Are you ready for your short inspection? Bath - COURSE FULL
9:30am - 3:30pm
Good Schools: Are you ready for one-day section 8 short inspection?
Aimed at: This course is designed for headteachers, principals, senior and middle managers including subject and phase leaders, leaders of departments or school improvement teams and anyone with specific leadership responsibility whose school will be in receipt of a short inspection in the near future.
The maximum number of delegates for each training session is 12 or 15 depending on the location.
Course details: This intensive one-day course looks in detail at the process and implications of a short inspection. Participants will have a better understanding of how their performance data may be interpreted to develop potential lines of enquiry during an inspection. Throughout the day there will be opportunities to reflect on the school’s current strengths and weaknesses and what evidence will be needed to demonstrate the impact of school improvement capacity. This course helps participants to identify how they can succinctly evidence their self-evaluation which reflects the quality of overall effectiveness of their school. It will also reflect on aspects of current practice/ quality of provision that may be inspected.
By the end of the course participants will:
Understand the process involved in short tariff inspection
Have gained a better understanding of how the inspection dashboard may be interpreted
Have established potential lines of enquiry from their own inspection dashboard
Be able to succinctly identify strengths and weaknesses of their own school and have prepared how to articulate these clearly
Have explored the variety of inspection activities that may be conducted during a short inspection
Gained a better understanding of the Section 8 inspection guidance
Understand the process and implications of conversion from a Section 8 to a Section 5 inspection
Have a better understanding of the evidence required to support the school’s assertions about its provision
Course Schedule and Outline:
"A fantastic course, full of knowledge and experience. Felt reassured by our current practices but supported and encouraged to continue the work we are doing to move our school forward. Best course I have been on since being a Head, Thank you!" Rachel, Joydens Wood infant School.
"This course delivers everything that it promised in preparing senior management for a short inspection." Ann, St Vicars Primary School.
"Really useful day, really helpful. Leaving feeling much more confident about preparing for and being inspection ready." Lousie, Worsbrough Common Primary School.
"Informative, concise and clear points of action." Angela, St Annes Primary School.
"Very practical, constructive advice." Jacqueline, St Anne’s RC Primary School.
"Thank you for today, I found the process very supportive and I now feel much better prepared for the call.' Joanne, Mauldeth Road Primary School.
"The whole day was interesting, purposeful and did 'what it said on the tin'." Byron, Somer Park School
"Very insightful and informative." Mario, Norlington Academy.