Throughout the #5MinOfstedPlan there is space for you to put the lead person for each section. This is very important as you don’t want to receive the phone call, only to find two senior leaders looking at each other saying, “I thought you were doing that!” Equally a number of sections have space for a completion date to be entered. There can be an overwhelming temptation to put the “important but not yet urgent” Ofsted preparation tasks to one side in the business of a school day.
Needless to say, when the phone call comes, the task suddenly changes from ‘not yet urgent’ to ‘URGENT’. So, let’s get planning.