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Strategic Intent 2 : To develop an aspirational and inspirational curriculum

  1. Students are innovative, creative, imaginative and risk takers and opportunities and opportunities for innovation, creativity, risk taking are seen in lessons and extra-curricular activities.
  2. Students are ready and able to deal with the day to day challenges life may bring.
  3. A range of opportunities are available for students e.g. leadership programme, residential trips.
  4. Each faculty offers a variety of extra-curricular activities to channel the personal development of individual students including a range of sport, music, drama and art.
  5. All students are financially capable.
  6. All students make a positive contribution to their community by participating in at least one extra-curricular activity.
  7. All achievement is celebrated and recognised, underpinned by an effective awards system.
  8. The school reviews and improves its provision through validating bodies.
  9. All students complete a period of work experience.
  10. The allotment and school farm are available for student learning.
  11. Charitable link projects are active in the school, one local and international.

S.I.P    2012/2013

S.I.2: Deliver an inspirational and aspirational curriculum
     Lead Person: MB/VP/TM

Development target

Strategies

Term

Success Management

Budget/
Resources

Professional development needs

Impact on learning/ Progress against success measurement

1

Ensure curriculum meets needs of all students aspirationally

SLT VPR

Constant review of outcomes

Lesson planning

Develop systematic approach to challenging the more able 

Autumn


The majority of students achieve in line with 4 levels of progress

Increase in number of A*A

Time

Link with partner school to develop extended projects for more able


Students keen to learn

All students achieve valuable accreditation

No NEETS

Transition at 16+ proportion to level3 courses in line or above expectations from KS2

2

KS4 Overall majority reach FFTD  4 levels of progress.

All target groups reach at least 3 levels of progress

SLT GBA

Review action 11-12 and impact.

Set up strategies in November  2012 to secure level 3 initially

Autumn

Spring

Data shows at 4 levels of progress.

Data shows engagement of all student. 


CPD Time

Termly review of data show

all target groups engaged in learning

all target groups engaged in culture and life of the school

Attendance is at 96%

3

Ensure teaching methodologies meet the needs of all learners and challenge the more able

SLT VPR/NHE

GC5

Challenge curriculum

All Year

Lesson observations show GC5 embedded in lesson planning and delivery.

Student progress improves as a result of the challenge

Time

AFL Questioning

% good/outstanding lessons increases from 75% to 85%

Differentation

4

Review 6th form curriculum

SLTAAL/VPR

Set up 6th form board group to examine the changes/
developments in the curriculum

All year

Students engaged in learning seen through lesson observations GC5

Visits and courses

Time to construct new framework



Time to research

SSAT course on curriculum review


Curriculum in place for September 2014

Expanded to 5th strategic intent

5

Ensure students develop skills in CRWM (communication, reading, writing, maths)

SLT TMA VPR

Review curriculum planning for literacy and maths

Communication reading and writing
and maths where appropriate are standard aspects
of the lesson

Autumn

Spring

Evident in all lesson planning

Students apply these skills across the curriculum


Resource Cost

Leadership time

Working party


Reading ages increase

Students understand  the importance of

CRWM

Curriculum more accessible to all students