The Dixie Grammar SchoolLibrary Services Development Plan 2012 - 2013
Library Services Development Plan: Review of 2011 - 2012 Management Target EvaluationSchool Target: Librarian joined Excellence Committee and attended meetings.To move the school to excellence in teaching andlearning and in quality of relationships with all inthe community.Library Target: Difficult to get feedback from many HODs re SOWs.Librarian to offer support to teachers in terms of Some departments identified suitable areas for information literacy skills teaching – e.g.information literacy skills teaching which promotes Physics. Some collaborative work developing in Science, PE, RS.independent learning. Development of Information Literacy policy to ensure progression of skills teaching across all years held over until 2012-13 at least.School Target: Review Library Policy to take into account Junior School Library (writing separate policyContinue reviews of School Policies. if necessary) held over until 2012-13.Library Target: Annual Report for 2010-2011 written and discussed with Headmaster.Continue to develop systems to monitor and Performance Management started but not completed.evaluate library’s and librarian’s effectiveness. Continued collection of statistical data to inform reporting to SLT. Continued to develop ways of assessing quality of use. Similar systems being developed for Junior School Library.Library Target: Library Procedures Manual updated regularly.Continue to work on Departmental Handbook for Library Handbook update held over to 2012-13.libraries. Manual and Handbook for Junior School Library under development.Library Target: Created financial management and other admin systems.Implement similar management systems in the Continued development of Junior Librarian.Junior School Library as are being used at Senior Collected statistical data and regularly disseminated this to staff.School. Monitored use.Library Target: Regularly discussed use of library with all interested parties at Junior School, mainlyProduce a proposal for refurbishing the Junior informally.School Library. Made outline plan for furniture and redecoration. Requested bids from furniture companies – one of the three held over to January 2013. Present proposal to SLT/ Governors/ PTA - this held over until final bid received.Library Development Plan 2012-20133 123/01/13
Library Services Development Plan: Review of 2011 - 2012 Curriculum Target EvaluationSchool Target Regular informal discussions with Head of ICT to share ideas on use of ICT and howShare good practice across all subjects in the use library/librarian can support the school.of ICT facilities and continue to develop the use of Examples of ICT integrated into lessons in Library – Yr8 Physics, Yr8 Book Trailertechnology to enhance teaching and learning. Project. Librarian continued to develop & to teach use of Library Online Services to staff and students. Library subscription to LibGuides enabled development of new range of research guides for departments.Library Target: No progress on this in school.Support development of Extended Project Level 3for Sixth Form.Library Target: Senior School:Introduce new students and staff to the library Year 6 Induction lessons took place in Spring Term.facilities in both schools. Sixth Form Induction sessions taken by teaching staff using materials prepared by Librarian (due to Librarian’s vocal issues). Short induction offered to all new staff (teaching and support) – did not take place. Junior School: Librarian trained Mrs Enston in new procedures and use of Junior Librarian. Mrs Enston then disseminated this to staff and students.Library Development Plan 2012-20133 223/01/13
Library Services Development Plan: Review of 2011 - 2012 CurriculumLibrary Target: Senior School:Promote and develop cross-curricular use of Librarian regularly held informal discussions with subject departments to determinelibraries. needs. Regular slots at HoDs Meetings to share good practice. Some Departments integrated use of Library into SoWs – e.g. Yr8 Physics. Librarian continued development of generic teaching materials. Librarian continued developing Library Online Services – web-based resources for teaching – including main website and LibGuides. Subscription to LSE enabled loan of wide range of books to support curriculum, plus online subscription databases. Development of Information Literacy policy to ensure progression of skills teaching across all years – this held over until 2012-13 at least. Junior School: Opened discussions with staff as to possible uses of library beyond reading development. Subscription to LSE enabled loan of wide range of books to support curriculum.Library Target: Senior School:Support reading development using the libraries. Reading Programme with Years 6-8 during English lessons started in Autumn Term. Evaluation of Reading Programme resulted in total rewrite for 2012-13. Librarian continued developing Library Online Services – web-based resources for reading development – including the Reading is Fun wiki. Reading Group did not meet during year. Competitions, displays and author visit. Junior School: Held discussions with staff as to possible uses of library for reading development.Library Development Plan 2012-20133 323/01/13
Library Services Development Plan: Review of 2011 - 2012 Pastoral Target EvaluationLibrary target: Librarian supported class teachers to ensure effective class management for classesLibrarian to support effective behaviour booked in to the Library.management in Library. Librarian supported teaching staff with encouraging more independent learning and work.School target: Senior School:To improve opportunities for improving self- Library Helper Team training used scheme written with feedback from students.esteem and confidence for all pupils (Every Child Junior School:Matters Agenda). Similar development of Helper Team by Mrs Enston.Library target: Held over to 2012-13 when new Pastoral Deputy in post.Develop Library support for Gifted and Talentedstudents.Library target: Held over to 2012-13 when new Pastoral Deputy in post.Develop Library support for students with learningdifficulties.Library Development Plan 2012-20133 423/01/13
