School Improvement Plan

School Improvement and Development Plan
The school has a detailed plan for improvement which can be found below. If you have any questions about this plan please contact the school office for more details.

 Townley KEY Priorities on a page

Leadership & Management

How can we create a culture of high expectations, aspirations and excellence?

Quality of Education

How can we ensure our pupils are receiving the best standard of education that we can deliver?

How can we ensure all pupils reach their potential?

Behaviour & Attitudes

How are we equipping our pupils with the behaviours and attitudes necessary for success in their next stage of education, and for their adult life?

Personal development


How can we ensure all EYFS children are highly engaged in their learning?

  • Ensure that all new curriculum leaders have the knowledge and skills to be able to encourage, challenge and support teachers’ improvement.
  • Ensure the curriculum recovery plans offer the full breadth of coverage, enabling the needs of the whole child to be met.
  • The school continues to review its curriculum fit for purpose, enabling our children to achieve the best possible outcomes, developing key skills.


  • Ensure curriculum planning enables all children to make a rapid recovery from the impact of COVID 19 school closures.
  • Ensure Oracy is developed across the whole school.
  • Ensure there are excellent resources to support home learning in the event it becomes necessary to lockdown again.
  • Improve the Quality of teaching across the school, so all children receive at least good teaching.
  • Ensure that all pupils across the school are secure in age related expectations across all strands in the core curriculum.
  • Review the feedback and marking policy.


Maths – Successful implementation and completion of Maths Mastery course.


English - Successful implementation of Powerful Words project. Development Guided Reading across the school.


  • Recovery planning and curriculum prioritises supporting the wellbeing and mental health of pupils and staff.
  • Pupils demonstrate high levels of learning behaviours.
  • Curriculum meets the needs of all learners.
  • Curriculum coherently planned.
  • Attendance of those who are persistently absent improves.



  • Disadvantaged pupils achieve as well as non-disadvantaged pupils nationally by the time they leave the school
  • Pupil Premium champion role introduced.
  • Pupils are ready for the next stage of education; with the knowledge and skills they need to be successful.
  • Pupils’ work across the curriculum is of good quality.
  • Ensure successful transitions for all children back into the setting or starting the setting from new, in light of COVID restrictions
  • Children gain phonics knowledge and language comprehension necessary to read, and the skills to communicate, giving them the foundations for future learning.
  • Ensure needs of high number of children with SEND are able to make progress in EYFS.
  • Develop the use of White Rose maths strategies across EYFS through the environments, group work and PITM.