KCC’s Inclusion Toolkit is drawn from national research and best practice in schools across Kent and is designed to be a one-stop reference point for great inclusive practice guidance.
It is a self-evaluation tool which can be used by individual schools or collaborations, either in part or in its entirety. It can be used independently by schools or initiated and supported by a range of colleagues in the role of critical friend.
It is intended to support schools or collaborations who want to:
- demonstrate in a cohesive way the range of things they do to promote inclusion
- develop and agree a benchmark for different areas of shared good practice and to facilitate peer-to-peer support
- support collaborative processes such as In Year Fair Access
- build confidence between schools regarding inclusive practice to facilitate peer-to-peer support
- demonstrate inclusive practice to Ofsted using references to the current framework and planning for proposed developments
- evidence examples of good practice and highlight resources and services to improve outcomes for vulnerable learners.
The toolkit is in four parts:
Part 1 (PDF, 478.1 KB) - Introduction and overview, how to get started and use the toolkit, inclusion best practice guidance, inclusion assessment tool, action plan, review and continuous improvement and a case study from Orchards Academy, Swanley
Part 2.1 (PDF, 382.0 KB) - Inclusion workbook (contains about the inclusion assessment criteria)
Part 2.2 (DOCX, 28.8 KB) - Blank inclusion assessment tool template
Part 3 (PDF, 157.9 KB) - Resources