School self-evaluation: knowing your school

Provider: Cambridge Education
£295.00 + VAT Group discounts available for in-school or cluster training and can be tailored to your needs. Please call us on +44 (0)1223 463757 for more details.

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Description This practical one-day course is about helping you to make sure you know how well your school is performing and the priorities for improvement. It looks at how to collect the evidence in a way that makes it easily accessible for Ofsted as well as using it to provide information for your school improvement plan. The course explores how you can accurately summarise the outcomes of your school’s self-evaluation using the latest Ofsted inspection framework.
Duration One day

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Categories Primary, Secondary, Leadership and Management, Teaching and Learning, Early Years/Foundation, Further education, 14-19, KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4, Management, Assistant Headteacher, CPD Leader, Deputy Headteacher, Headteacher, Head of year / Pastoral leader, Business Manager, Head of Department / Faculty, Change Management, Coaching and Mentoring, CPD Leadership, Performance Management, Business Management, Organisational Improvement, Assessment, Classroom Management, Safeguarding, Governor, Data Protection, Ofsted, Knowledge Mobilisation, Governance, Monitoring Impact
Learning outcomes for participants/users and, where relevant, pupils or students

Who should attend?

Senior staff in schools, including headteachers, deputy and assistant headteachers, subject leaders, heads of department and phase leaders.

Why attend?

Hear about strategies for collecting and using evidence in a systematic and routine way throughout the year.

  • Learn how to accurately summarise your school’s effectiveness, linking to the latest Ofsted inspection framework.

  • Gain techniques for evaluating provision and outcomes at school level and/or subject, department or key stage level, including for pupils with disabilities and those with special educational needs.

  • Discover efficient ways to identify the evidence to back up your summary evaluations.

  • Find out how to review success and highlight future improvement needs and actions, based upon accurate self-evaluation.

Evidence underpinning this approach

“Fulfilled expectations absolutely. The day has elevated my thinking about school evaluation and clarified a 'way of working' for school leaders. I would definitely recommend the course.”
(Andy Cunningham, Lees Brook Community Sports College)

“All of the needs of this day were fully met and targets identified and clearly defined and discussed. You can't improve on outstanding, the consultant engaged in all I am doing and gave me great support and practical advice on how to move forward. Brilliant.”
(Maureen Turner, Strawberry Fields Nursery School)

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What will it cover?

  • Systematic self-evaluation evidence collection processes and links to school improvement plans.
  • The purpose of a school’s summary of its self-evaluation.

  • Provision and outcomes for pupils including progress over time.

  • Narrowing the performance gap.

  • Leadership and management of a school.

  • Spiritual, moral, social and cultural development.

  • Overall effectiveness.

  • Verifying your information to enhance accuracy when self-evaluating.

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