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Periodic Review

Periodic Review (PR) is the process by which Schools undertake a broad review of all their programmes, evaluate their strategic direction and reflect upon the experiences of their students. It takes place every five years and is an opportunity for broad thinking about the student experience as well as a point at which Schools, in the context of College plans, review the continuing standards, validity and relevance of their programmes. Supported by a Review Team and with input from students, staff and external peers, Periodic Review captures a moment-in-time image of a School and is also an enabling process which will help Schools develop their provision and set their direction for the future.

On this page you can find further information about the process and the documentation necessary to complete a review. For further information please contact the Officers in Registry and Academic Services listed at the bottom of the page.

Guidance and Documentation

Documents for 2014-15:

PR1 – Guidance on Operation of Periodic Review 2014-15

Revised versions of the remaining documentation for 2014-15 will appear here shortly.

Archive Documents from 2013-14:

PR1 – Guidance on operation of Periodic Review 2013-14
PR2 – Guidance on areas of focus 2013-14
PR3 – SER template 2013-14
PR4 – Action plan template 2013-14
PR5 – Guidance on judgements 2013-14
PR6 – Review team report template 2013-14
PR7 – Guidance on appointment of Critical Friend 2013-14
PR8 – Guidance on appointment of external team member 2013-14
PR9 – Schedule template for initial visit to school 2013-14


Queries regarding the Periodic Review process should be addressed to:

Karen Moore
Registry Officer,
Registry and Academic Services


Dr Nathan Roberts
Curriculum Design Manager,
Registry and Academic Services


Page last updated: 25 November 2013