Personal Development Behaviour and Welfare 2017-2018

Improvement Focus: Personal development, behaviour and welfare
Target PDBW1: To further develop outstanding student engagement and ATL.
Lead Person and Governors: NB, Standards Committee
  • Embedded new pastoral and inclusion systems with improved attendance and behaviour, especially for vulnerable groups.
  • Overall school Attendance at 95% with all key groups in line with overall school figure. PA figures reduced to 13%.
  • Decrease in number of Fixed Term Exclusions and behaviour points across all years and by vulnerable groups to match top 10% of similar schools.
  • Increase in ATL scores across all years and by vulnerable groups. With all year groups and vulnerable groups achieving an average ATL of less than 2
  • Increase in house points across all year groups and by vulnerable groups.
  • Attendance roles and responsibilities reviewed and new fortnightly monitoring programme introduced.
  • Review of casual admissions process to ensure tighter expectation.
  • New rewards structure in place, designed through Student Voice/stakeholder engagement.
  • Alternatives to Fixed Term Exclusions considered for vulnerable students – strategies introduced through the inclusion team.
  • PSHCE programme reviewed and revised to ensure all areas of SMSC covered.
  • Structured student mentoring programme designed and in place across all key stages.
  • Student leadership programme connected to the house system designed and in place.Assembly themes coordinated to include all areas of SMSC and linked through form time activities.
Review Criteria
  • Published Attendance figures for all groups to be 96%+
  • Reduction in FTEs to reach criteria for “outstanding”
  • Reduction in average behaviour points and an increase in average house points per students and per Key Stage
  • New pastoral systems published and in place and used by all stakeholders
  • Increased participation in extra-curricular and enrichment activities



Improvement Focus: Personal development, behaviour and welfare
Target PDBW2: To refine pastoral systems to ensure greater consistency and a proactive approach to Behaviour For Learning.
Lead Person and Governors: NB, Standards and Achievement Committee
  • All stakeholders to have a clearer understanding of BFL strategies and wider pastoral intervention systems.
  • Greater consistency in stakeholder usage of BFL strategies.
  • Proactive pastoral systems ensure early intervention where individual concerns arise.
  • Greater understanding and consistency in stakeholder planning for students where BFL concerns arise.
  • Regular communication of individuals needs and best practice for vulnerable learners.
  • New refined sanctions ladder in place and understood by all stakeholders.
  • New tutor protocols and expectations in place and communicated to all stakeholders.
  • Inclusion team fortnightly review meetings to coordinate intervention when concerns arise.
  • New behaviour support plans and early intervention programme in place across KS3 and KS4.
  • Review of SEN ‘passports’ with new Learning Plans in place for all SEND students.
  • Introduction of an Inclusion Register, updated each half term for all stakeholders.
Review Criteria
  • Sanctions ladder displayed in all classrooms and behaviour logs evidence consistency of usage.
  • Support Plan case studies exemplify improvement in BFL for all students on support plans.
  • New Learning Plans in place and on SIMS.
  • Inclusion Team Meeting minutes.
Improvement Focus: Personal development, behaviour and welfare
Target PDBW3: To enhance stakeholder engagement and parental support.
Lead Person and Governors: NB, Standards and Achievement Committee
  • Parental attendance at school events to rise to 75%.
  • Greater parental engagement with BFL strategies and interventions.
  • Wider use of outside agencies to support students and families.
  • Greater promotion and publication of family support networks.
  • Positive relationships developed with wider community and parental support and feedback strong.
  • Further development of primary liaison programme to include faculty days for Year 6 and Year 5 engagement events.
  • Action plan in place to enhance the role of Friends of Fearnhill at school events.
  • SSC to develop outside agency directory and use of school website to signpost parents to support networks.
  • Care Support Plans introduced where wider individual concerns exist e.g. attendance, mental health, family breakdown.
Review Criteria
  • Parental and Community group feedback positive.
  • Enhanced primary liaison programme in place.
  • School website updated and increased use evident.
  • Support plan case studies exemplify improvement in targets for all students on plans.