What’s coming from Ofsted

We were lucky enough to attend the NDNA Conference this week and Ofsted had some stuff to say about the Common Inspection Framework!   It will be introduced in September 2015 and all the information will be available from around June – allegedly into a single handbook. Important:  If you are currently graded ‘Satisfactory’ under the old schedule, you can expect an Inspection by the end of March 2015.  You have been warned! Ofsted are currently … [Read more...]

Ofsted say No, to No notice

 Elements of the new Common Inspection Framework were shared at an NDNA conference I attended this week. The highlight for us in Early Years is perhaps the introduction of ½ days inspection notice! Although this is probably more of a win for the schools (they won’t be getting no-notice inspections) than for us, we must be grateful for what we can get – mustn’t we? Understandably, Ofsted do say that they reserve the right to provide a no-notice … [Read more...]