School Development Plan

Sayes Court School Development Plan 2021 / 2024

Quality of Education - Priorities

PR – RR/CB/VP

Governors – AR/AA

Autumn

Spring

Summer

  • To ensure the curriculum is broad, balanced and ambitious, considering the needs of all children post Covid and in transition phases
  • Outcomes from questionnaires to be shared with all stakeholders
  • Outcomes of questionnaires to feed into curriculum planning
  • Links set up with local secondary to ensure continuity throughout curriculum
  • Sayes Court Passports in place
  • Changes to EYFS reflected in provision
  • All subjects share the same profile across the school
  • Multi-purpose room in use
  • New EYFS expectations are embedded
  • Reading for Pleasure continues to remain embedded across the school with further opportunities built in during lunch / play / community links established
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  • To ensure progression in skills and knowledge in all subjects is evident over time
  • Steppingstones in place for all subjects
  • Training planned includes revisiting progression grids and staff book looks
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  • To ensure results at the end of each phase or key stage and for the phonics screening and timetables test are in line with or above national
  • Robust monitoring of all targeted pupils
  • Robust support and training for teaching staff linked to PM
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  • To ensure a robust catch-up programme is in place across the school which includes the development of Precision Teaching
  • Children identified for catch-up
  • Redo intervention training
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  • To ensure all pupils have the vocabulary they need to access all areas of the curriculum
  • Key vocabulary in place for all subjects
  • Key vocabulary shared with all stakeholders
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Evidenced By  

 

Data, Lesson Observations / Learning Walks, Planning, Pupil Progress Meetings, Pupil Voice, Teacher and Support Staff  Feedback / Discussion, Surveys – Parents/Pupils, Overviews, Work Scrutiny, Timetable, Homework

 

                                                                 

 

Behaviour and Attitudes – Priorities

PR – RR/GC

Governor – AD

Autumn

Spring

Summer

  • To ensure whole school attendance and PA continue to be in line with or exceed national
  • Strategies in place to support families where attendance is lower than national
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  • To embed strategies to support the small minority of pupils who have struggled with the transition back into school
  • Training for staff

 

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  • To embed strategies to fully engage all pupils in the process of assessment and feedback and over time this impacts positively on outcomes across the curriculum 
  • Revisit feedback policy
  • Establish pupil voice on feedback
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Evidenced By  

Attendance Data, Behaviour Records, Gate Duties, Lesson Observations / Learning Walks, Parent Feedback, Pupil Voice Teacher and Support Staff  Feedback / Discussion

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Personal Development – Priorities

 

PR –RR/CB/VP

Governor – CH

Autumn

Spring

Summer

  • To develop the wellbeing strategy in place
  • Training – Thrive
  • Focus on developing talents continues – this includes deepening the children’s understanding of their talents and training for staff on how to identify / nurture talents
  • Pupil voice gained

 

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  • To ensure the curriculum enables pupils’ human capital to be developed
  • Revisit gaps
  • Gaps closed through units / topics taught and assemblies – aspects to be covered include skills / knowledge needed to be healthy / develop character / preparedness for life in modern Britain
  • Assemblies cover range of topics / subjects including but not limited to: being healthy, role models, shared cultural knowledge, PSHE themes, Values
  • Monitor roles embedded
  • Pupil voice gained
  • Routines set up for play / lunch time
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Evidenced By  

Basic Skills List, Behaviour Records, Clubs List and Uptake Records, Gate Duties, Lesson Observations / Learning Walks, Parent Feedback, Pupil Voice Teacher and Support Staff  Feedback / Discussion

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leadership and Management – Priorities

 

PR – RR

Governors – HQ/KL

Autumn

Spring

Summer

  • To build on the good practice currently in place regarding safeguarding, GDPR and Covid
  • Programme of ongoing training in place
  • Risk assessment updated
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  • To ensure development opportunities are available to all staff  
  • Continue with NPQ programmes
  • Training programme in place for all staff
  • PM in place supports development of skills and knowledge
  • Ways to reduce workload continue to be developed
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  • To ensure subject leaders are experts in their subject area and take on full accountability for their subject

 

  • Training for subject leads
  • Programme of monitoring in place
  • Programme in place for subject leads to engage with other specialists outside of school
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  • To ensure governors take an active and strategic role in supporting the priorities of the School
  • Gap meetings taking place
  • Programme of visits in place
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  • To continue to work with and develop links within the community
  • Links developed with local secondary schools
  • Links developed with local businesses/ providers e.g. Brooklands Museum
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  • Evaluate the school's position related to equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Complete the Trust's self-evaluation audit to identify next steps

 

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Evidenced By  

Completion of NPQ Courses, Leaders Articulate and Evidence Impact, Learning Walks /Observations, Teaching and Learning Reviews, Support Staff Feedback, Governor Feedback / Meetings, Numbers on Roll, All Spaces in Use

 

 

 

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