Post 16

The Post 16 department is the bridge between school and college, training or the work place.  Our students are given steadily increasing opportunities to develop self-reliance and independence at home, in the community and at work. This in turn develops confidence, communication and self-esteem, health and wellbeing.  We encourage students to behave in a mature manner, consider safety and to take responsibility for making decisions about their futures.

We build on the four purposes of the Curriculum for Wales; preparing each student for their next stage in life; college, supported/independent living and work. Priorities for each student to overcome the main barriers to their next step are discussed with the student and their families. Priorities are targeted with a series of long-term and short-term personal learning goals. Essential skills with a focus on communication, use of technology to support communication and increase independence, functional writing, reading, money, time, measurement and solving simple number problems are the primary focus in all activities.

The structure of our programme is the ASDAN Towards Independence accreditation.  Students work to complete units including – Using Transport, Out in the Community, Money, Independent Living, Everyday Living, Horticulture, Environment, Practical Workshop, Personal safety, Using leisure facilities and for some of our students, units in developing sensory communication, multisensory communication and sensory baking. All course units are worked on simultaneously and three units are accredited each year.

Opportunities to develop careers and work-related experiences are provided through our school café, floristry shop, charity shop and polytunnel which provide on-site supported work experiences which are open to the public. Students also have the opportunity to access off-site supported work experiences and possibly off-site unsupported opportunities when they are ready. Students are also given opportunities to visit workplaces, access college taster courses and volunteer for community organisations such as Keep Wales Tidy and Nant Clwyd Y Dre Historic garden.

Students are encouraged to make healthy choices that promote well being including choosing healthy snacks, making balanced nutritious meals, personal hygiene, social opportunities, fitness activities including walking, cycling, dance and swimming. Activities that enable us to keep ourselves safe at home and in the community are a focus each week and relationships and sexuality education is essential to prepare our students for a safer, happier future.

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  • July 18, 2024 have a great summer everyone love Seren team. ⭐️✨🤩— Ysgol Tir Morfa () July 18, 2024
  • July 18, 2024 Dosbarth Findeg have enjoyed designing, planning and making Greek vases this term.— Ysgol Tir Morfa () July 18, 2024
  • July 17, 2024 Fun in Dosbarth Enfys this afternoon making the most of the warm (ish) weather. Lots of smiles and giggling especially when splashing staff.— Ysgol Tir Morfa () July 17, 2024
  • July 17, 2024 We had an amazing day out yesterday! Thank you so much ! We saw all the animals- including a very noisy sheep! we went zooming on the go karts, milked a cow and a goat, and had a go on the diggers! It was brilliant!— Ysgol Tir Morfa () July 17, 2024
  • July 12, 2024 Dosbarth Tegid had the best time visiting this week. The park kindly let us have a caravan for the day, we used the facilities on site and had the best holiday ‘day’, even the sun shone for us!!!— Ysgol Tir Morfa () July 12, 2024
  • July 12, 2024 Dosbarth Findeg enjoyed a great 100 cricket skills session with James Dixon an England deaf cricketer. Great effort and team work from everyone. Da iawn!— Ysgol Tir Morfa () July 12, 2024
  • July 11, 2024 Interesting day at Talacre learning about sand dune conservation, wild flora and fauna, the little terns and their nesting behaviour as well as litter picking along the coast— Ysgol Tir Morfa () July 11, 2024
  • July 10, 2024 Congratulations to our wonderful pupils who travelled all the way to Cardiff after getting through to the National finals, of the "WRU club of the future" challenge! And to Team Aqua who won the "ALN category"— Ysgol Tir Morfa () July 10, 2024
  • July 10, 2024 had a fabulous summer outing to today. The children were so confident with all the different sights and sounds around them and in a different environment. We are very proud of them.— Ysgol Tir Morfa () July 10, 2024
  • July 10, 2024 Another great example of communicating in Dosbarth Enfys, good looking, da iawn ti.— Ysgol Tir Morfa () July 10, 2024
  • July 9, 2024 Today we have been communicating more using a switch. Da iawn ti.— Ysgol Tir Morfa () July 9, 2024
  • July 8, 2024 had a great time today. Thank you to the wonderful staff at the Visitor Centre and the Osprey Lookout who ensured we had a fun and informative visit.— Ysgol Tir Morfa () July 8, 2024