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School Improvement Plan

Fishwick Primary School

School Improvement Plan Priorities 2014-15



Key Priority 1 :  Teaching and Learning


Improve the quality of teaching so that it is consistently good and moving towards outstanding in order to accelerate progress and raise pupils’ achievement in English and Mathematics by:


  • Making sure that teachers’ expectations of what pupils can achieve are always high enough
  • Ensuring that teachers always provide work that is challenging enough and meets pupils’ needs.
  • Making sure that teachers always ask questions that challenge pupils to extend their learning and deepen their understanding.
  • Providing opportunities for teachers to observe and share existing good and outstanding teaching across the school and in other schools to enable them to improve their skills.


Key Priority 2 :   Leadership and Management


Improve the impact of leadership, management and governance at all levels by:


  • Further developing the skills of middle leaders and ensuring that leadership responsibilities are distributed more widely across the staff
  • Ensuring that members of the governing body are more fully aware of performance in all areas of school life, but particularly in relation to pupils’ achievement, in order that they can challenge the leadership with the utmost rigour.


Key Priority 3:   Leadership and Management


To investigate and implement a new assessment system for the school to meet the statutory regulations by July 2015 (Assessment without levels).


Ensure that all the needs of all vulnerable pupils are met as fully as possible.


Key Priority 4:  Standards


Standards and progress in Maths, Reading, Writing and GPS to improve to be at least in line with national averages.


Key Priority 4: Behaviour and Safety


To review and promote a consistent approach and application of strategies which ensure positive behaviour and attitudes to learning.