School Improvement Plan

Overview of School Improvement Plan 2021-22


 To develop pupils into readers in the twenty first century

♦ To accelerate progress in reading to increase the proportion of pupils attaining ARE and GLD at the end of KS1 1nad 2

♦ To read widely across both fiction and non fiction to develop their knowledge of themselves and the world in which they live.

♦ To establish an appreciation and love of reading.

♦ To support pupils to develop fluent reading capabilities.

♦ To improve teacher subject knowledge of how to teach reading fluency and comprehension.


To target teaching and support by accurately assessing pupils’ needs especially in writing. 

To embed metacognition and self regulation in the classroom

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.