Key Objectives 2021 to 2022
In February 2018 OfSTED judged that Flamstead Village School continues to be a good school. There were 2 main recommendations:
- To ensure that the strongest teaching that exists within the school continues to be shared so that pupils’ progress is accelerated further;
- To ensure that the most able pupils in key stage 1 are consistently challenged to reach the higher standers of which they are capable, particularly in mathematics. (4.2)
Quality of Education
Key Development 1: To ensure all staff have a shared understanding of the expectations of the school’s intent the primary curriculum across all year groups.
- Reading: To support new teachers in the planning and delivery of guided reading.
- Reading: To ensure early reading scheme matches closely with pupils phonic levels.
- Phonics: New staff confident in delivering RWInc phonic scheme
- Writing: To ensure writing is taught through a clear sequence, incorporating grammar, handwriting and spelling
- Maths: To ensure key skills are secure in Maths
- Maths: To teach KS2 as one cohort for Maths
- Computer Science To implement and embed the new computing scheme Purple Mash
- To review assessment for learning practices
Quality of Education in the Early Years
Key Development 2: To enhance the quality of provision in the Early Years.
- To improve quality of provision through the Learning environment.
- To provide opportunities for children to use and develop independence in accessing their learning environment alongside quality adult interactions.
- To facilitate next step learning during CHIL.
Behaviour and Attitude
Key Development 3: Pupils consistently have highly positive attitudes and commitment to their education.
To continue to increase the resilience of our pupils by developing independence and perseverance.
- To ensure consistency in behavior strategies across the school
- To continue to increase the resilience of our pupils by developing independence and perseverance.
Key Development 4: To promote physical and mental health of pupils and staff. To ensure pupils know what if means to be a good citizen
- To continue to monitor pupil & staff health and well-being following Covid-19
- To ensure pupils know what it means to be a good citizen
- To ensure all pupils are aware of how to keep physically healthy
Leadership and Management
Key Development 5: To improve aspects of leadership and governance
- To ensure the ECT is fully supported during her induction period.
- To ensure new staff have a complete induction process
- To continue to develop the role of the subject leaders so that they have a deeper understanding to drive their subject forward and improve pupil outcomes.
- To continue to develop high levels of governance to provide appropriate support and challenge
- To work with HfL to reduce deficit and plan the budget to ensure future years are financially viable.