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
Statement of Entitlement from the National Society
Exemplars for SIAMS Inspection Framework:
- Collective Worship
- The Distinctiveness and Effectiveness of Church Schools
- Leadership and Management in a Church School
When a SIAMS Inspection is triggered, schools will be sent an email link to this page:
SIAMS Self-Evaluation Form
SIAMS Grade Descriptors
SIAMS Letter (updated Sept 2015)
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.