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08/11/19

After our very own week of hustings and fevered voting, our new House Captains are in office! https://t.co/piOAwIJdPu

19/10/19

Princess Royal marks 30 years of mud and magic in Pembrokeshire https://t.co/mrjcqT4Lyw

18/10/19

Retweetd From Matt Britt

What an amazing experience!! 👍👍👍 https://t.co/O2DJ42VCUq

18/10/19

We are on our way home and already missing Treginnis Farm! A lovely goodbye this morning from all the staff and children, we even had a few tears! What an excellent week for our Year 6s! https://t.co/qFKqyp6L3K

17/10/19

A great farewell evening at Treginnis Farm! The children have had the most incredible week filled with so many new memories. We are so proud of them all and everything they have achieved! Another special well done to our farmers of the week! https://t.co/AckM8xGDHy

17/10/19

This morning’s beautiful trip to Porthlysgi Bay 🏝 https://t.co/d6MvhrAyXL

17/10/19

A very special day at Treginnis Farm for our wonderful children! Meeting Her Royal Highness Princess Anne and the incredible author Michael Morpugo, who shared a story with the children! https://t.co/3eDy3ujOW3

17/10/19

Last nights birthday fun and pizza evening 🎉 https://t.co/yU2bpbPA7S

16/10/19

Lots more fun, smiles and laughter! https://t.co/ixVhkUyJAE

15/10/19

Another busy day at Treginnis! Visiting the local city of St David’s and meeting the lovely little piglets! https://t.co/wbY7lppv5D

14/10/19

More pumpkin harvest fun! https://t.co/QyfdLcjliT

14/10/19

Some more highlights from today https://t.co/JLPAuVZMQu

14/10/19

Pumpkin harvest today! Everyone worked so hard.... and some of those pumpkins were HUGE!!! https://t.co/S01WnHLoaj

14/10/19

Off with all the farm dogs to carry out a sheep check https://t.co/q5ippZxISK

14/10/19

Farming is a serious business, the pigs and poultry need to be fed before the farmers get theirs! https://t.co/MAdKXlHOCg

14/10/19

The donkeys have been a great hit with the children, new friendships have been made! https://t.co/DhosTkEgBY

13/10/19

Team work, making the dream work! A fabulous day had by all at Treginnis Farm! https://t.co/Ij3r2WWVP1

13/10/19

Making logs and kindling for the fire, no easy task after working on the farm from 7.30am and a long coastal walk! Everyone truly deserved (and demolished!) their roast dinner tonight. https://t.co/ZvBMV27wfr

13/10/19

We are at the most western point of Wales and the sun is shining https://t.co/5Jw57KTi8p

13/10/19

Chicken care followed by wood cutting this morning! All children having great fun! https://t.co/oFkHsXH9Wf

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Our Vision and Academy Improvement Plan

Vision

Through our strong ethos, staff, parents, governors and friends of Harris Primary Academy Orpington are committed to working together to provide the highest quality of education that will meet the needs of every child and enables them to achieve their personal best. We take great pride in providing a stimulating and rewarding place to work which enables all of our pupils to shine and reach their potential

 

Our vision “Success for all” is the basis upon which all decisions are made.

 

We have high expectations of each other and all of our pupils. We encourage our pupils to reach for the stars and the belief that if we miss then we will hit the moon!

 

We set robust aspirational targets to achieve success. Many of our children come from challenging backgrounds and we need them to believe in themselves and develop the self confidence that they can achieve their dreams. We encourage risks to be taken and understand that mistakes are made for a reason and that they help us all to learn.

 

Historically our pupils have given up when they do not see the “desired” end result. We need them to be resilient to help them get to where they need to be. With the right mind-set we motivate pupils and help them to achieve through developing a love of learning. We aim to develop masters of teaching, every pupil deserves a great teacher, and in doing so we develop the whole child and take a holistic approach to support not only their academic learning but also their emotional well-being.

Academy Priorities for 2018-2019

Effectiveness of leadership and management

  • That leaders at all levels have a clear understanding of how the school is doing and are accountable for key areas in order to effectively drive whole school improvement.
  • To embed a revised curriculum across the school.

 

Quality of teaching, learning and assessment

  • To increase the percentage of consistently good and outstanding teaching across the school. (100% good or better by July 2019 with 25% outstanding).
  • To develop the curriculum further by ensuring subject specific skills and knowledge are evidenced more clearly, in books and planning.
  • To further develop writing to build stamina for writing.

 

Personal Development, behaviour and welfare

  • Further improve the attendance of identified disadvantaged pupils.

 

Outcomes for pupils

  • To accelerate the progress of all pupils in order that outcomes at the end of EYFS, in Y1 Phonics screening check and end of KS1 and KS2 are above national expectations for all groups.
  • Continue to accelerate progress for SEND and PP pupils by reviewing the tracking and interventions that these pupils receive.
  • Ensure outcomes in KS2 at greater depth in maths meet national figures and continue to meet or exceed national figures at all key stages.

Effectiveness of the early years provision

  • To ensure the leadership of the newly appointed EYFS Leader effectively leads a well-run and high performing provision.
  • Continue to raise the percentage of Reception pupils reaching the expected level or above.
  • Continue to support disadvantaged groups and review the gender gap.

A full version of the Academy Improvement Plan 2018-2019 is available upon request from the academy office.