‘Too much variation” and “lack of consistency” in the quality of teaching and learning are phrases that jumped out of the Ofsted report on my school back in the spring of 2019.
No doubt the underlying issues contributed significantly to the “requires improvement” verdict of the inspectors. How we, as a whole school, tackled this challenge is the focus of these two articles. Here, we will explore the approach we developed in terms of the challenge we faced and the underpinning rationale of our proposed solution – The South Wirral Way .
And the second article (which has now been published here) will address the process we adopted for implementation and its impact – not least the follow-up Ofsted inspection in November 2022.
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