From the Publisher
‘Ofsted: Thriving Not Surviving’ is a useful quick-read for all school leaders but is essential reading for leaders who have not yet experienced an inspection under the new framework.
This book provides a practical walk-through of the new inspection process and is full of helpful advice about how to ensure a smooth, successful visit.
As well as summarising the new framework that came into force in January 2012, this third edition provides a detailed exploration of the changes that took effect in September 2012 (including almost no notice inspections, the inclusion of performance management in the inspection process, and the renewed focus on literacy).
This edition – which has been revised for the academic year 2013/14 – also examines what happens when a school is judged ‘requires improvement’ and how such schools can become ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’.