Improvement Agenda 2020
Birkdale State School our goal is to ensure all students are operating above
the National Benchmarks for Literacy and Numeracy. Our emphasis will be
on providing the best opportunities to achieve the intended curriculum. We will
achieve this through:
Focus on targeted teaching of ACARA English Units P-6
Explicitly focussing on Reading, Writing and Speaking and Listening through the embedding of ACARA English Unit Activities
Data driven student differentiation for Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening, with a focus on improvement in the Upper 2 Bands
Data determined, differentiated, individual student goals, strategies and targets for student improvement through Bump It Up Walls and Proficiency Scales
Building staff capacity through Collegial Engagement/Peer Coaching approach; enhancing intentional collaboration, alignment and precision.
ACARA ENGLISH TARGETS – LOA 2020
|All P-2 (320pax)||85%||45%||40%||15%|
|All 3-6 (282pax)||90%||40%||40%||10%|
|Indigenous P-2 (21pax)||80%||40%||40%||20%|
Indigenous 3-6 (24pax)
Cooperatively embed the Birkdale State School Pedagogical Framework, ensuring that every student has high quality, evidence based practices, focussed on success for every student.
Foster Intentional Collaboration and the sharing of professional practice and expertise between staff through embedding the Pedagogical Framework in all learning areas
Ensure individual teacher PD Plans are focussed on capability development and student improvement needs
Build teacher capacity in pedagogical practice that enables teachers to unite in a common purpose and teach with greater precision
Set explicit school wide improvement targets. Communicate these to staff, students and the wider community
Continued Improvement in Whole School Conditions Rubric for AAP and NPDL
Bump It Up Walls/ Proficiency Scales and associated student goal setting are a feature of every classroom
Differentiation and Inclusion is a feature of every teachers planning
Embed with precision and alignment the systematic delivery of the Australian Curriculum (ACARA) by the end of 2020, leading to differentiated teaching and learning and consistent student improvement
Identify differentiation in the planning cycle through data driven individual strategies and targets for student improvement in all curriculum areas
Develop and maintain a whole school curriculum, assessment and reporting plan with 3 levels of planning following P-12 CARF.
Use the School Improvement Hierarchy to improve student achievement and to build teacher capability
Develop consistency in horizontal and vertical moderation practices to enhance student learning outcomes
ACARA 2020 TARGETS
85% of students to receive a C Standard in English, Maths and Science P-6
Differentiated learning is a feature of all unit planning
100% of staff assessing and reporting in the 8 ACARA KLA's
Closing the Gap strategies and targets are identified and enacted for individual indigenous students.