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Academy Improvement 2018-19

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School Development Plan 2018 -19 Key Aims and Rationale


Key Aims


  • The key aims of the School Development Plan 2018 – 19 are:
  • Target 1 (Leadership) – to ensure a sustainable, strong leadership team and effective systems are in place in order to improve outcomes for all pupils

  • Target 2 (Behaviour and Safety) – to ensure a consistent approach to improve behaviour to support effective teaching and learning and to ensure the safety and well-being of all children

  • Target 3 (Assessment) – to ensure an accurate, robust and consistent assessment system that supports effective teaching and learning and the progress of children 

  • Target 4 (Curriculum) – to ensure children receive a progressive, broad, balanced and stimulating curriculum 

  • Target 5 (Reading) – to enable all children to read fluently and develop a love of reading 

  • Target 6 (Outcomes) – to ensure any gaps in the progress and attainment of all cohorts of children are reduced, and improved to at least national averages


Put simply, in 2018 – 19; we must:

  • Raise the quality of teaching & learning
  • Be constantly mindful of our Safeguarding duties
  • Rigorously monitor and act decisively as a result
  • Develop the assessment structure in the school
  • Support the whole child
  • Build sustainability
  • Develop independence, resilience and peer support within the children
  • Build on the Academy’s values, ethos and develop community relations.