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Preparing for an Ofsted Inspection - A Guide for Bucks Governors

Preparing for an Ofsted Inspection - A Guide for Bucks Governors

A Guide for Bucks Governors

Join Buckinghamshire Council School Improvement Advisors to hear insights from recent Ofsted inspections across Buckinghamshire schools, the latest Ofsted framework and our discussions with our local HMI. Whether your school is expecting an inspection this year or not, this session will help all governors to learn from the key strengths and weaknesses identified in recent local inspections.


  • Understand the governors' role and responsibilities in planning for and during an Ofsted inspection.
  • Understand what inspectors look for in an inspection.
  • Learn how to identify potential issues in advance, plan effectively and be prepared on the day.
  • Apply the lessons learned from other recent local inspections to your own schools' context


Georgina Masefield & Naureen Kausar, Buckinghamshire Council Primary & Secondary School Improvement Advisors

Who should book on:

  • Chairs and vice-chairs of governors – especially those in the window for an inspection
  • All governors who would welcome a greater understanding of their role in an Ofsted inspection

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