Our associate education experts, Maggie Waller and Ian Preston, helped us to write this article.
First, check your scheme of delegation
This is so you know what your responsibilities are in terms of monitoring your school's curriculum.
Depending on your delegated responsibilities, the way you'll monitor the curriculum may be very similar to that of governing boards. Read about the governing board's role in monitoring the curriculum, but bear in mind that you might not have responsibility for all the same areas.
Ofsted expects your curriculum to meet all pupils' needs
Inspectors will examine whether your curriculum intent meets the needs of all learners. This is explained in the 'quality of education' section of the education inspection framework. Make sure you understand how Ofsted inspects the curriculum.
Through your monitoring