Curriculum leaders

Getting to good: Ofsted words of wisdom

Improving Schools: a guide to Ofsted reports to support school improvement, Sept 2012

Getting to good: how headteachers achieve success, September 2012

Schools that stay satisfactory:  an analysis of secondary schools that have stayed satisfactory for more than one inspection and the reasons for this, December 2011

Excellence in English,  May 2011

Moving English forward, March 2012

Removing barriers to literacy, January 2011

Reading by six how the best schools do it,  November 2010

Mathematics made to measure, May 2012

Mathematics – understanding the score, September 2008

Successful science, September 2011

No place for bullying, June 2012   No place for bullying – summary leaflet

No place for bullying – case study booklet

Supporting children with challenging behaviour through a nurture group approach, July 2011

School governance: learning from the best, May 2012

Personal- social- health and economic education in schools, July 2010

And still relevant:

Twelve outstanding secondary schools, February 2009

Twenty outstanding primary schools, October 2009

Twelve outstanding special schools – Excelling through inclusion, November 2009


Academy October INSET

Key docs and links

DfE Teacher Standards, in place from September 2012, with Q&A (from a DfE perspective)

Ofsted inspection handbook and framework from September 2012

Additional subject specific Ofsted guidance on 1-4 teaching – based on old framework but still very useful:

Some good ideas:

Ofsted report on business and enterprise education

Ofsted have published another of their specialist reports:

Economics business and enterprise education

The report makes clear that the business and enterprise specialism can have a major imapct on effectiveness.

SCL meeting record 8th June 2011

SCL meeting record 080611

Quality standards 1 and 2 v 1

Raising Achievement Plan updated

Post Ofsted action plan version 2

Self-certification of teaching quality pilot

Curriculum Area Teaching Quality Audit Data Sheet

SCL meeting record 18th May 2011

SCL meeting record 180511

SCL meeting record 6th April 2011

SCL meeting record 060411

Self-certification of lessons draft

It was agreed to run a pilot self-asessment of teaching, with volunteer curriculum areas, in the summer term