Policies

Hard copies of school policies, signed by our Chair of Governors, are available to be viewed in the school office.

Acceptable Use Policy for Parents & Carers

Acceptable Use Policy for Pupils

Accessibility Plan 2018-2021 (Updated 2018)

Admissions Policy (Updated April 2019)

Attendance Policy

Charging Policy

Child protection

Collective worship policy

Curriculum Policy

Data collection on school attendance (Updated September 2020)

Distance Learning Policy

e Data Protection Policy

Food and Fitness Policy

Foundation Phase Policy

Freedom of Information Request Policy

GDPR Privacy Notice (September 2020)

Grievance Policy

ICT Policy

Inclusion and ALN policy spring 2020

Intimate Care Policy

MAT policy

Maths Calculation Policy Foundation Phase  (Overview Updated 2018)

Maths Calculation Policy Key Stage 2 (Overview Updated 2018)

Mission Statement 2019

Physical Restraint Policy

Positive Behaviour Policy (Agreed January 2021)

Powys Schools Social Media and E-safety Policy

Privacy Notice – September Data Collection from schools

Prospectus (Agreed January 2021)

RE Policy

Race Equality Policy

Request to Administer Medication in School

Safeguarding Policy (Agreed January 2021)

School Motto – Caru Duw (Welsh)

School Motto – Love of God (English)

Sex Education Policy

Spelling Policy

Supporting Learners with Healthcare Needs

Toilet Policy

Traffic Management Plan – October 2017

Using_Social_Media_2016

Volunteer Helpers Agreement

Volunteer and Work Experience Agreement Record Sheet

Welsh policy Polisi Enghreifftiol Newydd

Work Experience Knighton Church in Wales Primary School

 

Grant spending plans

 

Knighton CIW Primary

Accelerating Learning Programme:

Delivery Plan

 September 2020

No. of

Pupils

Aim Staffing

Solution

Expenditure

Description

Expenditure

Amount (£s)

39 To provide increased support for pupils who:

·         Have below-average attainment in one or more of the following areas: reading, spelling and numeracy  skills

·         Have the potential to be MAT with increased, targeted , support

Support to run through the Autumn and Spring Terms.

Coach to work with this group also so they don’t miss out on this wellbeing-enhancing activity.

Appoint physical literacy coach to work with groups of pupils, freeing up teacher and TA time to support accelerated learning with much smaller groups of vulnerable learners. Hours to be split over the week to provide regular support across the school. Staffing costs  

 

 

 

 

£7,922.02

 

APPROVAL

(original signed copy available in school office)

Approved by Challenge Advisor (where applicable):

Name Sian Fielding  Signature Sian Fielding   Date 17/09/20

Approved by headteacher:

Name Mary Strong

Signature

Date  18/09/2020

Approved by Governing Body:

Name ___Eirlys Spawton__ Signature ____Date _17/09/2020_______________

 

 

Summary of proposed spend of Early Years Development Grant 2020-21

School:

Total early years development grant £4,600

 

Classes Number of pupils in receipt of EYDG % of pupils in school in receipt of EYDG
Total number of pupils in receipt of EYDG 4  
Nursery/3+ setting 1  
Reception 3

 

 

Expenditure type Details of spend, activities, training to be funded from EYDG Net value Impact
staff 5x2hrs per week from w/c 05/10/2020 to w/c 14/12/2020 £1,150 Support for FSM child in pre-school setting who is still working at gold outcomes in S&L ie he is working at around a year below his chronological age.

He also has difficulty eating unfamiliar foods.

An extra member of staff will work to ensure that the child can fully access the curriculum and give him the best chance of fulfilling his potential.

They will work with him at extra-sensory play with food with the aim of getting him to relax around food.

They will also work on his S&L skills using a range of strategies from the Wellcomm Big Book of Ideas and ELKLAN.

They will support him to work and play with his peers in small-group activities. A play plan will be used to monitor progress.

staff 2hrs TA support per day for 18 weeks starting 02/11/2020

 

11 mornings of extra teacher support starting 02/11/2020

£3,450 Reinforcing basic skills: literacy (oracy, reading, writing) and numeracy (number formation and recognition.

 

 

RCSIG (formally EIG) spending plan 2020/21

£17,010

Abacus Evolve subscription- £978

Training for TAs and lunch time staff £200

IT equipment to develop blended learning- £8,815

 

TA support (JS) to develop literacy and numeracy skills- £2,593

Teaching support (AC) £1,944

Supply cost to release Digital Learning Team to develop Blended Learning- £480

Supply cost for further training- £2,000

 

 

Pupil Deprivation Grant 2020/21

£9,200

Literacy and numeracy small group TA support (EW, JS, AC): £7,920

Blended learning equipment for vulnerable learners: £1,280

 

Professional Learning Grant 2020/21 £2,349

 Name: SD YR

Plan to spend Professional Learning Grant of £263 before end of March 2021

I will spend my professional learning grant allocation in the following way/s:

One afternoon undertaking the course; ‘What Matters in Reception’ Maths Tree

Resources. It is a 3xmodule, on-line training course with digital resources.

£150 – course and £96 for Lynn Rowlands for one afternoon cover.

Date to be confirmed.

The impact on my personal professional development /and/ the school’s SDP

priorities will be:

To enhance my own professional development with regards to teaching maths within my class

and then to share new knowledge and ways of working with my colleagues.

 

Name: JF Y1/2

Plan to spend Professional Learning Grant of £263 before end of March 2021

  • Cost of supply cover to allow me to develop and become familiar with ‘Tric a

Chlic’ and Cynllun Colegau Cymru Language mat for 1 afternoon.

