Guidance

Inspecting schools with no formal designation: guidance for inspectors

Guidance for monitoring Ofsted inspections of schools, with a focus on safeguarding and/or leadership and management.

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This document has been archived as it is no longer current. Information about this topic can be found in the Handbook for short, monitoring and unannounced behaviour school inspections

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Inspections of schools with no formal designation guidance for inspectors

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Inspections of schools with no formal designation guidance for inspectors

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Inspectors will follow this guidance where Ofsted has concerns that the safety of pupils and/or staff is at risk or where information suggests that there has been a serious breakdown in leadership and management, or a decline in standards.

Published 19 September 2014
Last updated 19 December 2014 + full page history
  1. The termly update to the main features of Ofsted's school inspections.
  2. First published.