Bearwood Primary School Strategic Priorities 2019 to 2020
Priority One: Quality of Education
Ø Teaching and learning to be consistently good or better in all year groups.
Ø All significant groups, including SEND and disadvantaged groups, make strong progress and attain at age related or above. Where children do not attain at age-related, they have made significant progress from their starting points.
Ø The curriculum is coherently planned, ensuring all children make rapid progress – especially SEND and disadvantaged children.
Ø Strong teacher subject knowledge ensures effective assessment for learning, and a coherent sequence of learning.
Ø The school implements a rigorous and sequential approach to the teaching of reading.
Ø The school implements a sequential and holistic approach to the teaching of writing, ensuring children are skilled in all elements of the writing process.
Ø The maths mastery approach is fully embedded, with virtually all children operating within the expected range or better.
Ø EYFS to be ‘outstanding.’
Priority Two: Leadership and Management
Ø Professional development impacts the quality of teaching and learning, as a result of the improved pedagogical understanding of teachers.
Ø Effective subject leadership ensures the expected knowledge and skill acquisition in all subjects for all groups of children.
Ø Effective team leadership ensures teachers effectively plan for children with SEND and disadvantaged children.
Ø Data analysis and monitoring of teaching and learning are especially focused on the progress of children with SEND and disadvantaged children.
Ø Administrative systems within the school are highly effective and robust.
Priority Three: Attendance
Ø Attendance to be in line with or above national average.
Ø Persistent absence to be below national average – including for disadvantaged children.
Priority Four: Marketing
Ø Bearwood Primary School to be the school of choice within the community.