RCSIG - Regional Consortia Support Improvement Grant 2021-22
This action plan focuses on raising standards for all, reducing the attainment gap, and delivering an education system that is a source of pride and public confidence, which are our overarching aspirations for education in Wales.
Foundation Phase support staff classroom and intervention structure
Classroom based intervention and focused groups sessions
Provision of ongoing assessment strategies to monitor progress of all pupils
Provision of effective Literacy strategies such as guided reading, handwriting, phonics, Rapid Reading and Speech Link.
Provision of effective Numeracy strategies such as Numicon, Dienes, focused groups, challenges, reasoning and Missions tasks.
Encouraging independence, creativity and self directed learning, through the Foundation Phase ethos and our Challenge approach to planning, allowing for the pupils to have a voice.
Enabling pupils to use ICT/DCF skills effectively across the curriculum and areas of learning.
Providing rich practical learning opportunities both inside and in the outdoors as appropriate.
Teaching assistants deployed effectively to support all learners.
Outcomes & Impact
Improve provision and attainment for learners in the Foundation Phase in cross-curricular and integral skills.
Maintain staffing ratios in Foundation Phase to be in order to provide optimum levels of support for pupils in the Foundation Phase.
Provide and deliver effective learning through play and group learning activities.
Improved standards in Literacy, Numeracy and PSD, Wellbeing & Creative Development across the phase.
Increased pupil voice within the planning process resulting in improved pupil independence and self directed learning.
Increased rich learning opportunities provided in both the indoors and outdoors.
Teaching assistants deployed effectively impacting on learning progress.
6.5 x Full Time TA Cost = £99,333
RCSIG Funding = £101,567
School Funded = £2234