Bannockburn Primary School 2019/20


Understanding the individual; focus on mental health and wellbeing

What problems were in your school and how did you identify them?

  • Vulnerable children and families, with a high number of Child Protection concerns.
  • Increased 1 1/2 to 4 form entry; Casual Admission children with gaps in their prior learning.

What actions did you take?

  • Attention to child specific planning with a high expectation for outcomes.
  • Consistency across the school, clear systems for evidence and impact with a focus on gaps analysis and quality teaching/learning.
  • An Inclusion Team that adapts to the current needs.
  • Retaining staff and employing those with the ethos to believe that every child can succeed.
  • A whole school team approach


What were the outcomes?

  • High progress academically, socially and emotionally.
  • Independent learners who contribute to their community and are proud of their achievements.

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