School Improvement Plan

Overview of School Improvement Plan 2017-18

Achievement and Standards

  • To consolidate and refine assessments within the school to increase accountability and ensure accuracy from all staff.
  • To develop assessment procedures beyond the core subjects.

Teaching and Learning

  • To ensure the curriculum is tailored for the interests and needs of Crook children through a skills based approach.
  • To improve attainment and progress in maths and close gaps for PP pupils.
  • To raise expectations of pupils and staff in order to increase the percentage of pupils working at expected and greater depth in reading and writing

Behaviour and Safety

  • To develop girls’ confidence and self- esteem through targeted intervention and projects so the attainment of girls is raised.
  • To improve attendance by reducing the percentage of persistent absence

Leadership and Management

  • To improve the quality of teaching so that it is consistently good with more outstanding through a monitoring and coaching approach

Early Years

  • To improve the attainment and progress of children in early years and ensure the gap is closed for PP pupils.


  • Ensure the progress of SEND pupils is close to or improving towards that of others pupils with the same starting point



Overview of School Improvement Plan 2016-17

 To create a mastery curriculum that enriches and enhances opportunities for children.

To increase the number of children at Age Related Expectations and continue closing the gap.

To provide a nurture programme for vulnerable children

To develop nursery provision due to the amalgamation of Crook Nursery with the Primary School.