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Overview

Currently located in Aspley, Nottingham, about a mile from junction 26 of the M1, Rosslyn Park Primary & Nursery School was formed from the amalgamation of Rosslyn Junior and Rosslyn Infant & Nursery School in September 2005.Originally both schools were situated at Minver Crescent, about 3/4 of a mile from our current location, but in February 2006 we moved to a brand new £5.5 million building. In January 2015 we became an Academy in partnership with Transform Trust. The children are generally a delight to work with. They add to the school’s reputation everywhere they go with their smart appearance, friendly manner and controlled behaviour. This includes day visits, festivals, extended visits and walks in the local area.  

AboutUs

Our Vision, Ethos and Values A successful vision for inner city education must recognise that the needs of the pupils cannot be addressed without acknowledging the needs of the community. Because we recognise our responsibility for each individual child, our school must: Be an inclusive school We will: Ensure each pupil’s needs are met as fully and effectively as possible to equip them for life in their society Value each pupil’s efforts unconditionally Work in a culture of achievement and high self-esteem Engage in professional dialogues to explore and address individual needs Support families in supporting their children Be at the heart of the community we serve We will: Act as a community resource Seek opportunities to provide for the needs of the school community Respect, value and utilise the diversity within our community Work in partnership with other establishments and agencies to improve community provision Promote independent learning for life We will: Begin in the Foundation Stage Place an emphasis on investigative, experiential and creative activities Provide high quality opportunities for children to develop their thinking skills Focus on Speaking and Listening as a key to developing independence Use targets as a means to involve children in their learning Provide a rich and varied curriculum that promotes key skills and opportunities for their application Have positive attitudes We will: Support, not blame Offer opportunities, not excuses Have high expectations of pupils, staff, parents and governors Promote education beyond the curriculum and education for all Have high standards We will: Use data to set challenging targets Strive to support pupils to meet and exceed their targets Use CPD to improve our teaching and learning Never settle for second best Challenge underachievement in all areas of school life Be a school that others visit to see what “good practice” means Provide a safe, secure and happy environment for learning Know ourselves and help others to know us We will: Review our practices and procedures regularly, stringently and honestly Use data to inform ourselves of our successes and areas to develop Involve our stakeholders in our plans for improvement Be open to constructive criticism and new ideas Publicise our successes and be proactive with the Media We will work as one staff, one team, with one common goal – to succeed for the children of Aspley. A school that succeeds plays a part in raising the esteem of a community. A community that believes in itself succeeds. We aspire to be a school that good teachers will want to work in, that committed parents will want to send their children to and that pupils will succeed in.We are proud to be a newly formed Academy in partnership with Transform Trust.  

Transform Trust

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rosslyn Park Primary and Nursery School is a member of the Transform Trust and Teaching School Alliance

Transform will provide a school improvement structure. This will be a responsive and proactive service.

Schools supported by Transform will have access to education expertise, support and experience from across the growing Teaching School Alliance.

Within the Alliance is a core school improvement capability of 5 National Leaders of Education, 9 Local Leaders of Education, 2 National Leaders of Governance, 18 Specialist Leaders of Education, as well as 24 ITP/OTP facilitators and 5 Ofsted trained inspectors (AI).

Staff will be able to access a significant range of opportunities and professional development programmes. The Alliance is continuously developing capacity to accelerate school improvement and enable high quality learning and teaching. This will include:

  • School Direct Initial Teacher Training with outstanding partner, The University of Nottingham
  • Middle and Senior Leaders Development Programme
  • Bespoke Leadership courses
  • Bespoke Coaching programmes
  • Developing SEN practice
  • Improving Teacher Programme
  • Outstanding Teacher Programme

Transform Teaching School Alliance was approved by the Department of Education in March 2012, followed by the Academy Sponsor role in early 2013.

Recruitment Event February 4th 2017

As a member of the Transform Teaching School Alliance, we are able to offer our staff unrivalled personal and professional development opportunities and access to some of the most innovative and current research, resources and classroom practice. Come and meet us at the Transform Recruitment Event Saturday 4 February 10am-1pm, Nottingham Playhouse. Talk to us about our current vacancies and life at our school, meet our staff and sample some of the exciting  professional development workshops and talks on the day. Register your interest here

Further Information can be found at our Trust website http://www.transformtrust.co.uk/

Primary 6 Partnership

Primary 6 Partnership (P6P) 2016/17

‘The Primary 6 Partnership’s over-arching aim is to raise standards and improve outcomes for all children and young people in its community. It aspires to create a culture of high aspiration, a commitment to life-long learning and a determination to succeed and enjoy’

Schools that form the Primary 6 Partnership are Ambleside, Heathfield, Hempshill Hall, Old Basford, Rosslyn Park Primary Schools, a mix of maintained schools and academies. The partnership emerged from an existing family of schools with strong historical relationships.

As five schools operating across six sites serving over 2,500 children, we collaborate on six key areas.

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There is a commitment from all schools to share expertise and resources to be as efficient and effective as possible, to enable children, staff and communities reach their potential. The P6P seeks to raise educational standards and provide positive, engaging learning opportunities and impact on school improvement by being:

A network of excellence- improving whole system performance through our effective learning partnerships and joint practice development.

An engine of improvement – through support and challenge we will share strengths to address areas for improvement.

A source of efficiency- ensuring best value and sharing resources through collaboration.

The cohesive group of Head teachers direct the work of the partnership, monitor the implementation of the action plan and provide professional peer support. They are also keen to evaluate the impact of the various projects to ensure we are working effectively and they are supported by a part-time Partnership Manager.

Over recent years we have worked successfully with a range of partners, including Royal Shakespeare Company, Transform Teaching School Alliance, Nottingham City Council, Enabling Enterprise, National Literacy Trust, Patrons of Reading, Independent Thinking, The British Council, Nottingham University, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham Playhouse, and Nottingham Theatre Royal amongst others.

The Partnership priorities relate to School Improvement Plans and governors receive updates each term in order to consider the impact of activity for their own schools. The P6P is keen to innovate and to keep up to date with key policy developments in order to anticipate the educational opportunities and challenges ahead.

“Working together as a committed group of schools has enormous benefits for children, families and staff across our communities, By supporting and challenging one another, and sharing our resources, everyone gains from the added value that such a creative partnership brings to our individual schools”

 

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