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SIAMS inspections: what you need to know
Get ready for your next SIAMS inspection with our summary of the revised 2021 evaluation schedule, and check you're clear on the relationship between these inspections and those conducted by Ofsted.
Check if you're likely to be inspected in 2021/22
There's a list of schools likely to be inspected this academic year on the Church of England (CofE) website.
Find the list under the heading 'SIAMS documents September 2021'.
Please note, this list could change as there may be unannounced amendments due to extraordinary circumstances.
Changes from September 2021
The CofE has published a revised evaluation schedule to address the impact of COVID-19 on schools. It will allow inspectors to interpret and implement the existing criteria within the context of the pandemic.
A refocus of some criteria in the absence of national assessment data – for example, criteria relating to progress data and teaching and learning in religious education (RE). Instead, the inspection will explore your decisions about the curriculum and the impact of your decisions on learners Removal of 'excellent' and 'requires improvement' grade descriptors for each strand A new section on 'excellence' in the schedule A
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