Ofsted – Amanda Spielman has proposed changes to how Ofsted inspects from September 2019. TES – Inspectorate addresses biggest concern about framework changes head on but insists they must not be delayed. […]
Inspection guidance and related materials for the four countries of the UK.
- School inspection update: academic year 2017 to 2018 (including updates from September and November 2017, and March and July 2018)
- Using Ofsted’s inspection dashboard: early years foundation stage profile to key stage 4 (updated May 2018)
- Busting myths on Ofsted inspections (updated July 2018)
- Ofsted Inspection Framework and Handbook
Ofsted – Ofsted’s Annual Report presents our findings for the areas we inspect in early years childcare, schools, further education and skills and social care.
Ofsted – These updates for inspectors and stakeholders contain information and guidance about Ofsted’s inspection work in schools. See also School inspection updates: academic year 2016 to 2017.
Ofsted – These documents provide inspectors and stakeholders with information and guidance about Ofsted’s inspection dashboard, for the early years foundation stage profile to key stage 4.
Ofsted – Updates for inspectors and stakeholders containing information and guidance about school inspections.
TES – The inspectorate has repeatedly said that is not looking for detailed marking when judging schools – so why are some teachers still drowning under the weight of it?
TES – Ofsted is “concerned” that its inspectors are still looking for detailed marking when judging schools – despite pleas for them to steer away from the practice.
GOV.UK – Ofsted inspections: myths (updated July 2018). GOV.UK – Busting myths on Ofsted inspections.
YouTube – Sean Harford talks about what inspectors will look at when considering a school’s assessment system.
Education Scotland – This advice note provides local authorities, schools and early learning and childcare (ELCC) settings with information on how inspections, carried out from August 2015 onwards, will take account of […]
GOV.UK – Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector confirms the biggest changes to education inspection for more than 2 decades. See also: Inspection Guidance.
GOV.UK – Common inspection framework: education, skills and early years from September 2015. GOV.UK – School inspection handbook (with effect from September 2015; updated July 2018).
Ofsted – This publication focuses on early reading, including systematic phonics, literacy and inspection methodology. It is an online distance learning training module for inspectors and has been written to […]
GOV.UK – Ofsted annual reports. BBC News Education – Ofsted warns of ‘two nations’ gap in school standards (December 2013).
Ofsted – The framework for school inspection (updated December 2014). Ofsted – School inspection handbook (updated December 2014). Ofsted – Ofsted inspections of maintained schools. Ofsted – How Ofsted will […]