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Challenge and support: questions for governors to ask

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Last updated on 26 July 2017
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What questions can governors ask to provide support and challenge the school? We relay suggestions of questions that governors might ask to support and challenge the SLT. We also relay suggested questions to help governors improve their understanding of the school in order to hold senior leaders to account.

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Contents

  1. 1 Suggestions from the DfE
  2. 2 Using self-evaluation to inform questions
  3. 3 Effectiveness of leadership and management: questions
  4. 4 Quality of teaching, learning and assessment: questions 
  5. 5 Personal development, behaviour and welfare of pupils: questions 
  6. 6 Outcomes for children and learners: questions 

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