School Development Plan

School Priorities 2023-24

Standards and Progress

School
Development
Plan

strengthen the progressive development of reading, numeracy, digital and welsh language skills across the curriculum

Strategy

Design and implement experience rich CfW planning that enables students to systematically develop their cross-curricular skills.

Success Criteria

Students are able to effectively apply their knowledge, skills and understanding across the curriculum.

Well-being and Attitudes to Learning

School
Development
Plan

Improve attendance rates of pupils eligible for free school meals

Strategy

Ensure all stakeholders recognise the importance of good attendance across the school. Develop a positive culture to attendance in school.

Success Criteria

Attendance of Free School Meals students will be in line or above the Welsh average.

Teaching and Learning Experiences

School
Development
Plan

improve teaching so that all pupils make the progress they are capable of

Strategy

Develop teaching strategies that extend thinking, encourage risk taking and increase independency

Success Criteria

All students make suitable progress, in line with their starting points and the Principles of Progression.

embedding a whole-school approach to mental health and well-being

Strategy

Produce a whole-school action plan, considering all aspects from curriculum to environment.

Strategy

Ensure the emotional and mental wellbeing needs of all staff and students are supported.

Care, Support and Guidance

School
Development
Plan

strengthen processes to monitor the progress of pupils with additional learning needs

Strategy

Implement a robust tracking and monitoring system that assesses the wholistic progress of ALN students.

Success Criteria

Leaders evaluate the progress students with ALN make and respond appropriately to underachievement.

Leadership and Management

refine self-evaluation and improvement processes so that they focus sharply on teaching and its impact on pupils’ learning

Strategy

Ensure that all self-evaluation processes clearly evaluate what pupils can and cannot do across the curriculum

Strategy

As a result of precise self-evaluation and improvement planning, the quality of teaching across the school improves.

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