SIAMS Inspections

Update - Thursday 3 November 2022

SIAMS 2023: Dr Margaret James, National Director of SIAMS, has set out how SIAMS will develop from September 2023. For the recording of the webinar and further resources, please see the links below:

SIAMS 2023: National Update | Video

SIAMS 2023: powerpoint slides | Weblink

SIAMS 2023: Framework and guidance | Weblink

SIAMS Inspections

All church schools are subject to the SIAMS (Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools) process.

SIAMS considers the distinctiveness, effectiveness and sustainability of the Christian ethos of church schools through the impact of the school’s chosen Christian vision.

A new SIAMS Framework was published in April 2018 and came into operation in September 2018. In March 2020, SIAMS inspections were suspended as part of the Government’s COVID-19 legislation. Inspections resumed in the Autumn Term 2021 and a revised SIAMS evaluation schedule was published in September 2021.  SIAMS Inspections were again suspended in January 2022 but resumed at the end of February 2022.   

Please use the drop down options opposite to find out more about the SIAMS inspection process, the support available, recent SIAMS inspection reports and SIAMS resources.

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