Improvement Plan 2014 – 2015

The College will be running 17 major projects this year within four priority areas.

 

The effectiveness of leadership and management

PROJECT

  • Vision and strategic plan for 2020
  • Ensuring student places at the College are full
  • Introducing leadership standards
  • Planning for improvement
  • Challenging College leadership
  • Ensuring Governors fulfil statutory duties

 

OBJECTIVE

  • To develop the effectiveness of the College through a five-year strategy for improvement
  • To maximise recruitment and retention of students at the College
  • To improve leadership and management throughout the College
  • To enable Governors to lead self-evaluation and College improvement
  • To enable Governors to hold senior leaders to account
  • To enable Governors to meet their statutory responsibilities

 

The quality of teaching, learning and assessment

PROJECT

  • Ensuring that all teaching is at least good
  • Introducing a new assessment model for KS3
  • Ensuring students have age-appropriate reading levels and effective SMSC provision
  • Ensuring effective provisions for meeting individual students’ needs

 

OBJECTIVE

  • To raise the standards of teaching, increasing the number of outstanding teachers
  • To devise and implement an accurate model of assessment to link student ability to KS4 outcomes
  • To improve standards of literacy and SMSC provision
  • To improve learning outcomes by providing differentiated learning facilities

 

Personal development, behaviour and welfare

PROJECT

  • Ensuring consistent approaches to managing and celebrating student behaviours
  • Raising levels of attendance
  • Ensuring effective provision for students’ personal development
  • Developing systems to maximise safeguarding of students

 

OBJECTIVE

  • To embed ethos of positive attitudes and conduct
  • To improve attitudes to learning by raising attendance and reducing persistent absenteeism
  • To improve and monitor tutorial delivery in the College
  • To improve students’ safety and perceptions of safety

 

Outcomes for learners

PROJECT

  • Raising achievement
  • Closing gaps 1
  • Closing gaps 2

 

OBJECTIVE

  • To maximise the performance of individual students and groups of students
  • To maximise the performance of groups of students
  • To maximise the performance of Pupil Premium students

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