OFSTED Recommended Reviews of Governance

OFSTED Required Reviews

OFSTED Recommended Reviews of Governance We are exceptionally well qualified to undertake reviews of governance and use of the pupil premium when demanded by OFSTED.

Reviews of governance take one day and are charged at the same rate as all other work; £600 plus VAT at the prevailing rate. A review includes:

Complete safeguarding check with review proformas provided for the school’s governors to carry out their own checks in future;

Check that other statutory requirements, including those for equality are being met;

A review of minutes of governing body meetings;

An assessment of governors’ understanding of performance data, including the Data Dashboard, RAISE and the school’s internal tracking;

An evaluation of the effectiveness of the governing body in challenging and supporting the school’s leaders;

A review of the extent to which governors seek and take account of the views of stakeholders;

An evaluation of the part that governors play in providing the school with strategic direction;

An overview of the effectiveness of financial management.

The findings are presented in a written report, which includes recommendations for action.