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13 Dec 2017
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Changes to Ofsted short inspections

Changes to Ofsted short inspection process

Further to the updates at County Heads and the Ofsted consultation on changes to the short inspection processes, particularly around conversion, the following arrangements have just been confirmed by Ofsted with effect from January 2018.


The changes that came into effect from 30 October where some schools due inspection are being inspected under section 5 from the start, rather than the anticipated section 8, remain in place.  The full response to the consultation can be viewed here -


Claire Roberts
Claire Roberts
Senior Manager: Support & Intervention (Improving Performance)

Phone: 07919 167690 Mobile