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.
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 – 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 […]
Education Scotland – Education Scotland Inspection Advice Note (2015-16). Education Scotland – Inspection and review.