(Bradford) THE SELF EVALUATION FORM by Noodlezs

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     THE SELF EVALUATION FORM

   Part A – Self Evaluation

   Part B – Factual information about
    the school

   Part C – Information about
    compliance with statutory
    requirements
The SEF asks schools:
   to evaluate their progress against
    an inspection schedule
   to set out the main evidence on
    which this evaluation is based
   to identify strengths and
    weaknesses
   to explain the action the school is
    taking to remedy weaknesses and
    develop strengths
What should be evaluated?

   new inspection framework been
    developed
   framework should be used as a
    template
   some current arrangements
    retained
   Includes five outcomes of Children’s
    act – Every Child Matters
How will Self Evaluation be used in
inspection?

   SEF is a record of school self
    evaluation
   Methods used to evaluate school
    are the school’s choice
   RgI will use SEF to formulate
    hypotheses
   The school’s self evaluation
    processes will be scrutinised during
    inspection
The role of the learning mentor in
school self evaluation

   Learning mentors are able to
    support all five ECM outcomes
   Comments about LM activities and
    their impact should be included in
    SEF
   Outcomes and evidence should be
    noted
Part A of the SEF has seven
categories:

1.   Characteristics of the school
2.   Views of learners, parents/ carers and
     other stakeholders
3.   Achievement and standards
4.   Personal development and well-being
5.   The quality of provision
6.   Leadership and management
7.   Overall effectiveness and efficiency
Comments about LM activities could be included in all
  seven categories, but specifically in 2,3,4&5
           ECM Outcomes
  The 5 Every Child Matters outcomes are
   included in part A section 4 of the SEF:
 Personal Development and Well-being.
   The Head must evaluate how good is the
    overall personal development and well-
               being of learners.
Contribution of line manager & LM required
                     here.
   THE SEF AND LEARNING
MENTOR INPUT – Sections 2, 3,
4, 5 & 6 The questions they ask!
2. Views of learners, parents/carers
and other stakeholders -

2a How do you gather views of learners,
  parents/carers and other stakeholders, how
  often do you do it and how do you ensure
  impartiality?
2b What do the views of l, p/c & st. tell you
  about standards, personal development
  well being and the quality of your
  provision?
2c How do you share with p/c & st the
  collated findings of their views?
2 continued
   Can you give examples of action you have
    taken based on the views of learners,
    parents/carers or other stakeholders, with
    an evaluation of the effectiveness of what
    you did?
3 Achievement and Standards
3a What are learners’ achievements and
  standards in their work? ( i.e. results,
  learning goals and progress)
3b Where relevant how well do learners
  achieve in the Foundation Stage?
3c On the basis of your evaluation, what are
  your key priorities for development?
Please enter a grade 1-4 ( outstanding –
  inadequate)
4 Personal Development and Well-
Being

4a To what extent do learners adopt healthy
  lifestyles?
4b To what extent do learners feel safe and
  adopt safe practices?
4c How much do learners enjoy their
  education
4d How well do learners make a positive
  contribution to the community?
4e How well do learners prepare for their
  future economic well-being?
4 continued
4f Where relevant: how good are the personal
  social and emotional development and well-
  being of learners in the Foundation Stage?
4g On the basis of your evaluation, what are
  your key priorities for development?

Please enter a grade. ( 1-4, outstanding –
  inadequate)
5 The Quality of Provision
5a How good is the quality of teaching and
  learning?
5b How well do the curriculum and other
  activities meet the range of needs and
  interests of learners?
5c How well are learners guided and
  supported?
5d Where relevant: What is the quality of
  provision in the Foundation Stage, including
  if appropriate, the quality of childcare?
5 continued
5e On the basis of your evaluation, what are
  your key priorities for development?

Please enter a grade (1-4 outstanding –
  inadequate)
6 Leadership and Management
6a What is the overall effectiveness and
  efficiency of leadership and management?
- Clear direction for improvement, promoting
  high quality care and education
- Performance monitoring, quality assurance
  and self-assessment
- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Adequacy and suitability of staff

- Effective and efficient deployment of
  resources
6 continued
6a continued -effectiveness and efficiency of
  governors
6b Where relevant : what is the effectiveness
  of leadership and management in the
  Foundation Stage?
6c On the basis of your evaluation, what are
  your key priorities for development?
Please enter a grade ( 1-4 outstanding –
  inadequate)

								
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