School Improvement Planning

Key Priorities for Pupil Performance

Early Years Foundations Stage:

  • To ensure that the percentage of EYFS pupils achieving GLD is in line with or above the national average

Key Stage One:

  • To ensure that the percentage of pupils achieving at or above ARE in reading, writing and maths by the end of KS1 is in line with or above the national average.

Key Stage Two:

  • To ensure that the percentage of pupils achieving at or above ARE in reading and maths by the end of KS2 continues to be above the national average.
  • To secure greater progress in writing to ensure that the percentage of pupils achieving at or above ARE is above the national average.
  • To ensure that disadvantaged pupils in Y6 make good progress in reading to ensure that the achievement gap at the end of KS2 is narrowed.
  • To secure better than expected progress for Y3 and Y4 pupils to enable at least 80% of them to achieve ARE or above by the end of the academic year.

Whole School:

  • To close the achievement gap between SEND pupils and Non-SEND pupils and disadvantaged pupils and all other pupils securing good progress for all.
  • To increase the percentage of pupils working at greater depth across all year groups

Leadership and Management:

Objectives

  1. To further improve the quality of teaching and learning through supporting and developing middle / subject leaders
  2. To ensure that Governors have access to the information they need to provide both support and challenge to leaders – particularly in terms of accurate assessment information regarding pupil progress.

Quality of Teaching, Learning and Assessment

Objectives

  1. To ensure that all teaching is consistently good or better across the school and that teachers learn from the best practice within our school already.
  2. To embed new, clear assessment systems within literacy and numeracy and provide a wide range of moderation opportunities to secure consistent judgements about pupil progress and attainment across the school.
  3. To ensure that all pupils are appropriately challenged – especially the pupils with high prior attainment.
  4. To engage parents and carers providing them with clear and timely information to enable them to support their children’s learning

Outcomes for Pupils:

Objectives

  1. To Increase the percentage of children reaching the expected standard in writing to be close to or better than national average
  2. To ensure that the progress of disadvantaged and SEN pupils is close to or improving towards that of other pupils with similar starting points.
  3. To secure better than expected progress for Y3 and Y4 pupils to enable at least 80% of them to achieve ARE or above by the end of the academic year.

Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare:

Objectives

  1. To ensure all pupils become confident, resilient and self-assured learners through further development of ‘Growth Mindset’ type principles
  2. To achieve our attendance target of 97% and reduce the percentage of pupils who are persistently absent.
  3. To promote the school’s Christian distinctiveness and effectiveness as a Church of England school and achieve at least good in the SIAMs Inspection

Effectiveness of Early Years Provision:

Objectives

  1. To review progress and impact of involvement in ‘Excellence in Early Years’ programme and embed good practice across both Nursery and Reception
  2. To ensure percentage of pupils achieving a Good Level of Development at end of Reception is higher than the national average.

Bures Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School, Nayland Road, Bures, Suffolk, CO8 5BX

T: 01787 227446 F: 01787 228544 E: primary@bures.suffolk.sch.uk

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