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    • 15 Evaluation of Progress made since 2012 improvement plan. Children in the Early Years Foundation Stage have exceeded the national averages in the EYFSP. Entering KS1 at level 1a Success can also be measured by the offered received by the selection process of our feeder schools at 4 &7 In 2013 there was an increase of 24% of children receiving offers from their first choice school. Since 2012 attainment has risen by 2 sublevels in English and Maths in Key stage 1. A 40K investment in ICT infrastructure and desktops had led to improved access to IT across the curriculum. The Mulberry House School SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PLAN 2013-2015
    • THE MULBERRY HOUSE SCHOOL Page 1 Evaluation of Progress made since 2012 improvement plan. Children in the Early Years Foundation Stage have exceeded the national averages in the EYFSP. Entering KS1 at level 1a Success can also be measured by the offered received by the selection process of our feeder schools at 4 &7 In 2013 there was an increase of 24% of children receiving offers from their first choice school. Since 2012 attainment has risen by 2 sublevels in English and Maths in Key stage 1. A 40K investment in ICT infrastructure and desktops had led to improved access to IT across the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum. There has been significant improvement in children’s attainment including different groups of children; EAL, SEND, Boys, Girls and Summer born.
    • THE MULBERRY HOUSE SCHOOL Page 2 Target Action Target Date Responsibility Success Criteria Budget Literacy EYFS (Prime Area) Communication and language Speaking and Understanding Highlight new vocabulary in planning. September 2013 All staff Children have broad subject specific vocabulary EYFS Staff training with Language specialist. October 2013 Headteacher Children’s language is impacted. Children are more articulate from 2 years old Promote language for thinking September 2013 All staff Increase children’s understanding of open questions. Listening and Attention. Parent workshop on children’s communication skills. November 2013 EYP & EYFS co- ordinator Parents are more aware of techniques and strategies used at school to promote language. Parents are more involved in school life in addressing children’s language for communication.
    • THE MULBERRY HOUSE SCHOOL Page 3 Target Action Target Date Responsibility Success Criteria Budget Review use of Lola the listening Leopard in the EYFS September 2013 Headteacher, Key person and Literacy co-ordinator. Children are focused and listen as a group and individually. Reading Compile a Mulberry House School Poetry and Rhyme book. Children learn and compose rhymes to be included in the book July 2104 Literacy co-ordinator Children can recite a range of rhymes and Poems. Poetry balloon exchange KS1 to give a poem in a balloon to EYFS children. October 2013 Literacy co-ordinator Class Teachers Children are excited and enthusiastic about poetry. Phonics & Reading INSET October 2013 Headteacher English Policy is reviewed and Good practice is shared. Writing in the EYFS . Trial Read Write Inc. handwriting tools. July 2015 Literacy Co-ordinator Key person Headteacher Individual children’s targets are reached. Increase the use of Westbere Copse for mark making activities. July 2014 Key person/class teachers Children are creative and are motivated to mark make/write in different contexts.
    • THE MULBERRY HOUSE SCHOOL Page 4 Target Action Target Date Responsibility Success Criteria Budget Expand the range of mark making tools. January 2014 Headteacher and School’s council. Children have an interesting range of mark making tools that are interesting and develop children’s manual dexterity. KS1 Writing Writing for a range of purposes. Letters, instructions, posters, complaints, etc. June 2014 Class Teachers MAG&T children achieve expected progression levels. EYFS Maths Number Hold training session on Numicon use in lessons. November 2013 Maths co-ordinator Consistent use of Numicon within the school. Good practice is shared Expand the use of Numicon across the EYFS December 2013 EYFS co-ordinator Children have improved understanding of number concepts. Shape Space and Measure Improve problem solving skills Increase the use of story maps across the school. Expand outdoor provision to include open ended problem solving opportunities. April 2014 Maths co-ordinator Literacy co-ordinator Children can connect ideas and make links in their thinking.(Including ICT)
    • THE MULBERRY HOUSE SCHOOL Page 5 Target Action Target Date Responsibility Success Criteria Budget Review Maths Project Targets for Prep 1 September 2013 Maths co-ordinator Children achieve expected outcomes and weaknesses are addressed. Develop and expand upon strategy games like Risk, Connect 4, Battleships. July 2015 Maths co-coordinator Headteacher Class teachers Children are more confident in problem solving. They use a range of strategies to solve a problem and can explain their reasoning. KS1Maths Hold a “Board Games” competition. July 2015 Headteacher and School’s council. Children know how to play fair and understand the game rules. Maths project Introduce maths project targets for Prep II &III September 2013 Maths co-ordinator Children’s learning is assessed and planning reflects assessment. Improve children’s mathematical thinking & calculating. Expand the use of Numicon across the school and link to calculating/times tables. July 2014 Maths co-ordinator Class Teachers Children have a more secure base for mental maths. Children appreciate working as a team and gain experience of competition.
