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Westmeads Community Infant School

School Development Priorities 2019-20


Key Priorities


1. Quality of Education


  • To continue to review our curriculum to ensure that it provides a wide range of opportunities for all children


  • To embed assessment systems across the school to give a clear account of children’s progress and identify areas for improvement



2. Behaviour and Attitudes


  • To maintain our high expectations for attendance and review practice



3. Personal development


  • To further embed the work of the Rainbow (Wellbeing) Team to support vulnerable children and families


  • To continue developing our school visits and minibus trips to enrich the children’s life experiences



4. Leadership and Management


  • To support new Key Stage, Subject Leaders and Governors so that they have an accurate understanding of the school’s effectiveness and focus on the impact of their actions in key areas


  • To continue our work with staff to reduce any unnecessary workload to ensure that we prioritise both children and staff’s mental health and well-being


Head teacher: Helen Lambirth

Chair of Governors: Hansjörg Schmidt

School Improvement Adviser: Helena Evans


These priorities were written in conjunction with the Senior Leadership Team, staff and governors.