Private school inspections: there isn’t the fear you feel with Ofsted

Experienced teachers lead the work and their feedback is helpful – our blogger compares the Independent Schools Inspectorate with its state counterpart

There was definitely something missing from my first year at an independent school. Yes there was the lack of behavioural problems and lighter workload – that goes without saying. But it was more than that: there was laughter in staff meetings; the staffroom was used for sitting in, not crying; and when senior management smiled, nobody winced.

The inspection eventually came, but it didn’t bring the usual panic and dread. A visit from the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) is a very different experience from Ofsted. Here’s a guide to how the two inspection regimes differ:

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Experienced teachers lead the work and their feedback is helpful – our blogger compares the Independent Schools Inspectorate with its state counterpart

There was definitely something missing from my first year at an independent school. Yes there was the lack of behavioural problems and lighter workload – that goes without saying. But it was more than that: there was laughter in staff meetings; the staffroom was used for sitting in, not crying; and when senior management smiled, nobody winced.

The inspection eventually came, but it didn’t bring the usual panic and dread. A visit from the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) is a very different experience from Ofsted. Here’s a guide to how the two inspection regimes differ:

 

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