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Schools from across Cardiff have been praised this week as they reopened their doors to welcome pupils back to the classroom for the first time since March.
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Cardiff Council is providing every teacher in Cardiff with up-to-date digital equipment, to assist them in the delivery of online and blended learning.
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Cardiff saw 6,600 children and young people returning to the classroom today, as the city's schools reopened to provide the ‘check in, catch up, prepare' approach announced by Welsh Government on the 3rd June.
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A Virtual Transition Project which helps children who are leaving primary school prepare for starting secondary school in September, is underway.
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Following Welsh Government's announcement yesterday (June 3, 2020) that schools will reopen from Monday 29, June, the Council is undertaking careful planning around a series of measures which aim to respond to the challenges and issues relating to school
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Cardiff Council continues to address period dignity, despite schools being closed due to COVID-19.
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Cardiff Council is providing thousands of digital devices and broadband dongles via Welsh Governments Education Technology Project Fund to support children in Cardiff that have been unable to access online learning during school closures caused by COVID-
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Professionals from a range of health, education and children's services teams have joined together to ensure children with complex disabilities and medical needs can continue to receive the support they need, during COVID-19.
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Cardiff's secondary schools have been supporting frontline health workers across the city by providing thousands of items of PPE, during COVID-19.
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Cardiff Council has developed a range of ways to address the issue of digital deprivation so that children and young people can continue to access online learning, whilst schools are closed due to COVID-19.
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Innovative training has been developed to assist Cardiff's teachers in continuing to provide education and learning to children and young people during school closures, caused by COVID-19.
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A project for children and young people in Cardiff to share their experiences of COVID-19 through weekly diary entries, has been launched.
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Young musicians from Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan can continue to learn, practice and enjoy music during the current health crisis.
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Families with children eligible for Free School Meals will now be able to buy food using funds deposited directly into their bank account, whilst schools are closed due to COVID-19. This will provide parents with more flexibility on where they can shop
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Today, Cardiff Council has again sent Free School Meal vouchers in the post to all eligible families, providing funds for a further two weeks of provision. Each voucher has a value of £40, per child.
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The Free School Meal provision will be changing to a voucher scheme from Monday 6, April and will be extended to cover what would have been the two week school Easter holiday period.