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School Strategic Plan (SSP)

West End State School Self Determined Review 2015

 

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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)
Presentation, Handout, Animation
Guided Reading
Presentation & Handout
School Wide Assessment
Presentation & Handout
​S T E A M
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
Handout​
Student Staff Feedback PoLT
Presentation & Handout
Feedback 4 Learning Project (F4L)
Presentation & Handout
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
Presentation & Handout      
Differentiation Journey
Presentation & Handout
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
Presentation & Handout
Visual Arts
Handout 
Dance & Drama
Presentation & Handout
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
Handout                                                
Music @ WESS
Presentation & Handout
Environmental Sustainability & SEMP
Presentation & Handout
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
Presentation & Handout
Master Planning of WESS     
Presentation
Community Partnerships
Presentation
WESS P&C
Presentation                                          

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.