Ofsted CQC

Published Ofsted/CQC Inspection documents

Reports

Ofsted and CQC: The inspection of local areas’ effectiveness in identifying and meeting the needs of children and young people who have special educational needs and/or disabilities.

Between 12 October 2015 and 4 January 2016, Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) consulted formally on the proposals for inspecting how effectively local areas fulfil their responsibilities to children and young people who have special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND). The inspections will be carried out jointly by the two inspectorates under section 20 of the Children Act 2004. This report summarises the responses to the formal consultation.

Download the Local Area SEND consultation report

Presentations 

Mary Rayner HMI - National Lead for Special Educational Needs and Disablility

Response to the consultation, March 2016

Supporting local and national accountability - Spring Workshops 2016

Download the workshop presentation slides

Case study

Sharing the Hampshire SEND Pilot Ofsted and CQC inspection experience

Resources

Supporting information for SEND inspection spring seminars

Workshop planning document

National dataset report checklist

Tools and techniques for gathering user feedback