What will Ofsted inspections look like in your school from September 2019?

With the launch of the new Ofsted Education Inspection Framework and School Inspection Handbook, what will inspections under the new framework be actually like? There will be main parts of the inspection regime: Pre-inspection Deep dives Bringing it together Most inspections will generally be two days (apart from smaller schools), but preparation will start the day before. Next Steps Pre-inspection Ofsted will phone the school by 2pm on the day before the inspection, to let the school know who is coming, confirm things such as number of pupils on roll. They will also send emails requests that certain information (attendance analysis, exclusions, bad behaviour records) is available to inspectors by 8 a.m. the next day (inspectors will not arrive on school before this time). There will then be a more substantive call with the headteacher (or other school leaders if not available). This will focus on three aspects: . The school's context, and progress since the previous inspection including elements for improvement previously identified in previous inspections. The headteacher's assessment...
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Multiplication tables check

This article looks at the Multiplication tables check (MTC) for Year 4 pupils. As of 1 April 2019 schools and pupils can Try It Out, prior to the pilot which will be held between Monday 10 and Friday 28 June 2019. The test will consist of 25 questions, together with 3 practice questions. Pupils will have 6 seconds to answer each question, with 3 seconds between each question. Please note that you will not get a report on the number of marks each pupil gets when they "Try It Out". However, there is nothing to stop teachers from monitoring their pupils' tests and keeping their own unofficial score. MTC Administration The MTC administration can be accessed from the top menu bar of NCA Tools, usually for headteachers and other super users. The pupil register will be pre-populated with your year 4 pupils. Additional pupils can be added into the pupil register if needed. If you wish, you can organise pupils into groups. This means...
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What makes a Good Question Level Analysis?

Over the last few years, Primary School Heads and teachers have been offered many different versions of Question Level Analysis to help with curriculum planning and SATs preparation. QLA is a really useful tool with your mock tests before the real SATs helping teachers better prepare pupils and to refine the curriculum to secure those marginal gains. . What should you look for in a good Question Level Analysis? Here are our TOP 10 Questions to Ask... . 1) Do you have to search in many places or is it delivered in one go? Remember the aim of this analysis is to save you time as a head/teacher so you are not searching through lots of data to find the answer. You need something that does that for you. . 2) Does the analysis look at Individual Questions or just general topics?  Most Question Analysis actually only gives you the heads up around different topics but what if, you wanted to look at the different types of question? Are your pupils better at the...
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Key Stage 2 Rankings

On 13 December 2018 the DfE released the results per school for the KS2 SATs and Teacher Assessments. Would you like to know where your school is in relation to other schools? We have created an analysis for the main measures, showing the percentile ranking for these measures: A "1" indicates that your school is in the top 1% of all schools in England (excluding special schools).A "100" indicates that your schools is in the bottom 1%. This analysis enables you to: Locate your school percentile.Find out how close you were to the top and bottom 10% or 20%.Give you additional evidence to help set your targets for the forthcoming year. Why should I be interested in my school's ranking? Ofsted's Inspection Data Summary report is the document which Ofsted inspectors will read before coming to your school. It highlights: The top 10% and the bottom 10% for any particular year. This is indicated by the percentiles 1 to 10, and 91 to 100.The top 20% and the...
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KS2 2018 Ranks – Maths progress

On this page you can match your school mathematics progress figure, and find your percentage rank.A "1" indicates the top 1% of all schools; a "100" indicates the bottom 1% of all schools. Mathematics progress measure ResultPercentile Rankup to -6.0100-5.9100 to 99-5.8 to -5.399-5.299 to 98-5.1 to -4.998-4.898 to 97-4.7 to -4.597-4.497 to 96-4.3 to -4.296-4.196 to 95-4.095-3.995 to 94-3.894-3.794 to 93-3.693-3.593 to 92-3.492-3.392 to 91-3.291 to 90-3.190-3.090 to 89-2.989 to 88-2.888 to 87-2.787-2.687 to 86-2.586 to 85-2.485 to 84-2.384 to 83-2.283 to 82-2.182 to 81-2.081 to 80-1.980 to 78-1.878 to 77-1.777 to 76-1.676 to 74-1.574 to 73-1.473 to 72-1.372 to 70-1.270 to 69-1.169 to 67-1.067 to 66-0.966 to 64-0.864 to 63-0.763 to 61-0.661 to 59-0.559 to 58-0.458 to 56-0.356 to 54-0.254 to 53-0.153 to 510.051 to 500.150 to 480.248 to 460.346 to 450.445 to 430.543 to 420.642 to 400.740 to 380.838 to 370.937 to 351.035 to 341.134 to 331.233 to 311.331 to 301.430 to 281.528 to 271.627 to 261.726 to...
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KS2 2018 Ranks – Writing progress

On this page you can match your school Writing progress figure, and find your percentage rank.A "1" indicates the top 1% of all schools; a "100" indicates the bottom 1% of all schools. Writing progress measure ResultPercentile Rankup to -6.1100-6.0100 to 99-5.9 to -5.099-4.999 to 98-4.8 to -4.498-4.398 to 97-4.2 to -4.097-3.997 to 96-3.8 to -3.796-3.696 to 95-3.5 to -3.495-3.395 to 94-3.294-3.194 to 93-3.093-2.993 to 92-2.892-2.792 to 91-2.691 to 90-2.590 to 89-2.489-2.389 to 88-2.288 to 87-2.187 to 86-2.086 to 85-1.985 to 84-1.884 to 83-1.783 to 82-1.682 to 80-1.580 to 79-1.479 to 77-1.377 to 76-1.276 to 75-1.175 to 73-1.073 to 71-0.971 to 70-0.870 to 68-0.768 to 66-0.666 to 64-0.564 to 63-0.463 to 61-0.361 to 59-0.259 to 57-0.157 to 550.055 to 530.153 to 510.251 to 490.349 to 470.447 to 450.545 to 430.643 to 410.741 to 390.839 to 370.937 to 351.035 to 331.133 to 321.232 to 301.330 to 281.428 to 271.527 to 251.625 to 231.723 to 221.822 to 201.920 to 192.019 to 182.118 to...
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KS2 2018 Ranks – Reading Progress

