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Targets and Strategies for Our Priority Areas   Year 1: 2016-17

 

Our Immediate Priorities

 

By the end of July 2017, we aim to ensure that:

1

Aim to narrow the gap between e-fsm and n-fsm for the CSI/FPI L4+/O5+ by July 2017

·        Improve on 2015/16 data

2

Further improve standards in English/literacy/Language, Literacy and Communication Skills in English.

a)    raise standards in oracy at the end of KS2 and bring into line with reading and writing 

b)    increase opportunities in upper KS2 for extended writing

c)    narrow the gender gap (boys underachievement) in Language, Literacy and Communication Skills at Outcome 5+ in English by the end of FP  

3

Further improve standards in Mathematics/numeracy

·        narrow the gender gap (boys’ underachievement) in Mathematical development at Outcome 5+ by the end of Foundation Phase. 

4

Taking the DCF forward (a long term target).

5

Safeguarding – maintain our sector leading practice and

·        Continue to work towards achieving Rights Respecting Schools Award (long term target)

·        Reduce the incidence of name calling

6

Working with the WG as a Pioneer School

·      Share the good practice that has been identified with the school

·      Supporting the delivery of ITE provision

·      Host and deliver courses in order to support professional development across ERW

·      Supporting the development of the new curriculum for Wales

Targets and Strategies for Our Priority Areas   Year 1: 2015-16

 

Our Immediate Priorities

 

By the end of July 2016, we aim to ensure that:

1

·        Further develop the school as an accredited Visible Learning School and evidence impact through impact cycle analysis case studies.

·        Standards in learning and teaching further improved and in-house variance further narrowed.  

2

·        Narrow the gap between e-fsm & n-fsm end of phase attainment in the higher levels, Outcome 6+ and Level 5+  

·        Year 3 - aim National Test data is back in the top benchmark quartiles. 

·        Year 4 - aim to have value added progress for the higher ability Year 4 pupils so that their National Test data is in the top quartiles 2015 – 2016 (2014/15 Year 3 cohort).

3

·        (a) Achieve an upward trend in pupils reading capabilities.  (Particular focus on Years 3 & 4)

·        (b) Maintaining and further adding value to the standards in reading that pupils start with in Reception in 2015/2016.

4

·        To improve standards in numeracy procedural standards. (long term target)  Lower KS2 focus.

·        To achieve an upward trend in pupils numeracy procedural capabilities (National Test data as the benchmark).

5

·        To further develop digital competence throughout the school (also a long term target).

6

·        Safeguarding – maintain our sector leading practice and

·        Work towards achieving Rights Respecting Schools Award (also a long term target).

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