13 September 2023: Ofsted won't inspect schools affected by RAAC
Schools on the list of education settings affected by reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (RAAC) will not be inspected this term.
Ofsted has updated its deferrals guidance for schools not on the list, but still affected (e.g. those schools taking on pupils from schools on the list above).
The announcement also makes clear that where Ofsted has concerns about a school, it may send inspectors regardless of the school's situation with RAAC.
24 July 2023: Ofsted School Inspection Handbook updated for 2023
There are a number of changes and clarifications, including the reforms we were already expecting from 13 June 2023 (see below). The updated handbook comes into force from 1 September 2023.
Read a summary of the changes in our other article.
13 June 2023: Ofsted is making changes to inspections
Respond to Ofsted's consultation on its