Robust, challenging and effective: the Grow visits have been beneficial to my development as a leader and provided a positive learning experience. Grow's advisers are committed to enabling school leaders to improve outcomes for children. They recognise and acknowledge the hard work and determination of school staff and provide challenge as critical friends who offer new suggestions.
Our focus review, governance and headteacher’s appraisal support add-ons are designed to supplement our School Support packages. Together they offer full flexibility, allowing us to be responsive to the specific needs of your school, while retaining our high standards of advice and expertise. Add-ons can be included as part of your existing three, six or twelve days support package if time allows, or purchased separately. If you would like to include them as part of your existing support package, or upgrade to a package with more time, please contact us for more information ›
Ensuring that the provision and teaching of Phonics & Early Reading is of the highest quality
Analysing, diagnosing & delivering effective strategies to bring about changes with lasting impact
Half day health check or full review to evaluate and embed safeguarding procedures & culture
Exploring EYFS provision to ensure compliance & outstanding practices for pupils' benefit
To ensure that you receive high quality feedback on your chosen aspect, external review frameworks will be agreed in partnership and key areas that may need intervention will be assessed, identified and prioritised. Depending on the size of your school, and the focus of the review, we will:
On the day, you will receive verbal feedback of strengths and improvement aspects. Shortly after, you will receive a written report, which will include the identified strengths and areas for you to work on. Where appropriate, supporting resources and opportunities to view best practice in other Grow supported schools will be shared with you too.
Our focus review support add-on is also suitable for those schools who wish to commission an independent review of their practices to obtain a clearer picture of performance.
If you would like to explore other options or have a particular requirement or need to discuss, please contact us here ›