St Philip's Catholic Primary School

St Philip's Catholic Primary School
High Street, New Town
Uckfield, East Sussex TN22 5DJ

Tel: 01825 762032  /  Fax: 01825 748706
Email: office@stphilips.e-sussex.sch.uk

Our School Priorities 2016 - 2017

Ensure St Philip's continues to develop as a faith community with Christ at the Centre

  • Further develop the prayer life of the school
  • Ensure new staff are fully inducted into the Catholic life of the school
  • Develop the new RE Co-ordinator
  • Ensure the Catholic character of the school is reflected in all aspects of the school environment 

Teaching, learning and assessment

English

  • Ensure school attainment and progress figures for reading exceed 2015 by 10%
  • Improve progress in writing and increase % of children working at greater depth
  • Increase the % of outstanding teaching

Maths

  • Ensure the % of children working at greater depth exceeds national by 10%
  • Ensure coverage of all aspects of the new curriculum
  • Increase the % of outstanding teaching

Curriculum and assessment

  • Ensure children continue to access a broad and balanced curriculum based on the NC requirements
  • Continue to refine effective tracking and assessment procedures for assessment without levels based on accurate judgements, understood by all stakeholders

Outcomes for children and learners

  • Ensure SEN children meet all their targets
  • Narrow the gap for writing and maths for pupil premium children in 'in school' data years
  • Ensure that children achieving greater depth exceeds national by 10%

 Personal development, behaviour and welfare

  • Improve the understanding of bullying / unkind behaviour
  • Improve the children's experience at playtime

Leadership Development

  • Develop skills of middle leaders
  • Ensure governors are in a good position to make an informed decision about joining the MAT