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School Development Plan 2020-2021

School Action Plan 2020/21


Areas for Development


The Action Plan was written for September 2020 and focuses on the areas of development identified at the end of the previous academic year. Due to Covid-19 many of the targets from 2019-20 were not completed and have been transferred to 2020-21. The Action plan will be reviewed and updated termly.


Quality of Education

  • To continue to review the foundation curriculum to ensure progression and curriculum coverage
  • To review handwriting provision across the school, to ensure high standards 
  • To further develop assessment across the curriculum
  •  To improve the quality and accuracy of the assessment of writing
  •  To maintain the high end of year outcomes for Yr 2 & Yr 4 pupils
  • Increase Yr 1 % at ARE in reading, writing & maths from end of Foundation Stage
  • Increase attainment and progress for low ability, Pupil Premium & summer born groups, closing the gap through the year
  • Track GLD children in Yr 1 & Yr 2 to ensure they are on target to achieve expected levels by the end of KS1.

Leadership and Management

  • To further develop the role of curriculum leaders to ensure high quality curriculum provision and outcomes across the school (initial focus on RE & Geography)
  • To review & update the school vision
  • CPD for middle leaders
  • Review the curriculum information on the website
  • Develop Governor knowledge and understanding of the curriculum

Personal Development

  • Develop opportunities for spontaneous prayer & reflection
  • To further embed the Christian Distinctiveness of the school, in line with the SIAMS framework
  •  To ensure staff and pupil well-being is high priority
  • To ensure the new Sex & Relationships Education curriculum is fully implemented

Covid Impact & Recovery

  • School fully reopens (safe working practices for all, in accordance with DfE guidance)
  • SLT / Staff have a clear understanding of the impact of lockdown
  • Learning needs are identified and met and children make at least expected progress
  • Effective remote learning is in place
  • All stakeholders understand and adhere to safety guidelines