School Excellence Plan

As a school we are always seeking to improve; to become a better school for our pupils, our staff and our community. Please find below a summary of the key things we are working to improve this year:


  • To ensure quality first teaching of reading
  • To raise standards of writing
  • To develop transcription skills, including SPAG and handwriting
  • To develop planning and assessment tools
  • To develop oracy across the curriculum
  • To develop accountable talk in Let’s think
  • To insure consistency in the delivery of the RWI phonics programme


  • To raise standards in quality first teaching in mathematics
  • To improve standards of problem solving

Early Years

  • To develop the writing curriculum across the Early Years phase
  • To review the wider curriculum offer and FIT curriculum for Early Years
  • To further develop nursery practice including, stimulating learning environments

Christian Foundation

  •  To embed the school’s Christian Foundation in line with the SIAMS inspection framework


  • To develop staff knowledge and understanding around management of challenging behaviour
  • To support all staff in the identification, support and delivery of SEND provision
  • To review the effective deployment of Teaching Assistants to maximise on their skills and expertise


  • To continue to develop and secure the programme of study for science
  • To develop and secure the quality of teaching in science

Computing and E-Safety

  • To develop the Lower Junior computing curriculum
  • To develop consistency in teaching and planning of computing
  • To continue to develop control technology in the Upper Junior
  • To embed the progression of skills across all year groups

FIT Curriculum

  •  To continue to develop and embed the principles of the FIT curriculum
  •  To develop and secure school specific curriculum
  •  To further embed the Rosenshine principles

Design Technology

  • To nurture creativity and innovation through design
  • To develop pupils iterative design process
  • To develop technical knowledge of tools/equipment to make informed choices in tasks

Physical Education

  •  To develop consistency in planning and tools to support planning
  •  To develop a long term map for dance
  • To ensure inclusivity in all aspects of PE and Games


  • To develop the Early Years music curriculum
  • To develop the assessment of music across the whole school


  • To develop consistencies in the planning and delivery of all PSHE lessons
  • To develop the subject leader documentation for PSHE


  • To fulfil the aims of the pupil mental health strategy
  • To actively promote and support staff wellbeing


  • To use research led approaches to increase the cognitive demand in lessons and retrieval 
  • To provide staff with a range of tools which can be used across the curriculum