Inspection 5: What to expect and how to make it a positive experience

Date(s) - 21/05/2019
10:00 am - 3:30 pm


ISA House

Suitable for: Heads and anyone involved at Senior Management level

This course helps you to prepare for inspection and make the most of the process, and shows you how to use the experience as part of school improvement.

Course aims:

• Understand the requirements of compliance and educational quality inspections
• Prepare the documentation required for inspection
• Prepare the school for inspection
• Use the inspection process as part of improving outcomes for pupils

During the day we will cover:

  • Understanding the requirements of compliance and quality inspections
  • Making your policies and school compliant
  • Completing the SEF and pre-inspection documentation
  • First contact and organisation of your inspection: show and tell
  • Preparing staff for interviews
  • Preparing governors for interviews
  • Pupil Interviews
  • Lesson observations
  • Work scrutiny
  • Managing feedback and recommendations

Course tutor: Liz Coley

Feedback from previous delegates

“It met my expectations and needs. It allayed concerns about inspection being ‘done’ to a school and restored my faith in the possibility of a ‘fair’ and open process.”

“Practical steps to prepare for the inspection, regarding documentation, compliancy etc.”

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