Review your accessibility plan every 3 years
It’s a statutory requirement to have an accessibility plan, and Ofsted may review it during an inspection.
If you’re not sure what to include in your plan, take a look at your accessibility plan requirements and our model accessibility plan.
You need to review your accessibility plan every 3 years (as explained in the DfE guidance on statutory policies for schools and academy trusts). It can be approved by:
- The governing board (or a committee), or
- An individual governor, or
- The headteacher
A review is not the same as an audit
You don’t necessarily need to conduct a new audit each time the plan is to be reviewed.
If there have been no significant changes to your buildings or context, a simpler review of the current plan may