Priorities for 2021/2022

Priority 1 – Safe Practice and Curriculum Delivery

To ensure safe learning and well-being for all children and staff

  • Ensure the safety of pupils and staff within the school community.
  • Ensure lines of communication are open and consistent including cascading information, government guidance and latest research to staff, pupils, parents and all stake holders.
  • Adjust and be flexible in the delivery of the curriculum so no pupils are disadvantaged.
  • Use COVID -19 Recovery Premium funding to support the planning and delivery of a recovery curriculum for disadvantaged pupils.
  • Predict and react positively to emerging issues from the pandemic.


Priority 2 – Teaching & Learning

To improve reading, computing and vocabulary, improve the progress of EAL children and the use of support staff

  • Ensure teaching is good and addresses the needs of the children.
  • Raise achievement in computing through embedding a rigorous curriculum which is enabled via improved infrastructure and resources.
  • Raise achievement in reading and level of enjoyment of reading across all years.
  • Broaden and embed higher level and technical vocabulary across all subjects in all year groups.
  • Establish accurate teacher assessment of foundation subjects through effective end-point assessment activities.
  • Improve assessment of proficiency, in-class support and planning of onterventions for children with EAL.
  • Ensure effective deployment and use of TAs and LSAs.
  • Devise an effective recovery curriculum for disadvantaged children.


Priority 3 – Whole School Rates of Progress for all Learners

To close the COVID and PP gap in all subjects, improve SEND provision and prioritise reading and writing in Y2

  • Reduce gaps inlearning caused by COVID.
  • Prioritise a reading and writing program of study for Year 2.
  • Close the Pupil Premium attainmant gap.
  • Improve teh overall provision and support for children with SEND.


Priority 4 – Behaviour, Attendance and Aspiration

To maintain good parent relationships and good attendance at least in line with National and raise aspirations.

  • Ensure that all children are engaged and immersed in the entire school curriculum and that leaders monitor the effectiveness of their subject areas to ensure high standards and outcomes for all learners and high engagement.
  • Ensure that absence procedures, attendance and punctuality are robust and followed to ensure attendance is at or above national.
  • Maintain excellent relationships with parents by addressing any issues immediately and listening to parent voice.
  • Improve playtime behaviour and embed core values.
  • Raise aspirations for children’s future lives.