We work in partnership with Cardiff University to offer the best Computer programming curriculum possible, with our current Key Stage 3 course being endorsed by the university. We are the only school to have this unique partnership.
Dragon Career Associates
DCA are an independent career advice service that gives objective advice to our pupils on how to realise their future dreams and aspirations. They offer our children a range of services including:
1. One-to-one careers interviews;
2. Work experience support and guidance;
3. UCAS support;
4. Morrisby profiling;
5. Interview techniques.
Oxford Royale Academy
Kings Monkton School works in partnership with ORA to offer our pupils the opportunity to attend summer schools at Oxford University, for children between the ages of 13-18.
Wonderland Studios is a professional dance and musical theatre company that provides training and coaching for our pupils from Reception to A Level. The offer a variety of dance classes, including ballet and Jazz, as well as musical theatre lesson for our children as part of our Activities Afternoon or after school clubs. We also work in partnership with Wonderland Studios to offer BTEC Performing Arts to Level 3.
CAVMS music service works with the school to offer music tuition in all forms of instruments and signing during our school day.
Holistic music tuition delivered by professional performing musicians. All instruments, any time of the day.
“RESOLVE it provides training and workshops in how to stay safe”. RESOLVE it courses help people build confidence with guidance from their unique Urban Survival Toolkit, which consists of 4 main principles;
1. Awareness – People, Object, Place
2. Avoidance – Have fun, know your limit, stay away from confrontation
3. Dialogue – Speak in a calm voice, non-aggressive body language
4. Action – Last resort if all else fails
Working with Kings Monkton School Resolveit currently offer courses during our Activities Afternoons and in our holidays to our pupils and those of surrounding schools. We are currently working on becoming the latest Resolveit Academy.
White Water Rafting
During our summer months our children go white water rafting in Cardiff Bay as part of their games session
Boulders is an indoor climbing area for our older children and a soft play scramble area (called Pebbles) for our younger children. This is a popular sport for our children and great for body strength.
Cardiff International Pool
Our children in the primary school enjoy learning to swim at this international Olympic pool.
Lisa-Jane is a professional photographer who works in our school during secondary activity afternoons, providing photography workshops and training for our pupils.
Russell Swords works with the school offering taster sessions to our pupils at events such as school fayres, and running activities for our pupils.
Every year the Gideons come in and speak to our children about their purpose and thoughts on our world.
We work closely with Dyslexia Action to ensure our pupils have the specialist teaching necessary to help them overcome this additional learning need. Specialist classes run throughout the week during and after school to support pupils one-to-one or in small groups
We have an excellent partnership with the British Council who we work with to source our Chinese Language Assistants. These Chinese teachers support us in broadening the children’s understanding of Chinese culture and language
The Panda Academy works with the school to offer GCSE and A Level Mandarin to all our pupils as part of the curriculum or as extra curriculum activities.
We have a unique partnership with Prospero Teaching who help us source full and part time teachers, as well as temporary or supply staff. We also work with them to extend our PSHE programme , for example through links with the Rugby International player Gareth Thomas
Dragonfly Training works with the school to promote bespoke training and CPD course for our teachers and pupils, with a special emphasis on literacy in our primary school.
Confucius Institute Cardiff University
Confucius Institute at Cardiff University works with Kings Monkton School to develop our understanding of Chinese culture and language at a Senior leadership level.
Markit is a consultancy team that works closely with the school to provide training on self-evaluation and lesson observations. Our team of middle leaders work closely with Anne and her team to develop their effectiveness and management skills.
We work in partnership with Educate USA to offer pupils the opportunity to study in American Universities. As part of their group allprosoccer offers pupils the opportunity to get scholarships to train and play football in America.
Pri Sci Net
Pri Sci Net is an international science organisation that shares good practice and excellent learning and teaching resources and experience in primary science. Our Science Coordinator in our primary school is a member of this group and travels as far and wide as Malta to share our excellent practice in these international conferences.
The school works very closely with STEM to encourage our pupils into science and engineering, especially female pupils.
We have a vibrant partnership with Microsoft where our pupils engage in seminars, work experience and conferences to develop their knowledge and understanding of the world of computers and programming.
Made by Hand
Kings Monkton will run a workshop at Made by Hand in the children’s craft area for 3 days at City Hall.
Impact School Improvement
Supporting schools to raise standards in Literacy and Numeracy across the entire curriculum.