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School Improvement Plan

The School Improvement Plan is organised in five sections:

  1. Outcomes
  2. Curriculum
  3. Leadership
  4. Mental health and well- being of all
  5. Christian distinctiveness


Please see our aims in each area for 2021-22




  • To implement a new programme of phonics teaching throughout school (Read, Write, Inc) so that all children learn to read accurately and fluently with good comprehension.
  • To accelerate progress of pupils who have fallen behind so that they are at National expectation or have achieved their target. 
  • Further improve language and oracy in Early Years and KS1
  • To identify and support disadvantaged children not on-track to meet ARE so that they make rapid progress and the gap is narrowed. 
  • To embed purposeful assessment in foundation subjects.
  • Embed the principles of good feedback throughout the school.
  • To ensure that, from their different starting points, children with SEND are making measurable progress in all areas of the curriculum
  • To develop an effective  and informative tracking system to allow monitoring of achievement and progress in the EYFS.



  • To review the whole school curriculum intent and ensure that it reflects our principles and practice from nursery to year 6 and beyond. 
  • To ensure all staff, leaders and governors are aware of the statutory changes to the EYFS curriculum, effective from September 2021
  • To redesign and implement the new EYFS curriculum  in line with the new EYFS Statutory Framework 2021
  • To implement a consistent learning approach, using challenge based learning, throughout school. 
  • To identify specific experiences which have been missed, due to the pandemic and ensure that pupils receive a broad and balanced curriculum
  • To continue to use Google Classroom as a tool for teaching, learning and communicating with pupils and families. 
  • Implement programme of teaching internet safety

Leadership at all levels


  • Establish a three year strategic plan for school priorities, including curriculum, which are linked to CPD and budget plans. 
  • Induct and support the newly appointed HoS. 
  • Support RQTs in school  (FM and KS)
  • To strengthen subject leadership
  • Embed the principle that every teacher is a teacher and leader of SEND.
  • Improve leadership of the team of teaching assistants in school.  


Mental Health and Wellbeing- adults and children


  • To be aware of the well-being of our school family and provide targeted support where necessary. 
  • To ensure that all staff in school are fully equipped to recognise common symptoms of SEMH and help children who may be suffering from SEMH.  For staff to know what to do if they have identified a developing problem.

  • For staff to plan together in order to support their workload. 

  • To support children in understanding their own mental health and how they can stay mentally healthy. 

  • To ensure that families are made continually aware of online safety risks and parents know how to support their children

  • To staff meeting and INSET time effectively

Develop the Christian distinctiveness of our school


  • Fully embed our distinctive Christian character in the curriculum and school life.
  • Plan and deliver high quality worship so that our children and staff are invited to connect with:​​​​​​​  themselves,  faithcommunity, our vision and valuesGod (as the trinity)

  • Strengthen the role of Worship Group as leaders of Collective Worship.

  • Accurate assessment and moderation of children’s work in RE to improve attainment across the school

  • Make a positive difference to our local and global community. ​​​​​​​