Ofsted pre-inspection checklist
You've received the call from Ofsted that you’re going to be inspected. Here’s what to do before they arrive, and the information you need to make available by the start of the inspection.
Download our checklist
It'll help you prepare for a section 5 inspection, or a section 8 inspection if you’re a ‘good’ or 'outstanding’ school.
It includes a:
- Step-by-step guide of what to do once Ofsted has called
- List of all the information you need to make available by the start of the inspection
How inspections are affected by COVID-19
Ofsted is restarting routine, graded inspections in the autumn term 2021.
The impact of the pandemic, your response to the situation, and any plans you have for the transitional period How you implemented the curriculum and any elements of remote education you might have in place at the time of inspection COVID-19 safety protocols for the inspection team to follow