Inspectors will look at how you handle harmful sexual behaviour
Ofsted updated its school inspection handbook in 2021 to include considerations around managing sexism, sexual harassment and abuse in school.
We worked with our associate expert Sara Alston to develop new questions that inspectors might ask based on the changes to the handbook and Ofsted's review of sexual abuse in schools. We don't know that inspectors will ask these exact questions - instead, the questions are meant to give you an idea of the kinds of things inspectors may focus on.
See the list of questions and prompts for what a good answer might include in our download below.
Safeguarding inspection impacts your 'leadership and management' judgement
There's no separate graded judgement for safeguarding, but inspectors will judge whether safeguarding arrangements are 'effective'.
However, if there are