Key Points
  • Hear the latest Ofsted inspection changes and updates, including what's next for inspection with an insight into the Ofsted Inspection Framework 2019 from Ofsted's National Director of Education, Sean Harford HMI
  • Understand how to develop and evidence a broader and more balanced curriculum from the Headteacher of Ofsted Outstanding Redlands Primary School
  • Learn how to provide evidence of progress and how to present data so that it best describes the provision in school from the Senior Regional Director of The Elliot Foundation
  • Be inspired listening to three different headteachers on how they managed to achieve Ofsted Outstanding ratings for their schools, two of which tipped over from Good to Outstanding and a third on their remarkable turnaround from Special Measures
Guest of Honour

Sean Harford HMI National Director, Education, Ofsted

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Overview
Westminster Insight is delighted to announce the launch of a new one-day conference on Ofsted Inspections, which will discuss the biggest challenges schools face in navigating the school inspection process.

Featuring keynote speaker, Sean Harford HMI, National Director for Education at Ofsted and six headteachers from a variety of Outstanding primary and secondary schools, this inaugural event will provide greater clarification and guidance on how to improve and sustain the standard of education in your school.

Attend this event and hear:

  • The latest Ofsted inspection changes and updates, including what's next for inspection with an insight into the Ofsted Inspection Framework 2019 from Ofsted's National Director for Education, Sean Harford HMI

  • Why one headteacher from Ofsted Outstanding Tanbridge House School believes accountability is failing schools today and how inspections could and should be different with practical ways to prepare your school for external and internal review

  • The Headteacher from Ofsted Outstanding Redlands Primary School on how to develop and evidence a broader and more balanced curriculum

  • How to provide evidence of progress and how to present data so that it best describes the provision in school from the Senior Regional Director of The Elliot Foundation

  • The Headteacher from Selborne Primary School on how they moved from an Ofsted Good rating to Outstanding; what was the focus for a new Headteacher to tip a Good school over to Outstanding

  • An inspiring case study from the Head of Willow Brook Primary School on how they went from being twice in Special Measures to Ofsted Outstanding

  • How Ricards Lodge High School navigated their pathway from Good to their recent Ofsted Outstanding without losing sight of the core school values from the Head, Deputy Head and some of its students

  • Agenda
    Start

    09:30 - 10:00
    Registration, Coffee and Networking

     

    10:00 - 10:05
    Chair's Opening Remarks

     

    Speakers

    Malcolm Drakes Executive Headteacher, National Leader of Education, The Learning Federation

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    10:05 - 10:55
    Keynote address: Latest Ofsted Inspection Changes, Updates and Key Priorities

     
    • Debusting the myths surrounding inspections
    • What's next for inspection - latest Ofsted inspection changes and updates
    • What's on the horizon? Ofsted Inspection Framework 2019

    Speakers

    Sean Harford HMI National Director, Education, Ofsted

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    10:55 - 11:25
    Alternative Models of Inspection: Accountability, Inspection and Assessment Reform - A Personal View from a School Designated as ‘Outstanding’

     
    • Why accountability is important but how it is failing schools today
    • How inspections could and should be different with practical ways to prepare your school for external and internal review

    Speakers

    Jules White Headteacher, Tanbridge House School

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    11:25 - 11:45
    Morning Coffee & Networking

     

    11:45 - 12:20
    Developing and Evidencing a Broader and More Balanced Curriculum - A Personal View from a Headteacher of an Outstanding School

     
    • Providing a broader and more balanced curriculum - a headteacher's perspective from an Outstanding school
    • How do schools evidence a broader curriculum, especially in years 2 and 6, but also across the whole school?
    • Understanding what a school is trying to achieve through its curriculum, how is it being delivered and what difference is it making to pupils’ learning?
    • How can schools ensure they excel in different areas of the curriculum?

    Speakers

    Kevin Harcombe Headteacher, Redlands Primary School

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    12:20 - 12:55
    Pupil Progress and Data: Support from The Elliot Foundation Academies Trust during Inspection

     
    • What happens after the 'call'?
    • Providing evidence of progress, is it all about outcomes?
    • Limitations of data and how to present it so that it best describes the provision in school

    Speakers

    Travis Latham Senior Regional Director, The Elliot Foundation

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    12:55 - 13:55
    Lunch

     

    13:55 - 14:25
    Case Study 1: From Good to Outstanding

     
    How did Selborne Primary School, in the London Borough of Ealing (with 73% EAL pupils and above average FSM pupils) move from an Ofsted Good rating to Outstanding? What was the focus for a new Headteacher to tip a Good school over to Outstanding?

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    Kerry Shilling Headteacher, Selborne Primary School

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    14:25 - 14:55
    Case Study 2: From Special Measures to Outstanding

     
    Hear how Willow Brook Primary School, with 36% PPG and 65% EAL, went from poorest performing school in the borough, twice in Special Measures, to Ofsted Outstanding, enabling its pupils to achieve and attain ‘Well Above Average’ and is now a beacon for the Arts, with ArtsMark Platinum status imminent

    Speakers

    Graham Clifford Head, Willow Brook Primary School

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    14:55 - 15:25
    Case Study 3: From Good to Outstanding

     
    Hear from the Head, Deputy Head and students from Ricards Lodge High School on how they navigated their pathway from Good to their recent Ofsted Outstanding without losing sight of the core school values of trust, equality, resilience and aspiration. Ricards Lodge is an all-girls comprehensive school with a mixed sixth form RR6. FSM 33% and EAL 44% and an ARP for SLCN

    Speakers

    Alison Jerrard Headteacher, Ricards Lodge High School

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    15:25 - 15:30
    Chair's Closing Remarks

     

    15:30 - 15:30
    Close and end of Conference

     

    End

    Speakers

    Graham Clifford Head, Willow Brook Primary School

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    Malcolm Drakes Executive Headteacher, National Leader of Education, The Learning Federation

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    Kevin Harcombe Headteacher, Redlands Primary School

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    Sean Harford HMI National Director, Education, Ofsted

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    Alison Jerrard Headteacher, Ricards Lodge High School

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    Travis Latham Senior Regional Director, The Elliot Foundation

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    Kerry Shilling Headteacher, Selborne Primary School

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    Jules White Headteacher, Tanbridge House School

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