Identifying Need

Assessing needs and ensuring effectiveness

Key question: how do we assess the needs of pupils and the impact of interventions to improve wellbeing?


Ofsted expectations

When inspecting the quality of leadership in and management of the school Ofsted inspectors should consider the effectiveness of monitoring and evaluation and the extent to which it is shared with governors. They should also consider how well the school meets the needs of all vulnerable groups of pupils.

Assessing and responding to the emotional health and wellbeing needs of children and learners, and taking steps to mitigate the impact this has on their capacity to learn can provide supportive evidence in relation to all key judgement areas.