Stage 1 - analyse Scout

Firstly, open SPaRO and choose the self-assessment section to view the situational analysis headings and fields.

Secondly, open Scout at the School dashboard to view the 5 focus areas for your review and analysis.

Note: there is no set length for a situational analysis, as it is a school-based decision and should include as much information as needed to inform future strategic directions.


Focus area and analysis - Enrolment

  • 85 students and steady since 2016
  • 6% Aboriginal students
  • 75% born in Australia
  • 58% EAL/D - Arabic and Punjabi two most common backgrounds
  • Attendance 92% - steady
  • FOEI 132 - steady
  • ICSEA 981 - steady
  • Parents/carers – 65% not in paid work for last 12 months. Approximately 60% have a tertiary qualification.

Focus area and analysis - Student performance

Best described in other sources not included in Scout.

Focus area and analysis - Wellbeing

Best described in other Sources not Included in Scout. Wellbeing indicators can be deducted from TEACCH data once established.

Focus area and analysis - Human resources

  • Staff FTE 42.4 – head count 68
  • Teaching staff 25.2
  • SLSO 17.2

Focus area and analysis - Finance

6100 – flexible funds available for 2021

  • Total unspent unassigned funds to be carried over to 2021 opening balance - $137,593.
  • Socio-economic background - $228,000 + predicted unspent funds $10,000
  • Aboriginal background - $7,358 + predicted unspent funds $3,156
  • Professional learning - $8,475
  • Beginning teacher - $35,500 + predicted unspent funds $2,000
  • QTSS - $32,159 (0.294 FTE)
  • School support allocation - $22,360
  • SSP Quality teaching support - $27,320

6300 funds available for 2021

  • Anticipated 2021 opening balance of $594,008 (planned underspend to sustain an instructional leader position over the next 3 years).

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