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Middlefield Community Primary School

Middlefield

Community Primary School

School Development Plan 2016-17


School Development Plan 2016-2017

 

Objective

Dates

Strategy

Success Criteria

People

Monitoring \ Evaluation

 

Title: Maths

Description: Address the attainment Gap between English and Maths-Attainment at the end of KS2 was lower than both Reading and Writing. School was above local and national for Reading and Writing, but below in both measures for Maths. By contrast, this is the strongest performing subject in KS1
COST: Ongoing

01/09/16
to
31/08/17

Full subject Audit from MO'S and SLT
If applicable- engage with external reviewers i.e LA or Independent Consultant
Develop and Implement a 'Maths Improvement Plan'
'Maths Improvement Plan' followed rigorously and monitored by MO's and SLT throughout.

Gap between Reading and Maths attainment is narrowed in KS2 SATS.

Gap between Reading and Maths attainment is narrowed in Y3,4 and 5.

Subject Audit complete AU1

'Maths Improvement Plan' in place AU1

Evidence of improvement through schools monitoring and observation cycles

Responsible: KC

Monitor: DP

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Title: Pupil progress

Description: Minimum of 90% of children to make good or better progress from previous year. For example child working at ARE in Year 3 to be working at ARE or above in Year 4.

01/09/16
to
31/08/17

Quality First Teaching plus appropriate intervention where applicable.
Effective use of data and Pupil Progress meetings.


 

Half termly updates to tracking system

Half termly updates to tracking system

Lesson Observations

SLT monitoring cycles

Responsible: DP

Monitor: DP

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Title: Middle Leadership

Description: Embed the development of Middle Leaders (cont from 2015-2016)Ofsted 2014 “Not all leadership roles are clearly defined and as a result, not all school leaders are sufficiently accountable for standards in their areas of responsibility.”

COST:Interim payment of 2 key stage leaders- TLR3 £2495 x2. NPQML costs met in 15/16

01/09/16
to
31/08/17

HT acting as ‘Coach’ to facilitate and monitor success of NPQML for JW and EJS.
Opportunities to shadow SLT during monitoring cycles.
Successful completion of NPQML
Performance Management (SLT),

Pupil Progress Meetings (SLT),
Learning Walks(SLT),

Regular reports and updates to SLT meetings
 

Clear definition of roles and responsibilities.

Increased accountability at all levels.

More effective organisation due to interim 4 key stage structure- EYFS, KS1, LKS2, UKS2.

SLT more able to effectively ensure the strategic and operational success of the school.

Responsible: DP

Monitor: DP

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Title: Teacher Performance Management

Description: Develop and implement a more robust and rigorous Performance Management process.
New ARA from 2015/16 and the removal of levels resulted in lack of clarity around data targets for all year groups.
A more holistic approach to PM more directly informed by pupil progress meetings, learning walks, observations and scrutinies.
Perspective monitoring tool was extremely effective in 15/16.
COST £300 for additional tablet for SLT monitoring. Ongoing subscription to Angel Solutions.

01/09/16
to
31/08/17

SLT to liaise with Angel Solutions to develop, implement and embed new cycle of PM from November 2016.
Training for SLT from Angel Solutions.
Termly reviews of teacher performance from SLT.

High quality performance of teachers.

Increased accountability for pupil progress.

Responsible: DP

Monitor: DP

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Title: Support and Admin Staff PM

Description: Implement a robust system of appraisal for non-teaching staff. A set of standards and guidelines for all non- teaching staff, including admin, would enable staff to work effectively towards performance targets. It would identify CPD needs and raise accountability, whilst also assisting career progression.

01/09/16
to
31/08/17

SLT to liaise with Angel Solutions to develop, implement and embed new cycle of PM from November 2016.
SLT shadowed by Middle Leaders in order that some reviews be delegated once process is embedded.
Training for SLT from Angel Solutions.
Continued subscription costs from 2015/2016.
Target Setting meetings
6 month reviews of non-teaching staff performance.
Final appraisal.


 

Maximise the impact of Support staff both academically and pastorally.

Ensure that the administration of the school is effective and efficient.

Responsible: DP

Monitor: DP

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Title: SEND provision

Description: Develop the school’s SEND and Pastoral provision map.School’s current SEN figure of 31% does not tally with our attainment figures. Some staff do not clearly differentiate between underperformance and SEND. Ensure that additional support is only targeted at those with SEND. Those children will receive even greater levels of support as evidenced on the school’s provision map.

