Before, during & after inspection

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    Is your school due an inspection? Be clear on 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.
  • Post-Ofsted action plan: governors' role
    Find out how you can review and challenge your school's action plan after an Ofsted inspection, and what happens post-inspection if your school's been judged 'inadequate'.
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    Download our list of questions inspectors might ask you about your school's special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) provision to help prepare you for an inspection.
  • School inspection handbook updated for January 2024
    There aren't any new requirements for schools, but get up to speed on the changes and options available during an inspection.
  • Staying Ofsted-ready as a governor
    Use our checklists to be confident that when Ofsted arrives, you've got everything under control. Download our list of questions that inspectors might ask governors, and follow our links to brush up on any areas you're not sure of.