William Patten School Development Plan 2021–22
Leadership and management
- To ensure that governors are well equipped to maintain their oversight of the school in order to play an active role in its strategic development.
- To raise achievement in Maths and English across the school, through effective approaches to recovery.
- To embed the teaching of Relationships Education, in line with statutory guidance. £2,873
- To establish the new Music Subject Leader in their role, to ensure development and continuum of successful subject leadership. £2,873
- To incorporate the National Music Curriculum into the programme of study. £600
- To establish the new PE Subject Lead in their role to ensure development and continuum of successful subject leadership. £5,500
- To develop the role of the phase leaders, with a focus on monitoring, target setting and review to maintain and develop standards across all curriculum areas. £9,638
- To incorporate the School Business Manager into the School’s Senior Leadership Team.
- To increase the quality of handwriting and the accuracy of spelling across key stage 1 and 2. £600
- To raise achievement in RWM combined in Year 2 and 5
- To develop the school’s engagement with vulnerable families. £1000
- To successfully establish the revised EYFS 2021 framework in EYFS, in line with statutory guidance, and to link EYFS outcomes with the whole school curriculum map
Quality of education
- To embed and (re)establish agreed maths scheme and operate in consideration of DfE guidance on maths recovery. £17,655
- To increase and develop opportunities for extended writing and reading (including comprehension) in accordance with the school’s modified progression map in English. £3,000
- To develop consistency and greater links between whole class texts and written outcomes, as informed by the Hamilton Scheme of work. £175
- To focus on the teaching and assessment of key knowledge across all subjects, ensuring appropriate recap and coverage of prior content that coincided with periods of school closure.
- To develop use of the school, its grounds, including the rooftop terrace and edible garden, and local grounds, to support identified curriculum knowledge as part of a broad and balanced curriculum. £2,435
- To ensure that the school’s curriculum promotes race, gender and LBGQ+ equality, and that opportunities to develop children’s understanding are considered, planned for and incorporated as part of the core offer.
- To ensure that teaching and learning approaches enable disadvantaged and SEND pupils to acquire the key identified knowledge and skills across the curriculum. £9,205
- To ensure that the targeted support for Pupil Premium Grant (PPG) learners impacts on the progress and attainment of this group. £54,617
- Develop consistency of RWI teaching, in Reception and KS1 to minimise the impact of school closure on children’s progress in learning to read.
Behaviour and attitudes
- To foster an awareness of global issues of inequality and how movements, including Black Lives Matter, can achieve positive change. £2,500
- To develop awareness of gender inequality, and how to recognise negative gender stereotypes as a means to overcome limitations
- To instil positive values (in line with fundamental British values), instilling a culture of consideration for others and a sense of gratitude. £850
- To develop children’s tolerance, humility, respect and kindness for others within and beyond the school community
- To develop greater representation from the whole school community to support the mental health and wellbeing (MHWB) of all
- To further develop the MHWB support available to all members of the school community £15,000
- To successfully establish the revised EYFS 2021 framework in EYFS, and to link EYFS outcomes with the whole school curriculum map
- Develop consistency of RWI teaching, in EYFS and KS1, to minimise the impact of school closure on children’s progress in learning to read
- To continue to refine and embed the use of Power Maths in Reception.
- Ensure assessment and tracking systems are purposeful and reflect the EYFS Curriculum (2021)
- To embed EYFS assessment procedures and ensure that assessment data is used to identify children needing additional support or further challenge
- To raise attainment of identified groups of learners, particularly PPG and SEND children
- To ensure that assessment information is used to plan appropriate teaching and learning strategies, including identifying pupils who are falling behind in their learning or who need additional support