Taking Control 2: How to Prepare for Ofsted Under the Education Inspection Framework


Author: P. Garvey
Publisher: Crown House Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 978-1-178583487-5
Price: £18.99

The author was a teacher for over 20 years and is a former lead inspector for Ofsted. He has supported many schools in preparing for inspection and is the author of two other books in this field. The book is aimed at headteachers, senior leadership teams, subject leaders and classroom teachers, as well as governors and other stakeholders in mainstream schools in England. Garvey explains that the book is written from an inspector’s point of view and also includes tools for writing a self-evaluation form.

Chapters include information on :

  • Inspection Preparation
  • Writing a Persuasive Self-Evaluation
  • Behaviour and Attitudes
  • The 90-minute Pre-inspection Phone Call
  • First-Hand Experiences of Inspection

The book also includes primary and secondary self-evaluation tools and a reference section.

This is a practical guide to managing a stressful experience and it provides many insights into strategies and ways to manage the process.

Mary Mountstephen
Author: Mary Mountstephen

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