Our School Improvement Plan

Detailed plan for Academic Year 2016-2017

The Big Picture

This school improvement plan will make reference for the forthcoming year to Focused priorities
These are the specific initiatives and targets that have been identified for action over the course of the school year. Each of the focused priorities has an individual action plan.

The chart below also show how each priority links to:

  • Key judgements from the OfSted Inspection Framework 2015

  • The five outcomes from Every Child Matters

Key for charts

Ofsted Framework (2015)


Every Child Matters outcome

Section 1: The overall effectiveness of the school


Section 2: The effectiveness of leadership & management


Section 3: The quality of teaching, learning & assessment


Section 4: Personal development, behaviour & welfare


Section 5: Outcomes for pupils


Section 6: The effectiveness of Early Years Provision

ECM 1: Being healthy


ECM 2: Stay safe


ECM 3: Enjoy & achieve


ECM 4: Positive community contribution


ECM 5: Economic well being


Focused Priorities

Priority What the priority involves in a nutshell OfSted links ECM links
Focused Priority 1 ‘

To diminish the difference in achievement and attainment between ‘disadvantaged’ and ‘non-disadvantaged’ pupils across all year groups

1,2,3,5,6 3,4,5
Focused Priority 2

All pupils to be working at or exceeding Age Related Expectations in Reading, Writing & Maths

1,2,3,5,6 3,4,5
Focused Priority 3 To reinforce and further develop, existing practises in the teaching of Reading across the school 1,2,3,5,6 3,4,5
Focused Priority 4

To strengthen and develop leadership at all levels across the school

1,2,3,4,5,6 1,2,3,4