School Development Priorities 2019/2020
Every year we review our key priorities to improve our school. This year our key priorities are:
PRIORITY 1: QUALITY OF EDUCATION
Teaching and Learning
1.1 Improve progress and attainment of reading across school ensuring all children achieve at least expected progress and in year attainment is at national average or above across school.
1.2 Improve teaching and learning of phonics across Key Stage 1 and 2 ensuring all children achieve at least expected progress and attainment in reading.
1.3 Improve the quality of teaching and learning of pupils’ spelling, punctuation and grammatical skills.
1.4 Plan a curriculum that ensures our children have a clear understanding of their own identity, place in their community and wider society and take responsibility within it.
Outcomes for Children
1.5 Children’s knowledge and skills across all curriculum subjects improves ensuring the % of children achieving at least expected.
1.6 Improve challenge to raise the % of children achieving greater depth across all subjects.
1.7 The attainment and progress of disadvantaged children is at least in line with non disadvantaged children from the same
PRIORITY 2: BEHAVIOUR AND ATTITUDES
2.1 Embed Restorative Practice with new teaching staff to ensure a whole school approach.
PRIORITY 3: PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
3.1 Sex and Relationship curriculum is planning and delivery is relevant to children in our community ensuring they have
respect for themselves and others.
PRIORITY 4: EFFECTIVENESS OF LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
4.1 Middle leaders understand their accountability, using patterns in attainment and progress
across all curriculum areas, to ensure all pupils achieve at least expected progress.
4.2 NQTs are effectively developed and supported to achieve at least good teaching resulting in improved outcomes for all
4.3 Governors ensure school curriculum vision and intent is implemented effectively.
PRIORITY 5: EARLY YEARS
5.1 Ensure key phonics knowledge is applied effectively in children’s writing.
5.2 Improve children’s fine motor skills.