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Supported Curriculum

Learners in our Supported Curriculum Route are based at both the Ffordd Derwen site and at our Grange Road site with access to specialist resources as well as additional learning opportunities within Rhyl High School.

Learners in the supported curriculum route range from age 2 years 6 months up to 19 years old.

A learner in the supported curriculum route has the ability to learn with increasing independence given quality care, support and guidance. The pupils in Ysgol Tir Morfa experience the different stages of development such as the Sensory-motor stage, Pre-operational stage and Concrete-operational at differing ages, and move through these stages at various paces. An older Supported Curriculum learner can work on their own and as part of a team. They are gaining the skills to cooperate and negotiate; displaying empathy and an understanding of equality. A learner in the supported curriculum will access a modified national curriculum, creatively presented, which targets basic skills in a variety of contexts. Health and Wellbeing provision is integral to the supported curriculum with a focus on emotional literacy including breakfast , ‘Cwtch’ – a timetabled nurture provision staffed by a trained trauma informed, emotionally availably adult  and a variety of outside learning opportunities. The supported curriculum route provides the learner with opportunities every day to enjoy active learning, achieve their potential, believe in themselves and express themselves whilst preparing them for independent living, further educational opportunities and employment.

The Curriculum for Wales and the 4 purposes drives provision for all pupils up to the age of 16 with teachers planning for coverage of the six AOLEs on a half-termly topic web.

At KS4 pupils follow WJEC Entry Pathways courses, Princes Trust Achieve Award in Personal Development and Employability and the Duke of Edinburgh Award. Careers and Work Related Education is a prominent aspect of supported provision with all learners aged 14+ encouraged to attend work experience.

YTM 6th provision includes accreditation in Essential Skills Communication and Application of Number, BTEC introductory qualifications in Digital Media and Hospitality and Tourism and also the BTEC Sweet level 1 qualification in Personal Growth and Wellbeing. In YTM 6th the Princes Trust Qualification is also extended to a Level 1 Diploma.

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  • February 22, 2024 As part of this weeks forest school session we sowed some seeds and went into the wildlife garden to look for signs of spring. 🌳⭐️🌼 pic.twitter.com/qwtAImvYZz— Ysgol Tir Morfa () February 22, 2024
  • February 22, 2024 Criw Cymraeg preparing for Yr Wythnos Dewi Sant next week at YTM Grange road. pic.twitter.com/hXaQUUNquT— Ysgol Tir Morfa () February 22, 2024
  • February 22, 2024 Dosbarth Llandegla have been cooking this week, working in teams to produce some healthy alternatives to their morning fruit snacks. pic.twitter.com/Qsper4Y808— Ysgol Tir Morfa () February 22, 2024
  • February 22, 2024 Dosbarth Llandegla have been putting all the Science and Technology lessons we learnt about Space and the planets into practice this week. They demonstrated how the Sun spins on one spot while Earth spins and rotates around the Sun and the Moon rotates around Earth pic.twitter.com/RTcCFUb2PN— Ysgol Tir Morfa () February 22, 2024
  • February 21, 2024 Famau has been learning about Fairtrade products in our weekly assembly. pic.twitter.com/ZJrsZGaEnf— Ysgol Tir Morfa () February 21, 2024
  • February 20, 2024 Well done Dosbarth Brenig for coming first in the Panathlon today! We were really proud of how well you represented Ysgol Tir Morfa at the competition. Thank you we had an amazing day 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿😀 pic.twitter.com/mSca1BFMPB— Ysgol Tir Morfa () February 20, 2024
  • February 9, 2024 Celebrating Welsh Music Day 2024 by enjoying some of our favourite Welsh songs! 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 pic.twitter.com/O7vVnGbXcN— Ysgol Tir Morfa () February 9, 2024
  • February 9, 2024 Dosbarth Llandegla have been bird watching this week. Looking what birds we have around our school and making a tally of our findings pic.twitter.com/Z9S3Sjtcpn— Ysgol Tir Morfa () February 9, 2024
  • February 8, 2024 We had so much fun making bird feeders using pinecones 🌳🌈🐦‍⬛ pic.twitter.com/0ITnUjv3gl— Ysgol Tir Morfa () February 8, 2024
  • February 8, 2024 #ytmhwell Siabod created a wonderful lemon drizzle cake in their cookery lesson. . pic.twitter.com/YeyoOc117u— Ysgol Tir Morfa () February 8, 2024
  • February 8, 2024 Famau prepared a healthy vegetable soup in preparation for their Princes Trust module Healthy Eating pic.twitter.com/rscik8a1eO— Ysgol Tir Morfa () February 8, 2024
  • February 8, 2024 pupils redecorating Brews during their Enterprise Wednesday time. Good to see them working hard, collaborating, following instructions and wearing appropriate PPE. pic.twitter.com/gbAAfdOxJk— Ysgol Tir Morfa () February 8, 2024