Demonstrate SEN Progress with Case Studies: Gathering and writing SEN case studies for Ofsted

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Demonstrate SEN Progress with Case Studies
RRP£46.80
Offer Price£39.00
Phase: 
Primary, Secondary
ISBN: 
978-1-90756-785-8
Published: 
Nov 2013

Introduction

In just 40 pages we show you how to how to select and present the case study material that will best demonstrate the impact you are having on pupils’ progress and how to manage the interview with the inspector with confidence.

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Benefits

Demonstrate SEN Progress with Case Studies: Gathering and writing SEN case studies for Ofsted will enable you to:

  • understand what inspectors are looking for
  • select pupils and groups of pupils whose stories will clearly demonstrate the difference you are making to their progress
  • know how much detail to provide and in what format
  • see examples of case studies created by other schools in various contexts
  • be ready for the interview with the inspector.

Summary of contents

This guide will show you how to:

  • select what you want the inspector to know about
  • know what information it is appropriate to include 
  • choose the best format in which to present the case study
  • brief other relevant people ready for the inspection.

This guide includes:

  • examples of case studies demonstrating different types of progress
  • examples of case studies from different types of schools.
  • a checklist of what you need in place prior to an inspection
  • a framework for writing case studies.

Chapter breakdown

Section 1: Identifying what you want to showcase

Having read this section you will know:

  • what Ofsted are likely to be focusing on
  • what RAISEonline data is saying about SEND pupils at your school (ie what are the issues – behaviour, attainment, attendance – and for which pupils)
  • which case studies will best demonstrate the work the school is doing to address the story the data is telling
  • what is the impact?

Section 2: Knowing what to include

Having read this section you will know:

  • that there are different types of case studies to show different aspects of the school’s work (ie focus on attendance, behaviour, progress for different groups)
  • who or what will be the focus of your case studies
  • what evidence should be included in the case study
  • how to evaluate and demonstrate the impact of interventions
  • some ideas about different formats for case studies and the level of detail that is needed.

Section 3: Examples of case studies that have been successful

Having read this you will know:

  • what a few different types of case study look like
  • how to populate a template with  your own information.

Section 4: How to manage the interview with the inspector

Having read this readers will know:

  • what to do in advance of an inspection
  • what to have at the ready to show and talk about
  • the likely impact on other members of the school community.

Details

Only available as an eBook

What is an eBook? An eBook is electronic version of a printed book which can be read on a computer or a specifically designed handheld device. This eBook is in PDF format and can be shared with your colleagues.

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