School Development Plan 2019 – 2021


Assessment Development

  • Implementation of Educater software
  • Review and amend Assessment Policy
  • Provide training, guidance and support in assessment
  • Develop reporting of progress in all areas
  • Develop method of ‘expected progress’ for use in target setting

Engagement with Stakeholders


  • Review and amend website for compliance and quality
  • Implementation of Parent Mail

Curriculum Development

  • Produce curriculum model/pathways and guidance
  • Define assessment & accreditation routes
  • Review and amend long-term plans and resources – joint planning
  • Learning journeys
  • Reading – review current practice and provide guidance
  • Curriculum Audit – review 

Preparation for Employment

  • Develop WRL curriculum including Enterprise
  • Implement work experience Y9 onwards
  • Implement employment /career days
  • +16 support workers & play leaders


SEND Pedagogy


  • Whole school focus on developing communication & independence
  • Communicate in Print 3
  • CPD to develop knowledge/awareness of – sensory processing; sensory circuits; objects of reference; intensive interaction & reflective commentary
  • Development of core vocabulary & receptive language
  • Support for social communication



  • Produce Well-being Policy
  • Provide well-being/mental health training for identified staff develop role to offer support for staff/students
  • Provide training/guidance for staff and parents in mental health awareness
  • Implement interventions, support groups and therapies to foster emotional and mental health in students
  • Healthy Schools Award (including healthy eating)
  • Develop positive well-being focus to start/finish of school day

Nurturing talent  •  Sharing learning  •  Celebrating life