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School Improvement


As a school we are committed to engaging in a cycle of continuous school improvement in order to embed our vision and values and in so doing, maximise the outcomes for our children.

A number of essential elements feature within our improvement cycle including;

  • School Evaluation Form (SEF)
  • School Improvement Plan & Partner (SIP)
  • Ofsted Report
  • Local & National Government Initiatives
  • Board of Governors
  • Performance Management
  • Professional Development
  • Staff, Parent & Partnership Surveys
  • School Improvement Planning Day
  • Curriculum Teams

School Improvement Partner

Our School Improvement Partner is Gill Robinson OBE.




National Leader of Education and Headteacher of Castle Hill Special School.


Gill monitors school performance and provides strategic support and advice for the Board of Governors, Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team through ongoing professional dialogue, visits to the school, conducting Headteacher Performance Management and offering professional development opportunities through her role as the Yorkshire and Humber Regional Representative for the Teaching School Council.  


School Improvement Priorities for 2017-18