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Use our example questions to guide your thinking during a work scrutiny for pupils with SEND. Read our case studies to find out how 2 special schools triangulated evidence to get a picture of pupils' progress.

Use our template to carry out a work scrutiny  

It includes questions to guide your thinking during a work scrutiny for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), covering areas such as: 

  • Differentiation
  • Feedback and marking
  • Pupil progress

KeyDoc: work scrutiny for SEND pupils - template

Our associate expert Jonathan Block helped us create it. 

Allocate time to give constructive feedback to teachers 

You can use the above template to get an idea of how teachers are teaching, as well as how pupils are learning. 

This should feed into your school's cycle of classroom observations and monitoring by senior members of staff.

Gathering evidence

Conduct a range of short, easily accessible assessments across the year

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