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Summary of judgements

Summary of Governor and Senior leader SSE judgements


Key Area 1 :  Outcomes for children and learners

 
Current grade:               1           2         3        4

Confidence:       Very Confident      Confident    Fairly Confident        Low Confidence        No Confidence

Summary of evidence base:
  • Comparison of school performance data 2015 & 2016 with national averages
  • Pupil sub-groups are largely performing in line with the total cohort
 


Key Area 2 : Quality of Teaching, Learning & Assessment  

Current grade:               1        2        3       4

Confidence:       Very Confident      Confident      Fairly Confident        Low Confidence        No Confidence

Summary of evidence base:
  • Internal school monitoring – lesson observations/learning walks
  • Internal school monitoring – regular work scrutinies
  • Internal school monitoring – pupil voice
  • Appraisal processes and individual teaching plans
  • Parent View responses online


Key Area 3 : Personal Development, Behaviour & Welfare
 
Current grade:             1         2        3       4

Confidence:       Very Confident      Confident      Fairly Confident        Low Confidence        No Confidence

Summary of evidence base:
  • Strong evidence of pupil voice affecting change
  • Wide range of pupils leading aspects of school life
  • Low levels of exclusion
  • High quality PSHE embedded across the school
  • System of child information logs
 
 
 
Key Area 4 : Leadership & Management

Current grade:               1        2        3       4

Confidence:       Very Confident      Confident      Fairly Confident        Low Confidence        No Confidence

Summary of evidence base:
  • Distributed leadership model which is fit for purpose for a large urban primary school
  • Strong ethos of safeguarding and rigorous procedures
  • Senior leadership team with classroom credibility modelling strong  professional practice
  • Effective model of governance meeting all statutory requirements
  • Governors know the school well and balance challenge and support effectively



Key Area 5 : Effectiveness of the Early Years Provision
 
Current grade:               1         2         3       4

Confidence:       Very Confident      Confident      Fairly Confident        Low Confidence        No Confidence

Summary of evidence base:
  • End of Foundation Stage outcomes higher than national average
  • LA moderation – summer 2015
  • Reputation of outstanding provision and professional practice (regular visits by other schools)
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