The emotional side of an Ofsted inspection (part 2)

Click here to read part 1 We were told the official line we could tell people was, ‘It was a positive inspection and it did not convert to a Section 5 inspection’. Those in the know would have instantly known that it meant we had managed to remain a ‘Good’ school. When our lead inspectorContinue reading “The emotional side of an Ofsted inspection (part 2)”

5 tips for getting yourself ready for a promotion.

A new year often heralds a new incentive for getting off your backside and going for that promotion. It’s the time of year when everything suddenly looks different; either the rose-coloured spectacles have come off, making you realise there’s more to life than being stuck in a job you hate, or you have a DamascusContinue reading “5 tips for getting yourself ready for a promotion.”

The emotional side of an Ofsted inspection (part 1)

Over the past two years I’ve attended dozens of Ofsted webinars, read an unhealthy number of Ofsted reports and sifted through a wealth of Deep Dive questions, all in the name of preparing for my own school’s inspection. But despite all the preparation from a paperwork and school organisation point of view, there was veryContinue reading “The emotional side of an Ofsted inspection (part 1)”