EDC Review 19-23 November 2012

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Transcript EDC Review 19-23 November 2012

Feedback to Parent Council
5/2/13
Strengths
QI 1.1 Improvements in performance
 Standards of attainment are consistently strong.
 Strong emphasis on providing a wide range of
opportunities for young people within and out with
school.
 Almost all young people move into positive
destinations.
 Planning has a clear focus on outcomes for young
people.
Strengths
QI 2.1 Learner’s experiences
 Young people are motivated and interact well with
teaching staff. They feel valued, respected and spoke
highly of the support they receive.
 Young people are becoming increasingly responsible
for their own learning through changes to learning and
teaching practices.
Strengths
QI 2.1 Learner’s experiences
 Young people value the voice they have in the school.
They can see that their views are considered and acted
upon.
 Your articulate young people are able to make and
express links in learning from across the curriculum.
Strengths
QI 5.1 The curriculum
 Staff have worked hard to review and refresh
programmes of work, embedding experiences and
outcomes into planning and ensuring articulation with
NQ levels.
 Curricular developments are led by teachers. The
Numeracy, Literacy and HWB committees support
staff to develop appropriate skills.
Strengths
QI 5.1 The curriculum
 There are a wide range of partnership arrangements
which continues to grow and provide a range of
opportunities for young people.
 Cluster working with associated primary schools
complements strong pastoral support at the point of
transition and curricular developments.
Strengths
QI 5.3 Meeting learners’ needs
 Broad banding and setting are used effectively to
provide appropriate support and challenge to young
people.
 A wide range of systems are in place to provide a range
of opportunities to support young people and meet
their needs.
Strengths
QI 5.3 Meeting learners’ needs
 The extended guidance system supports young people
through the profiling process.
 Young people within the LCR are very well supported
and feel that they are an integral part of the school.
Strengths
QI 5.9 Self Evaluation
 Staff are positive about and are committed to
improving the quality of learning experiences in the
school through participation in teacher learning
communities, working groups and committees, etc.
 The quality assurance calendar provides the school
and departments with a structure to successfully
identifying strengths and areas for improvement.
Strengths
QI 5.9 Self Evaluation
 Professional dialogue and collaborative working
provide staff with opportunities to develop skills and
confidence in the use of new assessment techniques.
 Moderation activities, supported by monitoring and
tracking systems provide evidence which supports
professional dialogue within departments and with
senior management.
Action Points
QI
1.1 Improvements in Performance
 Look more closely at integrated planning for
assessment.
Action Points
QI 2.1 Learners' Experiences
 Aim for high quality feedback to learners to improve
their learning.
 Pupils should have more opportunities to lead on
learning.
Action Points
QI 5.1 Curriculum
 IDL.
 Reporting on progression across levels and personal
achievement.
 Consider widening the scope of the membership of
the Health and Wellbeing committee (pupils &
parents?)
 Continue dialogue to develop planning for progression
across all CfE levels.
Action Points
QI 5.3 Meeting Learners’ Needs
 Personal support.
 Ensure appropriate targeted and universal support for
all learners.
 Build on its improving links with partners (MCMC)
Action Points
QI 5.9 Self Evaluation
 Develop consistency in departmental standards and
quality reports.
 Develop further monitoring and tracking.
 Ensure all stakeholders involved in evaluating work.