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Inspection of safeguarding

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Last updated on 24 August 2016
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Where can I find Ofsted’s guidance on the inspection of safeguarding? This article summarises key points from Ofsted's safeguarding guidance. It also looks at what evidence inspectors will consider, and how Ofsted deals with safeguarding concerns that arise during an inspection.

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  1. 1 Ofsted guidance on safeguarding
  2. 2 No separate grade for safeguarding
  3. 3 What evidence will inspectors consider?
  4. 4 Safeguarding concerns arising during inspection

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