01/09/17
to
31/08/18

SENDCO and Pastoral AHT to fully audit SEN register.
Develop and improve upon existing provision map to ensure that all children are well supported.
Whole staff CPD.
Regular updates of Provision Map

SEND provision map in place AU1

Pastoral provision map in place AU1

Updated by all teaching staff half-termly

Monitored by AHT and SENDCO at least half-termly

Responsible: EW

Monitor: DH

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Title: Attendance & Punctuality

Description: Continue (From 2015/16 SDP) to improve pupil attendance, so that it is at least in line with local averages.Build upon success of 2015/2016 and
include a focus upon punctuality
COST £2000+ Signage/displays £1000

01/09/16
to
31/08/17

Follow the 2016/17 raising attendance plan.
Continue with daily, weekly and termly rewards from 15/16
Invest in high quality display materials to promote attendance and punctuality.
 

In each term, attendance is at least in line with local average.

In each term, PA rates are at least in line with local average.

Responsible: DH

Monitor: DP

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Title: Reading Areas

Description: Build upon the success of the Gold level Liverpool Reading Quality Mark 2015/2016 and the school library by ensuring every classroom (and outdoor space) has a designated area which promotes a love of reading for pleasure
COST £1000

01/09/16
to
31/08/17

AHT (Curriculum) - Audit reading areas.
CPD for staff on effective use.
Purchase of necessary resources- eg books, storage, furnishings and signage
 

High quality and well used reading areas which foster enjoyment of reading.

Responsible: KC

Monitor: DP

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Title: SMSC Provision

Description: Add to the schools SMSC provision through a planned programme of theatrical performances. Children to take part in ‘play in a day’ with Anchor Creative Education, with suitable themes including friendship, community, tolerance and respect.
COST £3000

01/09/16
to
31/08/17

AHT’s to source, plan and implement a programme of 9 performances for Y1 to Y6, including parental attendance.

Children’s understanding of community and values will be enhanced.

Responsible: KC

Monitor: DP

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Title: Spelling

Description: Raise standards in Spelling across the school. Not all children apply statutory spellings in their writing, despite being able to spell correctly in a test.

01/09/16
to
31/08/17

KC to implement a new scheme for all teachers to deliver.
KC and SB- Case study on precision teaching in spelling.
KC to monitor progress over time- Oct-Feb- May focusing upon application of spelling.
 

Improved spelling in writing across the curriculum (against the statutory requirements).

Improved KS1 and KS2 writing outcomes. :

Responsible: KC

Monitor: DP

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Title: Maternity Cover

Description: Employ a classroom teacher on a one year fixed-term contract to cover maternity. Maternity cover required for 2 terms.
COST £27,000

 

01/09/16
to
31/08/17

JW to act as NQT tutor.
Performance Management (SLT),
Pupil Progress Meetings (SLT)
Monitoring cycles (SLT)
 

TB to successfully complete NQT year

Maternity is adequately covered through quality teaching

Responsible: TB

Monitor: JW

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Title: Welfare Assistant

Description: Employ a Welfare Assistant on fixed-term (1year) contract to deliver first aid and 1:3 support for identified Y1 child.
School is in receipt of high- needs top-up funding for an identified child who requires curriculum support in identified sessions.
Additional time will be utilised as schools designated first aid officer. This will free current providers for alternative duties.
COST: SALARY- £12,250
£500 in first aid equipment

01/09/16
to
31/08/17

SENDCO and class teacher to instruct Welfare Assistant on effective support strategies.
DSP to purchase additional resources necessary.
Welfare Assistant already holds appropriate First Aid qualifications.
 

High quality support for identified child.

Effective administration of first aid.

Improved Playground supervision ratios.

Responsible: DP

Monitor: DP

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Title: Innovations

Description: Appoint an Innovation Manager who will raise the aspirations of children at Middlefield through the development, organisation and facilitation of events including: Enterprise; Careers fairs and STEM events which open children’s eyes to the limitless possibilities of the future.
COST: TLR3 £1500
 

01/09/16
to
31/08/17

Develop relationships/ partnerships with the Business, Enterprise, Manufacturing and Higher Education sectors, which broaden our children’s horizons.
Access funding from relevant bodies and private organisations to ensure the success of this project.
Plan a calendar of events.
 

Secure funding

Successfully organise a range of events

Responsible: BF

Monitor: DP

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Title: School Environment

Description: Invest in the school environment to enhance learning. Maximise available space to ensure display coverage of crucial aspects of learning.High quality displays which reinforce the schools visions and values and or promote subject knowledge and love of learning.
COST £1500

01/09/16
to
31/08/17

Source and purchase outdoor displays including: World History Timeline; School Values and Outdoor Reading area.

Signage purchased and installed AU1

Responsible: KC

Monitor: DP

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Title: Subject Audits

 

Description: Assess the impact of foundation subjects and put in place necessary actions for subject improvements.

01/09/16

 to 31/08/17

Subject Audit assessing strengths and areas for development.

Children's Voice Staff surveys Liaison with Secondary Schools

Action Plans Monitoring Cycles

Subject Audits AU2

 

Action Plans approved by SLT SP1

Responsible: KC

 

Monitor: DP

 

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