Nominee Bootcamp
Oct 14

Nominee Bootcamp

Ofsted inspection preparation residential bootcamp


Ofsted inspection preparation residential bootcamp

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London Rd, Alvaston, Derby DE24 8UX, UK
  • Is your organisation in peak condition and inspection ready?

    This programme is a unique, fast paced and challenging two-day residential programme that will provide real insight into the new inspection framework, challenge perceptions and test resilience.

    This stimulating, inspiring and thought-provoking course has proved highly effective to fully prepare nominees for their role.

    Suitable for:

    Nominees, Senior and Middle Managers and curriculum champions who want to be at the top of their game and inspection ready for the new EIF.

    This programme provides support for anyone new to inspection and sufficient stretch for experienced nominees to further extend their knowledge and skills with differentiated activities, complex scenarios and resources. It also provides a structure and critical training for the mini nominee role who support and assist inspectors in the deep dive as part of the new inspection methodology.

    Feedback from previous bootcamps:

    “Informative and challenging two days has provided me with resources and good practice to improve quality processes.” - Roger Clegg, Oldham College

    “I feel that the course has focused me, ensuring I am fully versed in my provisions strengths and areas for improvement with a solid base of evidence to showcase this in line with the new inspection framework (EIF)” - KellyTownend, WYLP

    “Thank you for an Outstanding two days – I honestly came in a little apprehensive however it was a thoroughly beneficial experience….even if my brain did feel it was about to explode when we’d finished! I had always viewed Ofsted as an annoying necessity, however gradually as I have started to develop and reinforce my knowledge and understanding, progressing from teaching through to management, I have began to see how everything links together and during the course I had an epiphany! My perception of Ofsted was purely and simply down to lack of education and understanding – no more no less! I was fearful because I didn’t truly understand it.” - Ian Cooper, Head of Employability, SCL Education


    The 4-stage programme

    Pre course:

    There is a pre-course activity that is evaluated prior to the event.

    This pre-course work is used during the training.

    Day one:

    Theory and background

    Understanding the inspection methodology and deep dives

    Really getting to know the new Education Inspection Framework (EIF) better

    Impact on your provision and preparing for a new focus including 2021 Sexual Harassment.

    Challenging scenarios for consideration

    Curriculum and programme design

    The role of the mini nominee

    Instruction on what to challenge at inspection and how

    Safeguarding – what to look for and impact

    Day two:

    Taking on a different role, scrutinising and evaluating evidence presented

    Work collaboratively in teams to triangulate evidence

    Carryout a range of inspection activities including deep dives such as:

    • interviews to establish facts and triangulate documentary evidence

    • teaching staff interviews

    • leader and manager interviews

    • employer/partner interviews

    • lesson visits and work scrutiny

    • data analysis

    Practice the role as a mini-nominee

    Formulate judgments under scrutiny and time pressure

    Report findings in a professional and measured manner

    Feedback judgements and face professional challenges

    Post course:

    Produce an action plan utilising lessons

    The evidence presented for scrutiny is complex and thought-provoking, there are roleplay activities throughout and delegates are put under time pressure to perform.

    This course is designed to put nominees in the driving seat to maximise potential and minimise risk. Bespoke in-house programme will help to build an inspection team that are focused and inspection ready. By putting the delegates into the position where they make judgments provides an intense but highly effective opportunity to test theories.


    14th & 15th October 2021

    Discounted rates for FIN and WYLP members price includes the full programme, overnight accommodation (14th Oct) and dinner.

    • Members rates £600+vat

    • Non-Members £850+vat

    Book now: 

  • Category
    Courses & CDP
  • Date & Time
    Oct 14 2021 at 10:00 AM - Oct 15 2021 at 04:00 PM
  • Location & full address
    Derby Conference Centre, DE24 8UX
  • Event Admins
    Fellowship of Inspection Nominees

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