The Inspection Ready Leader

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

  • 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: 19th Mar 2019, 21st Mar 2019

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


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



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

Delegates learn how to develop

Improvement plans

Concise self-evaluations

Performance/assessment information:

to show good progress

for areas of improvement


Delegates receive:

Online post-course support

Delegate file including: CPD certificate

First delegate rate

£299 + VAT

Additional delegate rate

£279 + VAT

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