Buxton Road, New Mills , High Peak, Derbyshire, SK22 3JS

01663 744358

info@newtown.derbyshire.sch.uk

Welcome to Newtown Primary School

LATEST SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PLANS

The school has a detailed School Improvement Plan which is formed each year based on our School Evaluations. Our evaluations are based on a detailed monitoring programme, supported by our Governing body. Below is a summary of our current and previous School Improvement Plans:

Our plans from October 2017 to October 2018:

  • Further develop Writing, Maths, Phonics and Spelling across the school
  • Further develop collaboration between Thornsett and Newtown Primary Schools and with PEGS (cluster schools) and consult on possible Federation
  • Ensure all pupils make good progress, including Disadvantaged, SEND and Able Pupils
  • Extend astroturf, install climbing equipment, improve playground line marking
  • Invest in more outdoor play equipment
  • Ensure PFA continues to support the school successfully
  • Introduce even more robust assessment tracking - including Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling termly assessments
  • Develop an even better channel of communication with parents and introduce Tapestry for EYFS
  • Provide information meetings for parents on Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling

plans from October 2016 to October 2017:

  • Develop Writing, Reading and Maths across the school
  • Further develop collaboration between Thornsett and Newtown Primary Schools and with PEGS (cluster schools)
  • Ensure all pupils make good progress, including Disadvantaged, SEND and Able Pupils
  • Facilitate whole school WiFi upgrade
  • Replace Smart boards with new Quick touch boards
  • Replace all Class teacher computers
  • Improve wheelchair access to school
  • Introduce a new school website
  • Invest in outdoor play equipment
  • Ensure PFA continues to support the school successfully
  • Introduce even more robust assessment tracking
  • Develop an even better channel of communication with parents