Charter - Johnsonville School

Charter - Johnsonville School

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! 8! JOHNSONVILLE*SCHOOL*STRATEGIC*PLAN*2017*5*2019* * * * STRATEGIC*AIM*ONE:* * Our*school*community*maintains*a*learning*environment*where*children*are*ch allenged,*engaged*and* achieving*in*all*areas*of*the*Johnsonville*School*Curriculum.** * * 2017* 2018* 2019* Numeracy/Literacy/National*Standards* ! 2016!National!Standards!data!is!analysed.! It!guides!the!setting!of!SMART!targets!for! 2017.! ! The!Ministry!of!Education!priority! learners!(Maori,!Pasifika!and!students! with!special!education!needs)!are! considered!when!identifying!annual! targets.!

! Achievement!in!Reading,!Writing!and! Mathematics!is!monitored!through! assessment,!with!regular!reporting!to!the! BOT.!! ! Targetted!students’!achievement!in! writing!is!boosted!through!the! Accelerated!Literacy!learning!programme! (ALL).! ! Targetted!students’!achievement!in! reading!is!boosted!through!the!‘Quick!60’! reading!programme.! ! Systems!used!by!teachers!for!giving! feedback!(teaching!of!writing)!are! evaluated.! ! The!board!funds!and!supports!students! with!special!education!needs.! !

The!BOT!funds!extra!places!in!Reading! Recovery!and!for!special!needs!and!ELL! teaching!across!the!school.! ! Remedial!programmes!are!provided.! ! Syndicates!hold!‘achievement!meetings’! to!discuss!student!achievment!with!the! aim!of!collaborating!!to!address!the! needs!of!learners.! Numeracy/Literacy/National*Standards* ! 2017!National!Standards!data!is!analysed.! It!guides!the!setting!of!SMART!targets!for! 2018.! ! The!Ministry!of!Education!priority! learners!(Maori,!Pasifika!and!students! with!special!education!needs)!are! considered!when!identifying!annual! targets.!

! Achievement!in!Reading,!Writing!and! Mathematics!is!monitored!through! assessment,!with!regular!reporting!to!the! BOT.!! ! The!board!funds!and!supports!students! with!special!education!needs.! ! The!BOT!funds!extra!places!in!Reading! Recovery!and!for!special!needs!and!ESOL! teaching!across!the!school.! ! Remedial!programmes!are!provided.! ! Syndicates!hold!‘achievement!meetings’! to!discuss!student!achievment!with!the! aim!of!collaborating!!to!address!the! needs!of!learners.! ! School!Entry!Assessment!is!analysed!and! reported!to!the!BOT.!

* A!student!!achievement!goal!is!included! in!individual!2018!teacher!goals.! * * * * * * * Numeracy/Literacy/National*Standards* * 2018!National!Standards!data!is!analysed.! It!guides!the!setting!of!SMART!targets!for! 2019.! ! The!Ministry!of!Education!priority! learners!(Maori,!Pasifika!and!students! with!special!education!needs)!are! considered!when!identifying!annual! targets.! ! Achievement!in!Reading,!Writing!and! Mathematics!is!monitored!through! assessment,!with!regular!reporting!to!the! BOT.!! ! The!board!funds!and!supports!students! with!special!education!needs.! !

The!BOT!funds!extra!places!in!Reading! Recovery!and!for!special!needs!and!ESOL! teaching!across!the!school.! ! Remedial!programmes!are!provided.! ! Syndicates!hold!‘achievement!meetings’! to!discuss!student!achievment!with!the! aim!of!collaborating!!to!address!the! needs!of!learners.! ! School!Entry!Assessment!is!analysed!and! reported!to!the!BOT.! * A!student!!achievement!goal!is!included! in!individual!2018!teacher!goals.! * * * * * * *

! 9! School!Entry!Assessment!is!analysed!and! reported!to!the!BOT.! ! A!student!!achievement!goal!is!included! in!individual!2017!teacher!goals.! ! * * eLearning* ! New!website!launched.! ! School!blogs!shared!via!website.! ! Seesaw!portfolios!introduced!schoolT wide.! ! Hapara!Dashboard!used!by!teachers.! ! New!ETlearning!tools!explored.! ! eLearning!hardware!is!provided!and! maintained,!with!at!least!15!devices!per! year!3T6!classroom.! * All!teachers!and!students!are!integrating!! appropriate!ICT!across!the!curriculum.! * ‘Maths!Buddy’!reintroduced.! * * * * * Broad*curriculum* * Local!Curriculum!shared!via!new!website.! !

