St Ann's CE Primary School

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School Improvement

St Ann's is a continually improving school and our ambition is for it to be a place where children thrive and love learning.

Our current school improvement priorities are as follows:

Pupil Outcomes

  1. Increase the percentage of pupils exceeding expectation at KS1
  2. Increase the percentage of pupils meeting and exceeding expectation at KS2
  3. Improve writing outcomes across the school, with a focus on improving outcomes for boys
  4. Improve outcomes in phonics; including for disadvantaged pupils
  5. Increase the percentage of pupils exceeding expectation at the end of the Early Years

Teaching, Learning and Assessment

  1. Review curriculum design, planning and implementation to ensure a broad, rich and interesting curriculum; including outdoor learning opportunities
  2. Improve the teaching of oracy across the curriculum to enable pupils to use speaking and listening to deepen their thinking and understanding
  3. Writing, with a focus on narrowing the difference between outcomes for boys & girls
  4. Improve the teaching of reasoning & problem solving in maths
  5. Ensure consistently high expectations of pupil learning through effective feedback and marking; including the use of questioning
  6. All lessons to include challenge and enable pupils to learn at a greater depth
  7. Ensure consistently good & better teaching of phonics across KS1

Personal development, Behaviour and Welfare

  1. Reduce the number of pupils with persistent absence.
  2. Evaluate, review and improve the provision for promoting positive mental health, wellbeing and healthy lifestyles.
  3. Provide further opportunities to formally debate and discuss issues

Leadership and Management

  • Review the vision and character of the school with the school community
  • Review curriculum design and the underlying principles of learning to ensure a broad, rich and interesting curriculum.
  • Review the process for gathering information that evaluates the effectiveness of the school and how this is used to inform improvement
  • Staff and governor training to address new initiatives & national/local priorities
  • Further develop parental engagement to improve attendance & punctuality and ensure involvement in developing the school vision