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Preparing for Ofsted: guidance for senior leaders

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Last updated on 12 December 2017
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How can we prepare for our next Ofsted inspection? We set out advice from 1 of our associate education experts and an education consultant with experience of inspection. We also relay information from Ofsted's inspection guidance and an interview with a former headteacher of an 'outstanding' school.

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  1. 1 Before notification of inspection
  2. 2 Receiving notification of inspection
  3. 3 Preparing staff and governors for inspection
  4. 4 Observing teaching
  5. 5 Tips to help the inspection run smoothly

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