Ofsted

Is your school ready for inspection?

E-Safety is now an important part of an Ofsted inspection following the release in June 2012 of the Ofsted school inspection handbook. This included a number of indicators against which a school could evaluate the breadth of its approach to safeguarding.

Ofsted published additional (Section 5) briefing information in September 2013 and this included information on inspecting e-Safety highlighting some key points which schools will need to consider when extending their safeguarding obligations to the online world.

When conducting inspections, from September 2012, Ofsted will be identifying a number of aspects as key features of good and outstanding e-Safety practice.

Use the documents on this page to help you review your e-safety provision in relation to Ofsted standards, take a look at this TES blog for an up to date view from Daniel Lambert, HMI and watch the short video below to find out what Ofsted look for during inspections:

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