Playbased!learning!trialled!in!Year!1.! ! The!BOT!funds!teaching!and!instruction!in! Te!Reo!Maori.! ! The!BOT!funds!Kapa!Haka!instruction.! ! Enviro!team!competes!for!an! Enviroschools’!award.! ! The!school!continues!weekly!swimming! for!all!students,!using!the!school!pool.! ! ! Gym!teaching!for!all!students!in!term!2! (MovemProve).!! ! The!sports!leaders!organise!school!based! * * * * * * * * eLearning* ! Seesaw!porfolios!further!developed.* * New!ETlearning!tools!explored.! ! eLearning!hardware!is!provided!and! maintained,!with!at!least!15!devices!per! year!3T6!classroom.!

* All!teachers!and!students!are!integrating!! appropriate!ICT!across!the!curriculum.! * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Broad*curriculum* * The!BOT!funds!teaching!and!instruction!in! Te!Reo!Maori.! ! ! The!BOT!funds!Kapa!Haka!instruction.! ! Classes!further!develop!enviro! responsibilities.! ! The!school!continues!weekly!swimming! for!all!students,!using!the!school!pool.! ! The!sports!leaders!organise!school!based! skills!development!for!all!mainstream! students.! ! After!reflection,!teachers!modify!and! further!develop!‘innovative!teaching!and! learning’!methods.!

* * * * * * * * * eLearning* ! Seesaw!porfolios!further!developed.* * New!ETlearning!tools!explored.! ! eLearning!hardware!is!provided!and! maintained,!with!at!least!15!devices!per! year!3T6!classroom.! * All!teachers!and!students!are!integrating!! appropriate!ICT!across!the!curriculum.! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! Broad*curriculum* * The!BOT!funds!teaching!and!instruction!in! Te!Reo!Maori.! ! ! The!BOT!funds!Kapa!Haka!instruction.! ! Classes!further!develop!enviro! responsibilities.! ! The!school!continues!weekly!swimming! for!all!students,!using!the!school!pool.! !

The!sports!leaders!organise!school!based! skills!development!for!all!mainstream! students.! After!reflection,!teachers!modify!and! further!develop!‘innovative!teaching!and! learning’!methods.! * *

! 10! skills!development!for!all!mainstream! students.! ! Syndicates!use!a!mini!strategic!plan!to! further!develop!‘innovative!teaching!and! learning’!methods!across!syndicates.! ! Year!5/6!students!attend!4!day!camp!and! outdoor!education!experience.! ! JSPA!(Johnsonville!School!Performing! Arts)!programme!relaunched!for!terms!2! and!3.! ! Choir!and!ukulele!groups!provide!an! opportunity!for!music!expression.! * * * Adults*as*learners* ! Teachers!carry!out!peer!observations! (peer/pairs)!as!observers!and!learners.! !

Teacher!receive!professional!learning! around!aspects!of!eLearning.! ! Teachers!continue!to!work!together!to! develop!the!use!of!feedback!when! teaching!writing.! ! Teachers!attend!the!Google!Summit.! ! Staff!undergo!education!re!epilepsy.! ! Practice!around!Innovative!Teaching!and! Learning!(ITAL)!is!a!major!focus!for! teacher!PLD.! ! Teachers!and!ESWs!attend!courses!that! enhance!their!teaching!practice.! ! Teachers!use!the!‘teaching!as!inquiry’! model!to!improve!practice.! * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Adults*as*learners* !

Teachers!carry!out!peer!observations! (peer/pairs)!as!observers!and!learners.! ! Teachers!use!data!to!identify!needs!and! inform!teaching.! ! Teachers!undergo!schoolTbased! professional!dvelopment!in!maths.! ! Teachers!and!ESWs!attend!courses!that! enhance!their!teaching!practice.! ! Teachers!use!the!‘teaching!as!inquiry’! model!to!improve!practice.! * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Adults*as*learners* ! Teachers!carry!out!peer!observations! (peer/pairs)!as!observers!and!learners.! ! Teachers!use!data!to!identify!needs!and! inform!teaching.!

