Your role during an inspection
This article covers questions that Ofsted inspectors might ask you about your school and your role.
As a governing board, you'll be inspected under Ofsted's 'leadership and management' judgement. For more information on this area, take a look at our articles on:
The impact of COVID-19
Since Ofsted restarted its routine inspections in September 2021, it has continued to recognise the disruption that the pandemic has had on schools. This is reflected in its School Inspection Handbook.
Read our article on routine Ofsted inspections after September 2021 for information on how inspectors will consider the impact of the pandemic.
Questions Ofsted might ask
Use these questions to prepare for an inspection and see suggestions of evidence you can provide to support your answers.
Your understanding of your role and school Quality of education/curriculum Use of