School Priorities 2016-2017
OUTCOMES FOR PUPILS
To raise pupils’ achievement in reading and writing in Key Stage 2 ensuring that pupils are making more than expected progress.
To increase the attainment of girls in Mathematics.
Governors and leaders will ensure that the remaining gaps in attainment and progress for disadvantaged pupils continue to close.
QUALITY OF TEACHING, LEARNING AND ASSESSMENT
To further develop reading for pleasure.
To enhance ICT and Computing provision in the school.
To further develop the depth and quality of teaching in reading and writing through Lesson Study, coaching and mentoring.
To further develop assessment for learning through the use of more effective questioning and active learning.
To develop new assessment procedures for pupils with SEND and embed new intervention programmes.
PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT, BEHAVIOUR AND WELFARE
To work towards the R.E Award by developing and embedding a new curriculum and the school environment.
To further develop our pastoral support to ensure pupils feel safe.
To develop our safeguarding practices to further enhance the e-safety curriculum.
EFFECTIVENESS OF LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
To embed our new school values in all aspects of school life.
To induct new support staff team.
To develop a culture of personal professional learning within school and beyond.
To further develop the newly formed Senior Leadership Team.
To ensure that the Governing Body is highly effective and can demonstrate impact on standards.
EFFECTIVENESS OF THE EARLY YEARS PROVISION: THE QUALITY AND STANDARDS
To further develop opportunities for mathematical learning within the EYFS provision.
To embed a stimulating, engaging learning environment both inside and outside, to develop children’s experiences and their potential for rich, learning opportunities.
To further develop ‘adult-led’ activities to ensure effective assessment and next steps for learning.