Presentation on theme: "Roddensvale School A Case Study"— Presentation transcript:
1 Roddensvale School A Case Study Capacity BuildingRoddensvale SchoolA Case Study
2 Mission StatementOur purpose is to provide the most appropriate education for our pupils within a safe environment, which promotes respect for self and others and acknowledges the value of each individualwithin the school community and beyond.
3 AimsTo provide pupils with a stimulating, challenging and supportive learning environment in which confidence, motivation and success are cultivated.To develop through the Northern Ireland Curriculum and alternative teaching strategies a broad, balanced and relevant curriculum.To encourage involvement of and provide support for parents.To collaborate with other professionals involved with the pupils in order to meet their needs.
4 AimsTo equip pupils with life and social skills, to promote independence within school and the community.To continually embrace professional development and apply these opportunities to extend the educational experience of pupils.To make learning an enjoyable process for pupils and staff.
5 Background Information Roddensvale School PopulationManagement StructureProfessional Development For SMT Including PrincipalCapacity Building For GovernorsDevelopment Of School Community As A ResourceCapacity Building for Staff
6 Professional Development PEP3 - MiddletownMedical TrainingChild ProtectionCCEA – Progress Files, Leading Learning Conference, Assessment For LearningPECS and TEACCH (including PAPA run courses)MakatonC2K SEN support “writing with symbols”ICON to I Can “communication is visual for individuals with autism” PAPA
7 Professional Development Whole school training during exceptional closure day and evening for parents i.e. Richard HirstwoodT TapThinking skills and personal capabilities training at local and regional levelVarious multi-sensory coursesEducation for EmployabilitySex and puberty course for SLD.Intensive InteractionPrimary MovementPlay Based Learning
8 Professional Development ASD CurriculumC2K SEN Support “creating resources for numeracy”Camera MouseVideo ConferencingHelping Hands (Woman’s Aid)Movement Opportunities Via Education (additional funding from extended schools)Induction/ EPD/ Teacher TutorPRSDIndependent Travel
9 Professional Development Jolly PhonicsWhole Staff Menu Day 2010Cycling ProficiencyPlayboard Training For Classroom AssistantsPurposeful Play In Special SchoolsVery Special Maths (Concept Training)PE – INSET/Revised Policy
10 Enabling Menu Day – organized for NEELB Feb 09 Key stage 3/ key stage 4 SLD reading scheme CCEAInternal school reading scheme (teacher out of class 1 day per week)Associate teacher on partnership management board. Revised curriculum implementation panel for SLD. Assessment “Q” levels + Quest TrainingLinks with Stranmillis (3rd year music students)
11 EnablingABA In-service training at menu days and for the Area Learning CommunityEducational Visit - South Carolina (group of 29 including 12 from the Roddensvale Choir)Multimedia TrainingTeam Teach/ Advanced Team Teach TutorEarly Intervention Project/Nursery ProvisionPDI – Personal Development Towards Independence
12 Parental Survey 82% 18% 0% 85% 15% 53% 26% 21% Strongly Agree Agree DisagreeStrongly DisagreeN/ADon’t KnowMy child is happy at school.82%18%0%Staff and pupils have good relationships.I am confident my child would receive support if he/she was upset at school85%15%The school is good at teaching my child to manage his/her personal life, health and well being.53%26%21%
13 Parental Survey 82% 18% 0% 85% 15% 76% 21% 3% 59% 29% 12% Strongly AgreeAgreeDisagreeStrongly DisagreeN/ADon’t KnowThe arrangements for my son/daughter to settle in when he/she started school were good.82%18%0%The school makes the interior attractive and welcoming.85%15%My child is encouraged to be involved in exercise.76%21%3%The school is doing enough to prevent disruptive behaviour.59%29%12%
