School Improvement Plan

School Improvement Plan 2019-21

Due to Covid-19 this plan will be implemented over two academic years.

“Mind the Gap”- Closing the vocabulary gap so that children can gain cultural capital and access a mastery curriculum.

  • To improve attainment by giving children the background and vocabulary to access a mastery curriculum.
  • To improve mental health and well being by giving children a structured language by which to increase their awareness of learning behaviours through the implementation of the Gem Project.
  • To create expert teachers that challenge and develop the curriculum through the development of skills that is fit for purpose for the children of Crook. 


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.