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School Improvement Plan Summary 2017


Outcomes for Pupils

  • Phonics: To consolidate outcomes for all pupils and ensure higher achiever and vulnerable groups are reaching their full potential
  • KS1/KS2: Continue to close the gap of vulnerable groups and SEN children for outcomes
  • KS2: To accelerate improved attainment in Reading and GPS and improve attainment in maths


Learning, Teaching and Assessment

  • Embed new NFER tests to support teacher assessment and develop pupils’ skills
  • To ensure pace allows enough time for well-paced and focused independent learning
  • Ensure differentiation (including manipulatives across all year groups) is accurately used for all lessons to positively impact pupil achievement
  • Ensure clear progression of learning in all subjects across the school and embed assessment systems
  • Particular Maths focus on basic skill and reasoning
  • Embed outdoor learning across the curriculum Agreed Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare


Personal Development, Behaviour & Welfare

  • To ensure consistency of behaviour across school and recognition of good behaviour by pupils and adults
  • Continue to develop increased awareness being healthy and keeping safe in modern life
  • To ensure high standards of punctuality and attendance and pupils recognise the value and importance of consistent attendance
  • E-Safety Crew to provide more information to parents and children by website and parental meetings
  • Continue to support pupils to show respect for others’ ideas and views and appreciate their values allowing them to develop into reflective citizens


Agreed Leadership and Management spotlights for the year

  • To use the accurate monitoring of teaching and learning to share good practise through peer observations, resulting in further school improvement
  • Governors continue to hold leaders to account on all aspects of school improvement, with particular focus on vulnerable group’s outcomes
  • Embed Governor visits started last year
  • To ensure safeguarding is effective and all staff are updated on a regular basis across school including EYFS
  • To continue to develop distributed leadership across the school by developing subject leaders and non-teaching phase leader further to ensure impact
  • To embed staff leading their appraisal including providing evidence and locating CPD


Effectiveness of Early Years Provision

  • Sustain good level of development with particular focus on the improvement for vulnerable groups
  • To maintain and continue to develop the environments in Early Years, especially around writing opportunities, challenge and independence
  • Consolidate good teaching and increase the percentage of outstanding
  • Embed new systems in phonics and reading, including developing parental involvement






















These are the priorities for the school year