    • THE MULBERRY HOUSE SCHOOL Page 6 Target Action Target Date Responsibility Success Criteria Budget Physical (Prime Area) Moving + Handling Review ECERS to monitor and improve resources to children’s physical development in the environment December 2014 EYP and EYFS co- ordinator Resources are reviewed and replaced or improved where necessary. Continue to assess children’s physical development using Aspects. On going Key Person Parents are informed of any issues or recommendations. Other professionals are accessed where necessary. Health + Selfcare Increase children’s physical activity by expanding P.E. sessions July 2014 Class teachers Children’s packed lunches are healthier. Increased children’s physical activity by 10%. Continue to promote Drink to Think On going All staff Children know the importance of drinking water to keep healthy.
    • THE MULBERRY HOUSE SCHOOL Page 7 Target Action Target Date Responsibility Success Criteria Budget Raise awareness of how much food we eat. Hold an assembly on waste. Measure waste set targets to reduce it. February 2014 Headteacher Schools Council Paediatric Health Talk for parents including healthy eating and links to weight and physical activity July 2013 Headteacher & PA Parent Health Specialists Children maintain a healthy weight and BMI. Technology Review ICT Scheme of work. EYFS Increase the number and variety of programmable toys. September 2013 ICT co coordinator Children can program a robot to complete a circuit or do a task. Increase use of ICT across the EYFS curriculum February 2014 Heateacher ICT co coordinator All curriculum areas have an ICT link. Children’s skills and understanding of technology has improved.
    • THE MULBERRY HOUSE SCHOOL Page 8 Target Action Target Date Responsibility Success Criteria Budget Embed technology across the curriculum October 2013 Headteacher ICT co coordinator Planning includes use of ICT. Staff training on use of Raspberry Pi Expand on animation work to include “SCRATCH” November 2013 ICT co coordinator Children’s understanding of computer science and digital literacy enables them to use technology appropriately. KS1 ICT Upgrade website to host a learning platform. Teach code to Prep 2&3 Enter ROBOFEST competition 2014 December 2014 ICT co coordinator Staff will become more confident in using technology for all subjects.
    • THE MULBERRY HOUSE SCHOOL Page 9 Target Action Target Date Responsibility Success Criteria Budget EYFS Assessment Bring baseline assessment forward for children joining at 2 years old. September 2013 Key person More accurate assessment of children’s starting points Develop children’s self-assessment skills on going All staff Children are more aware of how they learn and set their own targets. Encourage Parents to take part in assessment- sharing children’s Records and home school learning diary. January 2014 Parents/carers and Key person Children’s incidental and home learning is recognised and celebrated. Welfare Work with LA to support Parents to ensure medical checks prior to joining. (Red Book) invite LA in to meet Parents. January 2014 Headteacher Children’s developmental checks are more accurate.
    • THE MULBERRY HOUSE SCHOOL Page 10 Target Action Target Date Responsibility Success Criteria Budget KS1 Assessment KS1 Assessment Broaden our summative assessment in KS1for Maths, English and Science. Introduce end of topic tests in Maths, English & Science. November 2013 Year 1 and Year 2 teachers. Assessment co-coordinator. Identifying knowledge gaps and improving teaching focus. SEND EYFS SEND Provide further training for Staff on Differentiation for children with IEP. December 2013 Headteacher SENDCO co- ordinator Children achieve learning objective and IEP targets. Continue to use Teaching Talking Checklist and CAF from Camden Early Years. September 2013 Key Person SENDCO co- ordinator Children from other boroughs are able to access support through the school. Introduce reading Buddy system to support emerging readers. September 2013 All Staff Improved reading attainment. Children are confident and read for pleasure.