! Teachers!undergo!schoolTbased! professional!dvelopment!in!maths.! ! Teachers!and!ESWs!attend!courses!that! enhance!their!teaching!practice.! ! Teachers!use!the!‘teaching!as!inquiry’! model!to!improve!practice.! * * * * * * * * * * *

! 11! * STRATEGIC*AIM*TWO:* * Our*Board*of*Trustees*leads*improvement*and*maintenance*of*the*school’s*phy sical*environment*and* provides*resourcing*to*support*student*learning.* * 2017* 2018* 2019* Buildings*and*Grounds* ! Painting!continues.! ! New!10!year!property!plan!projects! initiated.! ! Gardens!replanting!continues.! ! Parent!working!bees!held.! ! School!entrance!upgrade!carried!out.! ! ! ! Resourcing*and*Budgetting* ! The!principal!and!board!track!and!monitor! spending!carefully,!with!the!aim!of! maintaining!appropriate!reserves.!! !

Income!from!various!vendors!who!hire! school!facilities!is!spent!on!resourcing!and! personnel.! ! Classes!and!teachers!are!resourced! according!to!budgets.! ! Buildings*and*Grounds* ! Painting!continues.! ! 10!year!property!plan!projects!continue.! ! Gardens!replanting!continues.! ! Parent!working!bees!held.! ! * * * * * Resourcing*and*Budgetting* * The!principal!and!board!track!and!monitor! spending!carefully,!with!the!aim!of! maintaining!appropriate!reserves.!! ! Income!from!various!vendors!who!hire! school!facilities!is!spent!on!resourcing!and! personnel.!

! Classes!and!teachers!are!resourced! according!to!budgets.! * Buildings*and*Grounds* * Painting!continues.! ! 10!year!property!plan!projects!continue.! ! Gardens!replanting!continues.! ! Parent!working!bees!held.! * * * * * * Resourcing*and*Budgetting* ! The!principal!and!board!track!and!monitor! spending!carefully,!with!the!aim!of! maintaining!appropriate!reserves.!! ! Income!from!various!vendors!who!hire! school!facilities!is!spent!on!resourcing!and! personnel.! ! Classes!and!teachers!are!resourced! according!to!budgets.! * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

! 12! * STRATEGIC*AIM*THREE:* * Our*everyday*school*culture*is*inclusive.*Engagement*of,*and*input*from*the *school*community*is*encouraged.* ! 2017* 2018* 2019* Engagement*of*parents*and*families* * Mihi!whakatau!to!welcome!new!families! are!held!each!term.! ! New!school!website!launched.! ! Seesaw!portfolios!used!to!share!students’! learning!with!parents.! ! Teachers!report!regularly!to!parents!(face! to!face!and!in!writing)!regarding!their! children’s!achievement.! ! The!school!holds!regular!events!for! parents!and!families.!

! Regular!contact!with!preTschools!is! continued.! ! The!principal!and!staff!attend!school! events,!including!Home!and!School! meetings.! ! The!school!holds!‘parent!education! hours’!based!on!the!Johnsonville!School! Curriculum.! ! The!school!encourages!community! groups!and!families!to!use!its!facilities! outside!school!hours.! * The!school!celebrates!150 ! years!T!with!a! reunion!involving!current!and!past!pupils,! staff!and!families.! * * * Governance* ! The!Board!communicates!termly!with!its! community!through!the!school! newsletter.!

! Property!and!finance!subcommittees! meet!regularly.! ! Board!of!Trustees!surveys!community!re! key!aspects!of!school!operation.! Engagement*of*parents*and*families* ! Mihi!whakatau!to!welcome!new! families!are!held!each!term.! * The!school!website,!along!with!Seesaw! portfolios,!!are!used!as!a!link!between! home!and!school.! ! Teachers!report!regularly!to!parents! (face!to!face!and!in!writing)!regarding! their!children’s!achievement.! ! The!school!holds!regular!events!for! parents!and!families.! ! Regular!contact!with!preTschools!is! continued.!

! The!principal!and!staff!attend!school! events,!including!Home!and!School! meetings.! ! The!school!holds!‘parent!education! hours’!based!on!the!Johnsonville!School! Curriculum.! ! The!school!encourages!community! groups!and!families!to!use!its!facilities! outside!school!hours.! * * * * * * * * Governance* ! The!Board!communicates!termly!with! its!community!through!the!school! newsletter.! ! Property!and!finance!subcommittees! meet!regularly.! ! Board!of!Trustees!surveys!community! re!key!aspects!of!school!operation.! Engagement*of*parents*and*families* * Mihi!whakatau!to!welcome!new!families! are!held!each!term.!

