School Development Plan

Key Outcomes of Garfield School Development Plan 2016-2017


OFSTED Targets (November 2014)

  • To improve teaching to outstanding in order to raise achievement , especially in reading, by making sure that :
  • Tasks are set in lessons that are always demanding and achievable for all pupils, particularly those who enter the school at a time other than the start of the year
  • Pupils are given opportunities to read from a wide range of appropriately demanding texts in different subjects so that they can apply their comprehension skills
  • Track pupils’ achievement from the time they start school to when they leave so that the full impact of the school’s work is fully evident and planning is better informed


School Development Plan Priorities Overview – 2016-17

Outcome 1 Effectiveness of Leadership and Management

  • All leaders reinforce and model outstanding teaching and learning, focusing on maximising pupil outcomes in all aspects of the curriculum.

Outcome 2 Quality of Teaching, Learning and Assessment

  • To provide inspirational and outstanding teaching and learning to all pupils across a broad and rich curriculum.

Outcome 3 Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare

  • To ensure that all stakeholders understand and apply the school values, which reflect fundamental British values, and that all pupils come to school regularly to maintain attendance of 96% or above.

Outcome 4 Outcomes for Pupils -Achievement

  • To ensure that attainment and progress at the end of KS1 and KS2 exceed national expectations in reading, writing and maths.

Outcome 5 Early Years – Quality and Standards

  • Ensure provision in the early years is outstanding, with children achieving accelerated progress from their starting points.

Where we will be by July 2017

  • All teaching and learning across all 3 key stages ,is good or better
  • Standards at least in line with national averages, and with many subjects above national. We will show good or better progress throughout the school.

Target Outcomes for 2016-17

Year 1 Phonics – 80% will pass the test

Year 2 Phonics retakes – 90% will pass the test


* Targets set in Oct 16 based on current pupils on roll
KS1 – Year 2   KS2 – Year 6
  Reading Writing Maths   Reading Writing Maths
AE+% 70% 67% 67%   70% 62% 85%


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