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Phase Overview

WELCOME TO OUR DISCOVERY PHASE

INSPIRING PUPILS TO BE AS INDEPENDENT AS POSSIBLE THROUGH A RELEVANT, BROAD AND DIFFERENTIATED SPECIALIST CURRICULUM.

We cater for pupils aged 11-19 years who have complex and severe learning needs including SLD, PMBL and PMLD.

OUR CLASSES

  • Crib Goch - Miss Jones
  • Moel Famau - Mrs Wythe 
  • Parys - Miss Hannah-Tapp / Miss Beth Uden
  • Glyder - Miss Jones
  • Tryfan - Mrs Lace
  • Wyddfa - Miss Reid 
  • Cadair Idris - Mrs Kimmel
  • Pen Y Fan - Miss Richards

HEAD OF PHASE

Mrs Katy Davies

DEPUTY HEAD OF PHASE

Miss Linda Jones


HEALTHY, CONFIDENT INDIVIDUALS

WE WORK CLOSELY WITH A WIDE MULTIDISCIPLINARY TEAM TO MEET THE NEEDS OF AND PROMOTE INDEPENDENCE FROM OUR LEARNERS.

We recognise the importance of this holistic team and ensure that we all work together to support our learners in any way that they need.

This team includes parents, education staff, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy, social services, dietitians, community nurses, paediatrician and local charities. We meet regularly throughout the year to ensure that we all know the direction that the learner is heading, and all support this direction in any way possible.


TEACHING & LEARNING

IN DISCOVERY, WE FOLLOW THE SPECIALIST EQUALS CURRICULUM.

We have several Key Stage 3 classes which meet our range of needs, focusing on sensory needs and on promoting communication using speech, sign and AAC strategies. Our learners then move on to the 14+ curriculum where it is more life skills focused and works on skills learners will need when they leave school. Specialist facilities to support learning include a multisensory room, hydrotherapy pool, inclusive kitchen space and a sensory garden. We also make use of local facilities to support community inclusion.


ETHICAL INFORMED CITIZENS

WE RECOGNISE AND UNDERSTAND HOW IMPORTANT IT IS TO PLAN FOR AND WORK TOWARDS THE NEXT STEPS WHEN OUR LEARNERS REACH 19 AND LEAVE OUR SCHOOL.

We work closely with families and Careers Wales from Year 9 to plan and prepare learners for the next steps, we have a college links programme which sees our learners attending college regularly as they get older and, as the time comes, we work closely with colleges to support transition and ensure that all relevant information is passed on to support a safe and happy onward transition for all involved.


OUR VALUES & AIMS

VALUES

  • We put learners needs and aspirations first
  • We work together
  • We value and respect each other
  • We learn together
  • We innovate and create
  • We communicate openly

AIMS

  • We prepare all learners for the next steps in their journey
  • We inspire learners to be as independent as possible
  • We provide a broad and engaging curriculum that meets the interests of our learners
  • We encourage a love for learning

Documents

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Great photo! I am very excited to be working with again on this year’s programme https://t.co/rRbsIWKNZv— Jenna Downing () November 23, 2023
@stchriswrexham - November 23
Lovely for our students to spend time with talking about their project and their first session next Wednesday. pic.twitter.com/8BUdMYUJev— Stc PE () November 23, 2023
@stchriswrexham - November 23
The end of an amazing launch event in Manchester. Thank you to all the staff from for hosting the event, running some fun activities and preparing the students for the months ahead. Special thanks to Henry for another photo opportunity with pic.twitter.com/GWUY1cyOhv— Stc PE () November 23, 2023
@stchriswrexham - November 23
Fantastic to be working with again this year. pic.twitter.com/KaZCApn4sa— Stc PE () November 23, 2023
@stchriswrexham - November 23
Unlocking potential programme launch in Manchester and Ryan is wearing the best shirt in the room. pic.twitter.com/HkvSslPrrT— Stc PE () November 23, 2023
@stchriswrexham - November 23
Ice breaker games rock paper scissors and others. pic.twitter.com/c1hubGKwqm— Stc PE () November 23, 2023
@stchriswrexham - November 23
Guess the celebrity game. brilliant to ours really getting involved. Well done team. pic.twitter.com/aAkHHUSnIQ— Stc PE () November 23, 2023
@stchriswrexham - November 23
Looking forward to the Unlocking Potential programme launch in Manchester today. Our new group ready to go. pic.twitter.com/2MSo3UbdGi— Stc PE () November 23, 2023
@stchriswrexham - November 23
Today we held our event ar . Great to see so many young people enjoying rugby.Huge thanks to who provided our hub officers with deaf awareness training ahead of the event. They do such a great job of supporting families in North Wales. pic.twitter.com/BaZqHFJTzL— Dave Roberts () November 22, 2023
@stchriswrexham - November 22
Brilliant interview from by our Senior sports leaders to see the full video visit our you tube channel. pic.twitter.com/2AhdTvRLhj— Stc PE () November 17, 2023
@stchriswrexham - November 17
What a natural in front of camera and well done Joseph. pic.twitter.com/Tu807ExO8I— Stc PE () November 17, 2023
@stchriswrexham - November 17
Great coaching by our staff member assisted by Ryan. pic.twitter.com/ZnQL5iGsEM— Stc PE () November 17, 2023
@stchriswrexham - November 17
16 November 2023 https://t.co/tSb1SnjElz via the link to see our you tube video of the Sports Leaders and our football academy. Thanks to our media leaders and you tube stars and Luke Saunders for making the video. — Stc PE () November 16, 2023
@stchriswrexham - November 16
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@stchriswrexham - November 13
Wonderful to see how much confidence our new sports leaders are developing and how the relationship between them and our football academy is going from strength to strength. You can see the players listening and following their instructions, well done everyone. pic.twitter.com/zvuncid6nE— Stc PE () November 9, 2023
@stchriswrexham - November 9
This morning our Sports leaders were set a task to design and develop a simple Power Point giving people an idea of how National School Sports Week will be planned. Aaliyah sent me her effort, well done young lady. pic.twitter.com/OvmCzXn9rm— Stc PE () November 9, 2023
@stchriswrexham - November 9
Delighted to be recognised by as a Centre of Excellence for 23-24. Well done to our Sports Leaders for all their hard work. pic.twitter.com/jwmV6sn3uh— St Chris Wrexham () November 2, 2023
@stchriswrexham - November 2
CONGRATULATIONS A brilliant achievement 🏅Thoroughly well deserved for creating a leadership pathway in school and offering the opportunity for your pupils t o develop key skills— Tom Darby () November 1, 2023
@stchriswrexham - November 1
Sports Leaders tasked with designing simple games/skills to deliver to our younger children after half term. Team work, communication, problem solving. Well done. Next task adapt it. pic.twitter.com/D6k7QWR9lX— Stc PE () October 27, 2023
@stchriswrexham - October 27
Mini World Cup https://t.co/wDcU5FVx5X via Well done to our Sports leaders for organising the end of term World Cup — Stc PE () October 27, 2023
@stchriswrexham - October 27
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