Investors In Pupils
INVESTORS IN PUPILS ASSESSMENT DAY: MONDAY 4TH JULY 2016 ASSESSOR CHRIS COVERLEY
The Investors in Pupils programme provides a unique pupil participation framework for all schools and education settings nationally. Investors in Pupils is a simple concept that builds on the principles of Investors in People, to empower all pupils, increase motivation and contribute to raising achievement across the Key Stages.
The programme offers schools a framework for involving pupils in decision making, and developing responsibility and leadership in relation to their learning, behaviour, attendance, classroom management and induction.
Investors In Pupils has had a positive ethos where pupils at Ladypool School have learnt about how the school is run, and, in turn, understand how they themselves can contribute to the running of the school. Pupils in each class commit to common goals and teamwork – together with each other and with their class teachers and staff from around the school.
The Investors in Pupils award lasts for three years from the date of a successful assessment, and Ofsted inspection reports continue to acknowledge school achievement and the valuable contribution of Investors in Pupils.
Mr Mahmood and Mrs Harries had visited Abbeygates Primary school in Nottinghamshire, who currently hold an IIP accreditation. The school were very helpful by showing their IIP displays within their classrooms and around their school. We know look forward implementing some of their school displays in our school.
Class targets were introduced: children collectively had to choose a class target to help with their learning, attendance or their behaviour.
Children were also given the opportunity to come up with personal targets and these have been displayed in classes. These
targets are set by the children themselves and their target can be academic or non-academic.
Classes were really busy this half term making their very own 'Class Induction Booklets', this booklet helps give adults/children an insight of each individual class. Parents can have a look at these exciting new booklets on Parents Evening.
Class 4P had designed a 'Cost of Playground equipment' poster to highlight the importance of equipment costs. Last half term we spent £550 just on playground equipment. This really helps children to understand the financial purposes of our school budget which is one of IIP criterias.
Children in 3L had made a mini 'anti - bullying' booklet, which was distributed to each class. Children now can access an anti-bullying booklet and encourages them to be more responsible. IIP highlights responsibility as one of the key aspects when working towards the IIP award.
As a school we are now ready to be assessed and our assessment day will be this HALF TERM.