Priority To further develop a sequential and co-ordinated Physical Education Program throughout the school. Description At Donvale Primary School classroom teachers are responsible for the teaching of Physical Education. The program is co-ordinated at grade levels, but needs to be developed sequentially throughout the school. Intended Outcome To enhance children's attitudes to, and participation in, physical activity throughout the school. To improve general fitness and skill levels of students Prep to 6.
Strategy 1995/96 1997 1998 Policy and Program review number of continue to ensure present completed Development hours of PE and PE policy is program to school Sport allocation consistent with community at each level CSF and DSE complete review of review and adjust guidelines program and PE policy to review and develop objectives ensure it is draft program consistent with review objectives CSF and DSE for each level guidelines students have develop and access to a implement a comprehensive and framework for a sequential PE and sequential PE and Sport program Sport program establish objectives for each level Professional provide continue continue Development information and professional professional resources for development plan development plan staff inservicing continue to continue to Physical and Sport allocate allocate Education (PASE) professional professional allocate development time development time professional to address whole to address whole development time or individual or individual to address whole staff needs staff needs or individual continue to continue to staff needs utilise the utilise the utilise the resources of the resources of the resources of the local sporting local sporting local sporting community for community for community for professional professional professional development. development development survey staff and review staff requirements Parent and increase and extend parent further develop Community encourage parent participation in and evaluate Involvement participation in school programs parent school programs continue to raise participation in inform parents of the profile school program PE and Sport continue community continue to raise programs and links to utilise the profile professional coaching expertise continue community development links to utilise available through coaching expertise newsletter, sport days, information sessions, parent/teacher interviews encourage parent and community reponse to utilise coaching expertise
Strategy 1995/96 1997 1998 Resources review current continue to review continue to equipment and PE and Sport purchase materials resources to budget including consistent with determine whole equipment needs resource schedule school needs for lunchtime and professional allocate activities development sufficient funds further purchase plan and develop to implement of materials new resource program consistent with schedule for next develop purchasing resource schedule 3 years schedule and professional review storage plan and implement development system workable storage continue review system for PE and development of effectiveness of Sport equipment storage systems resource program Monitoring Student record children's test fitness and review and Progress current fitness skill and compare evaluate the and skill levels with 1996 assessment and establish regular refine assessment reporting program skill and fitness and reporting test and compare testing policy fitness and skill review assessment maintain and levels over 3½ and reporting develop regular year period policy for PE and skills and firness maintain and Sport consistent testing review regular with CSF and DSE skill and fitness guidelines testing co-ordinate and develop an assessment and reporting policy Outcome Measures baseline data students have improved student established of access to a outcomes in student broader PE and fitness and skills participation in Sport curriculum improved attitude PE and Sport Increased student and participation program fitness and skill in PE and Sport baseline data development established of increased student skill and participation in fitness levels PE and Sport program
Priority To expand the comprehensive and co-ordinated Science/Technology program throughout the school. Description Science/Technology is presently taught, but is not clearly defined. Our school needs to develop a sequential program suitable for P-6 in line with the CSF document. Intended Outcome To improve student learning outcomes and participation in science and technology through the provision of a whole school program.
STRATEGY 1995/96 1997 1998 Policy and Program review and implement and review and refine Development evaluation of review the whole program current program school develop and Science/Technology implement a whole program school approach to Science/Technology Professional investigate and operate internally evaluate inservce Development and externally organised in-service activity and programs, incorporating Australian reassess needs Academy of Science material (Primary Investigations), involving all staff and Science and Technology in Primary Schools Program "Steps" Parent and encourage parents develop a register continue with the Community to familiarise of parent and provision of Involvement. themselves with community information in the programs by expertise relation to the observing and involving parents science program to helping at school according to their parents when appropriate. skills Science/Technology family nights Resourcing ensure that both preparing a extension and programs are resource evaluation of the funded for their acquisition plan use of allocated development and for the years resources, amend maintained by 1997-98 as required Program Budget process collect, organise and arrange storage for science and technology equipment Monitoring Student development of implementation of review and refine Performance profiles and profiles and profiles and checklists for checklists across checklists Science/Technology the whole school strategies program based on CSF outcome statements Outcome Measures establish baseline improved student increased student data of student performance in performance in performance Science and Science and according to CSF Technology program Technology program outcome statements improved student increased student in Science and participation in participation in Technology Science and Science and establish baseline Technology program Technology program data of student parent involvement increased parent participation in in Science and involvement n Science and Technology program Science and Technology program Technology program establish baseline data of parent involvement in program
Priority To improve the skills of children in grades P-6 in Oral Communication Description Currently there are varying levels of student abilities. Community input has identified this as an area of need. Intended Outcome An improvement of skills in Oral Communication which will be reflected in the performance and participation of students in grades P-6.
STRATEGY 1995/96 1997 1998 Policy and Program review present continue ongoing continue Development classroom evaluation program evaluation program strategies in line of all children complete review with CSF continue to and plan future begin ongoing develop and directions evaluation program implement of all children effective document and teaching/learning incorporate in strategies classroom commence review of programs, implementation effective teaching process strategies Professional define and plan professional review staff and Development development needs for staff and school parents (Scamper and De Bono's professional needs Thinking Hats) and plan future opportunities for staff and parents directions to attend appropriate professional development programs incorporating "First Steps" provide opportunities to share professional development Parent and ongoing continue continue Community information communicating dissemination of Involvement communicated to information to information parents through parents through through meetings inservicing, inservicing, and newsletters. information information Continues meetings, parent meetings, parent involvement of participation and participation and parents and newsletter. newsletters. community in community review parent/ classroom involvement in community activities. classroom participation survey school activities practices community regarding satisfaction with oral language program Resourcing evaluate current purchase of purchase of resources and plan resources to resources to future resource support the support the purchases effective effective purchase of implementation of implementation of resources to the program the program support the commence review of complete review effective resources and set up future implementation of available resource purchase the program such allocate budget guidelines as "First Steps" funds to continue allocate funds to allocate budget professional continue funds for development professional professional development development for parents and teachers
STRATEGY 1995/96 1997 1998 Monitoring Student investigate refine methods of continue regular Performance assessment and recording Spoken evaluation of reporting English profile student strategies in and monitoring of performance and accordance with children's reporting Curriculum and performance procedures Standards make plan future Framework recommendations directions Implement for next year strategies monitoring student performance make recommendations for next year consistent use of modified Spoken English profiles Outcome Measures parent survey to improvement in maintain and identify areas in student progress improve progress which through the through the participation profile bands profile bands needs further working towards increased improvement the intended participation in baseline data outcome public speaking established of improvement of (presentations, student student role playing, achievement participation debating, etc.) according to rates in measure parent profile bands performance perception of baseline data of improvement student (parent survey) participation rates in performances
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