Using the NEW Estyn Inspection Framework to Support SER/SIP in Primary School


Target GroupSMT, Teachers


25 September 2018
Price: £ 216.00
Venue: Future Inn Cardiff Bay, Hemingway Road, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, CF10 4AU
Time: 8.30 registration for a 9am start
Cost of course £180 plus VAT

The common inspection framework is changing

How familiar are you with the changes?

This course will provide you with an up to date knowledge of all changes and show you how you can use the new framework to help you make more accurate judgements in your school that will feed into and improve the accuracy of your SER/SIP


Course Objectives:

  • Recent Estyn key messages
  • Familiarisation of recommendations from recent inspection reports using the new framework
  • The changes to the common inspection framework-this applies to the notice period, changes in the distribution and use of questionnaires, the move from 3 to 5 inspection areas with 15 aspects of inspection now included
  • Clarity as to what goes where in the new framework
  • Using the new framework to help with monitoring-hints and tips on what exactly are we supposed to be looking for?
  • Frequently asked questions answered
  • How it links to Donaldson and Successful Futures

Course Provider: Cath Delve

Cath Delve has 26 years of teaching experience in three very different primary schools. She has been a senior leader in all three schools, a deputy head teacher in two and an acting head teacher in one. She has provided training and presented to many audiences on a wide range of topics all over Wales. She has been writing and presenting courses for the last 10 years on subjects such as: outdoor learning, pupil voice and well-being, raising the attainment of boys, progression in continuous provision, planning and the curriculum, being an effective Foundation Phase leader, literacy, numeracy, creativity, assessment, raising standards through display, transition, developing the role of the teaching assistant and the exemplary delivery of the Foundation Phase. She is very interested in and has completed a lot of work on, children’s well-being and engagement and how they have an impact on standards and life-long learning.

Some of her initiatives such as ‘Freaky Friday’ and ‘Messy Monday’ have been implemented and used by schools all over Wales and into England.

In addition to working for Collective Learning as a course provider she is also an independent consultant working alongside schools all over Wales providing help, support and guidance on the successful delivery of the Foundation Phase.