Information on SIAMS (Statutory Inspection of Anglican & Methodist Schools)
To view diocesan church school inspection reports, please follow the links on the right.
The latest updates for SIAMS documents, including the new SIAMS schedule, are available from the Church of England website. You will find them by clicking here.
The following documents can help with preparation for inspection:
SIAMS Handbook – September 2018
Self-Evaluation Form (SEF)
Statement of Entitlement from the Church of England Education Office (2019)
Exemplars for SIAMS Inspection Framework:
Please note that these documents were set up in the context of the previous SIAMS framework. Updated materials will be available in due course. In the meantime, the following do contain excellent examples of good practice which are still relevant.
- Collective Worship
- The Distinctiveness and Effectiveness of Church Schools
- Leadership and Management in a Church School
School website: As a church school, you may wish to publish your SIAMS report, Mission Statement, Values and Ethos Statement and policies such as Religious Education, SMSC and Collective Worship. A helpful RAG checklist for what you should have on your school website can be found here.