School Improvement Plan Headlines 2019 2020

Theme: LEARN

Aim: “Foster a love of learning that will continue throughout our pupils’ lives”




L1) Provide a high quality professional development programme for teaching staff that translates into consistent improvements in teaching

L2) Teachers develop pupils’ metacognitive knowledge and skills in different learning activities across the curriculum.

L3) Develop subject leader knowledge and excellence across the curriculum.

L4) Set up an annual governor monitoring calendar, linked to the SIP, so that governors’ first-hand knowledge of the school informs its strategic direction.

L5) Increase the number of parent curriculum workshops and opportunities for parents to support learning at Moss Park Junior School.

L1) Teaching is never less than good, often outstanding in all subjects and as a result pupils know more, can do more and remember more”

L2) Pupils are able to choose successful learning strategies in a wide range of activities and subjects.

L3) All subject leaders are able to provide effective support to others so that the school delivers a consistently high quality curriculum.

L4) Governors’ monitoring and evaluation of the School Improvement Plan helps to secure improvements to the school’s effectiveness.

L5) School engages successfully with parents so that they can support their own child effectively and share their expertise to support learning at MPJS



Aim: “Equip pupils with the skills and values they need to form positive relationships based on equality and mutual respect.”




R1) Utilise the newly written ‘MPJS Values Framework’ to underpin expected staff behaviours, for use in interaction with pupils and as part of professional discussions.

R2) Deliver the revised (interim) PSHE curriculum for 2019-20.

R3) Plan and organise a series of opportunities for pupils from all groups to make a contribution to the school, local and global community.

R4) Plan and organise a series of opportunities for pupils from all groups to improve the school, local and global environment.

R5) Expand the teaching of Philosophy 4 Children (P4C) across the school and the curriculum.

R1) All adults at Moss Park Junior School model the behaviours fundamental to creating a positive environment that promotes academic and pastoral success for pupils from all groups.

R2) The revised PSHE curriculum promotes physical and mental wellbeing. It reinforces our MPJS values, aligned to British Values.

R3) Every child has the opportunity to make a positive contribution towards working with and supporting other pupils in the school and beyond. They have a wider understanding of diversity.

R4) Pupils have a healthy respect for their local environment and its sustainability. They understand their role in improving the environment.

R5) Pupils can discuss and debate a variety of issues in a nurturing environment, where different viewpoints and backgrounds are respected. They are able to recognise false or misleading information and make informed judgements.






Aim: “Enable all pupils to fulfil their potential and achieve the highest possible academic standards.”



A1) Ensure that we promote the social, moral, spiritual and cultural development of all our pupils equally across the curriculum.

A2) Update the feedback, marking and assessment policy to increase the opportunities for pupils to review and improve their own learning.

A3) Develop the schools’ pastoral provision to support mental health and wellbeing.

A4) Ensure that pupils read, write and use a wide range of subject specific vocabulary across the curriculum

A5) Build and resource our new Food Technology classroom so that pupils can prepare and cook food in all subjects across the curriculum.

A1) The rich curriculum offers equal opportunities and experiences to pupils so that they can develop the skills that enable them to succeed in a culturally diverse, global society.

A2) Pupils achieve well across the curriculum and develop useful independent study skills to prepare them for the next stage in their education.

A3) Pupils from all groups agree that the school helps them keep mentally healthy.

A4) Pupils demonstrate their wide vocabulary in their speaking, reading and writing in all areas of school life. They are confident and articulate speakers.

A5) Pupils have a good understanding of how cooking promotes their physical and mental health.