St Michaels' is an improving school and our ambition is for it to be a place where children thrive and love learning.
We have listed a summary of our school improvement aims.
Leadership and Management
- Leaders to ensure a culture where all pupils make consistently strong progress considering their different starting points.
- All leaders use a range of evidence to evaluate learning and establish priority actions in English and math’s.
- To improve the parental engagement, which supports children’s learning.
- To develop young leaders Junior Leadership Team (JLT) as active participants in the school improvement and evaluation
- Safeguarding is effective
Teaching, Learning and Assessment
- Teachers use baseline assessment to establish starting points and inform planning so children make and exceed expected progress.
- Ensure that marking is developmental, understood by pupils and taking forward learning
- Leaders of Learning of English embed consistent systematic teaching of reading and fluency in all year groups
- Teaching and Learning is extending more able writers
- Leader of Learning of Maths to embed fluency of maths and mastery in all year groups
Personal development, behaviour and welfare
- Every classroom to become a sparkling learning environment that inspires children’s enquiry
- Improved punctuality and readiness to learn
- Improve attendance for vulnerable groups
- Improve the children’s ability to resolve conflict through peer mediation led by the Junior Leadership
- Behaviour is good or better
Outcomes for children
- Embed statements and steps as a form of assessment
- Improve outcomes for more able children in reading, writing and Maths
- Writing outcomes in KS1 and KS2 better than national
- Prepare pupils for their next stage of education, e.g. improve handwriting fluency and presentation so outcomes of writing are better than national
Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural
- Ensure all learning seeks opportunities to develop creativity and fascination
- To identify the opportunities where pupils engage with the fundamental British values of democracy, rule of law, liberty, tolerance and mutual respect.
- Create opportunities for the children of St Michael’s to learn with children from outside of the school