Leadership and Governance
- All school leaders display collective responsibility and ambitious vision for delivering school priorities
- Self-evaluation processes are robust and provide a realistic view of the school’s strengths and priorities for improvement.
- All leaders demonstrate relentless focus on improvement and increased confidence in leading their areas of responsibility
- Ensure school website meets all statutory requirements
- All data protection duties are followed
- The Governing Body ensures that all statutory duties are met for the year
Teaching and Learning
- Improve teaching in Maths across the school.
- Improve teaching of DCF - Collaboration, Data, intro to Coding, and Communication.
- The school’s curriculum promotes the new CfW and puts independent learning at the heart of all planning and implementation.
- An effective Learning Management System is accessed by all learners who demonstrate accelerated progress.
- Achieve Bronze Cymraeg Campus Award.
Standards in Literacy, Numeracy and Digital Competency
- Undertake baseline assessments upon return to school in Autumn term – EY Baseline, Reading, Spelling, Maths, PASS
- Gaps in learning are identified and planning adjusted to meet the needs of all pupils
- Ensure progress is accelerated by the end of the academic year
- Outcomes in all year groups in in line with targets set
- Moderation of outcomes demonstrates accuracy of assessment
- Quality of evidence supports reported outcomes
Standards in other areas of learning
- Short term planning demonstrates consideration of skills gaps in all areas of learning so that these are planned for and implemented to build on prior knowledge
- Highly effective teaching and learning in all areas of learning
Progress of different groups of learners
- All groups of learners make expected progress on average in each year group (Gender, EAL, ALN, eFSM)
- The gap between attainment in Reading and Writing of boys v girls will narrow by at least 5%
- Continue to provide onsite counselling through Place2Be for pupils, parents and staff
- PASS survey – target support for pupils who have been identified as at risk
- Continue to hold half termly reviews of staff wellbeing
- Introduce Wellbeing Champions – 2 per class
- Audit provision against WAS evaluation toll
- Achieve WAS Award
- Average attendance of all pupils to be 93%
- Average attendance of eFSM pupils to be at least 90%
- Zero permanent exclusions.
- No more than 10 days in total of fixed term exclusions.
- ASD training
- LNST training
- Safeguarding audit identifies that the school meets all statutory duties.
- Continue to use SeeSaw, Facebook, Twitter, text service, email service and school website to communicate regularly with parents and carers
- Gabalfa Parent Voice Group – develop autonomy to become parent/carer led
- Continue to provide online tutorials and videos for parents on how to support children
- Resume Community Café as soon as we are able - provide opportunities for parents and carers to meet, share ideas and learn new skills
Professional Development of staff
- All staff to undertake annual Safeguarding training.
- All staff to receive regular updates on ALNET.
- All staff to attend digital training and follow up workshops to develop use of manipulatives when teaching number.
- All staff to receive training on the DCF.
- AoLE leads to attend update meetings from CSC and one day events from Collective learning, and to disseminate headlines to all staff.
- Support staff to receive update training on EELs and PEELs. (Observational Assessment)
|New Curriculum for Wales|
- Review Cwricwlwm Maestro to ensure planned curriculum meets the needs of our pupils.
- Prepare for implementation of the new Curriculum for Wales in September 2022.
- Supporting Learner Progression – cluster work to share ideas about assessment in nCfW.