Full day Planning and Preparation time in School (6 hours)
Reviewers planning and preparation to develop a better understanding of the context of the school being reviewed,its pupil premium profile and the specific challenges it faces in improving outcomes for disadvantaged pupils. Once this initial picture has been formed,a discussion with the Headteacher and key leaders ofthe school being reviewed to enable both parties to check their understanding, fill any gaps in knowledge and ask any questions they may have.
Full day School Visit (6 hours)
Producing an action plan taking an evidence based approach. The plan to include a clear executive summar and a list of actions which will improve the school’s strategy for pupil premium funding and impact positively on outcomes for disadvantaged pupils. The plan should build on the school’s self-evaluation, and identify clear milestones,responsible individuals, success criteria and accountabilities. Visits may include observing teaching and learning and discussion with leaders and individual leaders who are in a position to make the greatest impact on improving outcomes for disadvantage pupils.
Half a day Report & Evaluation (3 hours) - 2—6 months later
This is an opportunity for the reviewer and school to evaluate the progress made and the emerging evidence of impact. The reviewer and school may adapt the plan accordingly, to ensure that the school’s strategy is as effective as possible.
Dates & Times - Will be confirmed with the school after registration on the programme
Fee: £1,000 for 2.5 days review
Mark Cooper, Deputy Headteacher, Specialist Leader of Education,Thomas Adams School
Liz Tinsley, Learning Mentor Support, Pupil Premium Champion, The Priory School