||Training for teaching staff and particularly
in KS2 to increase confidence, and improve skills. Application to be made for funding from
New Opportunities Fund for ICT training. Ring fenced funding available £4750.
||IT coordinator to receive training. Organised
||Due to start January 2000 and will take up to
18 months. Completion date is July 2001.
||Training completed for co-ordinator and all
staff to have received training to enable them to carry out the programmes of study in the
||Carry out an audit of the software and other
resources available. Seek advice from the County IT adviser on what is required in
addition. Funds available £500 from ICT budget.
||Classroom teachers under the guidance of IT
coordinator. IT Adviser
||Audit to be completed by November 1999. Expenditure on software to be undertaken before April
||Purchase of resources to meet the requirements
as identified by IT adviser.
||Developing assessment to ensure children build
on previous knowledge. Cost of one days consultation @
£250. To be paid for from the Standards
||IT Co-ordinator in consultation with all staff
and IT adviser
||By end of school year 2000.
||Written assessment procedures to be in place.
||Improve monitoring of Schemes of work which
OFSTED said offered good guidance. Release for IT coordinator through cover by head and
||IT Co-ordinator and Head.
||Starting in January 2000 and then on-going.
||Report back to class teachers, Head and
governors of observations undertaken.
||Arrange connection to the INTERNET and the use
of E-mail on a phased basis first through KS2 and then KS 1. No cost to the school. To be
borne by the authority through National Grid for Learning.
||Head to liaise with the Adviser at HES to
arrange link up to the County service as soon as possible.
||First meeting arranged for Summer term 1999.
Link to be made in the Autumn term 1999
||Successful link to the INTERNET and training
received in its use.
||Adviser to be consulted to see if the school
is 'on track' to meet the requirements of the National Curriculum. Cost of a day's
consultancy £250 to be paid out of the Standards Fund
||IT co-ordinator to arrange for visit and set
up arrangements for 'feed back'.
||End of spring term 2000.
||Favourable report from IT adviser.
||Use of individual staff knowledge to cover
aspects of IT such as word processing, spread sheets and data handling. No cost.
||IT co-ordinator and head to organise sessions
when time permits during staff meetings.
||End of summer term 2000.
||'Feedback' from staff on how expertise has