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Briefings and information for use during inspections of maintained schools and academies

22 May 2014 Ofsted

In line with the advice provided to the Secretary of State for Education, HM Chief Inspector is considering any lessons for Ofsted following its recent inspections of 21 schools in Birmingham.

You can read this statement on the Parliament website.

As part of this undertaking, he has given instructions for a number of documents under the headings of Subsidiary guidance to support the inspection of maintained schools and academies and Briefings and information for use during inspections of maintained schools and academies to be temporarily taken down while their content is reviewed.

This guidance, updated where necessary, will be re-published shortly.

The zip file below contains a series of documents which provide background or further information for inspectors. These are new documents which have been updated in line with the new framework and cover the following topics:

  • 16-19 study programme guidance for inspectors New for December 2013
  • Additional provision to manage behaviour briefing
  • Concerns identified
  • Coordinated inspection of hard federations and shared 6th forms
  • English as an additional language
  • Exploring the schools actions to prevent homophobic bullying
  • Guidance for school self-evaluation
  • Guide to Ofsted’s house style
  • Inspecting children’s centres briefing
  • Inspecting equalities briefing
  • Inspecting e-safety
  • Inspecting extended school provision
  • Inspecting faith schools
  • Inspecting primary school PE and school sport new funding
  • Inspecting registered EY provision managed by GB
  • Inspecting the effectiveness of partnerships
  • Inspecting safeguarding briefing
  • Pupils with medical needs briefing 

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Annual Report 2012/13

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