Ofsted autumn ‘visits’ could become formal inspections

Tes reports …

Ofsted could convert its new school visits this term into formal inspections if it has major concerns about safeguarding or leadership. The watchdog has said its teams can decide to treat these visits as a no formal designation inspection if it has significant concerns. Ofsted is returning to schools at the end of the month for interim visits which it says are designed “to support schools in their important work to welcome all pupils back full-time”.

Read more at: Ofsted autumn ‘visits’ could become formal inspections


Are you a trainee teacher, NQT, teacher, headteacher, parent or  just someone who cares about education and has something to get off  your chest in a Schools Improvement Guest Post? Follow this link for more details at the bottom of the page.

Don’t forget you can sign up to receive our daily email bulletin (around 7am) with all the latest schools news stories. Your details will never be given to anyone else and you can unsubscribe at any stage. Just follow this link.

We now have a Facebook page - please click to like!


Please tell us your thoughts in comments or via Twitter

School delays opening after virus outbreak linked to holidays abroad
Gavin Williamson ignored advice to allow exams to go ahead, says Ofqual chief
Categories: 1st POST and News.

Let us know what you think...