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School improvement

Poplar Primary school

Development Priorities




A language rich environment


To create a language-rich environment which offers children experiences and exposure to a varied and wide ranging wealth of vocabulary.







To train staff in the ‘circle –time’ approach in order to support building positive relationships.


To develop with Morden cluster schools and the Nurturing Positive Attachment Aware project.


To achieve Silver Healthy School Status .



Pupil Premium

To increase the attainment and progress of our Pupil Premium children in line with national averages.


To increase the engagement of Pupil Premium families in their children’s learning.


To improve access and participation in the wider curricular activities from our Pupil Premium children.





To motivate and inspire reading for all and create ‘lifelong’ readers.


To increase achievement in writing at Key Stage 1/2 to exceed national averages



The Curriculum


To ensure the school continues to provide a broad and balanced curriculum.


To refine the curriculum structure

and ensure appropriate coverage of

all subjects.


To refine our school homework policy