In this blog, we’ll consider safeguarding through the course of an inspection. We’ll explain some of the main activities we undertake and why. You’ll find lots of references to keeping children safe in education (KCSIE) too. That’s because it sets …
Sean Harford, National Director for Education, and Yvette Stanley, National Director for Social Care, discuss peer-on-peer abuse: what it is, what schools should be doing when it happens and how we’ve trained our inspectors to recognise it.
Periodically at Ofsted I become aware of misconceptions about inspection processes; what we look at and what people think is required by us.
As we come towards the end of the autumn term it is worth reflecting on the revisions to the government’s Keeping children safe in education guidance that were made this September.
With children under the age of five being cared for and taught in a range of different settings, often with slightly differing regulatory requirements, it’s not surprising that we frequently get questions about expectations around safeguarding.