In April 2022, Ofsted announced a series of changes, including an increase in section 5 school inspections for good and outstanding schools going forward, as well as an evaluation of Ofsted’s education inspection framework. This announcement followed a spending review boost last year, with Ofsted receiving £24 million to ensure all schools and colleges are inspected by June 2025. In light of these updates and changes, primary and secondary schools must come together to share best practice standards and learning to drive outstanding outcomes.

  • 86% of schools were judged to be Good or Outstanding in 2020
  • One-in-six schools previously rated ‘outstanding’ were downgraded to less than ‘good’ since inspections resumed in full in 2021
  • Of the schools inspected with pupils from the most deprived areas, 64% have been rated as good or outstanding

Join us at The School Inspections Conference 2023: Achieving and Maintaining Outstanding Standards to learn from leading best practice case studies and hear from high-level speakers across the education sector, enabling you to drive improvements based on Ofsted’s education inspection framework. Topics will include Ofsted’s latest inspection updates, effective safeguarding practices, best practice leadership, and improving schools from satisfactory to outstanding levels. You will also have the opportunity to network with senior colleagues from across the education sector to discuss how to effectively prepare for school inspection.

Why Attend:
✓High-level keynotes from leading organisations on the Ofsted education inspection framework and supporting strong school standards
✓Strategies and tools from primary and secondary schools on driving school improvements
✓Networking opportunities with speakers and senior colleagues across the education sector
✓8 hours of CPD points towards your yearly quota

For more information or to make a booking please call 0330 058 4285

  • Online Registration

  • Chair’s Opening Remarks

    Professor Vicente Reyes, Associate Professor in Educational Leadership and Management, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Nottingham (CONFIRMED)

  • Fireside Chat: Insights from a Former Ofsted Inspector

    • Building a practical understanding of Ofsted requirements to achieve an outstanding rating: tips for school leaders
    • Strategies for making your school inspection ready: developing an effective action plan and preparing staff for an inspection
    • Updates on the latest changes to Ofsted’s inspection framework: planning a strong curriculum and focusing on student wellbeing and safeguarding

    Adrian Gray, Former HMI, Ofsted and Education Consultant & Founder, The River Education Services Ltd (CONFIRMED)

  • Case Study: From Satisfactory to Outstanding: Strategies for Successfully Improving School Standards

    • Practical measures to raise school standards and ensure school provision meets Ofsted’s education inspection framework: insights for senior leaders
    • Designing a coherently planned and ambitious curriculum and sharing tools for monitoring the impact on pupil achievement
    • Tips for securing staff and student buy-in to improvements to ensure changes can be effectively implemented
    • Guidance on maintaining and building upon outstanding standards once improvements have been made
    • Strategies for designing a school improvement plan in-keeping with standards laid out by Ofsted

    Naheeda Maharasingam, Head Teacher, Rathfern Primary School (CONFIRMED)

  • Case Study: Driving High-Quality School Standards Through Outstanding Leadership and Management 

    • Building a clear and ambitious vision for providing high-quality and inclusive education
    • Practical techniques for improving staff subject knowledge to ensure best practice teaching of the curriculum
    • Tips for school leaders: engaging with pupils to ensure they maintain high attendance and feel supported
    • Measures to ensure school staff are supported by leadership in their career goals and wellbeing

    Elizabeth Harris, Headteacher, Monega Primary School (CONFIRMED)

  • Questions and Answers

  • Comfort Break

  • Case Study: Developing a Pupil Premium Strategy to drive School Improvement and Standards

    Keith Rondeau, Headteacher, St Mark’s C of E Primary School (CONFIRMED)

  • Case Study: Embedding Inclusivity and Accessibility into the Curriculum to Improve SEND Outcomes

    Nicola Angus, Head Teacher, St Giles CofE Aided Infant School (CONFIRMED)

  • Case Study: Improving the Quality of Teaching, Curriculum and Assessment Across a School

    • Recommendations for designing an outstanding, inclusive curriculum that is sequenced to maximise pupil knowledge and achievement
    • Tips for using pupil assessment information to set appropriately challenging and interesting work, and embed subject knowledge
    • Developing teacher pedagogy: strengthening teachers’ subject knowledge to improve engagement in class
    • Building a curriculum that prepares students for the further education, training or employment
    • Supporting disadvantaged students to work toward their academic potential in school

    Alex Taylor-Forbes, Head of Curriculum Development, The King David High School (CONFIRMED)

  • Questions and Answers

  • Chair’s Closing Remarks

    *programme subject to change without notice

  • Breakout Networking: Ensuring Schools Standards are Consistently Maintained in Preparation for an Ofsted Inspection

    This session will provide you with the opportunity to discuss the main challenges you face in… Allowing you to share their experiences and encourage cross sector collaboration

Who Should Attend

Who Should Attend?

Delegates who will have an interest in this event will be education providers and those supporting students struggling with behaviour.

*This Conference is open to Public, Private and Third Sectors

For more information or to make a booking please call 0330 058 4285


We are now taking bookings for our wide range of sponsorship and exhibition packages; we also offer bespoke packages tailored for your organisation.

Why Sponsor and Exhibit at this event:

 Network with key decision makers from across the sector
 Meet your target audience
 Listen and Learn from leading experts from across the further education sector
 Opportunity to demonstrate your products or services
 Speak alongside industry leading experts
 Work with your dedicated account manager to generate the maximum amount of leads

Exhibition and Sponsorship Packages:

Strategic Headline Sponsor:

  • 20-minute speaking slot followed by Q&A
  • 3x2m Exhibition Space (In the Refreshments and Catering room)
  • Pre show marketing email to all registered delegates
  • Post show inclusion on presentation email
  • Branding on Website and Event Guide (Logo and 100 Word Profile)
  • A4 Insert or A4 Chair Drop
  • 5 Delegate Conference Passes
  • 1 Speaker Pass

Key Supporter Package:

  • 20-minute speaking slot followed by Q&A
  • Branding on Website and Event Guide (Logo and 100 Word Profile)
  • A4 Insert or Chair Drop
  • 1 Speaker Pass
  • 2 Delegate Conference Passes

Exhibition Stand:

  • 3x2m Exhibition Space (In the Refreshments and Catering room)
  • Power, Wifi, Table and 2 Chairs (If required)
  • Branding on Website and Event Guide (Logo and 100 Word Profile)
  • 2 Delegate Conference Passes
  • 1 Stand Manager Pass

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  • 1 Delegate Conference Pass
  • A4 insert into delegate pack or A4 Chair Drop

For more information or to discuss your requirements, please contact the team on 0330 0584 285, or sponsorship@governmentevents.co.uk or complete our enquiry form and we will contact you.

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  • Voluntary Sector: £329.00+VAT+VAT

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