This article has been brought to you by Slough Borough Council's Interim Senior Advisory Teacher EYFS & EYFS Moderation Manager Sharon Rose on behalf of Ofsted, for the attention of Schools.
Ofsted | COVID-19 Rolling Update - This sets out our guidance and information relating to COVID-19 (coronavirus) for schools, early years, children's social care and further education and skills providers. We are updating it regularly. If you need to see what we've added since you last checked it, you can select 'history' on the page and this lists all the updates.
COVID-19 Briefing Notes - Over the coming months, we'll be publishing regularly what we've found on our visits to education and social care providers as part of our phased return to routine inspection. These are the first publications in this series:
- COVID-19 Series | Briefing on Schools, September 2020 - Evidence from pilot visits to schools between 14 and 18 September.
- COVID-19 Series | Briefing on Children’s Social Care Providers, September 2020 - Evidence from assurance visits to children’s homes between 1 and 11 September.
- Her Majesty's Chief Inspector (HMCI) Commentary | Findings from Visits in September - Amanda Spielman, HMCI, discusses what we found in our first visits to education and children’s social care providers during September.
- Press Release | School Leaders Determined Pupils will not become 'the COVID Generation' - Headlines from our first reports on how schools and children’s homes are addressing the needs of children at this time.
YouTube Playlist | a headteacher talks about an Ofsted visit to his school - A series of short clips in which Matt Rooney, Head of School, St Giles, Retford talks about what happened on his recent Ofsted visit. There is a long (12 minute) version and seven short clips focusing on the different themes that he’s reflecting on.