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Siams and Ofsted

SIAMS Explained


The SIAMS inspections focus around four key questions, the answers to which combine to substantiate a headline judgement in answer to the question, ‘How distinctive and effective is this school as a Church of England School?’. The other questions are as follows:


  • How well does the school, through its distinctive Christian character, meet the needs of all learners?
  • What is the impact of collective worship on the school community?
  • How effective is the religious education?
  • How effective are the leadership and management of the school as a Church school

Ofsted Explained


Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills, they inspect and regulate services which care for children and young people.