The three levels of self-review diagram text


  • long term and focused on key goals related to the school’s vision and strategic plan

Example 1: Review of the school’s charter vision and values statements

Example 2: Review of progress and achievement for target groups of students

Example 3: Review of facilities and resources to provide for curriculum delivery in an identified area for development

Example 4: Review of impact of teacher professional development in a curriculum area identified for development 


  • focused on “business as usual”. They are smaller, focused and ongoing, feeding regular data into the strategic self-review

Example 1: Mid-year budget review

Example 2: Review of student conferences and reporting to parents

Example 3: Review of mathematics achievement data, relating to school annual achievement targets

Example 4: Review of Board Policies & Procedures


  • are in response to unplanned events or issues as they arise. They are spontaneous reviews but should fit with overall goals and link to other reviews

Example 1: Review of behaviour management and bullying procedures in response to behaviour concerns

Example 3: Review of assessment practices as a result of new assessment tools becoming available

Example 2: Health and safety review as a result of a series of playground accidents

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