All teaching and non-teaching staff and Governors met to discuss how we currently realise our school aims.
To raise standards and maintain high expectations through a regular monitoring and evaluation programme which focuses on teaching and learning.
HOW DO WE DO THIS IN PRACTICE?
Through the implementation of a range of policies which include:
v Teaching and Learning Policy
v Assessment Policy
v All Curriculum policies / National strategies / Devon RE syllabus / QCA schemes
v SEN Policy
v Behaviour Policy
v Accessibility Strategy Plan
v Performance management Policy
v Staff Development Policy
v Home / School Agreement
v School Improvement Plan – review with all staff and then set targets
v Review of policies by Governing body committees
v Termly meetings with TAs
v Termly meeting s with MTAs
v Weekly INSET meetings
v Fortnightly meetings with SMT
v Termly Performance Management review / target setting
v Annual Appraisal of TAs
v Termly lesson observations of all teaching staff by Headteacher
v Scrutiny of planning by Headteacher
v Termly monitoring by Literacy co-ordinator
v Scrutiny of planning by Literacy co-ordinator
v Termly monitoring by Numeracy co-ordinator
v Scrutiny of planning by Numeracy co-ordinator
v Release of other subject co-ordinators to scrutinise planning / observe teaching and learning
v Regular meetings between class teachers and TAs to review the work they are doing
v Monitoring intervention programmes by TAs and teachers
v Scrutiny of work by Headteacher
v Scrutiny of work by all staff
v Foundation Stage Profile used throughout the year in Foundation class.
v Working towards EEL quality mark
v Target setting with children
v Setting end of year targets for all children
v Analysis of all data – PANDA; SATs; Autumn Package; LEA data
v IEP reviews
v School contextual data
v Sharing targets with parents at parent evenings each term.
v Meetings for parents at the beginning of each year – information about curriculum routines and expectations
v Reports to parents.
v Information pack to parents at the beginning of each term.
v SEN reviews with parents.
v Governor visits to school.
v Family assemblies
v Writers’ Assembly
v Music Assembly
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
v All staff to monitor their own children’s progress.
v Subject co-ordinators to monitor own subject throughout the school.
v SMT to monitor data / School Improvement Plan
v Headteacher to monitor overall achievement
v SENCO responsible for monitoring IEPs and keeping parents informed.
v Governors to link with subject co-ordinators