Inspection processes and procedures
Highlights from school evaluation and improvement
- Ofsted inspection: letter to your school community about the result Whatever the result, save time with our template letters so you can clearly explain the outcome of your school's latest Ofsted inspection and grading to your school community.
- Ofsted inspection: role of the school business manager (SBM) SBMs have an important role to play during an Ofsted inspection. Find out how you may be involved on the day, and what you can do to help your school prepare.
- Ofsted inspectors: ID and DBS checks When the Ofsted inspection team arrive, you need to check their identification but not their DBS information. Read our article to find out more.
- Your step-by-step guide to a graded Ofsted inspection Find out what happens before, during and after a graded Ofsted inspection under the 2019 framework, and understand what's expected of you at each step.