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School Priorites

Core Priorities at The Woodside Academy 2018-2019

• Narrow the gap in attainment of pupils entitled to the Pupil Premium Grant
• Narrow the gender gap
• Focus on SEND progress and attainment
• To develop and extend pupils’ vocabulary and continue to develop a reading culture across the school
• Develop independence, challenge and choice throughout the curriculum
• Improve attendance across the school

We like to ensure that pupils:

Respect others beliefs/values/feelings
Enjoy learning about themselves and others
Use Imagination/creativity and are developing curiosity in their learning
Are willing to reflect on their experiences
Recognise the difference  between right and wrong
Understand the consequence of their actions
Are interested in investigating and are able to offer reasoned views about moral and ethical issues
Can use a range of social skills (working with others from different religions, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds)
Can co-operate with each other and can resolve conflicts effectively
Are interested in and understand how others function
Understand and appreciate the range of cultural influences that have shaped our heritage
Are willing to participate in and respond to artistic, musical, sporting, technological, scientific and cultural opportunities
Are acting as role models for others
Have a voice that is listened to
Visit local councils, places of worship
Have access to an appropriately broad and balanced curriculum to help prepare them for life in modern Britain
Know how democracy works in Britain.