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School Improvement Priorities

These priorities are a summary of the school improvement priorities for this academic year 2022-23.

Effectiveness of Leadership and Management

  • To increase the capacity and expertise of all teaching staff, specifically middle leaders, using a coaching model across the federation professional learning community.

Quality of Education

  • To improve children’s proficiency in spoken language, and vocabulary acquisition and application in every subject.
  • To embed a process approach to writing, further developing direct instruction about writing knowledge and targeted practice.
  • To improve children’s retrieval of skills and knowledge across the curriculum, through embedding school’s agreed strategies and use of diagnostic assessment to address learning gaps.

Behaviour and Attitudes

  •  To re-examine and re-establish a whole-school culture in which behaviour routines are implemented positively, consistently and with transparency, in accordance with the behaviour policy.
  • To improve attendance to meet/exceed the local and national average, (for all groups including SEND/Disadvantaged) and support families to reduce incidences of persistent absence across the school.

Personal Development

  • To further embed a school culture of anti-racism through the PSHE curriculum and the implementation of the new anti-racist policy, whilst continuing to review representation in the wider curriculum.

Effectiveness of Early Years

  • To further develop early talk and listening skills and wider understanding of language.

Related pages

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