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Sketchnote – St Ninian’s High School - Attainment and achievement – March 2020

What is this?

This sketchnote provides a visual description of highly-effective practice and approaches identified in the inspection of St Ninian’s High School in East Renfrewshire.

Who is this for?

Leaders and practitioners across all learning settings.​

Sketchnotes provide a visual description of practice and approaches identified by HM Inspectors during scrutiny activities as worth sharing more widely.

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At St Ninian’s High School, young people’s outcomes in attainment and achievement are outstanding. The school has sustained these high standards over time. A climate of ambition, well-judged pace of change and robust systems for tracking and monitoring young people’s progress are key to this success. This is underpinned by sector leading professional learning for staff.

St Ninian’s High School - Sketchnote

Questions for discussion

Reflecting on your own setting, consider the following:

  • How well are our approaches to raising attainment improving outcomes for children and young people?
  • In what ways do we use evidence from tracking meetings, professional dialogue and assessments to measure progress over time and in particular at points of transition?
  • How well is assessment evidence used to inform teacher judgements?
  • To what extent do we track, recognise and value the personal achievements of all learners?
  • How well are we removing barriers to learning and ensuring equity for all?
  • What would excellent attainment and achievement look like in your setting and how is this accomplished?


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