s 11 and 12 have been busy working on the practical component of their entry Level Science course. Investigations have included discovering whether low fat or normal crisps […]

  • Year 11′s visit training providers

    Year 11′s visit training providers

    Thanks to Careers Wales and Kim Hopkin – our Careers Wales advisor for Key Stage 4 – our year 11 students were able to visit some of the various training providers and colleges available to […]

  • GCSE exam dates

    GCSE exam dates

    With the Entry Level exams behind us (see pic) it’s time to look ahead to the next wave of public exams (no rest for the wicked eh?!) The dates for the GCSE exams are as […]

  • And the results are in…

    And the results are in…

    Well done to all the year 11 students on doing such an admirable job with this years mock exams. Not only did the whole process go incredibly smoothly but the results were excellent too – […]

  • Our Careers Wales Mark

    Our Careers Wales Mark

    Just before we broke for half term it was announced that Key Stage 4 was to be the first Pupil Referral Unit in Wales to be awarded the Careers Wales Mark for continuous improvement in […]

  • And we’re off…

    And we’re off…

    The new academic year has gotten off to a flying start and, with it, has brought us two new members of staff – Mr Cotterell (pictured right) and Mr Hill (pictured left). Both Mr Hill […]

  • Well done to all our year 11 leavers

    Well done to all our year 11 students on a cracking set of GCSE results this year – all the hard work has paid off! This year sees a real mix of destinations from apprenticeships […]

  • Our three latest graduates!

    Our three latest graduates!

    Not only was today the last day of term for our students, but also the last day at the PRU for Gwyn, Ken and Julian. Gwyn and Ken have been involved with the PRU (in […]

  • A great end to a great year…

    A great end to a great year…

    A big thank you to all the year 11′s who made it to the leaving-day barbecue at Cosmeston lakes. Fortunately the sun came out and gave us all an afternoon to remember. Good luck to […]

  • Year 11′s do themselves proud!

    A massive congratulations to all the year 11 students on a cracking set of results for this year’s Entry Level exams! This year’s results in English, Maths and ICT are our best yet and you […]