SDP Review and Evaluation 2014/2015

 

Completed

Ongoing

Maintenance Area

New Area

LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT

SDP

Completion of SDP action plans for 2014/15.

 

 

Training and development opportunities in line with the school’s priorities.

 

 

Prepare for IIP Gold Award Application.

 

Increasing numbers and replacing teaching staff.

 

Continue to involve co-ordinators in the PRSD process.

Apply to complete the IIP Gold Award Process.

CURRICULUM RESOURCES

 

Nurture Corners

 

 

 

Nurture corner resources £4,500

UICT

Additional iPads purchased £2,500.

 

Facebook page set up.

 

 

School website and facebook updated.

 

Literacy

£3,000 for new books for Accelerated Reading.

 

£4,500 for Literacy resources – reading scheme top up.

Star Test renewal £1,200.



Additional Library/ Accelerated Reading books £2,000.

Top up books – Accelerated Reading and Library

 

Numeracy

 

 

Mental Maths resources £1000.

 

 

LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT

GL Tests

£5,000 for GL Online Test subscriptions – CATs, dyslexia, dyscalculia, Maths, Literacy.

 

 

 

 

Science

 

 

Top up Science/ Technology resources to deliver STEM subjects - £500.

 

BUDGET

Refurbishment Programme

 

 

Painting Programme

Playground seating purchased £1,500.

 

 

 

Outside furniture painted £300.

 

Replaced ceilings in Year 3 and Assembly Hall One £3,500.

 

 

Continuing to utilise budget to meet priority needs identified in SDP action plan.


 

Ongoing painting of interior of school/ classrooms £2,000.

 

 

Extend cleaning programme.

 

 

 

Continue painting programme £3,000. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Floor replaced in one Year 3 Classroom £2,000.

 

 

New floors required for 6 classrooms.

 

 

LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT

BUDGET continued

Accommodation and Resources

Nursery

Foundation Stage.

Nursery additional play resources for outside and inside play areas.  £4,000

Replacing damaged and broken resources.

 

 

 

 

 

Replenish story sack resources for Foundation Stage.

 

Resources and equipment for outdoor play £5,000.

BUDGET

Internal doors replaced across whole school £10,000.

 

Entrance hall redesigned £3,000.

 

Remaining windows and external doors replaced costing £100,000 Department of Education funded.

 

Accelerated Reading Room decorated and new carpet put down £600.

 

 

Complete installation of new internal doors and double glazed windows.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Replenish curriculum resources for all key stages – eg story sack resources, upgrade mental maths, STEM resources.

 

 

LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT

PR

40th Celebration planned, prepared and completed £3,000.

Breakfast with Santa

 

Big Bedtime Read.

 

Puppet shows for Nursery and Year 1.

Continue to promote school though seasonal events.

 

Open Morning

Breakfast with Santa

Successfully achieved.

Use all positive opportunities with local media and community groups.

 

 

Repeat programme.  Fun Day to begin term for Nursery and Year 1.

School Library

 

 

 

Official opening of the School Library.  Local newspapers to be invited in.

 

RAISING STANDARDS IN COMMUNICATION AND USING MATHEMATICS

RAISING STANDARDS IN COMMUNICATION AND USING MATHEMATICS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

End of key stage data unavailable due to continued Union Action.

 

 

UICT portfolios not submitted this year owing to industrial action.

 

All pupils from Year 3-7 completed new PTE and PTM GL online tests.  Reports generated.

 

 



UICT tasks to help maintain and raise standards.

 

Target setting at individual class and whole school levels.

 

 

 

Teachers continuing with half-term assessments to help maintain and raise standards.

 

End of key stage assessment arrangements to be reviewed in September.

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

Induction and support arrangements to be reviewed in September.

 

 

 

Use new GL combination report to enhance teaching/target setting.

 

 

To upskill teachers in assessing UICT and levelling work.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New Literacy co-ordinator to be appointed.

 

RAISING STANDARDS IN COMMUNICATION AND USING MATHEMATICS

Pastoral Care attendance intervention

 

Continued to focus on promoting higher levels of attendance.  Prizes/Public recognition.

 

Continue to target low attendance and punctuality through school procedures and EWO contact with families.

 

Numeracy and Literacy teachers will continue to support targetted pupils.

 

Additional needs booster groups to continue.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Continued induction for Special Needs Assistants.

