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Hello! My name is Jonathan Coy, and I am co-host of HeadteacherChat. I am delighted to have been given access to Nautilus to see what they have on offer to support schools and I thought you would be interested to know what I discovered!

Read the full review below …

How does Nautilus describe their product?

The Nautilus school improvement tool is a very simple, high impact, online product that has been designed to support school leaders with the process of assessing and improving, all aspects of school provision. Your provision is a daily hive of activity. It can be easy for school leaders to end up shackled to their desks, stuck in stand-alone evaluation cycles and paperwork exercises, offering limited scope for sustained improvement. Whilst many schools will apply stand-alone lesson observations, we believe that when we add meaningful and focused learning walks, drop-in observations, and book studies, we can acquire a much more insightful view of everyday provision. This means that precious time collaborating with learning partners, leaders and colleagues can be spent using Nautilus to observe and discover together.

An Introduction to Nautilus


What does it enable you to do?

  • Nautilus Education takes the pain out of school’s monitoring. It provides a process of assessing and improving, all aspects of school provision. It is designed to guide the observers and capture feedback.
  • Simple to use, intuitive, and powerful in the analysis of your school, academy, or trust.
  • Comprehensive support package focusing on best use and sharing leadership solutions and suggestions.

What does Headteacher Chat think?

We believe Nautilus Education would be invaluable in supporting any school to achieve their school monitoring goals. It’s highly intuitive software, which made it easy for us to get going without the need for lots of training. This makes it so much more efficient than creating/running your own school monitoring plans. Nautilus will transform your reporting. All your school’s monitoring in one place, online.

Secure, yet easy to share, it puts leaders in control of their school’s monitoring journey.

The extensive data generated provides evidence for your school plan and inspection preparation, and we can see how information gathered could help you to quickly see what is working well and what needs to be improved!

This makes pricing extremely competitive, and we think this product will undoubtedly save you money and a lot of admin time.

‘Nautilus gives all my staff a consistent way to complete all monitoring activities. They feel confident completing them as they are clear in what they are looking for as are those being monitored. My staff have welcomed the clarity and consistency it provides for monitoring across the whole school. I can quickly see which staff are monitoring their subjects well as well as being able to identify which co-ordinators need support in monitoring.’ ‍C Chorlton, headteacher. Mercenfeld Primary School

Benefits of using Nautilus.

  1. Understand every strength and opportunity for improvement in your school, academy, or MAT.
  2. Provide your Trust, RSC, inspector, governing board, trustees, and other stakeholders with up-to-date and evidence-backed monitoring.
  3. Excellent value for money.

In summary, HeadteacherChat recommends Nautilus because:

“We have found the use of the most intuitive school monitoring tool on Nautilus to be an invaluable tool in being able to obtain information easily and efficiently and were really impressed with the level of analysis for all of the reports. If you are looking for ways to monitor and evidence teaching and learning, then we’d highly recommend this product.”

Jonathan Coy, HeadteacherChat.

For more information: www.nautilus.education