School Improvement Plan 2020-21
PRIORITY 1: To embed the Maths Mastery approach to learning to accelerate progress.
1.1 Join NCETM Teaching for Mastery Hub and make contact after half term. Join the hub with Louise Horn to be KS1 representative.
1.2 Maths teaching is sequential and lessons consistently follow a mastery lesson approach.
1.3 Before half term all staff to access training on the DFE Ready to Progress Criteria to increase confidence and feed into planning.
1.4 Re-write the Maths Policy to reflect new teaching and learning styles in mathematics.
1.5 Re-write the maths section of the Homework Policy to reflect emphasis on fluency of skills.
1.6 Edit the marking and feedback policy in line with live marking for Maths and immediate feedback
1.7 Edit lesson and book scrutiny templates to ensure that mastery-style teaching is reflected.
1.8 Ensure regular assessment by teachers using end of block tests and exam analysis to feed into learning. Up until formal assessments at the end of Autumn 2, teachers are keeping regular track of children using smaller tests, TestBase and LAPS.
1.9 Teachers use LAPS to ensure children who have fallen behind have clear path in their learning to accelerate progress.
PRIORITY 2: To establish an effective Governing Body who strive to be involved, guide, support and question our school development.
2.1 To have a clear understanding of the aims and values of the school and promote these.
2.2 To implement a strategic Governing Body development programme.
2.3 To ensure the Governing Body engages with a broad range of internal and external data.
2.4 To work with the Headteacher in monitoring and evaluating the school’s performance.
2.5 To manage the school funds economically, efficiently and effectively for the purposes of the school.
2.6 To ensure all statutory requirements are published online and build strategies for parental engagement.
2.7 To ensure that the school premises and grounds are safe and well maintained.
PRIORITY 3: To raise standards in Reading, Spelling and Grammar.
3.1: To ensure that teachers assess pupils’ learning and progress regularly and accurately.
3.2: To ensure that teachers have high expectations of standards in reading, spelling and grammar.
3.3: To ensure that there is sequential planning of spelling, grammar and reading: setting of challenging tasks.
3.4: To ensure that teachers use effective strategies in English lessons, through teacher modelling of focused skills.
3.5: To ensure that those pupils who are falling behind make accelerated progress through focused and regular intervention
3.6: To ensure that key skills are applied across the curriculum.
PRIORITY 4: Within our Christian Ethos, actively promote social, emotional health and relationships implementing the 2020 SRE/PSHE Curriculum Guidelines.
4.1 To enable children to make informed choices regarding mental, emotional, social and physical well-being which will be sustained
into adult life.
4.2 To create the opportunity for staff to discuss mental health and wellbeing on a regular basis.
4.3 Develop PSHE using SCARF Materials, to create a rich, active and engaging curriculum.
4.4 To work with outside agencies to support the social, emotional health and wellbeing of our children.
4.5 To implement a new SRE curriculum, making sure we comply with new statutory guidelines and promote our Christian distinctiveness.