Achieve better outcomes, reverse trends, turn the curve, narrow gaps Intervene earlier and reduce vulnerability and risk for children and families Prevent or minimise poorer outcomes Involve, empower and support parents and families Commission more effectively Use information more systematically Achieve more integrated working between professionals Aspiration to ….
In the changing environment:- Political Legislative Structural
Working together with a shared vision and strategy for achievement How?
The whole point of schools is that children come first… …and everything we do must reflect this single goal “Students First”
All children have access to successful and effective schools Achievement and attainment gaps are narrowed All children access excellent opportunities and learn successfully Our ambitions Our Ambitions
Raising Achievement Strategy Group 4 Days Headteachers + Local Authority + Education Bradford Task:Develop a strategy for the next 3 – 5 years that enables us to raise achievement Underpinning principles Areas of focus Engagement – endorsement from wider headteacher group
Collaboration Deep learning and student voice Learning and Leadership Local solutions Our ambitions Our principles Quality teaching Our Principles
“If you can’t see it in classrooms, it’s not there.” Richard Elmore
Collaboration Deep learning and student voice Learning and Leadership Local solutions Our ambitions Our principles Quality teaching Language for learning Leadership for learning Locality Achievement Partnerships Core Powerful learning Areas of Focus
We Already Achieve! LAP Booklet BACs – Impact First year targets met and exceeded in all areas Trust and respect developed between school and between schools and other partners. Strong commissioning role Sharing of resources Intra-BAC development Cross phase development
Key Stage 4 – 5 A*-C Bradford Improvement (2008 – 2009)4.7% National Improvement (2008 – 2009)2.2% Schools with 10% + Improvement Beckfoot11% Belle Vue Girls’10% Greenhead11%* Parkside10% St Bede’s12% Tong13% Yorkshire Martyrs14%* * Went above Floor Targets as did Nab Wood
Themes and Levers Language for Learning Leadership for Learning Powerful Learning Locality Achievement Partnership Pupil and Parent Voice
Key Stage 2 - Targets 2009 2010 2011 resulttargettarget % % % English & Maths Level 4+ Pupils eligible for free school meals546567 All pupils in LA cohort687677 English progress KS1 to KS2 Pupils eligible for free school meals9194 All pupils in LA cohort8993 Maths progress KS1 to KS2 Pupils eligible for free school meals9091 All pupils in LA cohort8992
Key Stage 4 - Targets 20092010 2011 resulttargettarget % % % English & Maths Level 4+ Pupils eligible for free school meals263637 All pupils in LA cohort41.646.950.0 English progress KS2 to KS4 Pupils eligible for free school meals72 All pupils in LA cohort68.9 Maths progress KS2 to KS4 Pupils eligible for free school meals65 All pupils in LA cohort62.3