The Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted) inspect schools and other educational settings. In this section of the Better Governor website, you will be able to find articles and resources which highlight, summarise and synthesise information and guidance relating to Ofsted and school inspections which is of relevance to all governing bodies.
This webinar will explore the Behaviour and Attitudes judgement that is one of the four key judgements, in the Ofsted framework, introduced in September 2019. Will will focus on the strategic overview that those in governance need to have of this aspect of school provision.
This Better Governor webinar focuses on the Personal Development judgement introduced in the latest Ofsted framework, in September 2019. We explore the evidence that Ofsted inspectors utilise to inform their judgement and reflect on what governors and trustees need to know. You will be encouraged to consider how governors and trustees should monitor this aspect of school performance.
This Better Governor webinar will focus on what has been learned from (almost) two terms of the Ofsted Inspection framework for schools which was introduced in September 2019. We will analyse some of the data, highlight emerging themes and apparent areas of focus in inspections, with the aim of equipping those in governance with a deeper understanding of what to expect when Ofsted resume inspections of our schools, once the current Covid-19 lockdown ends
This Better Governor webinar will explore the Quality of Education judgement within the Ofsted framework introduced in September 2019. We will focus on how inspectors arrive at their judgement including, the evidence they look for in schools and reflect on how this impacts on governance in 2020.
DfE consultation on removing Ofsted exempt status
Ofsted blog outlines their view of a short Key Stage 3 Curriculum.
This webinar focused on the experiences of governors and trustees whose schools have been inspected since the introduction of the new inspection framework in September 2019.
Ofsted have published data on the new inspection framework.
The new Ofsted framework - The use of internal data.
Revision to the Ofsted Inspection Handbook (November 2019), clarifies new approach.