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Impetus will, through your dedicated School Adviser, provide support before, during and after your inspection, as required. This includes:

  • A pre-inspection visit / review if required
  • Analysis of the school SEF
  • Preparations with Subject Leaders, Governors
  • Support during the inspection
  • Meeting with members of the inspection team
  • Planning for improvement after the inspection


Preparing your school for an Ofsted inspection, while keeping up-to-date with the latest requirements, can be challenging and demanding. The Impetus team of experienced Leadership and Management Advisers can provide a tailored ‘Ofsted Readiness Check’ which will enable you and your school to meet the challenges of an inspection before it happens.

Benefits to schools

  • Understand Ofsted requirements in order to prioritise and focus on preparation
  • Present a convincing and compelling evaluation of your school’s achievements and context
  • Identify where systems, evidence and impact analysis need development and how to achieve this.


Services provided

  • Depending on your needs, we can include any of the following
  • Evaluation of the SEF, IDSR, ASP and School Improvement Plan
  • Observations of teaching and learning with senior leaders from your school
  • Review of key documentation
  • Analysis of in-school tracking data
  • How to produce and write a good quality self-evaluation report
  • Coaching for leaders at all levels including the governing body.


Cost: Tailored to the specific needs of each school:

  • All preparations through close liaison with the school
  • 2 current Ofsted trained Impetus Team Advisers for the identified review day in school
  • A written Ofsted style report
  • Forwarded resources to support the school forward.