Raising Attainment Plan (RAP) management guide
The RAP management guide describes a process designed to help secondary schools produce and implement a focused plan to drive improvement against identified priorities, informed by effective self-evaluation. The RAP management guide includes:
- Quality Standards which define the characteristics of a high-quality and effective RAP or school improvement plan
- a self-assessment tool to help you review and improve the quality of your RAP
- clear steps which outline how to produce, implement and manage a RAP and set up a RAP management group
- an exemplar RAP, annotated to identify effective practice in improvement planning
- professional development materials to help the RAP management group understand change management and drive improvement.
Find out what the Raising Attainment Plan (RAP) is and how it differs from a conventional school development plan. You can also learn who RAPs are for and what benefits they offer, and find the Quality Standards and a self-assessment tool to help you evaluate your current school improvement plan.
Learn about creating capacity for staff to follow the Raising Attainment Plan (RAP), and what an effective RAP includes. Download an exemplar RAP and watch a video that shows one headteacher’s perspective on writing the RAP. This also includes detailed information about each of the key elements of a RAP.
Learn about implementing and keeping the Raising Attainment Plan (RAP) on track through monitoring and setting targets. Find two suggested tools to facilitate monitoring the RAP and watch a video about monitoring the RAP.