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2022 – 2023
LITTLE EATON PRIMARY SCHOOL
SCHOOL DEVELOPMENT PLAN
We have recently reviewed our School Improvement Plan (SIP) in order to ensure continued & sustained improvement at Little Eaton Primary School. The new SIP, which is officially launched in September, builds on previous progress that the school had made since its Ofsted inspection in 2017
Evidence tells us that our Core Priorities for 2022/2023 are:
2022-2023 SCHOOL DEVELOPMENT PLAN – OVERVIEW
Evaluation tells us we need to:
Quality of Education
Prioritise the needs of vulnerable learners including disadvantaged pupils.
Focus upon Outstanding practice across the whole curriculum
Increase attainment and progress across the school
Increase outcomes across subject areas
RSE – see Personal Development
Develop equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) throughout the curriculum
Accelerate the progress of pupils not on track to achieve to achieve expected standards in reading, Writing and Maths
Accelerate the progress of Pupil Premium Pupils standards in Reading, Writing and Maths
Utilise lesson study and MathsHub to create opportunities for staff to reflect on their practice and develop new approaches to learning
Ensure all staff receive a comprehensive programme of development
Secure opportunities for development and monitoring from our cluster school neighbours
Target pupils with the National Tutoring Programme
Embed knowledge progression through our curriculum design.
Engage with EDI as a cluster priority
Evaluate the school’s position related to EDI to identify next steps
Broadening pupils’ education through curriculum development on EDI
EDI permeates our behaviours and thinking.
Quality of Education
Raise standards in reading for all learners, including vulnerable. (QofE)
What else? What did our end of year evidence tell us to concentrate on?
Ensure that the teaching of phonics is consistent and effective in EYFS & Y1 (QofE)
Review 2022 end of year data
Identify areas to develop
Present to SLT
Research a range of whole school approaches to reading
Present ideas to SLT
Develop whole school reading approach
Present in staff meeting
Monitor to ensure approach is successful throughout the school / adapt where necessary
Deliver staff and TA training on phonics to ensure consistent approach throughout the school
Continue to raise standards in writing, especially amongst vulnerable pupils (Cusp) (QofE, B&A)
Further increase the rate of Boys writing progress so that attainment figures across the school match reading and maths
Increase the proportion of children able to write at age expected levels or better (QofE)
Vulnerable pupils are identified and form part of the teacher handover sessions and pupil progress meetings
School led small group tutoring to take place (1 x LK2 1 x UK2)
HLTA to support in Year 2
Vulnerable boys are identified and targeted.
Develop the use of purposeful vocabulary supported by use of magpie books
Further embed the use of toolkits with clear genre-specific criteria
Establish short burst and ‘free write’ opportunities across the school
Utilise lesson study to further develop modelled and shared writing
Quality of Education
Continue to prioritise the needs of vulnerable learners including disadvantaged pupils by:
Continuing to raise standards in maths, particularly:
Ensure children are being challenged in all lessons using a range of problem solving and reasoning questions.
Developing models and images to support calculation (QofE)
Enabling parents to support their children with maths (B&A)
Raise the profile of TT Rockstars
Introduce Numbots to year 1
Introduce Numbots to reception
Flashback 4’s starter
CPA approach used in lessons.
Take part in Maths Hub training
White Rose INSET training
Challenge cards available for children who have completed their work
Manipulatives progression document
Examples of CPA approach on working walls
Manipulatives available for children to use regardless of ability.
Support materials for home use
Maths information available on class pages
Leadership and Management
Develop staff, governors, and the curriculum to move from Good to Outstanding
Strengthen the role of governors within the school post-pandemic
Knowledge progression documents in place across all subject areas
Assessment of foundation subjects is developed and in place across the curriculum
Further develop the quality of teaching through:
Strengthening cluster work
Staff completing SEN qualification
Staff completing NPQH and NPQSL qualifications
Staff completing maths hub training
A programme of training for support staff is in place to develop independent learning skills and higher order questioning
RSE and safeguarding training for all staff and governors
Behaviours and Attitudes
& Vulnerable children
Prioritise the needs of vulnerable learners including disadvantaged pupils and pupils with SEND.
Increase levels of attendance
Support children with SEND and from disadvantaged backgrounds through:
Quality 1st teaching
Small group, teacher led tutoring
Evidence based interventions
Target persistently absent pupils
Target persistently late pupils
Behaviours and Attitudes
Continue to secure a culture of safeguarding throughout the school
Complete safeguarding audit
Ensure a mental health focus for the first term of returning to school.
Re-promote Safety Bear as a means for pupils to bring issues to adults.
Engage with online safety projects (i-vengers)
Embed the new RSE programme of study.
Ensure staff receive appropriate RSE training
Develop resilience in our children
Develop RSE curriculum to move from compliant to quality
Embed STEM programme in school.
Develop a whole school approach to self-regulation (SEN action plan)
Introduce the role of Anti-Stigma Ambassadors
School council – develop a focus around the Green Way plans and the school site (ECO)
Introduce floor books
Embed common vocabulary
Complete BERT Award
Develop EYFS leadership
Explore staff development opportunities
To continue to focus on communication and language
EYFS lead to complete NPQSL
Mentor a School Direct placement student for the year (student from Alfreton Nursery School)
Create links and access development opportunities for staff with Alfreton Nursery School (ITT centre and outstanding school and member of the Potentia Teaching School Hub)
To introduce Poetry basket sessions to the curriculum.
To ensure all staff are aware of the intentional vocabulary to be taught to children through a language rich environment, adult prompt sheets and vocabulary pyramid planning sessions.
Maintain and develop the school buildings and wider site
New carpets for year 5 and 6 and infant block
New doors x 5 via match funding
Continue with rolling works programme
Fix render on the wall
Repair/replace Play Quest