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To be an excellent school, we must constantly be reflecting, developing and improving on our practice. We develop learners to be incremental in their attitude so we must move our school forward in the same way. School improvement is shaped by ambition and a duty of care to our pupil’s futures.

Our School Development key priorities have been established as a result of consultation with all stakeholders and responsibility for each priority is distributed through the staff and governors of the school. The Senior Leadership Team will track the progress against each of the priorities and regularly RAG rate the targets. This will be presented to staff and governors each cycle.

In the Summer Term the Senior Leadership Team will facilitate a consultation process with all stakeholders (children who attend our school, their parents and family, our staff and the governors who help lead the school) and their views on the future development of the school will be taken into consideration as we start to plan for the next academic year.

We welcome feedback and ideas linked to our key priorities from anyone who shares an interest in driving the school to providing outstanding education for all our children, so please get in touch.

School Development Plan 2020 – 2021

PRIORITY 1: QUALITY OF EDUCATION

Teaching & Learning:

Curriculum:

1.1 To provide clarity on how remote education will be provided using a blend of digital and paper based learning, raising the profile of the digital platform for use onsite and at home and establishing blended learning across the whole curriculum.

Outcomes for Children:

1.2. To use professional knowledge and purposeful assessment to establish gaps in children’s learning so this can be addressed, enabling pupils to catch up quickly so all are ready to return to the full curriculum by summer 2021, following covid 19 restrictions.

1.3 To raise attainment of children throughout school with a particular focus on small groups of children who may remember less from pre-Covid19 restrictions and those unable to learn during this term.

PRIORITY 2: BEHAVIOURS AND ATTITUDES

2.1  Due to constantly changing landscapes as a result of Covid-19 restrictions, work closely with staff & children to ensure their well being remains a priority and support is  targeted.

2.2. To develop program of pastoral support to engage reluctant, anxious or disengaged attendees.

PRIORITY 3: PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

3.1 Through our key virtues improve the health and development of our most vulnerable children then more widely through school.

3.2 Ensure RSHE curriculum is fully implemented by the end of Spring 2021.

PRIORITY 4: EFFECTIVENESS OF LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT

4.1 Technology will be used to facilitate remote teaching and learning, ensuring all children are able to receive immediate high quality education from home that enables them to continue their  learning with access to the full curriculum

4.2. Subject leaders to ensure the teaching of their subject is comprehensive, with precise, responsive action to address gaps in pupils learning, enabling them to catch up quickly and keep up.

4.3 Governors monitor and support how the school operates daily, following Covid 19 restrictions.

4.4. Governors and stakeholders to finalise the school vision.

PRIORITY 5: EARLY YEARS

5.1.Continue to develop the prime areas in EYFS, addressing gaps in language, early reading and mathematics with focus on developing phonic knowledge and extending vocabulary.

5.2 Extend the EYFS provision to support KS1 children who have missed key elements of the EYs curriculum.