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School Development Plan

Towards Outstanding Plan
2017-2018

Headteacher: Mrs Claire Wicks

Chair of Governors: Mrs Clare Turner

Priority area 1: Effectiveness of leadership and management

Actions

Time scale

Responsibility of

Cost

Proposed outcome

Evaluation/impact

Monitored by:

Safeguarding

  • To adopt the new SCR template, ensure it is kept up to date and monitored robustly by governors

SCR by 30.11.17

Monitored termly by Governors

CW

CA

Cost for any update training

Safeguarding is effective – all statutory Safeguarding

requirements are met and that a culture of Safeguarding is embedded throughout the school

GB

  • To ensure all existing and new governors have 2 references

By December 2017

Ongoing for new governors

CA

N/A

CW

CT/AC

  • To keep all staff up to date with Safeguarding arrangements, systems, policies and procedures

Ongoing

CW

SG Team

£300

Updated at training day on 01.09.17

InSeT – 01.11.17

Weekly at Tuesday morning briefing

Safeguarding team meeting 19.09.17

GB

  • To improve site security (see separate plan)

January 2018

CW

£30K

GB

British and Manland Values

  • To continue to develop a strong pupil council to enable pupil voice to be heard

Ongoing

CW/EW

N/A

British values and pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development are at the heart of the school’s work

Elections completed. First meeting with the school council was on 09.10.17. School council fundraising plan underway.

JF

  • Introduce pupil conferencing to hear views of pupils and provide support where necessary

January 18

EW

CW

SLT time

GB

  • To continue to recognise and celebrate success of each other

Ongoing

All

N/A

New rewards and systems shared with parent forum on 13.10.17

Letter sent out to parents 20.10.17

CW

  • To develop more opportunities for pupils to find out about different cultures and beliefs

Ongoing – at least termly

Teachers

Cost of additional activities/parent contributions

Culture week 16.10.17

EW

Performance Management

  • To set challenging targets for all staff

 October 2017

CW

SLT

 N/A

There will be an effective performance management cycle across the school, enabling leaders to hold sufficient

accountability

 Target setting meetings complete 13.10.17

CW and GB

  • To provide an effective CPD programme for all and measure its effectiveness

Ongoing – termly

CW

SLT

N/A for internal

Training budget for external

CW and GB

  • To ensure a robust assessment and monitoring cycle is in place

 Ongoing – termly

 CW

SLT

 N/A

 

 

CW and GB

Disadvantaged pupils (see provision map)

  • To continue to provide high quality intervention and support, specific to the needs of each individual child

 Ongoing – termly

 SP

See provision map

Leaders and governors ensure that diminishing differences between disadvantaged and non-disadvantaged pupils is evident

 

CW and GB

Broad and balanced curriculum

  • To develop the website to showcase our curriculum and provide more information and signposts for families

November 17 2018 then ongoing

EW

£500

Through our curriculum pupils’ are supported to acquire knowledge, understanding and skills in all aspects of their education

CW

  • To develop non-core curriculum to provide more core-curriculum links with a specific focus on writing across the curriculum

Sept 17 – new curriculum maps in place

Oct 17 – Subject leader plans in place

Jan 18 – monitoring of writing across the curriculum

EW

N/A

CW

  • To investigate the progression of skills across non-core subjects and to ensure that all pupils are being challenged

February 18

EW

N/A

CW and link governors

  • To focus on developing skills (rather than content) during non-core curriculum subjects

February 18

EW

N/A

CW and link governors

  • To offer a wide range of afterschool clubs to enhance opportunities for all

Ongoing development each term

CW

N/A

A range of clubs have been on over since September (see HT report)

GB

Priority area 2: Outcomes for pupils

Actions

Time scale

Responsibiliy of

Cost

Proposed outcomes

Evaluation/impact

Monitored by:

Progress and attainment (see KS plans for specific actions)

  • To plan effective in house and local moderation with a range of teachers (CPD for teachers)

February 2018

NW

NY

£500

90% of pupils to make expected progress from their

starting point in year group

35% of pupils to make accelerated progress from their starting point in year group and from previous key stage

To diminish the difference in progress between different groups

85% of pupils to be working at ARE across EYFS, KS1 &KS2

To diminish the difference between the attainment and progress of disadvantaged and non- disadvantaged pupils

 Y3&Y4 moderation meeting 28.11.17

 

 

EW

  • To provide continuing CPD for teaching assistants to develop and enhance their skills, enabling them to provide more effective next step support for pupils

Termly

 SLT

 £1000

CW

  • To continue to provide effective intervention and develop a more effective way of measuring impact to ensure the best outcomes and rates of progress

October 17- provision map and Autumn term intervention

Feb 18 – impact review and Spring term interventions

May 19 – impact review and Summer term intervention

 SP

 See provision map

CW

  • To develop ‘home learning’ so that leaders are confident that it is purposeful and effective at consolidating, moving pupils on or pre-learning to support pupils in lessons

October 17

 SLT

 N/A

CW

  • Leaders to develop clear understanding of standards and progress within their team / subject and use this to support staff

See KS leader actions plans

SLT

N/A

CW

Priority area 3: Quality of teaching, learning & assessment

Actions (see subject plans for specific actions)

Time scale

Responsibility of

Cost

Proposed outcomes

Evaluation/impact

Monitored by:

  • To develop the feedback we provide for children to ensure; consistency and effectiveness at moving learning on quickly

 September 17

CW 

 N/A

Teachers are highly effective and have maximum impact on ensuring the progress and attainment of all pupils

 

 

 

 

GB: SIC

  • For teachers to have high expectations to ensure pupils’ learning moves on quickly

 October 17

SLT 

 

  • For teachers to develop and embed challenge for all pupils from all starting points

 October 17

 CTs

 

 

EW

Priority area 4: Personal development, behaviour and welfare

Actions

Time scale

Responsibility of

Cost

Proposed outcome

Evaluation/impact

Monitored by:

Behaviour

  • To produce, implement and embed our new behaviour policy

October 17

 SP

 N/A

Pupils have a ‘well rounded’ approach to their lifestyle, safety conduct and attitude

 

 

 

 

 

 

CW

  • To evaluate how our curriculum prepares children for the next stage of their education and adult life

 July 2017

 SLT/School council

 N/A

 

 

JP

  • To ensure pupils have an excellent understanding of keeping themselves safe online

 July 2017

 SP

 Parent contribution for workshops

 

CW

  • To promote healthy lifestyles and to ensure that children can articulate how to keep healthy

 July 2017

 SP

  N/A

HCL support

CW

Priority 5: Early Years Foundation Stage

Actions (see KS plans for specific actions)

Time scale

Responsibility of

Cost

Proposed outcome

Evaluation/impact

Monitored by:

  • To build on the current strengths of the EYFS team to continue our pursuit of excellence

 Ongoing

EW

 N/A

Pupils in the EYFS will continue to make excellent progress and strive in all areas of their learning

CW

  • To induct and provide relevant training for the new EYFS leader

 January 18

EW

N/A

 

CW

  • To increase our GLD to 83% and to continue to embed accelerated progress

 July 18

 EW

N/A

 

CW