14 Parental Survey 65% 32% 0% 3% 76% 21% 56% 29% 15% Strongly Agree Agree DisagreeStrongly DisagreeN/ADon’t KnowChildren behave well.65%32%0%3%Good work and achievements are praised.76%21%The school has high expectations of my child.56%29%15%
15 Parental Survey 71% 21% 0% 8% 68% 18% 14% 69% 31% 26% 3% Strongly AgreeAgreeDisagreeStrongly DisagreeN/ADon’t KnowTeaching is good.71%21%0%8%I am confident my child eats well at lunchtime.68%18%14%SENIOR PUPILS - My child is being adequately prepared for life after school.69%31%I am satisfied with the progress my child is making.26%3%
16 Parental Survey 68% 23% 3% 0% 6% 79% 21% 76% 24% Strongly Agree Agree DisagreeStrongly DisagreeN/ADon’t KnowMy child enjoys P.E. in school.68%23%3%0%6%The school is welcoming to parents/carers.79%21%The school keeps my informed about my child’s progress.The school keeps me well informed about what is happening in the school.76%24%
17 Parental Survey 82% 15% 0% 3% 62% 32% 6% 68% 29% 85% Strongly Agree DisagreeStrongly DisagreeN/ADon’t KnowI feel comfortable about approaching the school with questions or a problem or complaint.82%15%0%3%The school asks for parents/carer views on issues.62%32%6%The school takes account of parents’ concerns or suggestions.68%29%The school has a good reputation in the community.85%
18 Parental Survey Therapist and Other Professionals Strongly AgreeAgreeDisagreeStrongly DisagreeN/ADon’t KnowTherapists and teaching staff work collaboratively to meet the needs of my child.76%15%0%9%The Challenging Behaviour Team have supported the work of the school and have assisted in meeting my child’s needs.38%18%3%41%The Parents and Friends Association provides a wide and appropriate range of activities/events throughout the year.56%32%12%
19 Staff Survey 9% 79% 3% 0% 70% 12% 21% 73% Strongly Agree Agree DisagreeStrongly DisagreeN/ADon’t KnowThere is satisfactory monitoring, evaluation and development of teaching and learning9%79%3%0%The school identifies appropriate priorities and targets, takes any necessary action and reviews progress on them70%12%The school has an explicit Mission Statement, aims and values, including a commitment to good relationships between staff/pupils/parents21%73%
20 Staff Survey 36% 43% 21% 0% 3% 61% 12% 24% 27% 64% 6% Strongly Agree DisagreeStrongly DisagreeN/ADon’t KnowPupils’ work and achievements are celebrated36%43%21%0%The system of PRSD is firmly embedded in the culture of the school and helps to identify areas for continuing professional development3%61%12%24%Learning resources, including the school buildings and grounds, are adequate for the curriculum and pupils27%64%6%
21 Staff Survey 33% 58% 6% 3% 0% 9% 18% 15% 34% 42% 24% Strongly Agree DisagreeStrongly DisagreeN/ADon’t KnowThe school encourages positive behaviour33%58%6%3%0%There is equal opportunity for staff development and training opportunities9%18%15%Communication within the school is good34%42%24%
22 Staff Survey 48% 52% 0% 49% 45% 6% 27% 58% 9% Strongly Agree Agree DisagreeStrongly DisagreeN/ADon’t KnowI am aware of the procedures to deal with Child Protection48%52%0%The school has a good public image49%45%6%I am happy working in Roddensvale27%58%9%
23 Community Capacity Building Area Learning Community Inset DayEstablishment Of SENCO Sub GroupCoordinated by RoddensvaleFuture Capacity Building For Primary Schools
24 Barriers To Building Capacity Lack Of Strategic PlanningTime/Money/ResourcesToo Many InitiativesAdministration/Surveys etcStress/Pressure/DeadlinesLegal CasesJob Evaluation/Appointments etc
25 Positive Influences For Effective Capacity Building Informed SDP Drawing From Surveys And Self EvaluationInclusive Policies And Decision MakingStaff ExpertiseGood Staff Working RelationshipsProfessional Development Opportunities (PQH)Positive Mission Statement And Aims
26 Building Capacity Attending RELEVANT Courses Network With Like Minded ColleaguesEncourage AutonomyDevelop Good LeadersDelegate!Buns on Friday!!Get A Life Outside School!!!!