Be clear on how governance will be inspected under the 2019 inspection framework, and what your role is on inspection day.
The impact of COVID-19
Since September 2021, inspections have accounted for the disruptions to learning caused by the pandemic. Inspectors will look at how your school has dealt with the impact of COVID-19. They'll also inspect your school's pandemic adaptations.
What to do throughout the year
- Nothing in this list is new. There shouldn’t be any additional work you need to do to get ready for an Ofsted inspection
- Download our checklist to see what key documents to keep up-to-date. Follow the links to our articles for more information about particular tasks – that way you can be confident that when Ofsted does arrive, you've got everything under control
If you know you're due an inspection, consider fortnightly meetings. 2 governors could attend a