SCHOOLS NorthEast announces Ofsted Summer Term briefings

SCHOOLS NorthEast has set up a series of termly events with Ofsted to support schools in the region to stay current on all information regarding inspections. Each event will include a general update, followed by further discussion on a particular theme.

Our summer term briefings will include a focussed discussion around meeting SEND requirements. There will also be contributions from North East Head Teachers who have recently been inspected under the new framework.

The three Summer events will take place on:

Central region
Date: Wednesday 6 July 2016
Time: 14:00 – 16:00
Venue: The Durham Centre, Belmont Industrial Estate, Durham, DH1 1TN

South of the region
Date: Thursday 7 July 2016
Time: 09:30 – 11:30
Venue: Inspire2 Learn, Normanby Road, South Bank, Middlesbrough, TS6 9AE

North of the region
Date: Thursday 7 July 2016
Time: 14:00 – 16:00
Venue: The Northumberland Church of England Academy, Academy Road, Ashington NE63 9FZ

These events are open to delegates from schools across the region. The cost of attendance is £15+VAT per delegate. Partner Schools receive a discounted rate of £10+VAT.

To book your place, please email Please indicate which event you would like to attend.


The Ofsted Spring Term briefings were attended by more than 150 delegates from across the region who heard from Her Majesty’s Inspectors David Brown, Joan Hewitt and Belita Scott. You can read a round-up of what was discussed during the briefings here and here.



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