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School Improvement Plan

St Augustine’s Catholic

Primary School

‘I am the light of the world; whoever follows me will have the light of life’ John 8:12


School Improvement Plan




What the priority involves in a nutshell

– key objective



Priority 1


  • Establish and embed the  new Diocesan assessment system
  • Participate in and actively promote the Year of the word
  • Run a new Faith in Action group
  • Develop an effective working relationship new our Parish Priest Fr Ghebrezghi


  • Access CPD/K&U of new guidance and expectations
  • Embedded and enriched lives
  • Re-launched/group enrolled/action taken/pins awarded
  • Fr G actively engaged in the Catholic Life of our school


Priority 2

Quality of Education

  • Further develop the  structure, organisation and assessment of our curriculum
  • Launch the new RSE scheme
  • Continue to train and develop Talk for writing across school
  • Continue to embed Mastery mathematics across school
  • Further development of the Computing curriculum 
  • Participate in a 2 year program of Achievement for All
  • Data outcomes - EYFS / KS1/KS2 - continue to raise standards and maintain results in line with National data
  • Diminish the difference for those pupils who have fallen behind as a result of lock down and accelerate progress where possible.
  • Review SEN provision
  • Clear progression, accurate assessment and tracking
  • All children access the new scheme of work
  • Phase 2 delivered and writing continues to improve
  • Mastery maths is established as our approach and is reflected in outcomes
  • Computing is delivered effectively and assessed
  • Full participation across school and target pupils have improved outcomes
  • Increased GLD, close gap on national at KS1 & ks2 
  • Targeted pupil intervention – gap closes
  • Targeted provision, updated records/passports


Priority 3

Behaviour and attitudes

  • Attendance - EYFS
  • Nurture provision – retreat approach established across school



  • FS attendance to rapidly improve
  • Respite, resilience, time built into nurture in each classroom and in additional provision, improved SEMH of the children

Focused Priority 4

Personal Development 

  • Character education – Narnian virtues (UKS2)
  • Increased opportunities to develop interests and talents


  • Established approach through literature to identify virtues and apply them to own lives.
  • Talent shows, art gallery, performance, sport – opportunities to celebrate individual interests



Priority 5

Leadership and Management

  • High quality inclusive education
  • Curriculum content
  • Subject leadership – to develop as core subjects
  • FS1 provision
  • FS2 provision and admissions



  • Improved outcomes for SEN pupils
  • Mapped skill development, breadth of learning
  • SL files are OFSTED ready, SL are ready for dialogue
  • Improved purposeful play, improved outcomes, improved numbers on roll.
  • Increased admission numbers, raised GLD