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Academy Improvement Plan

Key Issues in Academy Improvement Plan for 2017/18


Key objectives

  1. To move towards becoming an outstanding school in 8 terms
  • To achieve 80% outstanding teaching
  1. To become a values based school
  2. To ensure effective and purposeful use of Assessment
  3. To deliver a robust and effective monitoring system
  4. To ensure that PP pupils make as good or better progress than non- pp pupils
  5. To use effective collaboration to secure improvements for staff and pupils
  6. To continue to monitor how BV/SMSC feed in to our curriculum
  7. To ensure high standards and expectations of behaviour
  8. To ensure the successful Induction of a new teacher
  1. To achieve high quality Subject Leadership
  1. To be a listening school
  1. To ensure that all teaching/learning environments are of a high quality which supports high quality learning
  1. Governance – see Governors action plan



Key objectives

  1. Improve outcomes for pupils
  • Achieve better than average GLD in EYFS
  • Achieve better than national average value added progress between KS1 and KS2 for reading, writing and maths
  • At the end of KS1 achieve better than national average for expected attainment standard in reading writing and maths separately
  • At the end of KS2 be above floor standards or national average ( whichever is the higher) for expected attainment standard in combined reading writing and maths
  • For KS1 and KS2 close the attainment gap between boys and girls writing
  • Attendance target of 97.5+%
  1. To continue to build on format of progress meetings
  • Consistency across meeting
  • Use of systems
  1. To monitor more closely the impact of PP funding and interventions or catch up.
  • To consider the impact of interventions and make changes accordingly e.g. catch up system , same day intervention by class teacher



Key objectives

  1. To deliver 100% outstanding teaching (over 3 years)
  • At least 80% outstanding teaching in this year
  • Set up coaching model between pairs of teachers
  • Staff to visit outstanding schools during PPA time to observe outstanding practise
  1. Use of writing model migrate to other subject areas
  • Replicate our ‘English model ‘ of setting out work etc. to other subject areas
  1. Monitoring system
  • To embed robust monitoring for teaching and learning
  1. CPD



Key objectives

  1. Become a values based school
  • Develop, successfully execute and monitor a values based strategy that results in our values being understood and lived by all stakeholders.
  1. Safeguarding /child protection
  • Continued use of CPOMS
  • Supervision is embedded
  1. Behaviour for learning
  1. Training
  • Safer recruiting
  • Managing allegation against staff
  1. Child mental health
  • To ensure all staff know what to look out for/signs that a child is suffering from mental health condition
  • To be able to sign post parents to help for such issues