This year’s Standards and Quality and School Improvement Plan is available to download here. St Peter’s SQUIP 2016-17
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The areas identified for improvement are
|National Priorities||Education and Children’s Services Themes||School Improvement Plan Priorities|
|Cross Cutting Themes||
|NIF Priority 1:
Improvement in attainment, particularly in literacy and numeracy
|Improvement in Attainment: Literacy and Numeracy
• ACC strategy advice and guidance on developing literacy and numeracy
|School Improvement Priority 1
Review of Curriculum Rationale and Design
NIF Priority 2:
Closing the attainment gap between the most and least disadvantaged children.
|Closing the attainment gap
||School Improvement Priority 2
To further develop effective practice in planning for learning, assessment and moderation with a particular focus on Assessment is for Learning strategies and achievement of Curriculum for Excellence levels.
|NIF Priority 3:
Improvement in children and young people’s health and wellbeing.
|Communities Experiencing Socio-Economic Disadvantage
|School Improvement Priority 3
Update the Anti-Bullying Policy and help children to understand how to access support when they are bullied for any reason including cyberbullying.
NIF Priority 4:
Improvement in employability skills and sustained, positive school-leaver destinations for all young people.
|Developing the Young Workforce
||School Improvement Priority 4
Continue to develop children’s understanding of their rights and develop their ability to interact positively to promote their opinions and ideas through Pupil Voice Committees.
|Continuing from session 2016-2017||Responsibilities|
|Continue to participate in the ‘Great Teaching, Great Learning’ teacher learning communities.||Two teacher leaders, supported by headteacher|
|1 + 2 Modern Languages
– continued implementation of French in P1 – P3, extending to P4 and P5.
– German as L2 in P6 and P7
– Mandarin as L3 in P5, P6 and P7
1 + 2 Languages Co-ordinator supported by depute headteacher
|Continued implementation of TalkBoost and phonological screening and Highland Literacy activities in P1 to promote attainment in literacy.||P1 teachers and Pupil Support Assistants supported by headteacher|
|Improve self-evaluation using HGIOS 4 and the SCES document, ‘The Catholic School: Developing in Faith’ to evaluate our development as a community of faith and learning.||Headteacher and pupils, parents, staff and partners.|
|Improve our attainment in writing throughout the school.||Depute Headteacher, Literacy Co-ordinator , all teachers|
|Continue Rights Respecting Schools work to achieve Level 1 and develop Pupil Voice in range of committees throughout the school.||Rights Respecting Schools Co-ordinator supported by headteacher|
|Health and Wellbeing – continued engagement in SHANARRI and anti-bullying work||Health and Wellbeing Co-ordinator|
|Use Google Classroom and Digital Technologies – all staff and class groups.||Technologies Co-ordinator supported by depute headteacher|
|Use technology to improve communication between staff and parents.||Headteacher, Depute Headteacher and all staff|
|Audit and organise library resources for infant classes||Headteacher|