* The!school!website,!along!with!Seesaw! portfolios,!!are!used!as!a!link!between! home!and!school.! ! Teachers!report!regularly!to!parents!(face! to!face!and!in!writing)!regarding!their! children’s!achievement.! ! The!school!holds!regular!events!for! parents!and!families.! ! Regular!contact!with!preTschools!is! continued.! ! The!principal!and!staff!attend!school! events,!including!Home!and!School! meetings.! ! The!school!holds!‘parent!education! hours’!based!on!the!Johnsonville!School! Curriculum.! !

The!school!encourages!community! groups!and!families!to!use!its!facilities! outside!school!hours.! * * * * * * * * Governance* ! The!Board!communicates!termly!with!its! community!through!the!school! newsletter.! ! Property!and!finance!subcommittees! meet!regularly.! ! Board!of!Trustees!surveys!community!re! key!aspects!of!school!operation.!

! 13! Diversity*of*cultures* * ELL!children!receive!specialised!teaching.! ! Classroom!programmes!reflect!the!many! cultures!that!make!up!Johnsonville! School.! ! Principal!and!leadership!team!continue!to! investigate!ways!to!integrate!ELL!families! into!school!life.! * * * * Inclusion*(incl.*Special*Ed)* * Children!with!special!education!needs!are! identified.! ! Goals!are!set!and!achieved!through!the! IEP!process.! ! Learning!interventions!are!formulated! and!delivered.! ! Assistance!and!funding!for!the!broad! range!of!special!needs!studentsd!is!sort! through:!

T Group!Special!Education! T Resource!Teachers!of!Learning! and!Behaviour! T ESOL!cluster! T Occupational!therapists! T Speech!Therapists! T Skylight!counselling! T Interim!Response!Fund! T Learning!Support!fund! T Physiotherapists! ! The!BOT!funds!ESWs!(Educational! Support!Workers)!to!ensure!necessary! assistance!for!special!needs!children.! ! Targets!are!set!around!achievement!in! ORS!IEPs.! ! Families!are!involved!(often!through!the! IEP!process).! ! Programmes!are!evaluated.! ! Children!with!special!education!needs!are! included!in!mainstream!school!life,!as! much!as!possible.!

* Diversity*of*cultures* * ELL!children!receive!specialised! teaching.! ! Classroom!programmes!reflect!the! many!cultures!that!make!up! Johnsonville!School.! ! Principal!and!leadership!team!continue! to!investigate!ways!to!integrate!ELL! families!into!school!life.! * * * Inclusion*(incl.*Special*Ed)* * Children!with!special!education!needs! are!identified.! ! Goals!are!set!and!achieved!through!the! IEP!process.! ! Learning!interventions!are!formulated! and!delivered.! ! Assistance!and!funding!for!the!broad! range!of!special!needs!studentsd!is!sort! through:!

T Group!Special!Education! T Resource!Teachers!of!Learning! and!Behaviour! T ESOL!cluster! T Occupational!therapists! T Speech!Therapists! T Skylight!counselling! T Interim!Response!Fund! T Learning!Support!fund! T Physiotherapists! ! The!BOT!funds!ESWs!(Educational! Support!Workers)!to!ensure!necessary! assistance!for!special!needs!children.! ! Targets!are!set!around!achievement!in! ORS!IEPs.! ! Families!are!involved!(often!through! the!IEP!process).! ! Programmes!are!evaluated.! ! Children!with!special!education!needs! are!included!in!mainstream!school!life,! as!much!as!possible.!

* Diversity*of*cultures* * ELL!children!receive!specialised!teaching.! ! Classroom!programmes!reflect!the!many! cultures!that!make!up!Johnsonville! School.! ! Principal!and!leadership!team!continue!to! investigate!ways!to!integrate!ELL!families! into!school!life.! * * * * Inclusion*(incl.*Special*Ed)* * Children!with!special!education!needs!are! identified.! ! Goals!are!set!and!achieved!through!the! IEP!process.! ! Learning!interventions!are!formulated! and!delivered.! ! Assistance!and!funding!for!the!broad! range!of!special!needs!studentsd!is!sort! through:!