    • THE MULBERRY HOUSE SCHOOL Page 11 Target Action Target Date Responsibility Success Criteria Budget Personal Social Emotional Development Emotional well-being Improve children’s communication skills by giving them the language tools to express themselves and their emotions appropriately. Introduce Feelings Box. On-going All staff Children are confident in expressing their needs and interests. Introduce Buddy system for children joining the Prep classes September 2013 Head of Pastoral care Staff are aware of children needing additional support and plan accordingly. Managing Feelings and Behaviour Continue to monitor children’s behaviour. Review book box for stories with “special message” Autumn 2014 Headteacher and Head of pastoral care. Key person Headteacher and School’s council. Behaviour is good across the school and Parents and staff share a consistent approach. Promote Buddy system for children joining Prep 1 from Transition September 2013 Key Person Head of Pastoral care. Children are less anxious about the move to Preps. Empathy and kindness evident in children’s behaviour.
    • THE MULBERRY HOUSE SCHOOL Page 12 Target Action Target Date Responsibility Success Criteria Budget Hold Anti- Bullying Week and assemblies throughout the year. October 2013 Headteacher & Head of pastoral care including School’s council Children are very aware of what a bully is and how to stand up to bullies. They are assertive an confident in challenging unacceptable behaviour and know who to turn to. Making Relationships Hold Elephants’ tea party to promote Child Bereavement UK. July 2013 Headteacher & Head of pastoral care including School’s council Children in Transition and Preps feel able to talk about those they have loved and lost. Increase collaborative activities and resources. July 2013 Staff children and Parents Children have skills to work successfully in groups. Continue to promote independence and decision making On going All Staff Children are confident in their own abilities.
    • THE MULBERRY HOUSE SCHOOL Page 13 Target Action Target Date Responsibility Success Criteria Budget Mindfulness EYFS &KS1 Staff training on developing a mindful approach to all that we do. May 2014 Headteacher Proprietor Head of Pastoral Care Children are more aware of their emotions and how to deal with their feelings. Record children eating their lunch. Hold a discussion on lunchtime atmosphere and quality of food. February 2014 ICT co-ordinator Lunch time supervisor Cooks Children and staff are more mindful at lunch. Increase local school trips. Walk to charity shops, recycling and the local bank. On-going Class teachers Greater understanding and appreciation of our locality. Reduced transport use and pollution Continue to grow our own fruit and vegetables September 2015 Class teachers & School council Food grown is used in lunch and snack. Food provided at Mulberry House is grown by the children for the children. Children take pride in their achievements and eat healthily
    • THE MULBERRY HOUSE SCHOOL Page 14 Target Action Target Date Responsibility Success Criteria Budget Invite Water Aid to talk to the children on water conservation. June 2014 Headteacher Children understand water is a precious resource and actively try to conserve it. Increase use of Westbere Copse for all curriculum areas. On going All staff Skills and knowledge of the natural world increased. Further extend design and making to include moveable toys. March 2015 Class teachers and DT co-ordinator Children understand and talk about why things happen and how they work. Expressive Arts and Design Hold BIG ART week with parents taking part in art across the school. October 2013 Art Specialists Parents, children and staff work collaboratively to create a big art piece. Children enjoy the process and develop new skills and techniques.
    • THE MULBERRY HOUSE SCHOOL Page 15 Target Action Target Date Responsibility Success Criteria Budget Review the diversity of Role play resources inside and outside. February 2014 EYFS co-ordinator SMSC co-ordinator Resources promote equality and diversity. Introduce “Book of the week”. September 2013 Class teachers and key person Children have in- depth knowledge of stories and cross curricular links. Whole School music performance in local Jewish Cultural centre. December 2013 Music teacher and class teachers Children know a range of songs and are proud to perform for their parents. Increase child initiated creativity utilising reclaimed resources. September 2013 DT co-ordinator EYFS co-ordinator Children develop thinking skills, independence
    • THE MULBERRY HOUSE SCHOOL Page 16 Target Action Target Date Responsibility Success Criteria Budget Work towards becoming a Forest School Developing life skills Adventure, resilience care for the environment Hold sessions looking at pattern, shape, measuring. Film children working together. Arrange a visit to a forest school. Skills training for children and staff. September 2013 Headteacher Outdoor learning has increased by 20% with children and staff making more use of local green space. Children more physically confident in the outdoors. Skills such as tying, peeling climbing and building learnt. More creativity and problem solving across the school. Reduced costs for art resources.
