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Ofsted 'deep dives': maths (primary)
Find out what Ofsted inspectors might ask during a maths 'deep dive'. Download our list of questions - it's based on inspections under the 2019 framework.
Ofsted inspectors use subject 'deep dives' to inspect your curriculum.
How deep dives work
Your senior leadership team, curriculum leads, subject leads, teachers and pupils.
How will inspectors do this?
- Conversations (see the list of questions in the section below)
- Work scrutinies (they'll look at 6 pieces of work per year group, for at least 2 year groups)
- Lesson observations (4 to 6 lessons)
- Looking at curriculum documentation
Read our article on how Ofsted inspects your curriculum for more details.
Impact of coronavirus
Ofsted recognises the challenges placed on schools during the pandemic, including that most schools will have been unable to implement their curriculum in the usual way.
Exploring how you implemented your curriculum remotely Looking at how subject leaders and teachers have identified pupils’ learning gaps and new starting points, and How they have responded
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