 

 

All Year 1 and 2 pupils completed new paper tests – marked externally by GL.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Consider using iPad tests for Year 1 pupils

RAISING STANDARDS IN COMMUNICATION AND USING MATHEMATICS

 

Analysis of GL data by SLT and class teachers target groups formed for all pupils including SEN and most able pupils.

 

Analysis has informed planning.

Analysis of GL data to inform staff training needs  eg  Data Handling/Authorial Techniques.

 

Embed use of Assessment Manager (Module 2) to track pupil progress.

 

 

CATs analysis used to track pupil progress across Years 4,5,6,7 – targets set.

 

Recommended interventions employed in withdrawal groups – including Booster Classes.

 

Majority of pupils achieved their targets in both subjects.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RAISING STANDARDS IN COMMUNICATION AND USING MATHEMATICS

 

CATs, Star Reading Test and dyslexia screening (27 pupils) completed.

 

 

Mental Maths scheme updated and reviewed.

GL Specialised Tests – to be given to identified pupils.  NGRT Reading Test (Additional Needs).  Spelling.  Mental Maths tests.

 

Year 7 pupils now engaged in Accelerated Reading Programme.

 

Accelerated Reading Programme used to raise standards in reading and comprehension from Year 3 to Year 7.

 

 

 

 

Continued target setting using WellComm Programme for Nursery, Year 1 and some Year 2 pupils.

 

Speech Therapist to support language development in Nursery/Year 1.

 

 

 

 

To continue subject to the budget.

 

RAISING STANDARDS IN COMMUNICATION AND USING MATHEMATICS

Assessment Manager Module 2

Introductory training completed for all staff on Assessment Manager.

 

SLT completed stanine band tracking for all classes.  This was matched against CAT scores and teacher target groups.

Further training on Assessment Manager. Module 2 required.

 

SLT to continue to monitor and track pupil progress using Assessment Manager. 

 

Use of Assessment Manager extended to include all teaching staff.

 

Embed use of Assessment Manager Module 2 to track pupil progress.

 

N I CURRICULUM TEACHING, LEARNING AND ASSESSMENT

NI CURRICULUM TEACHING, LEARNING AND ASSESSMENT

Literacy SEN CPD Programme disseminated to all staff with a focus on using working memory for reading practices and assessment.

 

Initial language training on authorial techniques.

 

Reasoning template implemented across all key stages.

 

Handling data - whole school focus on this in response to the GL analysis following whole school display.

 

Implement reviewed WAU Policy, Year Schemes and Themes completed.

 

 

 

 


Continue to develop problem solving, reasoning and mental maths.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Revision of Mental Maths approaches and resources – Peter Patilla

 

 

 

 

 

Embedding teaching of authorial techniques.

 

 

 

 

N I CURRICULUM TEACHING, LEARNING AND ASSESSMENT

Science

Science training in forces with STEM.

Developing STEM subjects.

Continue to develop writing opportunities and thinking skills in The World Around Us pupil’s books.

Continued development of Science Curriculum linked to STEM training.

 

UICT

My school and Fronter training completed after transformation of system in August.

 

Introductory training in iPad use for iMovie.

 

Yr1-Yr7 overview for iPad use completed.

 

WellComm Programme used in Nursery, Year 1 and some Year 2.

 

 

Use of Fronter for UICT.

 

 

Use of iPads to develop creativity and deliver CEA task for Express (movie making, animation and sound).

 

Extend use of WellComm toolkit to Year 2 if required.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

iMovie and Green Screen training for iPads – delivered by Nerve Centre.

N I CURRICULUM TEACHING, LEARNING AND ASSESSMENT

UICT

Accelerated Reading extended to Year 7.

 

Accelerated Reading used for continued development of comprehension and reading skills.  Star Test used to baseline and track reading age progression.

 

 

Music

Music audit deferred from previous year.

 

Complete music audit.

 

 

PE

Gymnastics Workshop

 

 

Instructors from Steelstown GAA will coach Yr4-7 pupils.  School Gaelic team will be established.

 

Cross Country running club will be set up.

 

N I CURRICULUM TEACHING, LEARNING AND ASSESSMENT

Pastoral Care Nursery Nurture

Nurture Training by Mary McKerrall for all staff.

 

 

 

 

Nurturing philosophy training Part 2 – Mary McKerrall.

 

Embedding Nurturing philosophy by introducing Nurture corners.

 

 

 

Additional Needs

IEP template revised and used by all staff. 

 

Booster classes for targetted groups and SEN Groups.

 

Nurture provision for all key stages

 

Nursery Nurture Room.

 

 

 

Embedding use of new IEP template.

