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School Strategic Plan (SSP)

 

 West End State School Self determined review 2015

 

The table below lists the outcomes from our 2012-2015 School strategic plan review and the focus areas for our 2016-2019 School strategic plan.

​2012–2015 SSP documents ​2016–2019 SSP focus areas

​​Reading comprehension (including QAR)


Guided Reading


School-wide assessment

STEAM 
Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics focuses on the science of today and the future. WESS values being a creative, artistic school which will enrich STEM through the inclusion of The Arts, to provide opportunities for students to use multimedia, performance, and The Arts to develop their problem solving skills with curiosity and creativity across all areas.

​​Grow your own coaches

Student staff feedback PoLT

  • Presentation
  • Handout

Feedback 4 learning project (F4L)

Feedback for differentiated learning (F4D)
A model of providing planned feedback to students to enable them to set their individual SMART Learning Goals for improvement. Feedback from pre and post assessment will also be used by teachers to differentiate curriculum design.

​​SMART Goals

Differentiation journey

Gifted Education Programs & GEMS

  • Presentation
  • Handout
Healthy and active living
Incorporates the new Health and Physical Education Curriculum, Active School Travel, Personal Skill Development, You Can Do It and school sporting program.

​Differentiated pedagogy

Visual arts

Dance & drama

Global languages
Continue teaching Greek, French, Japanese, Chinese, and Adademic English (to bilingual students) from Year 4. Introduce Spanish from Year 4. Introduce coding, languages of computer programming.

​Multimedia in the curriculum

Music @ WESS

Environmental sustainability & SEMP

Reading comprehension
The teaching of explicit reading comprehension skills through our consistent, structured weekly guided reading program and the Question Answer Relationship (QAR) framework.

​​Student leadership

Master planning of WESS

Community partnerships

WESS P&C

Curriculum data
Teachers utilise a range of data types, from short term information gained from in-class unit related work and Diagnostic/Standardised tests and systemic data (NAPLAN). Curriculum data is used to inform 'Where to Next' and 'Closing the Gap' using in our Feedback for Differentiated Learning Model.