School Priorities – 2015-16

Leadership

  • Develop role of the Governors in all aspects of school life
  • Further develop SMSC provision across the school
  • Review Rewards and Sanctions and implement a new system

Teaching, Learning and Assessment

  • Improve teacher feedback and student response (including the school’s new assessment framework)
  • Raise standards of Literacy at KS3 and 4
  • Develop all schemes of work and assessment in line with new specifications in examined subjects

Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare

  • Ensure a clear and coherent careers programme runs in the Sixth Form
  • Raise attendance levels of vulnerable students
  • Develop student’s understanding of mental, physical and emotional health through PSHE system

Outcomes for Pupils

  • Intervene with students identified as having low reading ages and fluency
  • Further close the gap in achievement for vulnerable students
  • Improve achievement and attainment at GCSE (in subjects identified as underperforming by RAISE online) and at A Level (particularly at A*/A and B)

Physical Environment

  • Enhance physical education and games facilities
  • Respond to school expansion needs