Inspecting non-association independent schools: leaflet for schools

This leaflet sets out what Ofsted will look at during an inspection of a non-association independent school.


Standard inspections of non-association independent schools: leaflet for non-association independent schools

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This leaflet is used to help schools prepare for inspection after notification.

Published 12 September 2014
Last updated 14 March 2019 + show all updates
  1. Updated document to reflect the introduction of point-of-inspection questionnaires for pupils and staff; removed references to point-in-time inspections for local authorities and updated the ‘what happens after inspection’ section to reflect the text used in the non-association independent schools handbook.
  2. Added a new section called ‘Meeting the inspectors’.
  3. Added updated leaflet.
  4. Updated to include privacy information.
  5. Updated for use from September 2015.
  6. Termly update to independent schools inspection guidance
  7. First published.