T Group!Special!Education! T Resource!Teachers!of!Learning! and!Behaviour! T ESOL!cluster! T Occupational!therapists! T Speech!Therapists! T Skylight!counselling! T Interim!Response!Fund! T Learning!Support!fund! T Physiotherapists! ! The!BOT!funds!ESWs!(Educational! Support!Workers)!to!ensure!necessary! assistance!for!special!needs!children.! ! Targets!are!set!around!achievement!in! ORS!IEPs.! ! Families!are!involved!(often!through!the! IEP!process).! ! Programmes!are!evaluated.! ! Children!with!special!education!needs!are! included!in!mainstream!school!life,!as! much!as!possible.!

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! 14! Connection*with*the*world*beyond* * Teachers!invite!experts!to!contribute!to! inquiry!topics.! ! Students!participate!in!local!sports! events.! ! The!music!groups!perform!in!our!local! community,!including!for!the!elderly.! ! eLearning!tools!are!used!as!tools!to!learn! about!the!world,!guided!by!the!school’s! enquiry!learning!model!and!ITAL! pedagogy.! ! Students!are!actively!involved!in!the! school’s!150 th !Anniversary.! * * Connection*with*the*world*beyond* * Teachers!invite!experts!to!contribute!to! inquiry!topics.!

! Students!participate!in!local!sports! events.! ! The!music!groups!perform!in!our!local! community,!including!for!the!elderly.! ! eLearning!tools!are!used!as!tools!to! learn!about!the!world,!guided!by!the! school’s!enquiry!learning!model!and! ITAL!pedagogy.! ! * * Connection*with*the*world*beyond* * Teachers!invite!experts!to!contribute!to! inquiry!topics.! ! Students!participate!in!local!sports! events.! ! The!music!groups!perform!in!our!local! community,!including!for!the!elderly.! ! eLearning!tools!are!used!as!tools!to!learn! about!the!world,!guided!by!the!school’s! enquiry!learning!model!and!ITAL!

pedagogy.! ! *

! 15! SPECIFIC*ACTIONS*IN*KEY*AREAS* * * * BROAD*CURRICULUM* * Teachers*develop*systems*around*‘innovative*teaching*and*learning’* * When* What* Who* Indicators*of*progress* ! Term!1!! ! ! Syndicates!formulate!an! agreed!ITAL!strategic! plan,!2017! ! Syndicate!teachers! work!collaboratively!to! embed!aspects!Of!ITAL! ! Lead!by!Leadership!Team! ! Teachers!! ! Teacher!goals!around!ITAL!are! part!of!their!yearly!goals! ! Syndicate!classes!experience! common!ITAL!pedagogy! ! Term!2! ! Teacher!meetings!and! syndicate!meetings!to! further!develop! pedagogy!guidelines! ! Students!surveyed! about!their!experiences! of!teaching!and!learning! (ITAL)!!

Lead!by!Leadership!Team! ! Teachers! Increased!use!of!ITAL!pedagogy! ! Ongoing!reflection!takes!place! ! Student!perspective!themes! identified! ! Term!3! ! Training!day!during!July! holidays!to!reflect!on! progress! ! Teacher!meetings!to! further!develop! pedagogy! Lead!by!Leadership!Team! ! ! Teachers!(and!facilitator?)!! Student!feedback!themes!acted! upon! ! Ongoing!reflection!takes!place! ! ‘Next!steps’!for!teachers!and! classes!identified! ! Term!4! ! Teacher!reflection! Teachers! Evaluation!of!effectiveness!of! ITAL!teaching!methods!with!

classroom!based!evidence! ! Clear!picture!of!‘next!steps’!2018! * * * * * * * * * * * *

! 16! e5LEARNING* * New*website*launched* School*blogs*shared*via*website* Seesaw*portfolios*introduced*school5wide* Hapara*Dashboard*used*by*teachers* New*E5learning*tools*explored* * When* What* Who* Indicators*of*progress* ! Term!1! ! ! School!continues! partnership!with! Wellington!Loop! ! PLD!day!held!for! teachers!T!learning! about!Seesaw! portfolios,!iPad!aps,! Hapara!Dashboard! ! Syndicates/teachers! meet!Loop!facilitator!for! targeted!professional! learning! ! Teachers!learn!about! SeeTSaw!portfolios!with! aim!to!launch!in!term!2! !

