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)”

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)”

Covid changes staff want to keep

I recently put forward the following question on Twitter: What’s the one change your school has made since Covid began that you think should continue in September? Two days after putting the Tweet out I had received almost 300 comments; it was clearly a topic a lot of people had a view on. To saveContinue reading “Covid changes staff want to keep”