Inspecting non-association independent schools: leaflet for parents

A leaflet for parents and carers about inspections of non-association independent schools.


Inspecting non-association independent schools - a leaflet for parents and carers

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This leaflet includes information about:

  • why Ofsted inspects non-association independent schools
  • what happens during an inspection
  • how parents can make their views known
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. Updated to include privacy information.
  3. Updated for use from September 2015.
  4. Termly update to independent schools inspection guidance
  5. First published.