Be ready for Ofsted: checklistsWhether you’ve just got the call from your headteacher or your school's expecting an inspection this year, use our checklists so you're ready for Ofsted.
How to clerk an Ofsted feedback meetingIs your school due an inspection? Be clear how to clerk an Ofsted feedback meeting so you can capture everything the inspector says. Find out what you should do before, during and after the meeting.
Ofsted inspection: providing governing board minutesYou're required to produce your minutes for inspection if asked to do so. Understand what inspectors might look for and how they might use them, as well as specific considerations you should have when producing your minutes.
Ofsted's 'Improving governance': an overviewWe outline the main points from Ofsted's 2016 report 'Improving governance'. We focus on the recommendations for the governing bodies of maintained schools, academies and multi-academy trusts.
Ofsted inspection: pupil premium spendingUnderstand how Ofsted will inspect your school's use of pupil premium. Doing so won't just to prepare you for inspection, but also inform your strategic plans as well as how you monitor and challenge the effectiveness of your pupil premium spending.
Ofsted inspection: role of link governorsIf you're a link governor, inspectors won't be formally assessing your role. But if you do speak to them, here's how you can demonstrate how you're effectively monitoring your school.
Ofsted inspection: safeguardingUpdatedUnderstand what Ofsted expect to see in your school's safeguarding arrangements, and what evidence they'll collect during an inspection.
Ofsted inspection: SEN provisionUnderstand how Ofsted will inspect your school's SEND provision. Doing so won't just to prepare you for inspection, but also inform your strategic plans as well as how you monitor and challenge that provision.
Ofsted: latest updatesUpdatedStay up to date with all things Ofsted, including its plans for on-site monitoring inspections in the summer term.
Section 48 inspectionsIf your school has a designated religious character, you're responsible for organising section 48 inspections on top of standard Ofsted inspections. Be clear on what these inspections are and how they work, so you can be confident in fulfilling this duty.