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 and 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.