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New Ofsted Inspection Framework (to take effect from September 2019)

New Ofsted Framework (to take effect from September 2019)

The new Ofsted Inspection Framework has now been published at:

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  • revised framework to focus inspection on what children learn through the curriculum, rather than over-reliance on performance data 
  • proposals will call time on the culture of ‘teaching to the test’ and off-rolling 
  • new separate behaviour judgement to give parents reassurance that behaviour is good 
  • most evidence-based, research-informed and tested framework in Ofsted’s 26-year history