! ! Led!by!ELearning!Team! ! Teachers! ! Facilitator!is!Keryn!Akers! (Wellington!Loop)! ! Penny!Wood! ! Seesaw!set!up!for!schoolTwide! use!T!protocols!for!use!agreed! upon! ! Teachers!prepared!and!ready!for! Seesaw!portfolio!term!2!launch! ! New!website!launched! ! Teachers!monitor!student!use!of! devices!through!Hapara! Dashboard! ! ! Term!2! ! Teachers!attend!Google! Summit! ! Teacher!meetings!to! share!practice! ! Seesaw!portfolios!used! schoolTwide! Led!by!ELearning!Team! ! Teachers! ! Keryn!Akers!(Wellington!Loop)! New!eLearning!tools!in!use! !

Students!learning!shared!with! parents!through!Seesaw! portfolios! ! Term!3! ! Evaluation!of!Seesaw! and!Hapara!Dashboard! ! Reflection!on!how! eLearning!is!a!vehicle! for!ITAL!(Innovative! Teaching!and!Learning)! Led!by!ELearning!Team! ! Teachers!incl!Leadership!Team! ! Keryn!Akers!(Wellington!Loop)! Next!steps!re!Hapara!and! Seesaw!identified! ! ETlearning!links!to!ITAL! articulated! Term!4! ! Consolidation! ! Reflection!and!look! ahead! ! Led!by!ELearning!Team,!leaders,!! ! ! Needs!for!2018!identified! * * * * * * ! ! ! !

! 17! TARGETS*SET*IN*RELATION*TO*THE*NATIONAL*STANDARDS*2017* * STRATEGIC*AIM*ONE:* ! Our!community!maintains!a!learning!environment!where!children!are!challenge d,!engaged!and!achieving!in!all!areas!of!the! Johnsonville!School!Curriculum.! * The!targets!that!the!school!has!set!for!improving!student!progress!and!achi evement!in!relation!to!the!National! Standards!focus!on!groups!of!students!who!are!currently!achieving!below!exp ectations.! ! *!!Target*1*and*Target*2!focus!on!all!students!except!those!who! ! • have!ongoing!extreme!or!severe!difficulty!with!learning!or!using!language!a nd!social!communication!and!are! supported!through!the!Ongoing!Resourcing!Scheme!(ORS);!or!!

! • have!a!significant!condition!that!affects!learning:!an!Autism!Spectrum!Diso rder!(ASD),!global!developmental! delay!or!Attention!Deficit!Hyperactivity!Discorder!(ADHD).! ! Target*3!is!set!in!relation!to!the!Individual!Education!Programme!goals!tha t!guide!the!teaching!and!learning!for!the! students!who!are!supported!through!the!Ongoing!Resourcing!Scheme!(ORS ! ! ! IMPORTANT!NOTE!REGARDING!TARGET!STUDENTS!*! ! All!statistics!mentioned!in!Target!1!and!Target!2!(including!the!baseline!% !from!2016)!have!been!adjusted!so!they!do! not!include!ORS!students!(11!students),!or!students!with!other!significant! special!needs!(8!students).!! * * *

! 18! Annual*Aim*1:* To!increase!the!number!of!students!achieving!at!or!above!the!National!Stand ard!for!writing.* * Baseline*data:* Analysis!of!the!National!Standards!writing!data!for!2016!showed!that!while! 78%!of!the!students*!met! or!exceeded!the!National!Standard!for!writing:!! ! • relatively*fewer*male*students!than!female!students!met*the*standard!(67%!c ompared!to!88%!for!female! students),!particularly!!‘after*3*years*at*school’,*in!Year*4!and!in!Year*5 :!! ! o After!3!years!at!school!(female!students!74%,!male!students!55%)! o In!Year!4!(female!students!82%,!male!students!47%)! o In!Year!5!(female!students!82%,!male!students!49%),!and! !

• the!proportion!of!all*students!above!the!standard!(20%)!was!markedly!lower! than!the!proportion!of!all! students!above!the!standard!for!reading!(31%).! ! ! Target*1:* * Male!students*!in!years!4,!5!and!6!who!had!not!met!the!National!Standard!fo r!writing!in!2016!will! make!accelerated!progress!so!that!by!the!end!of!2017!at*least*75%!of*the*ma le*students**in*years*4* to*6*will*be*achieving*at*or*above*the*National*Standard*for*writing.* ! Target*2:* ! By!the!end!of!2017!at*least*25%*of*all*students*!will*be*achieving*above*th e*National*Standard*for* writing.!

