Getting to Grips with Promoting Pupils’ SMSC Development is an essential eBook guide aimed to show you how to plan and implement a whole-school approach to SMSC, including your audit of current provision and ideas for monitoring and evaluating progress.
King’s Heath Boys’ College received a ‘satisfactory’ behaviour judgment in 2009 that impacted on its overall grade. Headteacher Bernadette Przybek knew tackling this aspect of school life was vital; she explains how the school moved up to ‘outstanding’ by focusing on attitudes for learning
When Lisa Ashes was asked to help develop a KS3 curriculum with a focus on cross-curricular literacy and numeracy, she was determined it would be outstanding – for her pupils as well as for Ofsted. Lisa explains how she and her colleagues are working towards this achievement
What do you do if your teaching and learning is outstanding? How do you prevent yourself from becoming complacent? We talk to three schools who achieved ‘outstanding’ and continue to maintain the standard
At inspection, schools are expected to show evidence of self-evaluation. While completing Oftsed’s online SEF is no longer required, guidance has been issued regarding the components of self-evaluation report. Inspectors will ask to see an SEF if it exists, although schools are not required to have one.