QA Process: 2018-2019

Quality Assurance element Justification

6 x data tracking: half termly sheets sent out to providers.

QA providers complete tracking outlining individual learners Working at Grade, Expected Grade and Level of Progress.

WAG and EG measured by grading and subgrade (-=+)

Progress measured by -=+

· Identification of learners in need of support.

· Trends within specific providers can be highlighted.

· Projection of outcomes estimated

· Record and analyse progress of learners of term/year.

3 x whole provider meeting: termly

Meeting 1 (Sept): general expectations and overview of AP and Quality Assurance.

Meeting 2 (Jan): WRAP training, update on QA process.

Meeting 3 (June/July): Workshop to improve quality of Teaching and Learning/Alternative Provision – content delivered up WA but suggested by providers.

· Time to share good practice.

· Opportunity to raise expectations and knowledge across all providers.

· Opportunity to improve quality of Alternative Provision across Halton.

3 x individual provider meetings

Sept – initial meeting: learner overview, concerns or issues to be addressed, potential future developments.

Jan – learner update meeting: learners discussed regarding positive and negative feedback, highlighting of any additional support needed.

June/July – Yearly review/ development of SLA for following academic year.

· Chance for individual support and development.

· In depth case reviews of individual learners

 

 

1 x Observation – WA

· Review of quality of teaching and learning

· Specific and constructive feedback regarding areas for development and areas of strength and provision

1 x Joint Observation – WA (+Halton School)

· Review of quality of teaching and learning

· Specific and constructive feedback regarding areas for development and areas of strength and provision.

· Opportunity for referring schools to access and give input into QA process.

1 x unannounced drop in – WA

2 Week block that providers know a drop in will happen but are not informed of the day of the time. WA to assess provision when limited preparation time is given.

· Allows for reflection of day to day delivery at each provider.

· Shows the difference in delivery from day to day – formal observation.

 

This is supported by regular informal support and drop ins to providers (WA/Keyworker). This occurs when new learners start at providers or that there has been incidents concerning learners. All informal visits are not logged unless Safeguarding or base line expectations concerns are raised.