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School Priorities

To retain the consistency of high quality teaching to enable outcomes & progress to be consistently high & positive for all prior attainment & key groups


Measures of Success

9 in 10 predictions accurate;
 100% Dropins Effective & 70% Expert;
 100% Work scrutiny Effective & 50% Expert
100% compliance with Marking for Literacy in work scrutiny;
Covid Gap Baseline and Covid Gap Assessment show positive imporvment for all key groups
100% Y10 & Y11 full examination papers are moderated.
1. To make the necessary adjustments and amendments to curriculum to ensure the positive trajectory is maintained for all key groups
2. To embed outstanding lessons delivered through google classroom to structure asynchronous learning to build independence and fluency in applying knowledge and skills especially at KS3
3. To embed literate learners capable of accessing highest tier grades, with a key focus on disadvantegd pupils grade 5+
4. To develop high quality google/classroom assessments and feedback structures to reduce assessment burden (for COVID safe)
5. To embed pedagogy-strong teaching strategies for long term memory retention in all subjects and especially at KS3

To ensure positive outcomes for all key, underperforming groups

Measures of Success

Progress 8 all +0.25; PP +; SEN +
4+ EM 70%, 5+ 50%, 7+ 20%.
All Subject Progress and VA measures are +
7+ all subject <20%
HA Progress + (overall and all buckets)
Maths + progress overall, PP and SEN >10% gap between Maths and English attainment
1. To develop successful wave 3 interventions; whilst retaining and embedding the current wave 1 &2 interventions 
2. To strive to provide equality in outcomes for pupil premium students, through DI, PP first &  attendance lesson strategy and remote education where applicable
3. To ensure HA’s achieve their potential
4. To improve Maths and MFL Progress/Value Added for all learners with a spefic focus on disadvataged and HA’s
5. To develop after school programmes and activities for revision

To develop resilient, confident and positive students

Measures of Success

Attendance is above 96% for each year group and 97% target for all
Communication of Success Levels is visual in 100% lessons
Gap Assessment and progress improvements are a focus for improvement and celebration; success will build confidence
100% average 40 N$G Rewards/lesson
Exclusion for non-compliance with COVID rule adjustments are >10%
1. To build confidence and resilience through a post-pandemic programme (period 4)
2. To ensure all student develop knowledge of tolerance, respect, liberty, democracy & the rule of law through the impacts (positive and negative) of Uk lockdown
3. To successfully implement the new RSE curriculum 
4. to develop directorate student voice to improve the academic resilience of students for remote education
5. To develop alternative strategies for students to experience the world of wor

To ensure consistency of leadership at senior and middle levels to make monitoring effective and increase participation of parents

Measures of Success
School targets are achieved
25+ Parents Involved in Parent Forum
Newland Times launched
80%+ of staff indicate their well-being is listened to
1. Monitoring of all middle and senior leaders is consistent for Meet & Greet, Behaviour, Rewards, Work Scutiny, Targeted Student Planning, Accuracy of Predictions 
2. To encourage methods by which positive wellbeing is supported for all staff
3. To maintain in engaging a wider range of parents in the life of the school through remote meetings and webinars

To strive to achieve outstanding behaviour and attitudes by having a safe, calm, orderly and positive environment for all at all times


Measures of Success

Low level disruption is B3 <3% of lessons disturbed.
100% reward 40 points/lesson
Attendance 96%; PA reduced by 10%
100% students have less than 3 lates per week
1. To work together as a staff body to develop strong and consistent routines and lesson plans which will create a positive learning environment
2. To raise the profile of the importance of attendance for all students and to reduce PA by working with focus groups – remote access and physical access
3. To ensure a prompt start to lesson by supporting each other to ‘get it right’ with staggered starts/finishes/breaks and lunches!