School Priorities 2019-20
Priority 1 – Develop the Role of Subject leaders to ensure that all members of staff can confidently articulate the strengths and areas for future planning in their subject.
- Implement subject leaders toolkit
- Creating and executing a subject improvement plan to improve standards in the subject
- Undertaking regular monitoring and evaluation activities
- Subject Leads to deliver briefings or CPD relevant to their curriculum area
- Review meetings to present findings of monitoring and evaluation to SLT
Priority 2 – Create a cohesive curriculum which develops key skills across all subjects.
- Develop programme of study to ensure a skills based curriculum
- CPD to introduce curriculum drivers and share intent
- Planning collaboratively to ensure skills are taught explicitly
- Use QA cycle to monitor and evaluate impact – SL to report findings to SLT
- Review through SL timeline and QA cycle. staff questionnaire regarding confidence and competence of staff
Priority 3 – To enhance the culture of reading across school.
- Create and execute a wide and varied reading curriculum
- Implement phonics books that are matched to children’s phonics knowledge
- To promote use of library service and facilitate termly visits with recommended reads
- Time given to the daily sharing and reading aloud of stories, poems and non-fiction texts to develop vocabulary, language comprehension and love of reading
- Introduce books clubs across school to enhance the oracy of discussion around key texts
Priority 4 – To improve overall attendance figures to 96% from reception onwards.
- First Day Calls to ensure all children are given the right to learn every day
- Monthly attendance meetings to share best practice across trust.
- Analyse data and identify children falling below average and PA children
- Attendance assembly weekly to share weekly report and celebrate achievements
Priority 5 – Implement Picture News programme to deliver British Values and SMSC curriculum.
- Weekly assembly to launch big questions
- Talk task to be delivered twice a week to discuss big question
- Children to present evaluation of Big question in whole school discussion
- To further embed oracy techniques to support talk
Priority 6 – Mental Health Lead (MHL) to develop systems and strategies in school and in the wider community.
- MHL to receive training to become Mental Health First Aider
- Monitoring of staff well-being and workload through staff questionnaire and continuous support
- MHL to work towards completion of Mental Health Award