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School Priorities - 2017/18


Getting the Plumbing right

  • Ensure internal communication procedures are robust and monitored regularly
  • Ensure assessment cycle is clear and manageable
  • Ensure transition between SIMs and Arbor systems are robust
  • Embed new Arbor data tracking systems and ensure robust assessment cycle is in place

Developing Excellence

  • To embed our ‘core text’ curriculum across the school
  • To embed ‘The Power of Reading’ curriculum across the school to meet the needs of all pupils
  • Teachers to plan and teach lessons which provide pupils with greater opportunities
  • to narrow the gap in writing
  • To ensure staff at all levels have clarity regarding what is expected at greater depth in reading, writing and maths therefore ensuring the most able children are challenged in their learning
  • To gather the appropriate evidence base to be successful in achieving the Inclusion Quality Mark (IQM)
  • To implement and embed Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar SOW to improve standards across the school


  • To work alongside colleagues to redesign the current curriculum to better meet the needs and interests of the pupils
  • Teaching staff work with colleagues within the Maritime partnership to plan and develop at least one curricular project
  • To develop alongside colleagues within the Maritime partnership a CPD programme targeted at developing the skills and expertise of teaching assistants
  • Peer review cycle alongside Maritime schools are established and provide valuable support to school improvement at Nightingale

Organisational culture including happiness and well-being

  • Staff surveys demonstrate that staff are happy at Nightingale and morale is high
  • Parent surveys indicated that Nightingale remains a preferred school for families and that they believe their children receive