2020-21 SDP

2020-21 School Development Plan Objectives

Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare

  • To further develop and embed pastoral systems in order to further enhance student support and wellbeing.
  • To improve student attendance, particularly that of SEND and Disadvantaged students.

Quality of Teaching, Learning and Assessment

  • To plan, deliver and evaluate a high quality, ambitious and broad recovery curriculum to ensure best outcomes for all learners.
  • To develop teaching strategies to boost students’ learning allowing them to become more independent learners.
  • To continue to facilitate opportunities for reading in order to broaden vocabulary and cultural capital so that all learners continue to make substantial progress.


  • Ensure all assessment of students’ academic progress, behaviour and social and emotional needs is accurate, and that these assessments are evaluated in a timely and effective manner.
  • Ensure the consistent use of assessment data across the school that is tracked and monitored effectively and is communicated to all stakeholders in a clear and informative manner.
  • Ensure the effective planning, implementation and evaluation of the ‘Catch-Up’ Support to ensure students’ learning and progress is back on track by Summer 2021 following the 2019-2020 Covid-19 disruption.

Post-16 Provision

  • Ensure that all students in the Sixth Form achieve outcomes at the very least in line with national progress expectations.
  • Promote the Sixth Form effectively to Year 11 to ensure we maintain a thriving Sixth Form of at least 250 students.
  • Ensure all Sixth Form students can access a programme of personal development and have a record of their experiences.