About Us

Our Aims

In our school we want to:

Be Curious

Our school aims to nurture natural curiosity so that our children develop a knowledge and understanding and love of the World.

Love Learning

Our school aims to provide quality teaching so that our children develop a love of learning to enable them to achieve their aspirations.

Be Independent

Our school aims to promote independence and confidence, so that every child can make good life choices based on Christian values

Be Caring

Our school aims to be welcoming, caring and inclusive so that our children become kind and thoughtful members of their local and wider community.

Be Valued

Our school aims to give children a secure and happy environment so that they feel valued and develop a good understanding of their own and others beliefs.

Be Fit & Healthy

Our school aims to encourage children to be fit and healthy so that they continue to follow an active lifestyle and feel good and happy about themselves.

Our Vision Statement

We will provide for the children's social, emotional, spiritual and cultural development

We will offer every child - whatever their own characteristics - the chance to achieve their full potential. We will achieve high standards for all children, giving them foundations for future learning and for success in life

Encourage children to develop independence, resilience, care for each other, lead healthy lives and take responsibility for their own actions.

Provide an exciting thematic curriculum which is broad, balanced, interesting and stimulating and that focuses on developing the skills that each and every child needs to ensure they are equipped for life-long learning.

Our Next School Development Plan: 2015 and Beyond

Introduction

The School Development Plan is the document that drives the strategic work to develop and improve the school. The plan gives everyone in the school community a clear vision and sense of purpose for improving the school.

We have eight key headline targets agreed by governors along with proposed success criteria and key actions for each target. These are.

  1. Raising the proportion of our teaching that is “outstanding”
  2. To raise standards further in Maths and English
  3. To challenge pupils in their learning
  4. Introducing the new national curriculum
  5. Responding to new national statutory assessments/assessing without levels
  6. Developing Leadership and Management Structures
  7. Developing our partnership work to improve outcomes for children and families
  8. To ensure our provision for spiritual ,moral, cultural and social education is outstanding

The key targets have been reached by gathering information from a variety of sources. These include external evaluations by our Academy Improvement Officer alongside our own extensive and detailed self evaluation processes –our data analysis, staff appraisal processes, lesson observations, pupil progress meetings, work and planning scrutinies and surveys of children, staff and parents. The targets draw on discussions governors have had with their subject leaders and key leads.The targets also reflect the national agenda of education reform.

St_Martins_School_Development_Overview.pdf

2015- 2016 parent School Development Plan.pdf