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The New Common Inspection Framework 2015 in Schools

1 day
£950.00 + VAT

What this course contains

This course is designed to introduce leaders to the principles of the inspection reform, the new Ofsted framework, handbook and ways of working in order to bring about improvement.

Intended outcomes

Participants will:

  • Work with other professionals to share good practice
  • Be taken through each major aspect of the framework considering any new elements and emphasis so that they understand Ofsted's expectations
  • Look closely at the evidence required to make each judgment and the criteria for making the judgments, considering how best to present evidence
  • Consider how to use the framework to bring about school improvement and to ensure that school self-evaluation is accurate
  • Explore strategies to employ to ensure that staff and governors are well prepared and understand what to expect

Who is this course for

Designed for all school leaders.

The cost

For schools that subscribe to our annual School Improvement Package the fees are £950 plus VAT (for up to 20 attendees).

For schools that do not subscribe to our annual improvement package, fees are £1525 plus VAT.


To successfully complete the course, attendees will be required to pass a short assessment.


Upon successful completion of the course attendees will be issued a CPD accredited certificate. The course equates to 7 hours of CPD.

Please note

Please bring with you a printed copy of Ofsted’s most recent School Inspection Handbook. This can be downloaded from the Ofsted website.

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Don't forget...

.... that our HR Advisory service now includes an annual visit to your school.  You can use this visit to apprise us of any new developments in your school or alternatively to assist you with any HR issues that are better dealt with face to face.

There is no extra cost for this visit and it is available to all HR Advisory clients old and new.  If you would like to book a visit by one of our consultants to your school, please contact us on 0845 459 7013.

"Head teachers have a difficult job and often have to balance several conflicting viewpoints. Indeed, when dealing with multiple stakeholders and various interested parties simultaneously, it is always good to have a "reflective hand" to provide advice and guidance.” John Leigh, Head teacher - Sandbach Academy