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Impact, Impact, Impact

Impact, Impact, Impact

Having initially focused on intent and then implementation, Ofsted is already moving increasingly toward impact as a key area of focus during inspections. This was seen in recent inspections in three...

Impact, Impact, Impact

Having initially focused on intent and then implementation, Ofsted is already moving increasingly toward impact as a key area of focus during inspections. This was seen in recent inspections in three...

Personal Development in School – Top Tips

Personal Development in School – Top Tips

PSHE is not a deep-dive subject, but inspectors focus on it as part of the wider evidence gathering and evaluation to support the judgement for personal development. From the schools and...

Personal Development in School – Top Tips

PSHE is not a deep-dive subject, but inspectors focus on it as part of the wider evidence gathering and evaluation to support the judgement for personal development. From the schools and...

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Recent Ofsted Updates

Here is a selection of Ofsted updates sent out over the last few weeks. Click the links to download a summary and share with your staff… Update 732 – Ofsted...

Recent Ofsted Updates

Here is a selection of Ofsted updates sent out over the last few weeks. Click the links to download a summary and share with your staff… Update 732 – Ofsted...

A Focus on Attendance

A Focus on Attendance

Recent training for inspectors focused again on attendance. This was no surprise, with Ofsted releasing ‘An update on attendance with Ofsted and the DfE’ on their YouTube channel back in the...

A Focus on Attendance

Recent training for inspectors focused again on attendance. This was no surprise, with Ofsted releasing ‘An update on attendance with Ofsted and the DfE’ on their YouTube channel back in the...

Boys, eh? What can you do?

Boys, eh? What can you do?

Back in February 2020 there was a parliamentary debate on ‘Education and Attainment of White Working-Class Boys’. Part of the expert evidence stated that ‘We know that on average boys...

Boys, eh? What can you do?

Back in February 2020 there was a parliamentary debate on ‘Education and Attainment of White Working-Class Boys’. Part of the expert evidence stated that ‘We know that on average boys...

The Big Listen, but will they?

The Big Listen, but will they?

There was an interesting, not too surprising, reaction to Ofsted’s ‘Big Listen’ when it was discussed at a session I ran with headteachers and deputies this week. Despite all the...

The Big Listen, but will they?

There was an interesting, not too surprising, reaction to Ofsted’s ‘Big Listen’ when it was discussed at a session I ran with headteachers and deputies this week. Despite all the...