Self-evaluation guidance

  • Formula for evaluating the quality of teaching
    See how to develop your own formula to measure the quality of teaching in your school. Also find a research report on effective methods of teacher evaluation, and how a MAT measures teachers' performance linked to pay progression.
  • How to use a standardised school-grading system across your trust: case study
    You need an accurate picture of the strengths and weaknesses across your schools so you can prioritise effectively and report to the board. Stephen Astley from Unity Schools Partnership shares how his trust uses a standardised grading system to achieve this. Follow his tips to implement this approach in your trust too.
    For Trust Leaders
  • Key performance indicators (KPIs) for schools and trusts
    Understand what key performance indicators (KPIs) are and how to use them effectively alongside your school improvement plan (SIP) or strategic plan. Read specific advice about financial KPIs, which academy trusts are required to set.
  • Staff questionnaires: behaviour management
    Share our template survey to get feedback from your staff about how confident they feel managing behaviour in school and whether your school's overall approach to behaviour is working.