Library Services Development Plan 2012-2013 Management Targets Responsibility Actions to be taken to meet targets Completion Resource Date of of date implications review/ evaluationSchool Target: DTL Librarian to meet with staff (e.g. DH, Ongoing Staff time July 2013To continue to improve HoDs DTL) to support development of highthe quality of Teaching DH (Curriculum) quality lessons in the Library.and Learning. LibrarianSchool Target: DH (Curriculum) Librarian to meet line manager to July 2013 Staff time July 2013Fully implement new Librarian ensure PM completed.performance managementsystem.School Target: Librarian Librarian to continue to develop Ongoing Staff time June 2013Continue to develop and CJM services, particularly online, bearing inimprove the marketing of mind school marketing potential.the School. Librarian to give Library news items to CJM as appropriate.School Target: Librarian Librarian to be aware of these issues Ongoing Staff time June 2013Ensure that all students when developing Library Services(and staff and parents) across the school.are clear about the ethos,aims and values andvision of the School andthat they sign up to them.School Target: Librarian Librarian to review Library Policy to Ongoing Staff time June 2013Continue reviews of Debra Enston take into account Junior School LibrarySchool Policies. (writing separate policy if necessary).Library Target: Librarian Continue to update Procedures Ongoing Staff time July 2013Continue to work on Manuals for both libraries regularly.Departmental Handbook Update Senior Library Handbook.for libraries. Create Junior Library Handbook.Library Development Plan 2012-20133 523/01/13
Library Services Development Plan 2012-2013 Management Targets Responsibility Actions to be taken to meet targets Completion Resource Date of of date implications review/ evaluationLibrary Target: Librarian Get final bid from furniture company in Easter 2013 Staff time June 2013Produce a proposal for DE January 2013. Cost ofrefurbishing the Junior SLT Write proposal for refurb. refurbishmentSchool Library. AJM Present proposal to SLT/ Governors/ (Library PTA. Development Budget)Library Target: Librarian Librarian to be aware of new services Ongoing Staff time July 2013Develop online, digital and Staff being offered by suppliers. Library budgetseresources for libraries. Trial suitable ebook platforms and other online resources as appropriate. Ensure familiarity with subscription databases and then cascade this knowledge to teaching staff and students.Library Development Plan 2012-20133 623/01/13
Library Services Development Plan 2012-2013 Curriculum Targets Responsibility Actions to be taken to meet targets Completion Resource Date of of date implications review/ evaluationSchool Target: DH (Curriculum) Staff to keep Librarian informed of Ongoing Time June 2013Review of Y6 Curriculum SB developments.with participation of staff Librarian Librarian to develop appropriatefrom the Junior School. resources and services across both libraries.School Target: Librarian Librarian to be aware of these issues Ongoing Time June 2013Incorporate specific when developing teaching resourcesprovision for G&T and and purchasing library stock and onlineLDD into schemes of subscriptions.work.School Target: DH(Curriculum) Librarian to be kept informed of Autumn term Time After firstRevisit proposal to Head of Sixth Form developments as huge implications for 2013. Library budgets assessmentimplement Extended DTL library services and resource provision. .Project Level 3 for Sixth Librarian Librarian to offer help with informationForm. literacy skills teaching.Library Target: Librarian Senior School: Ongoing Staff time July 2013Promote and develop HoDs Librarian to hold discussions with Library budgetscross-curricular use of Staff departments to determine needs.libraries. Regular slots at HoDs Meetings to share good practice. Purchase of suitable resources. Continue subscription to LSE. Librarian to continue development of generic teaching materials. Librarian to continue developing Library Online Services – web-based resources for teaching – including main website, LibGuides and other eresources.Library Development Plan 2012-20133 723/01/13
Junior School: Continue discussions with staff as to possible uses of library beyond reading development. Continue subscription to LSE.Library Target: Librarian Senior School: Ongoing Staff Time July 2013Support reading HoDs Continue development of Reading Library Budgetsdevelopment using the Staff Programme with Years 6-8 duringlibraries. English lessons. Evaluate Reading Programme at end of year. Continue to purchase suitable resources. Continue subscription to LSE. Librarian to continue developing Library Online Services – web-based resources for reading development – including the Reading is Fun wiki and ebooks. Competitions, displays and author/illustrator visit. Junior School: Continue discussions with staff as to possible uses of library for reading development. Purchase of suitable resources. Continue subscription to LSE.Library Development Plan 2012-20133 823/01/13
Library Services Development Plan 2012-2013 Pastoral Targets Responsibility Actions to be taken to meet Completion Resource Date of of targets date implications review/ evaluationSchool Target: DH (Pastoral) Provide multi-media resources for G Ongoing Time July 2013To review and implement Librarian & T students. Library budgetsat whole school level a Support school initiatives for G & Tvisible Gifted and students.Talented programme thatincludes workshops.School Target: DH (Pastoral) Ensure all Library teaching materials Ongoing Time July 2013Monitoring closely, Librarian are accessible by all students, re- Library budgetsevaluating and reviewing writing as necessary.needs of LLD pupils. Develop large print fiction collection. Investigate use of digital resources for these students. Make use of LSE loan stock to support students.School Target: All staff Librarian to support staff using Library Ongoing None OngoingContinue to focus on Librarian in ensuring behaviour of students isclassroom management consistent across subject areas.to ensure consistency ofbehaviour across allsubject areas.Library Development Plan 2012-20133 923/01/13
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