* Actions*to*achieve*Target*1*and*Target*2:* ! When* What* Who* Indicators*of*progress* ! Term!1! ! 1.!!Review!assessment*data!and! determine!the!particular! learning!needs!of!target! students.! ! ! Teachers!with!support!from! Deputy!Principal!and!Assistant! Principal!(SENCO).! ! Review!statement!completed.!! ! Term!1! ! 2.!!Review!and!refine! intervention*programmes.! Target!students!are!matched!to! programme(s).!! ! ! Leadership!Team!! ! Review!documented.! ! Ongoing! throughout! the!year! ! ! 3.!!Targeted!needsTbased! writing!instruction!within!the! classroom*programme.!

! ! Teachers! ! Targeted!instruction! documented!through!teacher! planning.! ! Teachers!follow!school! guidelines!for!effective! pedagogy!and!organisation!and! management!of!writing! programmes.! ! Teachers!implement!learning!

! 19! from!PLD,!including!feedback! from!senior!managers!and! peers!following!classroom! observations!in!2016.! ! ! Ongoing! throughout! the!year! ! 4.!!Targeted!instruction!through! intervention*programmes,! including!the!Accelerated! Learning!in!Literacy!(ALL)! programme!for!students!below! the!standard.! ! Teachers,!in!liaison!with!! Educational!Support!Workers! (ESWs)!and!with!the!support!of! the!leadership!team,!ELL! mentor.! ! ! Targeted!instruction!through! intervention!programmes! documented,*including! Accelerated!Learning!in!Literacy! (ALL)!planning,!assessment!and! reporting!requirements.! !

Ongoing! throughout! the!year! ! ! 5.!!Integrate*digital* technologies!into!classroom! and!intervention!programmes.! ! ! Teachers!with!the!support!of! the!eTlearning!team!and!other! teachers.! ! Use!of!digital!technologies! documented!through!teacher! planning.! ! Ongoing! throughout! the!year! ! ! 6.!!Regular!monitoring* meetings!to!discuss!the! progress!of!target!students,! identify!‘at!risk’!students!and! review!effectiveness!of! classroom!and!intervention! programmes.! ! ! Syndicate!teams,!supported!by! Deputy!Principal!and!Assistant! Principal!(SENCO)!

! Teachers!document!their!use!of! the!teaching!as!inquiry!process! to!analyse!progress!and! achievement!information!and! reflect!on!their!practice.! ! eTasTTle!and!other!writing!data! analysed!and!used!to!monitor! students’!progress.! ! Monitoring!sheets!kept!to!track! student!progress!and! achievement.! ! ! Ongoing! throughout! the!year! ! ! 7.!!eTasTTle:Writing!scoring!and! overall!teacher!judgments!are! moderated!to!ensure! consistency!across!classes.! ! ! Teachers!with!support!from! Deputy!Principal.! ! Moderation!notes!kept!to!aid! future!moderation.!Consistency! occurs.!

! Ongoing! throughout! the!year! ! * 8.**Professional*learning*and* development!through!schoolT based!PLD!programme!and! readings,!external!courses,!peer! and!senior!leader!observations.! ! Focus!on!! • effective!pedagogy! • student!agency! • how!boys!learn! • specific!elements!of! writing! ! ! All!teaching!staff!with!support! from!the!leadership!team.! ! Teachers!document!and!reflect! on!their!professional!learning! and!development!through!the! school’s!appraisal!system.!! ! Teacher!practice!reflects!new! learning.!

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! 20! ! Ongoing! throughout! the!year! ! ! 9.!!Parents!are!provided!with! information!to!help!them! support!their!children!with! writing:! • enrolment!pack! • Seesaw!online!student! learning!journal! • school!writing!blog! • parent!portal!accessible! via!school!website! • 3!Way!Conferences! • parent!education!hour! ! ! Leadership!team!and!teachers.! ! Parent!feedback!sought!and! documented.! ! End!of!year!! ! 10.!!Analyse!year5end*data!to! determine!progress!and!inform! planning!for!2018.! ! ! Principal!and!leadership!team.! !

YearTend!data!used!to!inform! next!steps.! Monitoring! Ongoing!by!Principal!and!Deputy!Principal.!MidTyear!progress!report!to!Boar d!of!Trustees.! Resourcing! Provision!made!within!the!annual!budget,!PLD!plan!and!staffing!budget.! !

