Throughout the school year we engage with all local stakeholders (pupils, staff parents/carers, cluster schools and parish) to create a shared School Improvement Plan. Our plan outlines our priorities for the year ahead to ensure maximum impact on children’s attainment and achievement. Our School Improvement Plan helps us to drive forward excellence and equity.
Importantly, our pupils drive forward all improvement activities at St Andrew’s. This is an empowering and rewarding ‘real life’ part of their learning. Click below to view our journey of improvement.
The National Improvement Framework (NIF) priorities and drivers have also supported us to develop our School Improvement Plan. The four key priorities of the NIF are:
- improvement in attainment, particularly in literacy and numeracy
- closing the attainment gap between the most and least disadvantaged children
- improvement in children’s and young people’s health and wellbeing
- improvement in employability skills and sustained positive school leaver destinations for all young people.
Our School Improvement Plan:
- demonstrates effective, collaborative self-evaluation
- is manageable, within the resources available to us
- continuously evolves as we consider what is working well and what needs to develop further
- takes an evidence-informed approach, including careful analysis of data on children’s progress to plan targeted interventions
- focuses on a small number of well-considered priorities, expressed as measurable and achievable outcomes for learners
- considers both our local context and the NIF priorities
- is driven forward by pupils