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Sketchnote – St Matthew’s Academy – Skills for learning, life and work – June 2019

What is this?

This sketchnote provides a visual description of highly effective practice and approaches identified in the inspection of St Matthew’s Academy​ in North Ayrshire​.​​

Who is this for?

​​Leaders and practitioners across all learning settings.​

​​​Sketchnotes provide a visual description of the practice and approaches which have been identified as practice which HM Inspectors have observed during scrutiny activities and is worth sharing more widely.

 Explore this resource​​​

St Matthew’s Academy has a wide range of opportunities for young people to develop their skills for learning, life and work and which develop their confidence and aspirations.

Questions for discussion​​​​

Reflecting on your own setting, consider the following:

  • ​​​Do we make best use of our partners to provide opportunities for young people to develop skills and achieve?
  • How well are we working with learners, parents and carers, employers, colleges and other partners to develop an effective approach to careers education which supports them into sustained positive destinations?
  • How well do we motivate and engage all learners in all aspects of school life?
  • How well are we enabling learners to become independent learners and develop the four capacities?
  • How well do we utilise accreditation where appropriate, to recognise and celebrate achievement?​


PDF file: St Matthew’s Academy - Sketchnote (1.1 MB)

PDF file: St Matthew’s Academy​ ​- Headteacher blog (1.0 MB)