SEND Inspection Resources

ADCS Briefing Note

This note is based on a discussion about this new inspection regime at the ADCS Standards, Performance & Inspection Policy Committee meeting at the end of May 2016. An authority that piloted the inspection led this agenda item.

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Ofsted SEND Resources

In October 2017 Ofsted published a short report summarising the findings of the first year of activity.

Alongside this update report, Ofsted also published some key messages from the report via SlideShare.

SEND Inspection Resources

Learning from SEND inspections - workshop presentations from the 2019 ADCS Annual Conference - more here.

Brighton and Hove Council has shared a helpful presentation outlining their experiences of the SEND inspection in May 2016, see it here.

At a recent meeting of the Standards Performance & Inspection Policy Committee representatives from Hampshire County Council provided the group with an overview of their experiences as a pilot authority for the new SEND inspection.

The presentation delivered on the day and a suite of documents produced by the team - including some useful templates to help other LAs before and during their inspection and an example copy of the authority’s SEND self-assessment – can be found below.

ADCS is grateful to Hampshire for sharing these resources.

Hampshire PPT on SEND inspection

Inspection readiness timetable

SEND inspection logistics

Briefing sheet

Feedback sheet from all meetings and visits

Hampshire self-assessment (November 2015)

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