School Improvement

Long Term School Development Plan

Foundational Phase

Approx: April 2019 - August 2020

Developmental Phase

Approx: September 2020 - August 2021

Enrichment Phase

Approx: September 2021 - December 2022

Renewal Phase

Approx: December 2022+

Our Current School Improvement Plan Overview

September 2022 - August 2023

1 - Strengthening Pedagogy 

a. Implement targeted strategies to further raise standards of writing across the school

b. Further enhance the range of teaching techniques used by assistant teachers to include questioning  strategies

c. Ensure careful consideration is given to  task design, particularly in foundation subjects

d. Provide increased opportunities for children to reason and demonstrate their understanding of mathematical concepts through diverse representations 

2 - Developing Children’s Character

a. Increase pupils’ understanding of protected characteristics

3 - Securing Firm Foundations

a. Further enhance the ambitiously planned sequence of learning which extends beyond the requirements of the EYFS Framework

b. Strengthen the knowledge base of local nursery and preschool practitioners through enhanced  partnerships

c. Support the Early Years Assistant to increase their knowledge of child development, the requirements of the Early Learning Goals and the Characteristics of effective learning

4 - Strengthening Leadership

a. Ensure that there is sustained coherence and consistency in the identified subjects of Computing, DT and Music 

b. Provide purposeful assessment opportunities which support the teaching of the foundation curriculum 

c. Utilise focused and effective continuous professional development for all staff

5 - Strengthening Partnerships

a. Further strengthen our engagement with families who might need more support

b. Improve the transparency of our school support system, especially when it comes to intervention groups.