Improvement Priorities

College Improvement Priorities 2015-18

Outcome for Learners

  • To raise attainment and progress whilst reducing the in-college variation across all subjects;
  • To improve levels of Reading, Writing and Communication (RWC);
  • To embed the consistency of monitoring and evaluation across all year groups;
  • To ‘close the gap’ for all vulnerable students.

Teaching, Learning and Assessment

  • For all teaching and learning to be judged as good/outstanding;
  • To ensure all stakeholders engage with their own Continuing Professional Development;
  • To embed Quality First Teaching approach with particular focus on boys.

Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare

  • To embed improved levels of attendance and continue to reduce persistent absence in line with national averages;
  • To develop and raise aspiration across the college and wider community;
  • To improve parental engagement in order to further support student achievement and progress;
  • To promote Safeguarding in areas such as, but not exclusive to, British Values, Respect and Tolerance, as per PREVENT Agenda.

Leadership and Management

  • To review and develop the curriculum plan in light of government changes to qualifications and accountability measures;
  • To improve the physical image of the college site;
  • To consider college development in light of population growth in Hailsham and wider government agendas;
  • To further develop governance.