Evaluate is an online self-evaluation service specifically designed for headteachers and principals. Evaluate enables schools and colleges to appraise their present and potential effectiveness by assessing the school's perceived performance against 11 key characteristics identified by international research into school effectiveness and successful performance.

Four powerful surveys

The full Evaluate service is a set of four surveys and a comparative report to highlight differences of perception in your key constituencies. The surveys can be used together or independently to analyse specific groups.

Evaluate Staff

Canvasses and analyses the views of all staff – irrespective of role – and can be completed in about 10-15 minutes. The staff report indicates how opinions vary between groups of staff.

Evaluate Parents

Enables you to make consultation with parents a constructive and worthwhile exercise, giving you a representative set of opinions on a range of important topics. Parents can share their views with ease from the comfort of their own homes.

Evaluate Pupils

Understand how pupils perceive provision in your school. The survey can be conducted during registration, a tutorial session or an ICT class. Primary and secondary versions available.

Evaluate Governors

Canvasses and analyses the views of governors and is powerful as comparative information. The 10-15 minute survey can often be conveniently included within a governors meeting.

Easy to use

The reports clearly identify areas of strength, weakness, improvement and decline for further investigation and action. This information is specifically designed to be used as part of your school's self-evaluation for Ofsted.

How it works

Respondents complete Evaluate online at a time and place convenient for them. The questionnaire is accessed using a unique password that ensures complete confidentiality. Options are selected from dropdown menus to evaluate each of the following 11 characteristics:

    • School/college leadership
    • Vision and goals
    • Organisation of learning and teaching
    • Organisation of resources and the learning environment
    • Management of behaviour and discipline
    • Monitoring and evaluation of student performance
    • Monitoring and evaluation of staff performance
    • Organisation of student care and involvement
    • Organisation of extra-curricular provision
    • Organisation of parent involvement and responsibility
    • Organisation of staff training and development

Download sample reports

Evaluate reports provide detailed evidence of the school's current progress in key areas for Ofsted's inspection framework. They give headteachers and their colleagues a valuable insight into how the school is perceived and how perceptions vary across the institution, identifying areas of clear strength, weakness, improvement and decline for further investigation and action.

Overview sample report

An overview of the opinions of your key constituencies about the perceived effectiveness of the school.


Individual sample reports

Detailed reports on each of your key constituencies


What you can expect

With Anspear, you will never be on your own. We are always on hand and are committed to the success of your support and intervention programme. With our Evaluate survey, you can expect:

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supervisor_account Anonymity and confidentiality
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Get in touch

To get started with our Evaluate survey or find out more, please get in touch using the form below or give us a call.

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