On this page you can match your school Reading progress figure, and find your percentage rank.A "1" indicates the top 1% of all schools; a "100" indicates the bottom 1% of all schools. Reading progress measure ResultPercentile Rankup to -5.4100-5.3100 to 99-5.2 to -4.799-4.699 to 98-4.5 to -4.398-4.2 to -4.097-3.997 to 96-3.896-3.796 to 95-3.6 to -3.595-3.495 to 94-3.394-3.294 to 93-3.193 to 92-3.092-2.992 to 91-2.891-2.791 to 90-2.690 to 89-2.589 to 88-2.488 to 87-2.387 to 86-2.286 to 85-2.185 to 84-2.084 to 83-1.983 to 82-1.882 to 81-1.781 to 80-1.680 to 78-1.578 to 77-1.477 to 76-1.376 to 74-1.274 to 73-1.173 to 71-1.071 to 70-0.970 to 68-0.868 to 66-0.766 to 65-0.665 to 63-0.563 to 62-0.462 to 60-0.360 to 58-0.258 to 57-0.157 to 550.055 to 530.153 to 520.251 to 500.350 to 480.448 to 460.546 to 440.644 to 430.743 to 410.841 to 390.939 to 371.037 to 361.136 to 341.234 to 321.332 to 311.431 to 301.530 to 281.628 to 271.727 to 251.825 to 241.924 to 232.023 to 212.121 to...
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KS2 2018 Ranks – Science EXS

On this page you can match your school percentage of "pupils reaching the expected standard in science TA", and find your percentage rank.A "1" indicates the top 1% of all schools; a "100" indicates the bottom 1% of all schools. Percentage of pupils reaching the expected standard in science TA ResultPercentile Rank0%-51%10052%99 to 10053%-57%9958%98 to 9959%-60%9861%97 to 9862%9763%96 to 9764%9665%95 to 9666%9567%94 to 9568%93 to 9469%92 to 9370%91 to 9271%89 to 9172%88 to 8973%86 to 8874%85 to 8675%82 to 8576%80 to 8277%78 to 8078%76 to 7879%73 to 7680%69 to 7381%65 to 6982%62 to 6583%57 to 6284%53 to 5785%50 to 5386%46 to 5087%41 to 4688%37 to 4189%33 to 3790%28 to 3391%25 to 2892%22 to 2593%17 to 2294%15 to 1795%13 to 1596%11 to 1397%9 to 1198%8 to 999%7 to 8100%1 to 7 ...
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KS2 2018 Ranks – Writing EXS+

On this page you can match your school percentage of "pupils reaching the expected standard in writing", and find your percentage rank.A "1" indicates the top 1% of all schools; a "100" indicates the bottom 1% of all schools. Percentage of pupils reaching the expected standard in writing ResultPercentile Rank0%-42%10043%99 to 10044%-49%9950%98 to 9951%-53%9854%97 to 9855%-56%9757%96 to 9758%9659%95 to 9660%94 to 9561%9462%93 to 9463%92 to 9364%91 to 9265%90 to 9166%9067%88 to 9068%87 to 8869%85 to 8770%83 to 8571%80 to 8372%78 to 8073%75 to 7874%73 to 7575%70 to 7376%67 to 7077%63 to 6778%60 to 6379%56 to 6080%51 to 5681%47 to 5182%43 to 4783%38 to 4384%35 to 3885%32 to 3586%28 to 3287%24 to 2888%21 to 2489%18 to 2190%14 to 1891%12 to 1492%10 to 1293%7 to 1094%6 to 795%5 to 696%4 to 597%3 to 498%-99%3100%1 to 3 ...
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KS2 2018 Ranks – GPS Exp+

On this page you can match your school percentage of "pupils reaching the expected standard in grammar, punctuation and spelling", and find your percentage rank.A "1" indicates the top 1% of all schools; a "100" indicates the bottom 1% of all schools. Percentage of pupils reaching the expected standard in grammar, punctuation and spelling ResultPercentile Rank0%-39%10040%99 to 10041%-45%9946%98 to 9947%-49%9850%97 to 9851%-52%9753%96 to 9754%9655%95 to 9656%94 to 9557%93 to 9458%9359%92 to 9360%91 to 9261%90 to 9162%89 to 9063%88 to 8964%87 to 8865%86 to 8766%85 to 8667%82 to 8568%81 to 8269%79 to 8170%77 to 7971%74 to 7772%73 to 7473%70 to 7374%68 to 7075%65 to 6876%63 to 6577%60 to 6378%57 to 6079%53 to 5780%50 to 5381%47 to 5082%44 to 4783%39 to 4484%37 to 3985%34 to 3786%31 to 3487%28 to 3188%24 to 2889%21 to 2490%17 to 2191%15 to 1792%13 to 1593%10 to 1394%8 to 1095%7 to 896%6 to 797%4 to 698%-99%4100%1 to 4 ...
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