School Development Plan

 

April 2015 to April 2016

PEN-Y-CWM SCHOOL

To be recognised to be outstanding in everything we do.

 

TARGET 1

THRIVE

To develop the principles and practice of THRIVE

To develop a systematic approach to the early identification of emotional development need in pupils so that differentiated provision can be put in place quickly by the adults work-ing most closely with the pupil.

To obtain data that will dovetail with curriculum assessment data to support pupils’ neurological development and well-being.

To use a developmental framework to clarify the connections between emotional and social development, be-havior and learning.

TARGET 2

ICT

To further develop the principles and practice of use of technology across the school

Refresh and Update Staff skills audit and analyse

Update Software and hardware audit

Establish Microsoft Enterprise l license agreement and develop working practice which includes ‘ One Drive’

Further establish use of immersion/ sensory rooms

Increase appropriate use of software available on school system

Complete parent consultation of ICT access at home

Streamline ICT specialist role and in-crease efficiencies of time

TARGET 3

AUTISM FRIENDLY SCHOOL

AFS Award gained in July 2015

Ensure all staff have autism awareness training and are familiar with AFS guid-ance.

Review Behaviour policy to reflect AFS strategies.

Parents/carers to participate in one page profile updates during AR

Collaborative work to continue with SaLT to ensure all AFS strategies are embedded.

Ensure consistent use of symbols/signage across the whole school.

Ensure all classrooms have an effective ’calm’ space.

“Talkabout” to be a routine part of class activity.

 Produce appropriate targets from Data analysis for SLT discussion and Governor approval

 Establish positive rewards system of Golden Ticket

TARGET 4

LITERACY AND NUMERACY FRAMEWORK

To develop and embed the principles and practice of LNF across the school

 To moderate samples of work and provide a consistent standard of assessment

 To refine reporting template to reflect on progress of individual pupils in LNF

TARGET 5

DATA, ASSESSMENT, RECORDINGAND REPORT-ING

To further develop and embed the princi-ples and practice of DARR across the school.

 Develop alternative methods of assess-ment recording as appropriate for Welsh Curriculum and all learners

 Update ARR policy

 Ensure links to all methods of assessment including Thrive

 Analyse current attendance, FSM, LAC and ethnicity data

 Identify other sources of assessment data as appropriate to discrete groups within the school

 Continue to share standardised analysis of specific appropriate data to target audiences

 

School Development Leaflet, 2015
School Development Leaflet, March 2016