St Therese of Lisieux

St Norbert's
Catholic Primary School

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School Improvement Plan/SDP

 St Norbert’s Key Priorities

September 2018 - July 2019


Key Improvement 1: Catholic Life of the School -SMSC

To develop a stronger pupil driven spiritual ethos led by the Chaplaincy Team that that enables all stakeholders to encounter Christ to develop as leaders in their own faith journeys and missionary discipleship.

 Article 14: You have the right to choose your own religion and beliefs. Your parents should help you decide what is right and wrong, and what is best for you.

Key Improvement 2: Effectiveness of leadership and management

To embed external outward facing school leadership within the St. Therese of Lisieux CMAT, based on inquiry research and a pro-active, self-improving culture, with all leaders exhibiting high expectations for every pupil and member of staff.

 Article 3: All adults should do what is best for you. When adults make decisions, they should think about how their decisions will affect children.

Key Improvement 3: Quality of teaching, learning and assessment

To improve the quality of teaching and learning to ensure 90% is consistently challenging and inspirational, achieving at least 75% at age related expectations and 20%+ Greater Depth for core areas of Religious Education, Maths and English.

 Article 29: Your education should help you use and develop your talents and abilities. It should also help you learn to live peacefully, protect the environment and respect other people.

Key Improvement 4: Personal development, behaviour and welfare

To ensure our pupils are ready for a life beyond school and develop resilience and motivation for applying core skills of reading, writing and arithmetic across the curriculum.

 Article 6:  All children have the right to life and develop healthily.

 Article 28: All children and young people have a right to a primary education, which should be free. Discipline in schools should respect children’s human dignity. Young people should be encouraged to reach the highest level of education they are capable of.

 Article 12: You have the right to give your opinion, and for adults to listen and take it seriously.

 Key Improvement 5: Outcomes for children and learners

 To raise standards in Maths particularly how reasoning and problem solving is embedded across the curriculum, ensuring pupils have the opportunity to achieve Mastery of core mathematical skills and apply in a range of contexts.

 Article 13: You have the right to find out things and share what you think with others, by talking, drawing, and writing or in any other way unless it harms or offends other people.

 Article 31: You have the right to play and rest.