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Download our questions to help you prepare
You'll usually meet with an inspector for 30 to 45 minutes during an Ofsted inspection.
Questions cover the following areas:
- Internal assessment data – inspectors won’t ask to see this, but you can still use it as evidence to demonstrate a point if you want. We’ve included some follow-up questions inspectors might ask if you do decide to use it
- Behaviour and attitudes
- Personal development
- Leadership and management
You'll also find pointers on evidence you could use to identify practical examples to back up your answers.
We’ve spread our questions related to COVID-19 throughout this document, rather than having them in a distinct section – this is to reflect the latest version of the School Inspection Handbook (September 2023).
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