 

 

Continuation of Booster classes.

 

 

Nurture Philosophy training Part 2 by Mary McKerrall.  Nurture funding secured until end of March 2016.

Nursery Nurture Parenting Programme to continue.

Continued use of Nurture Corners in all classes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Training for new staff on Nurturing Philosophy and approaches.

 

 

 

N I CURRICULUM TEACHING, LEARNING AND ASSESSMENT

Additional Needs

Elklan Parental Programmes cohort 2 completed.

 

Links with feeder nursery and play groups completed.

 

Continue to upskill parents through clubs and Elklan

Elklan Cohort 3.

 

 

 

Literacy SEN CPD programme completed by two Literacy Support Teachers.

 

 

 

Reading Partnership Programme.

 

SENCO training on role of classroom assistants (all 22).

 

 

Further dissemination to all staff – SEN CPD Literacy Project.

 

Revise Additional Needs Policy.

 

PASTORAL CARE

Child Protection

Anti-bullying policy updated.

 

Nurture corners introduced across all key stages.

 

Elklan Language Programme Cohort 2 delivered.

 

Parent and child clubs completed as part of Extended Schools Programme.

 

Year 7 pupils worked with Childline and the Yes project.

 

 

Nurturing Philosophy embedded further as outcome of Mary McKerall training.

 

 

 

Developing pupil/parent links within clubs and the school.

 

 

 

 

 

Continue to develop links with feeder schools, Nursery and Post Primary.

Embed the revised Anti-Bullying policy – all staff.


Top up resources for the Nurture Corners.

 

 

 

After School clubs involving parents.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Keep safe online training for all pupils using My School Online resources.

STAFF DEVELOPMENT

Communication

Language training on SEN CPD Literacy Project.

 

 

Authorial techniques – part 1.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WellComm Programme to be further embedded in Year 2.

 

Ongoing GL analysis by staff - areas for improvement in Literacy and Numeracy to inform planning, teaching and learning.

 

Further dissemination of all staff – SEN CPD Literacy Project.

 

Authorial techniques workshop – part 2.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Using Mathematics

Handling Data focus and training on Reasoning.

Embedding use of reasoning template and investigative approach to maths.

 

Mental Maths review and training.

 

STAFF DEVELOPMENT

UICT Post Transformation

My school training.

 

Active Studio whiteboard training for all staff.

 

iPad overview – sharing good practice.

 

iMovie workshop – Part 1

Training on Fronter.

 

 

 

 

Assessing ICT skills and iMovie.

 

 

 

 

Sharing good practice across core subjects.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Upskilling staff – UICT Training.

 

 

 

 

 

iPad training in iMovie/ Green screen.

 

 

 

 

New assessment arrangements for UICT.

 

Assessment Manager training – part 2.

PRSD

Peer observations as part of PRSD cycle.

 

Embed peer observation cycle.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Structured induction for all new members of staff.

Assistants cycle to begin (SDR).

 

STEM workshop on forces – all staff.

 

 

STAFF DEVELOPMENT

WAU

STEM workshop on forces – all staff.

 

WAU Themes updated with all staff.

Embed Science training on forces and review curriculum requirements for Science across all Key Stages.

STEM training.

Team teaching alongside STEM trainer in the classroom.

Additional Needs

Embedding of new IEP template Target Setting/ setting SMART targets.  Literacy SEN training on using working memory for reading and assessment practices.  Part-time teacher additional support to be inducted.

 

Continue to use-refine new IEP template and SEN training.

 

 

Ongoing tracking of all pupils using GL data and Star Reading tests to monitor progress.

Review of the Additional Needs Policy by all staff.  Two members of staff will complete the 2nd part of the Literacy SEN CPD programme.

 

To set appropriate targets to that all children achieve their potential.

 

Extend the provision of Additional Needs Support in School.

 

 

STAFF DEVELOPMENT

Creative and Expressive

Gymnastics lesson planning.

Embedding teaching of Gymnastics.

 

Music audit and continuation of Musical Pathways.

 

Review of Music provision in mainstream classes.

 

 

Induction Programme

Second year of induction for new teachers completed.

 

 

 

Ongoing induction of new members of staff.

New induction programme for newly appointed members of staff involving co-ordinators, year group, colleagues and induction tutors.

 

 

Nurturing School

 

 

All staff will engage in a 2nd day of training on the Nurturing School.

 

First Aid Training

 

 

First Aid Training – 22 LSAs and 6 supervisors renew qualification