Subsidiary guidance supporting the inspection of maintained schools and academies

04 Apr 2014 Ofsted

Ref: 110166

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.

Inspectors should use this guidance to manage section 5 inspection, in conjunction with the School inspection handbook, and the training materials provided for: the distance learning for early reading and literacy; the framework training; and the inspection methodological training.

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