  • Cost of supply cover to allow me to investigate and understand ‘Blended

Learning’ for 1 afternoon.

The impact on my personal professional development and the school’s SDP

priorities will be:

‘Tric a Chlic’ and Cynllun Colegau Cymru Language mat

  • Promoting team learning and collaboration among all staff
  • Establishing a culture of enquiry, innovation and exploration
  • Employing a broad repertoire of teaching approaches

This will follow on from previous training in Spring 2018

‘Blended Learning’

  • See Powerpoint
  • Develop ‘blended learning within Foundation Phase
  • Share knowledge with other team members – team collaboration
  • Establishing a culture of enquiry, innovation and exploration
  • Developing ambitious and capable learners

 

Name: MB Y1/2

Plan to spend Professional Learning Grant of £263 before end of March 2021

I will spend my professional learning grant in the following ways:

  • Use non-contact time to complete course work/assignments linked to the

completion of my Level 2 Outdoor Learning Practitioners Course.

  • Work with groups of pupils in my class in order to deliver learning linked to my Level

2 Outdoor Learning Practitioners Course.

 The impact on my personal professional development/and/the school’s SDP

priorities will be:

  • Developing my understanding and skill in delivering the curriculum outdoors
  • Developing both mine and the pupils’ understanding of ecosystems around our

school.

  • Understanding my understanding of how ecosystems around our school can be used

and developed effectively.

  • Developing outdoor learning through the Foundation Phase but also throughout the

school.

  • Meeting one of the areas for development in the Foundation Phase as stated in our

previous Estyn report.

 

Name: BD Y3

Plan to spend Professional Learning Grant of £263 before end of March 2021

I will spend my professional learning grant allocation in the following way:

Use non-contact time to investigate and understand blended learning, working with MB as part of the digital learning team.

The impact on my personal professional development /and/ the school’s SDP

priorities will be:

To update staff on blended learning and the use of ICT. To develop collaborative working to prepare the school for a whole-school vision of the new curriculum for Wales.

 

Name: TJ Y4

Plan to spend Professional Learning Grant of £263 before end of March 2021

I will spend my professional learning grant allocation in the following way:

Mantle of the Expert training

– Investigating costs for training in different formats for the whole school

The impact on my personal professional development /and/ the school’s SDP

priorities will be:

  • Promoting team learning and collaboration among all staff
  • Establishing a culture of enquiry, innovation and exploration
  • 12 Pedagogical Principles: Employing a broad repertoire of teaching approaches

Up-to-date training will also help us to use Mantle of the Expert in a format that fits

blended learning.

 

Name: JW Y5/6

Plan to spend Professional Learning Grant of £263 before end of March 2021

 I will spend my professional learning grant allocation in the following way/s:

It will cost approximately £192 for 2 afternoons supply cover to allow me to investigate the website ‘Explorify’ more carefully. This website could be used as a home learning tool, develop scientific vocabulary and investigation through ‘Big Question’ style activities. I will look to add examples of its use to the science curriculum map so all teachers will benefit the support this website gives to promote the 12 pedagogical principles.

The impact on my personal professional development /and/ the school’s SDP priorities will be:

  • This website promotes the 12 Pedagogical Principles: Employing a broad repertoire of teaching approaches
  • Helps to Establish a culture of enquiry, innovation and exploration

 

 

Name: CR Y5/6

Plan to spend Professional Learning Grant of £263 before end of March 2021

I will spend my professional learning grant allocation in the following way/s:

Liaising with Jane Davies, (Welsh peripatetic teacher), via Teams, in order to

further develop and embed cross-curricular Welsh within upper KS2 next term.

Cover for one afternoon needed- date to be confirmed for this half term.

The impact on my personal professional development /and/ the school’s SDP

priorities will be:

To continue to improve/develop my Welsh language skills in order to support

and develop the oracy, reading and writing skills of children within Y5/Y6 and

maintain and, where possible, raise standards/attainment levels by the end of

KS2. To encourage ambitious and capable learners, confident in using

incidental Welsh across the curriculum.

 

Name: MW and LL RBSC

Plan to spend Professional Learning Grant of £263 before end of March 2021

We will spend the professional learning grant allocation in the following way:

To work collaboratively as a team to investigate, understand and develop

blended learning for pupils with ALN.

The grant would be used to cover supply cost.

 The impact on our personal professional development and the school’s SDP

priorities will be:

We would develop and employ a broad range of blended learning approaches

with pupils with ALN. We would disseminate information and relevant

strategies to school staff. We would aim to promote ambitious and capable

learners.

 

Small and Rural School Grant 2020/2021 £2080.99

The role of the ALNCo will be a statutory position within schools from January 2021. The council will be facilitating training for ALNCOs, and this funding will be utilised to release our ALNCO to attend these sessions.

It will also be used to ‘buy in’ sessions with a member of our RBSC staff to work with our ALNCo on the new IDP formats.

Information

Documents available for downloading

Term Dates 2020 – 2021 (Updated December 2020)

Consent to walk without an adult

Accelerated Learning Delivery Plan – September 2020 – Knighton Primary School

COVID Risk Assessment – Updated 14th September 2020

Estyn Report – November 2019

Section 50 Report – Knighton Church in Wales Primary School – March 2020

Parental agreement for education setting to administer medicine

Privacy Notice – Updated September 2018

Equality Plan Questionnaire – Parents / Carers

Equality Plan 2016-2020

Powys Traffic Light Attendance Scheme

What is Guardian Angels