Latest NewsPosted on: 15/05/2019
Effective action being taken at The Weald CofE Primary School
" Leaders and managers are taking effective actions towards the removal of the serious weaknesses designation "
Everyone who is involved with the school has been working extremely hard to improve the outcomes and life chances for all children. A fantastic start to the improvement journey with particular thanks and congratulations to the Head of School and Executive Headteacher, who are rightly recognised.
You have been resolute in setting higher standards for staff and in successfully recruiting new staff
You have wasted no time in implementing a range of measures and strategies aimed at improving standards across the school
Leaders have not shied away from setting higher standards for teachers. Consequently, the quality of teaching, learning and assessment is improving
Improvements in teaching are evident in pupils’ books. For example, ‘steps to success’ feedback sheets help pupils to understand what they need to do to improve
You regularly review plans for improvement and rate your progress for each action
Improved line management systems are having an impact on the effectiveness of leaders. Regular meetings with members of staff mean that staff are held to account more effectively
Leaders have set high standards for pupils’ behaviour and introduced a simplified behaviour policy. As a result, pupils’ behaviour is improving
Staff are very positive about the changes in school since the last inspection. They recognise that there is a more consistent approach to applying school policies and improved teaching strategies. Staff that I spoke to told me that leaders are
considerate of staff well-being and workload. Leaders have implemented improved policies whilst keeping staff well-being at the forefront of their minds. Staff value the approachability of leaders. Staff also value the training opportunities that are open to them
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