School Development Plan
School Development Plan (SDP)
As a school we are continually, considering how we can be innovative and develop as a school. We make no excuses for wanting to make sure we concentrate on the children's basics of Reading, Writing and Maths, but look to develop the 'whole rounded' child, by offering a broad and balanced national curriculum.
Working closely with our partner school St Mary's and considering the strategic needs of our school, please find below the link to our 2023-24 SDP (School Development Plan.)
This is monitored regularly by school leaders, subject leaders and governors to ensure that the strategic aims of the school are met to ensure that the Teaching and Learning is good every day.
St.Helen's Targets: 2023-24
Strategic 3 Year Plan:
Click on the link below to see in more detail how we will try to achieve the aims on our SDP.
St.Helen's Targets: 2022-23
Continuously improve, developing quality and consistency in teaching and learning
1.Reading - Fully embedding the Reading changes to ensure quality, consistency and impact, for lowest 20% readers.
Phonics - new phonics programme implemented and embedded across the year for impact. Introduction of Read Write Inc Phonics programme.
Writing - Development in writing, sequence of teaching, spelling and handwriting programme/sequence is embedded in school.
Maths - Implementing new approach to teaching of times tables and times table policy.
Engaging with the ‘Teaching for Mastery’ programme with Boolean Maths Hub, implementing the ‘Five Big Ideas’ (NCETM)
Teaching and Learning - Creating ‘teaching and learning guide’ to support coaching and continuous improvement for staff
To fully embed the connected curriculum across the partnership to show the impact of the Curriculum
To develop the leadership skills of the subject leaders to ensure the intent, implementation and impact of all subjects is clear
To implement a common vision for assessment and standardised testing across the Partnership
Development of Teaching Assistants to enhance learning outcomes for all children
Involvement in the Local authority MITA project.
Pupil Personal Developments
To improve children’s enjoyment of play and to develop the school environment to better enable play for all children through the OPAL project and through delivery of extra -curricular clubs
To develop and embed a whole-school Thrive approach to enhance children’s Social Emotional Mental Health
Click on the link below to see in more detail how this will be achieved and who is responsible for each school development target.