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  1. How well do young people learn and achieve?
  2. How well does the school support young people to develop and learn?
  3. How well does the school improve the quality of its work?

To evaluate the quality of provision, inspections focus on the following questions:

For the fifth consecutive time, the school has been awarded the highest grade of excellent across all areas of assessment in a report produced by the Care Inspectorate following a recent inspection of their residential boarding provision.
‘Excellent’ (sector-leading) grades for:

While Catholic schools are involved in these inspections on the same basis as non-denominational schools, inspectors will anticipate that the Catholic school will reflect its own distinctive nature, mission and context in its self-evaluation. Thiu, tit is expected that the distinctive nature of the Cathlic school will be evident in how it articulates its specific values, vision, identity and ethos, all grounded in its mission as a community of faith and learning.
All schools in Scotland are subject to inspection by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Education (HMIE) which, each year, inspects and reports on the quality of education in pre-school centres, primary schools, secondary schools, special schools, community learning and development services, colleges, and residential educational provision. They also inspect the education functions of local authorities and carry out joint inspections of services for children.

School inspections scotland
Education Scotland, the government agency responsible for improving performance in schools, announced on Tuesday that inspections would be cancelled at least until the end of the academic year to allow teachers to “concentrate on reopening schools”.
“Normal inspections may not be appropriate, but surely this is when they should be in schools more often, identifying and providing the support required,” Mr Gray, education spokesman for his party, said.

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Dalziel Pupils Celebrate Education Scotland Inspection Report
We are delighted the report praises our confident and well-mannered young people and the drive and commitment of the head teacher, senior leadership team and the staff. Education Scotland also recognise the schools very strong positive ethos and its outstanding attainment and achievement.

Government HMIE inspections for both teaching and pastoral care have passed the school at the highest level. Head teachers from various senior schools also speak very highly of Cargilfield and in particular about the children at the school.
Don’t take our word for it, whilst this website gives you our view of Cargilfield’s strengths and attributes, there are a number of sources of entirely independent advice and opinions that parents can seek when selecting a school for their child.