Townhill Primary Nursery Improvement Plan 202021 Nursery Improvement

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Townhill Primary & Nursery Improvement Plan 2020/21& Nursery Improvement Plan 2016 -2017

Townhill Primary & Nursery Improvement Plan 2020/21& Nursery Improvement Plan 2016 -2017

1. NIF Priority Improvement in children and young people’s health and wellbeing. SIP Priority

1. NIF Priority Improvement in children and young people’s health and wellbeing. SIP Priority Implementing health & wellbeing learning pathway 3. NIF Priority Developing Creativity & Employability SIP Priority Learning, teaching & assessment of digital technologies to support online learning National Improvement Framework Priorities Townhill Primary & Nursery Improvement Plan 2020/21 “Climbing the hill to success” 2. NIF Priority Improvement in attainment, particularly in literacy and numeracy. Closing the attainment gap SIP Priority Learning, Teaching & Assessment of Reading

Priority 1: Implementing HWB Learning Pathway Rationale for change – Following our HMIE in

Priority 1: Implementing HWB Learning Pathway Rationale for change – Following our HMIE in June 2019, it was recommended we implement tracking in health and wellbeing. Due to COVID – 19, we need to focus on the emotional well-being of pupils and staff. Aim – To develop the mental and emotional well-being of our learners, develop tracking of attainment and implement new HWB planners. Key Tasks: School leaders – Mrs. Woodhouse, Mrs. Hutt, Mrs. Shiach, Mrs. Cook, Mr. Pringle Linked QIs: • Familiarise staff with new HWB and PE planners – August 2020 • 1. 2 Leadership of learning • Curriculum development sessions focused on emotion works and professional reading – Sept to April • 1. 3 Leadership of change • Develop tracking of HWB and PE – Sept 2020 • Fortnightly focus on mental and emotional well being and emotions in assemblies and followed up in class – Sept to April • 2. 1 Safeguarding & child protection • Develop a HWB pupil voice group – Sept 2020 • 2. 4 Personalised support • Develop kit bag training with all staff to support the emotional well being of everyone • 2. 6 Transitions • Focus on the well being indicators and GIRFEC • 2. 7 Partnership Expected Outcome / Impact : • New planners implemented by all staff • Tracking of all learners in place by April 2020 • All classes experience a fortnightly focus on emotions • Almost all learners can talk about their emotions, how they feel and what to do when things are not going to plan • 3. 1 Improving wellbeing, equality & inclusion

Priority 2 : Learning, teaching & assessment of reading Rationale for change – School

Priority 2 : Learning, teaching & assessment of reading Rationale for change – School Staff identified the need for an audit of current reading assessments to ensure we challenge and meet the next steps of all pupils. Parents indicated the need for increased focus on reading for enjoyment in and out of school. Nursery and P 1 staff highlighted the number of primary 1 pupils unable to hold a pencil correctly and poor knowledge of nursery rhymes. Due to COVID – 19, this priority was not completed last session. Aims To develop a progressive reading assessment pathway based on the benchmarks from nursery to P 7. To develop knowledge of rhyme in nursery and P 1 and continue the focus on early literacy skills. Linked Qis: Key Tasks: School leaders – Mrs. Pirouet, Mrs. Bunyan, Mrs Berrie & Miss Williamson. Nursery Leader – Mrs. Donnelly • 1. 1 Self evaluation for self improvement • Look outwards – what do other schools do in Fife / SEIC in terms of reading assessment and early writing skills? Sept 2020 • 1. 2 Leadership of learning • Complete 2 nd GL reading assessment, compare results & plan next steps– Aug 2021 • 1. 4 Leadership and management of staff • Focus on reading benchmarks and continue to develop school holistic assessments – Feb 2021 • Compare new assessments to BASE / SNSA / Holborn to measure impact – Aug 2021 • 2. 3 Learning, teaching and assessment • Develop the school’s approach to the moderation of reading – Sept 2020, Feb 2021 & May 2021 • 2. 4 Personalised Support • Develop teacher feedback to pupils on their next steps in reading – Sept 2020 • Focus on the teaching of reading / not hearing of – Aug to Dec 2021 • 2. 5 Family Learning • Plan progressive writing play based experiences for the nursery - Aug to Dec 2021 • 2. 6 Transitions • Carry out a nursery baseline of pre writing skills and measure the impact termly. • 2. 7 Partnerships • Identify school / nursery children and target support / opportunities to close the attainment gap – Sept 2020 & May 2021 • • Develop rhyme time in the nursery. 3. 2 Raising attainment and achievement (securing children’s progress) Expected Outcome / Impact : • • • New reading online / holistic assessments in place Evidence of improved approaches to the teaching of reading Moderation of reading & pupil feedback procedures in place Evidence of increased reading attainment for targeted pupils Pupils can confidently talk about their next steps in reading Evidence of increased writing & rhyme opportunities in the nursery and evidence of impact on pencil control, readiness to write and early reading skills

Priority 3: Develop learning, teaching & assessment of Digital Technologies Rationale for change –

Priority 3: Develop learning, teaching & assessment of Digital Technologies Rationale for change – Staff identified the need for focus on increasing own knowledge of and teaching digital technologies to support out pupils through online education due to COVID. Aims To up level everyone’s knowledge and skills using seesaw for remote learning Key Tasks: School leaders – Mrs. Murray, Miss Jones, Mr. Mc. Kinnon, Miss Cant, Nursery Leader – Mrs. Rowbotham Linked Qis: • Purchase Seesaw plus for the nursery and school – June 2020 • Generic Seesaw training for all staff, followed by opt in sessions to support personal learning – August 2020 • Whole staff training on how to use Seesaw in the class to support school and home learning - August 2020 • Set weekly school and nursery literacy and numeracy home learning tasks using Seesaw – August to May 2021 • Create a bank of shared Seesaw activities across the whole school for all staff to access – August to May 2021 • 2. 2 Curriculum • Introduce the use of Skills, linked to benchmarks, to enable staff to track students’ progress on Seesaw – August/Sept 2020 • Develop Seesaw learning packs for parents – Sept 2020 • 2. 3 Learning, teaching and assessment • Support families in the use of Seesaw at home – Sept 2020 • Track staff and learner use of Seesaw – August to May 2021 • Apply for digital schools’ award Expected Outcome / Impact: • Feedback from pupils, parents and staff is positive on the use of Seesaw and almost all are confident it using it • All learners able to access Seesaw from home • All staff provide feedback on learning, in the class / on Seesaw • All learners work with Seesaw as an in class / nursery tool to up level their ICT skills • 1. 2 Leadership of learning • 2. 1 Safeguarding and child protection • 2. 6 Transitions • 2. 7 Partnerships • 3. 2 Raising attainment and achievement • 3. 3 Creativity and employability

Health & Wellbeing Townhill Primary School Pupil Improvement Plan 2020/21 “Climbing the hill to

Health & Wellbeing Townhill Primary School Pupil Improvement Plan 2020/21 “Climbing the hill to success” Developing our knowledge of Seesaw Improving our Reading

Improving our Health & Wellbeing Townhill Nursery Improvement Plan 2020/21 “Climbing the hill to

Improving our Health & Wellbeing Townhill Nursery Improvement Plan 2020/21 “Climbing the hill to success through play” Developing our use of Seesaw Developing our Reading and Writing