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Eggbuckland Vale Primary School & Nursery

Thinkers and Learners

School Improvement Plan

The main priorities of the school's 2023-24 School Improvement Plan.


Priority Area 




To increase the rates of progress and attainment to ensure a greater proportion of children reach ARE in reading, writing and maths across the school. 

(Quality of Education) 


  • Develop staff so that all teaching is good or better. 

  • Secure and deepen the work on oracy by ensuring that opportunities are progressively planned across the whole curriculum. 

  • Improve writing through a well-planned curriculum, quality first teaching and targeted intervention. 

  • Ensure maths teaching is targeted to gaps in knowledge as well as year group expectations. To revisit the interventions and fluency practice currently in place and assess for impact. 

  • Ensure high standards in the teaching and learning of phonics and early reading. 

  • Review the curriculum to ensure teaching and learning opportunities support in the development of resilient pupils. 

  • Target groups of learners to ensure best outcomes. Eg Pupil Premium  



All pupils display positive attitudes towards themselves, each other, adults and the wider community. 

(Behaviour and Attitude) 

  • There is a shared language used by children and adults across the school. 

  • To develop assessment capable learners who know ‘how they are doing and where they are going.’ 

  • Adults and pupils have high expectation of themselves and each other. 

  • Pupils and adults are aware of the protected characteristics. 

  • All pupils display their ROARR learning dispositions, leading to better outcomes. 

  • Pupil and adult mental health is positive, leading to improved attendance and better outcomes. 



Attendance across the school is improving. 

(Personal Development) 

  • Improve attendance and reduce lateness-pupils.

  • Ensure that parental attendance communication is positive, regular and clear. 



There is strong leadership and management at all levels.

(Leadership and Management)

  • All leaders are confident in their role and can articulate their subject well. 

  • SLT and governors to initiate a rebrand, alongside the new website. 

  • Heighten governor presence across the school and develop an in-depth knowledge of curriculum and outcomes.