School Self Evaluation Cycle and the SEF by byrnetown72


									                                             Chart 1: School Self Evaluation Cycle and SEF Summary Chart

SEF Question                                                                                                                                       School Grade
Taken directly from the Ofsted SEF                                                                                         Summative grade 1-4 for this SEF aspect

      1. Present Key Performance Outcomes                                 2. Evidence Base                           3. Summary of Strengths and Weaknesses

A brief summary of the data for this aspect.             A good range of telling evidence, which allows the        An honest, open and transparent description of the key
For Aspect 3 and 4 it will be a record of learner        school to gain the greatest insight into its priorities   strengths and weaknesses within this aspect of
                                                         for improvement.                                          learning, or provision, based on good quality evidence.
e.g. ( )% achieving 5 or more A-C GCSE                                                                             These judgements are in terms of learning outcomes,
                                                         Range: Direct Observations                                not provision, unless you are measuring the quality of
for Aspects 5 and 6                                                Testimony                                       provision.
It will be a combination of key provision outcomes                 Data/Evidence
and the learner outcomes associated with these                     Documents                                       The outcomes are about achievement and standards.
particular aspects.                                      It will focus on:                                         Achievement- progress over time
                                                                outcomes for pupils and not actions taken.         Standards – levels of attainment at the end of a period
For Aspect 7 (Effectiveness and Efficiency) it will             Comparisons with other schools                     in school.
be based upon a summation of all previous                       Trends over time
                                                                Gathering information from key groups              Different groups must be included in this summation.
judgements – no further evidence will be required.
                                                                of people (children, parents, governors,)
      6. Future Actions to achieve Targets                     5. Future Targets (Learning Outcomes)                     4. Actions already taken to Improve
                                                                                                                     CPD/Resource Deployment/Policies/Teaching
Summary of the Key Priorities for provision              A summary of intended key learning outcomes.
required in order to achieve the desired targets.                                                                  A retrospective summary of the key actions taken to
                                                         The future targets are directly related to                date. These actions will be recorded within:
                                                         acknowledged key weaknesses.
                                                                                                                         the latest School Improvement Plan
These are likely to be taken directly from the                                                                           Co-ordinator action plans
School Improvement Plan or equivalent.                   These could be described in terms of numerical                  CPD records/Performance Management
                                                         targets.                                                        Updated policies and procedures
                                                                                                                         Assessment and target setting

                                                                                                                   This demonstrates how the process of self-evaluation
                                                                                                                   is integral to the key management systems of a


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