Training in Inspection Skills

Managing Your Ofsted Inspection

Dear Colleague,

This one-day course has been developed by experienced Ofsted inspectors. It will provide you with the information you need to ensure that your Ofsted inspection goes as smoothly as possible. The course is designed to ensure that participants understand what needs to be prepared for in advance of an inspection and how senior leaders can influence and manage the process of inspection during the inspection.

A range of top tips on helping leaders to have greater control of the inspection process will be provided by a highly experienced Ofsted inspector. The training will incorporate the revised September 2016 inspection handbook in order to ensure the most up-to-date information is provided.


  • A greater confidence in managing the whole inspection process from the initial phone call to the published report
  • A thorough understanding of the key changes to the September 2016 Inspection Handbook and 2017 updates
  • Practical advice on how to prepare a high quality summary self-evaluation for the lead inspector
  • Practical advice on what key information should be provided prior to and during the inspection
  • Practical advice on how to present the most relevant performance information to inspectors
  • Top tips on how to undertake joint observations with inspectors
  • Top tips on how to undertake joint work scrutiny exercises with inspectors

Suitable for:

Secondary and primary experienced and new Headteachers/Principals, Deputy and Assistant headteachers.

‘Insightful, powerful and highly accurate training!’
Martyn Oliver, Executive Principal, Outwood Grange Academy.

‘One of the most informative and worthwhile pieces of training since I entered headship!’
Karen Webster, Woodlands CE Primary School, Bradford

Secure Your Place

Course details:

Venue: Birmingham
Date: 24 May 2017
Time: 09.00-16.00
Lunch: Lunch and refreshments are provided and are included in the course price.
Price: £185+VAT
Discounts: 5% discount for other delegates from the same establishment.

Places are limited so please book now to avoid disappointment!

For additional information on this course and all our School Improvement courses, please contact us - we will be more than happy to help.

Best wishes,
Bev Dennett

B11 Education Ltd
T: 08455 195 811
E: [email protected]