! 21! TARGET*SET*IN*RELATION*TO*INDIVIDUAL*EDUCATION*PROGRAMMES* * Annual*Aim*2:* * Students!supported!by!the!Ongoing!Resourcing!Scheme!will!achieve!their!Indi vidual!Education!Programme!(IEP)!goals.* * Baseline*data:* ! The!biannual!review!of!IEPs!shows!that!the!goal!achievement!rate!for!indivi dual!students!is!usually!around!75%.!! * Target*3:* * All!the!students!who!have!high!and!complex!needs!and!are!supported!through! the!Ongoing!Resourcing!Scheme!(ORS)! will!achieve!at!least!75%!of!their!most!recent!Individual!Education!Plan!(I EP)!goals.* * Actions*to*achieve*Target*3:* !

When* What* Who* Indicators*of*progress* ! Ongoing! throughout! the!year! ! ! 1.!!Review*current*IEP*goals* and!determine!the!learning! needs!of!individual!students.! ! ! SEU!teachers,!mainstream! classroom!teacher!(if! applicable),!ESWs!and!parents,! supported!by!the!SENCO,! Learning!Support!team!advisors! and!external!agencies.!! ! ! Updated!IEPs!inform!teaching! and!learning!programmes.!IEPs! are!working!documents! referred!to!often.!! ! End!of!Term!1! and!end!of! Term!3! ! 2.!!Use!of!Central!Regional! Special!Schools!(CRSS)! curriculum!exemplars!for! literacy!and!numeracy!to! monitor*individual*student* progress.!

! Use!of!Verbal!Behavior! Milestone!Assessment!and! Placement!Program!! (VBTMAPP)!to!track* developmental*progress.! ! ! SEU!teachers! ! CRSS!matrix!used!to!highlight! progress!and!achievement!for! each!student.! ! VBTMAPP!used!to!track! progress!and!achievement.! ! Ongoing! throughout! the!year! ! ! 3.!!Document!evidence! related!to!IEP!goals!and! learning!intentions!in! individual!student!digital! portfolios*(Seesaw).* * Data*collected!on!IEP! objectives!and!analysed!to! inform!teaching!practice.! ! ! SEU!teachers,!ESWs!and! parents.!

! Seesaw!portfolios,!including! learning!stories!are!shared!with! parents.!Next!learning!steps!are! determined!using!evidence! gathered.! ! ! Ongoing! throughout! the!year! ! ! 4.!!Review!and!refine! intervention*programmes.!! ! ! SEU!teachers,!mainstream! classroom!teachers!(if! applicable),!ESWs,!parents!and! Learning!Support!team!advisors! and!SENCO.! ! ! Review!documented.! !

! 22! ! Ongoing! throughout! the!year! ! ! 5.!!Targeted*instruction!within! the!Special!Education!Unit!and! mainstream!classroom! programmes.** * Digital*technologies!are! integrated!into!classroom!and! intervention!programmes.! ! ! SEU!teachers,!ESWs!and! mainstream!classroom!teachers! (where!applicable)!and! eLearning!team.! ! Targeted!instruction,!including! use!of!digital!technologies! documented!through!IEPs!and! teacher!planning.!! ! ! Ongoing! throughout! the!year! ! ! 6.!!Biannual!IEP*meetings!are! held!to!discuss!student! progress!and!achievement.!! !

SEU!teachers,!mainstream! classroom!teacher!(if! applicable),!ESWs,!the!SENCO,! parents,!and!Learning!Support! team!advisors.! ! ! Updated!IEPs!inform!teaching! and!learning!programmes.! ! Ongoing! throughout! the!year! ! * 7.**Professional*learning*and* development!through!peer! observations,!courses,! readings!and!contact!with! Learning!Support!advisors!and! other!external!consultants! and!agencies.!! ! ! SEU!teachers,!ESWs,!Learning! Support!advisors!and!other! external!consultants!and! agencies.! ! Teachers!document!and!reflect! on!their!professional!learning! and!development!through!the! school’s!appraisal!system.! Act!on!feedback!

! End!of!year! ! 8.!!Reports*to!parents! celebrate!student!progress! and!learning.! ! ! SEU!teachers!and!ESWs.! ! School!copy!of!reports!filed!into! individual!student!portfolios.! Monitoring! Ongoing!by!Principal!and!Assistant!Principal!(SEU!Team!Leader!&!SENCO).!! MidTyear!progress!report!to!Board!of!Trustees.! Resourcing! Provision!made!within!the!annual!budget,!PLD!plan!and!staffing!budget.! ! ! !

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