COFFS HARBOUR HIGH SCHOOL WHOLE SCHOOL LITERACY AND NUMERACY PLAN 2009-2010
MISSION STATEMENT Embedded in the core business of our school is the explicit teaching of literacy and numeracy to ensure continuous improvement. It is every teacher’s responsibility to ensure that our students are prepared for the world beyond school through reflective quality teaching practices.
School Improvement Planning Get ready Collect, sort and select data Establish what is Set and prioritise targets Research and select effective practices Write action plans Monitor implementation of the plan Evaluate impact on student achievement
Guiding Principles The principal is at the helm Students and parents have meaningful participation All members of the school staff participate or are aware of the planning process School improvement targets are based on multiple sources of data and research There is on-going monitoring and adjustment of programs and processes Improvements in student outcomes are directly related to what happens in the classroom The Plan is only as good as the quality of thought, effort and the degree of on-going commitment by staff
School Improvement Planning Get ready WHEN? TODAY and NEXT FACULTY MEETING FRIDAY, 4/09/09 What do we want from the meeting? We want the VIBE! What are teachers thinking and feeling about this? What do we do with the vibe? We use it to articulate our next move
School Improvement Planning Collect, sort and select data WHAT? When NAPLAN results comes out = 11/09/09 What else? NAPLAN results 2008 SC 2008 School Reports
School Improvement Planning Set and prioritise targets + Research and select effective practices WHO? Literacy/ Numeracy Team WHEN? Week 1, T4 = report to Executive WHAT THEN?
School Improvement Planning Set and prioritise targets + Research and select effective practices 1. Week 3, T4 = HTs report to Executive Meeting about faculty strategies 2. Week 4, T4 = Presentation of Draft Action Plan to whole staff at staff meeting 3. Week 5, T4 = Fine Tuning of Action Plan by Executive 4. Week 6 = Finalised Plan published 5. Week 9 S.D.Day = HTs present faculty programs with embedded Action Plan to faculty staff
School Improvement Planning Monitor Implementation + Evaluate impact on student achievement When? How? T1/ S1, 2010? To be continued . . . . . . .