What inspectors are looking for
They won't try to measure the impact of your school's personal development provision on individual pupils, as leaders often can't assess this while a pupil is at the school.
Inspectors will check school leaders are, for example:
- Developing responsible, respectful and active citizens, with an understanding of fundamental British values and the confidence, resilience and knowledge so that they can keep themselves mentally healthy
- Promoting equality of opportunity and an inclusive environment
- Enabling/supporting pupils to recognise online and offline risks to their wellbeing, and their readiness for the next phase of education, training or employment
- Providing an effective careers programme in line with the government’s statutory guidance on careers advice
For more information on what inspectors are looking for, see paragraphs 313 to 316 of the School Inspection Handbook 2023.
This covers a variety of aspects, such as the knowledge and respect of different faiths, ability to