A very comprehensive and thorough analysis of the views of all members of our community…supported by strong, clear documentation which allowed the school to identify areas of strength and areas in need of improvement.Carmel McCormack, Deputy Principal, Moate Community School, Co. Westmeath
Already used by almost 3,000 state and independent schools in the UK and abroad, Kirkland Rowell Surveys provide school leaders with a truly cost-effective self-evaluation system which satisfies all stakeholder requirements. Beneficially, our surveys help schools prepare for inspection, identify areas to improve and help schools in the achievement of educational awards such as the LPPA (Leading Parent Partnership Award).
Survey results are fully compatible with the latest inspection framework for your area, with a full bespoke evidence summary for:
We also provide:
In fact, our surveys are recommended by ASCL, the NAHT and SLS in Scotland – with exclusive discounts for members.
Our Parental Survey uses a tailored questionnaire to report on the way pupils’ parents perceive the school. A true awareness of your school’s perceived strengths and weaknesses, results are made even more meaningful by weighting them against what parents usually say in similar schools.
With dedicated primary and secondary versions, the Parental Survey provides you with a truly affordable system of self-evaluation that delivers swift results on all aspects of your school’s performance – in a way that empowers your school, rather than searching for its failings. While the option for online surveys is available, for schools in the UK we strongly recommend the paper-based questionnaire, as response rates are significantly lower when delivered online.
The Parental Survey delivers:
The Pupil Survey is made compatible with your tailored parental questionnaire, enabling you to compare and contrast what pupils say, with what their parents think for all chosen criteria and academic subjects.
The Pupil Survey can be tailored to the needs of primary and secondary schools and is administered either online or as a paper-based questionnaire.
The Pupil Survey delivers:
Key differences between the Parental Survey report and the Pupil Survey report are:
As well as comparing and contrasting attitudes of staff with those of parents, the Staff Survey evaluates the perceptions of teaching staff with those of support staff, providing the school management team with interesting insights and comparisons.
Our Staff Surveys can also include extra analysis for governor perceptions if required.
The Staff Survey: