Research and analysis

Three steps to school improvement

This publication was withdrawn on 26 February 2016

This good practice example has been withdrawn as it is older than 3 years and may no longer reflect current policy.

Ofsted good practice example showing how Ecclesfield School has three crucial aspects improvement.



This example describes the three key aspects that have been crucial to improvement at Ecclesfield School: highly effective performance management for teachers and leaders; ensuring that governance is an integral aspect of the school’s improvement; and empowering students to have a strong influence on their own learning. This is one of 12 case studies about the schools featured in the report Getting to good, published by Ofsted in September 2012.