School Improvement Plan

Overview of School Improvement Plan 2018-19

2018-19 is our” Year of Challenge.”

Our overarching aim for 2018-19 is to “provide challenge in all areas of school life to ensure that results improve at an expected and greater depth level.

We also intend to do the following:

  • To increase the number of pupils who attain greater depth across the core curriculum.
  • To increase the number of pupils who make better than expected progress across the curriculum.
  • To increase girls’ attainment and progress in KS2
  • To embed a growth mindset in the classroom for both staff and pupils.
  • To increase parent participation and accountability for their children’s learning.
  • To increase the engagement of children in topic.


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