Date(s) - 18/10/2023
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Peer Review aims to facilitate a reflective, self-evaluation process between leaders of schools to bring about further improvement in effectiveness.
Key values to the process
- Collaborating respectfully
- Working reflectively
- Learning from experience
- Sharing good practice
What does the Review Day look like?
Two Headteacher colleagues from different schools come to visit. They spend a day with you looking at areas of practice that you would like to reflect on or have support with. You will reciprocate the time in their school on another day.
Coordination and support?
Laura Dennis (Mulberry Bush Education Outreach Lead) and Andrew Denham (Head of Standlake CE Primary School) will be leading the Peer Review on behalf of The Mulberry Bush and support schools through the process.
Although the planning and preparation meeting, see below, has taken place it is still possible to join this programme.
The benefits of a Peer Review:
- A relaxed, friendly, non-judgemental review of something you want
- An opportunity for peer mentoring and support beyond your normal network
- A way of learning from and sharing of good practice with others
- An affordable approach to school improvement
The Peer Review refreshes the parts that some other school improvement processes might not reach because:
- You will be working with empathetic colleagues who are living and breathing the challenges you face every day
- You will be welcoming headteachers who are similarly open-minded and keen to learn from each other
- It is a friendly reflection and problem-solving process to find solutions to things you want to focus on
Accessing the online event
Following registration for this event you will receive an email from Eventbrite confirming your place. If you do not receive the email within a few minutes, please check your junk or spam folders and check that the correct email address was provided at the time of booking. If you did not create an account at the time of booking or someone else booked on your behalf, you will need to create an Eventbrite account. Open your booking confirmation email, select ‘Claim Your Order’ and then choose a password. Make a note of your email address that was used to make the booking and your new password – you will need these to access the Eventbrite page containing the link to the event.
A minimum of 48 hours before the event begins you will receive another email from Eventbrite containing a direct link to the event and to the Eventbrite Online Event page. Login to Eventbrite, using the same email and password you used to create your account. You will now have access to the online event link and any pre-event materials. This link must not be shared with other people.
Please test the link the day before the event to make sure you can connect. If you need help please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01865 647999 in good time before the event begins. We will be unable to help during the event itself. Please note, if you unsubscribe from Eventbrite before the event takes place you will not receive any further emails from Eventbrite and therefore will not receive the email with the link to the event.
We do not provide refunds if you are unable to access the event due to technical issues that are beyond our control.
Participation in online events
In all cases, at the beginning of the session to confirm your identity please ensure that your camera is on, your username matches the name you registered with and that you register in ‘chat’ with your first name, second name and organisation. This is for security and registration purposes and we may remove, without refunds, participants who have not confirmed their identity as described above.
Our online events aim to be interactive and at times you may be expected to have your camera and microphone on during the session, although usually your microphone should be muted.
We may use ‘Raised Hands’, ‘Reactions’, ‘Chat’, ‘Polls’, shared whiteboards and shared screens during the session. We may also use ‘Breakout Rooms’ to allow you to work in a smaller group.
This event will not be recorded for copyright and privacy reasons.
Payment is required at the time of booking by credit card, debit card or Paypal. Unless otherwise stated, a ticket gives admission to one person at face-to-face and online events. In the event that you share an online event link with other people who then attend the event, including sharing your screen, or you arrive at a venue without a ticket and we are able to admit you, we will invoice you or your organisation for additional tickets retrospectively.
No refunds will be given with less than 30 days notice.
In the event of a refund request, please note that the Eventbrite booking fee of 6.95% plus 0.59p per ticket is not refundable.
To keep our event fees as low as possible, we are not able to issue invoices for payment by cheque or bank transfer and we are not able to reserve places without payment.
We strongly recommend that you take out ‘event ticket insurance’ which may cover the cost of your fee should you be unable to attend the event.