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School Improvement Plan

Priority 1:  Quality of Teaching, Learning & Assessment:

To continue to improve the quality of teaching to ensure effective learning & good progress

  • 100% of all teaching judged as consistently being good or better by February 2017,53% judged as outstanding by April 2017.
  • All teachers have high expectations of all children in all lessons.
  • Marking and feedback systems are consistently applied and are effective in supporting pupil progress.
  • All adults working with pupils provide high levels of support and challenge.
  • Outstanding provision in Year 2 secures increased levels of progress and attainment.
  • Parents are involved in all aspects of children’s learning and progress.
  • Teachers have secure subject knowledge to ensure progress across the curriculum.

Priority 2:  Personal Development, Behaviour & Welfare:  To raise attendance, bringing this closer to National figures

  • To achieve at least 96.2% attendance for the academic year.
  • Refresh and re-launch the ‘holidays during term time’ policy.
  • To reduce numbers of children PA or at risk of by working closely with the LA to monitor children at risk of persistent absence.
  • To further develop children’s attitudes to learning through embedding a whole school P4C curriculum.
  • The behaviour policy is implemented consistently across school.
  • The most vulnerable pupils are effectively supported through an enhanced Nurture Group.
  • Lunchtime arrangements show an increase in structure, systems and communication to promote safety and pupil engagement.

Priority 3:  Outcomes for Pupils:  To continue to raise standards in reading, writing and maths to ensure progress for all children is good

  • Ensure the achievement of all pupils is similar, where gaps exist these are narrowing.
  • All staff to have target groups and progress of children in targeted groups to be tracked.
  • Increase proportion of children working at and above age related expectations across the school.
  • Ensure consistency of practice in the teaching of foundation subjects in order to support improved outcomes in core subject
  • Ensure consistently good or better teaching in Year 2 to support progress and attainment, bringing end of KS1 results closer to National.
  • To increase opportunities for cross phase/school moderation.
  • To review and adapt assessment procedures for new arrivals.

Priority 4:  EYFS:  To develop outstanding practices

  • To accelerate progress in EYFS.
  • To increase the number of pupils who exceed expectations at the end of EYFS.
  • To ensure strategies successfully engage all parents and carers in their child’s learning in school and at home.
  • To develop middle leadership in EYFS.
  • To extend outdoor provision.

Priority 5:  Leadership & Management:  To increase the effectiveness of leadership & management

  • To improve pupils achievement and teaching and learning across school.
  • Continue to further develop the understanding and skills of middle leaders and the wider senior leadership team through offering increased opportunities for system leadership at all levels across the CLPT hub so that staff play an increasingly effective role in improving pupils’ achievements in their areas of responsibility.
  • Further develop monitoring and evaluation procedures so that judgements are accurate and consistent across SLT.
  • Ensure effective moderation procedures are in place and support accurate assessments.
  • To narrow the progress gap between vulnerable groups through ensuring effective support systems are in place.
  • To develop whole school systems which support parents/carers capacity to support their child’s learning at home.
  • Enhance transition procedures for all children.
  • Continue to develop strength and rigour of Governance and Leadership structures.