Kentish Town Church of England Primary School

Excellent Teaching, Excellent Effort, Excellent Progress:
Every Child, Every Lesson, Every Day

Love- Equality – Compassion

School Development and Improvement Plan Overview 2021 – 22

These are the key things we have decided to work on in order to further improve the provision for our children. The four headings below are the key areas which Ofsted look at in schools.

Quality of Education (curriculum intent, implementation and impact)

·         Complete the review of the diversity and sequencing of our curriculum

·         Further develop the quality of teaching in RE

·         Assess children’s lost learning and help them to recover this

·         Using GES Simply Letters and Sounds, fill in gaps in children’s phonic knowledge and early reading

·         Utilise every opportunity for children to develop their oracy.

·         Accelerate progress in writing by training staff:

–       EYFS/KS1 Talk for writing

–       KS2 Pie Corbett writing approach


Personal Development and Wellbeing

·         Embed the RSHE curriculum to ensure that safeguarding is evident in response to local context

·         Refine the RSHE scheme in relation to Sexual Harassment

·         Implement recommendations from IMHARS* review – July 2021


Behaviour and Attitudes

·         Support children and families using the TIPIC** approach

·         Support children to regulate their emotional state using Zones of regulation/Growth Mindset

·         Continue to work with parents and carers as partners in their children’s learning


Leadership and Management (including Governance)

·         Developing leadership skills of staff so they can articulate their aims for their subject including Intent, Implementation and Impact of the curriculum

·         Governor training (in light of new governors on the board), helping governors to understand their role: supporting and constructively challenging leaders so that children in our school flourish


*Islington Mental Health And Resilience Survey

** Trauma Informed Practice in Camden

Article 29: Your education should help you use and develop your talents and abilities. It should also help you learn to live peacefully, protect the environment and respect other people.