Improvement Priorities 2018 - 2019

 

 

Our Next Steps

 

 

Focus Areas:

 

1.       Increase overall school attendance and reduce persistent absenteeism.

 

2.       Improve attainment for disadvantaged group so that the gap between disadvantaged pupils and their peers is diminished.

 

3.       Develop teaching of reading so that more pupils reach the expected and higher standard.

 

4.       Develop teaching and opportunities for reasoning so that more pupils reach the expected standard and more pupils reach the higher standard by the end of the key stages.

 

5.       Provide a robust and rigorous programme of teaching and learning monitoring and development to support new staff.

 

6.       Develop capacity in the middle leadership team to strengthen the distributed leadership model and ensure capacity during a time of transition.

Aspirations / Outcomes

 

1.       Overall school attendance is 97% or above and persistent absence is reduced to 8% or less.

 

2.       Disadvantaged pupils will make good or better progress so that the gap between their progress and attainment and that of their peers is diminished in comparison to the previous year.

 

3.       Percentage of children achieving the expected standard and greater depth in reading at the end of key stages exceeds the national attainment.

 

4.       Percentage of children achieving the expected standard and greater depth in reasoning at the end of key stages exceeds the national attainment figures.

 

5.       Teaching throughout the school is good or better.

 

6.       Middle leaders play a key role in realising the SIP and ensuring standards of teaching and learning remain strong across the school. Senior leaders are supported in their strategic roles by the middle leadership team. There is cohesive and distributed leadership across the school.