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Improve the quality of teaching and learning across the school

- Introduce incremental coaching to develop teaching and

- Review use of formative and summative assessment to ensure that it effectively measures student progress and is used to inform teaching.

- Review current curriculum provision and develop a broad and balanced curriculum offer which meets the needs of our students and maximises progress and engagement.

- Robust and rapid improvement plans to be put in place for subject areas of concern

i.e. Drama, Product design (design technology) and Computer Science.

Students generally respond positively to the school’s high expectations of behaviour. There are clear and robust systems for minimising the impact of low level disruption on learning. Our behaviour policy is underpinned by our shared values which have a strong focus on celebrating diversity and respect for all. This has led to a significant reduction in bullying and incidents of prejudice and discrimination. School leaders are visible and engaged in managing student behaviour around the school and there is a high level of consistency amongst staff in ensuring good behaviour. There are high expectations of uniform, equipment and punctuality and students are clear of the consequences when these expectations are not met.

Improve attendance and punctuality

- Ensure that all absence is followed up immediately (first-day calls).

- Engage parents and carers to raise aspirations and ensure that value is placed on the importance of good

- Work with hard to reach families to remove barriers and reduce persistent absenteeism.

- Introduce robust systems to ensure that clear consequences are in place for persistent poor punctuality too

Meet the challenges of a growing school

- Smart timetabling, considering rooming constraints.

- Ensure effective systems are in place to manage the school day, including; movement around the school; lunch time and break.

- Astute financial planning to meet the forecasted increase in recruitment needs and resources.

- Review facilities to ensure that buildings and resources are fit for purpose as the school moves to full Evaluation of external contractors to ensure value for money.