Online Safety in the Ofsted School Inspection Handbook2019-03-15T10:42:51+00:00

Online Safety in the Ofsted
School Inspection Handbook

 The ‘School Inspection Handbook’ describes the main activities undertaken during inspections of schools in England under section 5 of the Education Act 2005. It sets out the evaluation criteria that inspectors use to make their judgements and on which they report.

National Online Safety have reviewed the ‘School Inspection Handbook’ to summarise how Online Safety contributes to a school’s Ofsted grading in 2018.

Online Safety appears in the grade descriptor for personal development, behaviour and welfare:

In the guidance for Ofsted inspectors to use when inspecting safeguarding under the common inspection framework it states:

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