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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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Brilliant afternoon with our sports leaders organising the end of term football tournament. They selected small nations and coached their players so well. Credit to for getting San Marino so close. Well done Luxembourg for winning. pic.twitter.com/T2naDHlUAv— Stc PE () May 16, 2024
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Thank you to the and staff for the BE. Football training this morning. Our girls had a fantastic time and look forward to making a difference. pic.twitter.com/HMW11AGX1I— Stc PE () May 15, 2024
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Massive thanks to Ladies GK coach David Williams for visiting today to sign our wall. Thank you for organising. really enjoyed chatting about all things football. pic.twitter.com/jQ0Km278FU— Stc PE () May 10, 2024
@stchriswrexham - May 10
It’s an honour to have been invited by to judge again this year. For the first time ever, there is a female judge included across all four sports (scooter, skateboard, BMX, & inline) 🙌 ❤️ pic.twitter.com/4nyur5fwfu— Jenna Downing () May 9, 2024
@stchriswrexham - May 9
Lovely afternoon for my sports leaders delivering to Ysgol Bodhyfryd, Ysgol St Giles and our own Pebbles phase. Well done everyone. Especially well done to Kaylem supporting the Kinball session. pic.twitter.com/jlLdLjo5dx— Stc PE () May 3, 2024
@stchriswrexham - May 3
Disability Cricket this summer at Gwersyllt CC. Please email Jamie Griffiths jamie.griffiths.org.uk— St Chris Wrexham () May 1, 2024
@stchriswrexham - May 1
Phone lines are up and running again.— St Chris Wrexham () April 30, 2024
@stchriswrexham - April 30
Phone linesSchool are currently experiencing technical difficulties, our phone lines have gone down completely again. Unfortunately we cannot currently receive incoming calls or make outgoing calls.For anything urgent, please get in touch through Seesaw.— St Chris Wrexham () April 30, 2024
@stchriswrexham - April 30
Great to be back with our Sports Leaders delivering their first football session of the summer term. pic.twitter.com/BZxnwbM0Pu— Stc PE () April 11, 2024
@stchriswrexham - April 11
On way home just a couple of stops at Ibrox and Celtic Park. The Mrs said this morning what a lovely weekend just one bad bit. Asked what and she said the result. didn’t deserve to lose they were the better team.— St Chris Wrexham () March 25, 2024
@stchriswrexham - March 25
It’s the final Dragons’ Den event and we’ve heard about some amazing social action projects! pic.twitter.com/xrPdAzku3E— AQA () March 21, 2024
@stchriswrexham - March 21
So proud of our 4 students presenting their project details in Manchester today. Video of their presentation to be uploaded soon. Thanks to for her guidance and support. pic.twitter.com/cUdOQjpC3f— Stc PE () March 21, 2024
@stchriswrexham - March 21
Brilliant teamwork to decide what slide to deliver, some more confident than others, but we are so proud of what they have achieved. Thank you for supporting them through the presentation. 21 March 2024 https://t.co/SWYa0WJyNX via — Stc PE () March 21, 2024
@stchriswrexham - March 21
Brilliant teamwork to decide what slide to deliver, some more confident than others, but we are so proud of what they have achieved. Thank you for supporting them through the presentation. 21 March 2024 https://t.co/SWYa0WJyNX via — Stc PE () March 21, 2024
@stchriswrexham - March 21
So proud of our 4 students presenting their project details in Manchester today. Video of their presentation to be uploaded soon. Thanks to for her guidance and support. pic.twitter.com/cUdOQjpC3f— Stc PE () March 21, 2024
@stchriswrexham - March 21
It’s the final Dragons’ Den event and we’ve heard about some amazing social action projects! pic.twitter.com/xrPdAzku3E— AQA () March 21, 2024
@stchriswrexham - March 21
Sorry it’s 4 schools. — Stc PE () March 13, 2024
@stchriswrexham - March 13
Sorry it’s 4 schools. — Stc PE () March 13, 2024
@stchriswrexham - March 13
Wow well done and the team from over 140 children from 3 schools having fun playing rugby. pic.twitter.com/vS0qoVsbl7— Stc PE () March 13, 2024
@stchriswrexham - March 13
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