Improving our school

Improving our school

School Improvement and Development Plan 2020-21

Key foci;

  • Attendance; continued focus on all and student group attendance. 
  • Development and design of revised ks3/4 curriculum intent (middle leadership of curric content/ skills, concepts, sequence, reading, assessment). 
  • Ensure challenge and relentless rigour in all lessons in implementation

    1.objectives/outcomes which reference content and skills.  

    2. refine and develop 3 phase assessment using the whole-school marking and feedback policy and framework monitored by middle leaders. 

    3. develop student learning articulation strategies and opportunities in line with GM. 
  • Disadvantaged and SEND; improved progress and gap to continue to narrow across all subjects. Embedded differentiation, further improve SEND strategies, interventions and programmes especially reading. 
  • LSU and internal behaviour systems reviewed, developed and used effectively.
  • Performance Management is rigorous and consistent for all staff. 
  • Careers; establish approaches to establish the national careers strategy within the curriculum. 
  • SMSC; ensure departmental audit is complete and principles are embedded throughout the SOW, on the website and in department feedback.  
  • PSHRE; review the current provision and make the necessary changes in order to meet our statutory requirements by revised date. 
  • Site and rolling programme of ICT/ facilities improvement. 


  • Robust blended learning systems developed to enhance existing curriculum delivery and in preparation for local and/or national Covid lockdowns.