Timeframe for an inspection from planning to publication of the report.
|Day||Full inspection activity|
|2||Notice – site visit (usually at around midday on the day of notification)|
|5–9||Report writing – inspection evidence and report submitted for quality assurance|
|22||Report sent to the college for any comments on factual accuracy within a maximum of 18 working days of the end of the inspection|
|27||College returns the report within 5 working days with any comments on factual accuracy|
|32||The final report will be published on the Ofsted website within a maximum of 28 working days of the end of the inspection|