The Inspection Ready Leader

A-Z of what you need to know, say and evidence

  • The top 10 priorities

  • Know your evidence and impact

  • Take key steps to ensure that your next inspection is Outstanding

Lesley Cox

Lesley Cox

Dates: 22nd Mar 2018, 27th Mar 2018

Lesley is a former national SEN lead for Ofsted. She now works as an independent educational consultant.

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How to prepare for a successful Ofsted inspection

Unpick the contents of the school inspection handbook

Discover what evidence to make available to Ofsted inspectors

Apply this evidence to demonstrate progress within your school’s self-evaluation and improvement plans

An interactive guide for all schools striving for Outstanding

Learn how best to show inspectors that:

  • all equalities obligations and statutory requirements have been met

  • appropriate support and challenge are provided to all pupils

  • teaching and learning are consistently good or improving

  • there are high aspirations for the outcomes of all pupils

  • regular evaluation takes place of the effectiveness of the school’s work at all levels

Leadership and management inspection tools

Use improvement plans as working documents and evaluation schedules

Write concise and evaluative self-evaluations

Use performance and assessment information to show good progress and areas for improvement

Provide those responsible for governance with helpful and accessible information to support and challenge school leaders

First delegate rate

£299 + VAT

Additional delegate rate

£279 + VAT

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