The first six hours: being prepared
No matter how much it is expected, the telephone call announcing an impending inspection can make even the best-managed school anxious. The first six hours covers the time beginning with the call from the lead inspector announcing the impending visit to the close of the regional office on that day. The course provides a step-by-step approach to assure you that you are as prepared as one can be for the arrival of the inspection team. As well as providing guidance and a timetable for senior leaders, the course will offer practical tips for real preparation to ensure both the school and the inspection team have all the evidence
needed. These tips and helpful hints are based on experience of inspecting schools, academies and colleges.