    • THE MULBERRY HOUSE SCHOOL Page 17 Target Action Target Date Responsibility Success Criteria Budget Citizenship Teach children about citizenship in the context of MHS and the wider/global community. July 2015 SMSC co-ordinator & Headteacher Head of pastoral care Children have positive understanding of other cultures/beliefs and their role as citizens of MHS. Citizenship Award presented each week at assembly. Produce a multilingual book of recipes. December 2013 Whole school including parents Children’s understanding of food from other cultures is improved. Have a focus country for in-depth study of music, art, dance, literature. March 2015 All Staff and parents Children’s understanding of other cultures is improved.
    • THE MULBERRY HOUSE SCHOOL Page 18 Target Action Target Date Responsibility Success Criteria Budget Community Links EYFS and KS1 Develop child’s understanding of their community. Foster links with local business Visit the Bank of England, courts of Justice and places of worship. Raise children’s awareness of poverty and fairness. Hold a special Fair trade assembly. Visit places of worship, Church, Hindu Temple, Mosque, Synagogue. July 2013 - 2014 SMSC co-ordinator Head of Pastoral care Headteacher Children have a greater understanding of how money is created and used in the UK. Greater understanding of the British judicial system. Children’s understanding of fairness is improved.
    • THE MULBERRY HOUSE SCHOOL Page 19 Target Action Target Date Responsibility Success Criteria Budget Welfare Health and Safety Increase the number of staff with Safer Recruitment training December 2013 Headteacher and Proprietor Safer recruitment is in place. Weaknesses in recruitment identified an remedied without delay Annual audit of H&S January 2014 Headteacher and Proprietor School is a safe place, weaknesses are identified an remedied without delay Annual audit of Safeguarding implementation by independent consultant. May 2014 Headteacher and Proprietor School is a safe place, weaknesses are identified an remedied without delay
    • THE MULBERRY HOUSE SCHOOL Page 20 Target Action Target Date Responsibility Success Criteria Budget Leadership and Management Lesson observation by Headteacher. Extend Board of Friends. HR and Health Professional October 2013 February 2014 By Headteacher, and subject co- coordinators. Headteacher & Proprietor Teaching is consistently good across the school. Good practice is shared an support in place for colleagues who need it. Work scrutiny for ICT, SMSC January 2014 SMSC co-ordinator Depth and breadth in subjects is evident. Children achieve and exceed expected outcomes. Curriculum talk for Parents-Q&A regarding SIP. September 2013 Headteacher and Head of Pastoral Care Parents have increased understanding of aims and objectives of School. Parents contribute more to school improvement
    • THE MULBERRY HOUSE SCHOOL Page 21 Target Action Target Date Responsibility Success Criteria Budget Link with other schools (Maple Walk, Highgate,St Christophers) to moderate our assessments judgements. March 2014 EYFS co-ordinator Assessment judgements are secure. Senior Leadership Team Post holders to carry out lesson observations across the EYFS. On going Post Holders Increase subject specialist accountability and responsibility. Training for new members of staff in ICT, Display and Planning January 2014 Post Holders New staff feel confident in teaching the EYFS at MHS
    • THE MULBERRY HOUSE SCHOOL Page 22 Target Action Target Date Responsibility Success Criteria Budget Proprietor Meetings twice per term to review curriculum and sample children’s work. Twice per term Headteacher & Proprietor The Proprietor is fully aware of the day to day running of the school. Review Child Protection policy and procedure. Termly Headteacher & Proprietor The Proprietor has full knowledge and understanding of Welfare including Child Protection and how it is implemented across the school Hold an E-safety workshop for parents. (CEOP) E-safety co-ordinator training. October 2013 Headteacher Up to date knowledge of e- safety Health and Safety procedure and practice is independently inspected and monitored by the proprietor. December 2013 Headteacher Proprietor Board of Friends The Proprietor has full knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety and how it is implemented across the school.
    • THE MULBERRY HOUSE SCHOOL Page 23 Target Action Target Date Responsibility Success Criteria Budget Financial Planning Financial planning with comparisons of expenditure to date. Review photocopier contract. Financially plan for kitchen maintenance including white goods. Review playgrounds & apparatus Termly School accountant Headteacher and Proprietor The school demonstrates good financial planning. Buildings and Maintenance Redecorate interior of No 7. Install new notice boards for Parents. Carry out PAT testing and calibrator checks on appliances. Summer 2013 Headteacher and Caretaker Clean welcoming and safe environment for children.