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School Inspections

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 2017

Christian Character

Excellence & Distinctiveness

SIAMS Self-Evaluation Model

Ofsted Guidance

Statement of Entitlement from the National Society

The Church of England Vision for Education July 2016

Leadership of Character Education

Valuing All God’s Children’s Report

Church of England publications

Exemplars for SIAMS Inspection Framework:

When a SIAMS Inspection is triggered, schools will be sent an email link to this page:
SIAMS Contract
SIAMS Self-Evaluation Form
SIAMS Grade Descriptors
SIAMS Letter (updated Sept 2015)
SIAMS Framework

SIAMS Evaluation Statements
Link to Church of England info on SIAMS

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.

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