ABERDEEN CITY COUNCIL EDUCATION, CULTURE AND SPORT HIGH LEVEL IMPROVEMENT PLAN SCHOOL: Northfield Academy SESSION: 2011- 2012 LIO IMPROVEMENT PRIORITY FOCUS FINAL OUTCOMES FOR PREDICTED LEADPriority QIs LEARNERS TIMESCALE PERSON/TEAM/ ‘Journey to Excellence’ ‘Improving to be evaluated against HGIOS 1 2 3 DEPT/ Broad Area Outcomes yr yrs yrs FACULTY for Learners Through Self Our Learners’ will experience; Evaluation’ Learning and Teaching a planned coherent curriculum Faculty PT’sCurriculum Key Theme: in S1 to S3 in line withforExcellence Curriculum for Excellence. Curriculum for Excellence 5.1 5.3 a well structured and prepared DHT1 ‘senior phases’ offering (JC) appropriate courses and learning experiences to meet their learning needs and aspirations. Meeting Learner Needs 5.3 an integrated faculty of Pastoral DHT 2Curriculum care and Pupil support (MW)forExcellenceHelpingthose withdifferentneeds,skilled andtrained staff
frequent and regular opportunities through the PLP DHT 2 process to discuss their learning (MW) with an adult who knows them well learning opportunities informed Every by achievement data such as Class Teacher MIDYIS, in school tracking and their personal profile. time with an adult mentor on a DHT1/2 regular basis to work on their (JC/MW) Personal Profile. teachers who are trained in Restorative Practices, Solution DHT 1/2 Orientated Approaches and (JC/MW) Assertive Discipline training techniques. Learners’ Experiences 2.1 high quality learning 5.2 opportunities which motivate and engage them. HT They will be active participants 5.9 in their learning and be able toCurriculumfor confidently evaluate theExcellence, progress they have made.Skilled andtrained staff opportunities to be engaged in DHT 2/3 processes to track their progress, profile their (MW/AD) achievements and set targets for their improvement.
Partnership Key Theme: 5.5 a culture of high expectation HT Pupil Engagement 1.1 throughout the school. opportunities to shape and evaluate their learning Faculty Leaders experiences in school. encouragement to contribute to discussions and decisions about DHT 2 school improvement (MW) encouragement to undertake additional responsibilities in DHT 2 school. (MW) Parental Engagement 2.2 parents who are more engaged 5.7 in discussion about their progress in school through DHT 3 Working receiving regular information (AD) together,learning in about attendance, behaviour and the wider academic progresscommunity,curriculum for parents who are better informedexcellence about their childs school through improved communication and DHT 3 consultation (AD) parents who are more aware of the work of the parent council and other opportunities for them HT to be involved in the life and work of the school
Community Engagement opportunities at all transition DHT 3 4.1 points allowing them to gain (AD) 8.1 skills, confidence and appropriate learning to ease that period of change benefits of and opportunities DHT 3 arising from, working with ASG (AD) schools, other education providers, business partners and other organisations working to provide specific support for themHead Teacher: _____________________________ Date: _________________________________Officer: _______________________________ Date of Agreement : _________________________________