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
    Key financial performance indicators can be useful for making sure you're using resources effectively and achieving value for money. See examples of KPIs and how to use them alongside your school improvement plan (SIP) or strategic plan.
  • Sustainability: whole-school audit
    Use our audit tool to help you look at sustainability across all your practices and infrastructure. Find out more about where you can get external help with your audit, and how you can use it to set priorities for change.