School Improvement

classroom pupilsSchool Improvement is about making sure that pupils’ consistent experience is high quality learning. Schools are responsible for school improvement; Derby City’s School Improvement team, in partnership with other teams across Children and Young People, is the team that fulfils the Council’s statutory school improvement duties. These include:

These are seen as core duties, although other statutory requirements linked to school improvement include assessment & moderation, the Standing Advisory Council for Religious Education (SACRE), Equalities and Safeguarding. Schools themselves now play a leading role in school improvement, with ‘school to school support’ being the preferred model.

The Role of a Senior School Improvement Officer (SSI0) undertakes a range of school improvement duties and each school is allocated an SSIO by the Local Authority. 

Derby City’s School Improvement team currently have a vacancy for a Senior School Improvement Officer. Please see below for further information. 

Here is the Moderation Appeal Process by schools. 

Here is the Transition Matrices 2015 Progress KS1-2 for use by all schools. 

Here is the Quality, Standards and Performance, School Improvement, Governor Services and NQTs Charging and Cancellation Policy March 2017.