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School Improvement Priorities

These priorities are a summary of the school improvement priorities for this academic year (2023-24).

Effectiveness of Leadership and Management

  • To develop evidence based Federation Teaching and Learning Principles to ensure consistency, whilst maximising impact on all learners.
  • To ensure that professional development is evidence led and effectively tailored for all staff, to maximise impact on all learners.
  • To further strengthen middle leadership expertise, systems and evaluation to check how well pupils are retaining new knowledge, skills and concepts across the intended curriculum.

Quality of Education

  • Mathematics: To develop children’s accuracy in mathematical factual knowledge to aid fluency and secure mathematical understanding. 
  • Writing: To further embed a process approach to writing, developing writing fluency and accuracy in transcription, sentence construction and revising and editing skills through extensive instruction and practice.
  • Early reading: To improve the progress of disadvantaged and SEND pupils.

Behaviour and Attitudes

  •  To further develop more effective learning behaviours to maximise engagement and learning in the classroom.
  • To ensure all children understand how to be safe online and establish respectful learner-on-learner relationships.
  • To support families to reduce incidences of persistent absence across the school and improve overall attendance. 

Personal Development

  •  To ensure that there is a wide-reaching and comprehensive mental health strategy for the school community; children, families and staff.

Effectiveness of Early Years

  • To further develop communication and language approaches to improve pupil outcomes (particularly those who are disadvantaged) at the end of Reception.

Related pages

Headteacher’s letter
Our ethos and values
Pupil Attainment – Performance tables
Brecknock & Torriano Schools Federation