Involve every parent and carer in their child’s education and development
Identify the barriers to learning which are associated with the challenges young people face within the community, affecting their readiness and ability to engage and focus on learning`Address these challenges by engaging and working with parents and carers to effect a culture shift to one of higher expectation, where parents and carers ensure their child attends, is supported in their learning and endeavours to make a positive impact on the Academy.
Work with external agencies to enhance the education and well-being of the students
Collaborate with other providers to provide a broad offer of education and training qualifications
Offer relevant learning opportunities to parents and the community.
Here are just some of the changes we’ve made so far.
Academy Improvement Plan Priorities & Objectives 2020-21
Improve leadership and Management
Improve the strategic vision so that this is precise and underpinned by a clear and robust rapid action plan
Improve quality of leadership at all levels so that the quality of provision in all areas is at least good
Embed RAG process to ensure that all staff are accountable and that assessment information is accurate and used effectively to implement intervention and impact positively on outcomes.
Increase pupil numbers year on year
Improve Quality of Teaching
Improve the curriculum and outcomes especially in Maths, Humanities and Technologies
Improve curriculum planning so that the quality of the curriculum, pedagogy and assessment ensure that all learners make at least good progress
Design and implement a CPD programme that precisely targets whole school, team and individual training needs to improve outcome
Ensure that all teachers use accurate assessment information in a consistent and timely manner to bring about targeted curriculum planning and targeted intervention
Ensure that all teachers provide lessons that require learners to think much more deeply about their learning by responding to carefully planned questioning, stretch and challenge activities
Ensure that all teachers plan retention strategies into curriculum planning
Improve reading ages by implementing a robust reading strategy and programme across the Academy and providing targeted intervention
Improve Attendance and Attitudes
Improve attendance by implementing a robust attendance strategy that tackles poor attendance and punctuality and provides targeted intervention
Reduce FTEs and embed revised behaviour policy in classrooms and during social times
Establish effective inclusion provision
Ensure that the RSE policy complements PRIDE values and is implemented effectively in the curriculum and pastoral programmes to impact positively on all outcomes