Morden primary school is a one form multi ethnic school reflecting the diversity of our local area. EAL/EMA has significantly increased over the last 5 years and continues to diversify. Our SEN numbers are significantly above National and continue to rise.
There is an increasing number of families who require support from the school and there is high unemployment in the local area. Safeguarding and the need to support vulnerable families through a multi-agency approach has considerably increased in the last 3 years.
Our school development plan follows the structure of the Ofsted judgements.
Quality of Education
Behaviour & Attitudes
Leadership and Management
Section 1: Quality of Education
To identify gaps in learning and ensure children can catch up as a result of losing Summer 2020 term to Covid closures.
To promote an outdoor learning approach as an entitlement for all children in all year groups
Review the diversity evident in our practice and resources across the curriculum
To ensure that assessment practices are consistently understood and accurately applied across the school.
To ensure combined RWM at the end of KS1 & KS2 is in line with national
To continue to develop the pedagogy for the wider curriculum
To raise the attainment of maths across the school with a particular focus on securing number and developing mental maths strategies.
To raise the attainment of writing across the school with a particular focus on sentence structure and the writing process.
To narrow the gaps between pupil premium and non-pupil premium in reading, writing & maths.
To ensure that national targets are met in phonics at KS1 and accelerated progress within phases continues to close the gaps
Section 2: Behaviour & Attitudes
To further develop harmonious lunchtimes To ensure attendance is above 96% and improve punctuality to reduce the number of children arriving late for school
To support anxious children and families. To support and develop children’s learning behaviour, in particular, resilience, respect and responsibility.
Section 3: Personal Development
To work towards silver healthy schools’ status
To implement a recovery and resilience programme for children returning after lockdown
Leadership opportunities for children sports leader, sports captains etc
Section 4: Leadership & Management
To continue to develop the middle leaders analytical skills to ensure they have the capacity to raise standards
To develop the new phase leadership model within school to strengthen the school further
To ensure the Governing Body have the skills and confidence to support and challenge the school to ensure continued improvements
Section 5: Early Years EYFS
To ensure high quality writing opportunities across the continuous provision.
To embed opportunities to capture high quality learning opportunities.
To increase parental engagement and awareness of learning opportunities.