+ Post New Thread
Results 1 to 13 of 13
General Chat Thread, Got 'the call'. Ofsted this week. in General; Just found out we've got Ofsted in Weds/Thurs. Been working my butt off the last few weeks, as we knew ...
  1. #1

    localzuk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    Minehead
    Posts
    17,680
    Thank Post
    516
    Thanked 2,451 Times in 1,897 Posts
    Blog Entries
    24
    Rep Power
    832

    Got 'the call'. Ofsted this week.

    Just found out we've got Ofsted in Weds/Thurs.

    Been working my butt off the last few weeks, as we knew they'd be here this term, to make sure as much is working as possible.

    Time for a couple of quiet days I think! Usually what happens when Ofsted are in.

  2. #2

    tech_guy's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    That little bit in the middle of Little Old England
    Posts
    8,135
    Thank Post
    1,908
    Thanked 1,344 Times in 742 Posts
    Blog Entries
    3
    Rep Power
    395
    Fingers crossed for you all and I hope all goes smoothly. Get some beer in for the end of the week

  3. #3

    bladedanny's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Location
    Sheffield
    Posts
    1,271
    Thank Post
    189
    Thanked 298 Times in 224 Posts
    Rep Power
    130
    Hope it goes ok, we've got them in tuesday/wednesday.

  4. #4
    rad
    rad is offline
    rad's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Middlesex
    Posts
    2,482
    Thank Post
    335
    Thanked 308 Times in 236 Posts
    Rep Power
    109
    Best of luck, just dont fall for the "its urgent" or it hasnt worked in ages requests.

  5. #5
    Butuz's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    Wales, UK
    Posts
    1,579
    Thank Post
    211
    Thanked 220 Times in 176 Posts
    Rep Power
    63
    Have fun! Make sure you have all your documentation straight - you'll probably be interviewed (if your the NM)!!

    Butuz

  6. #6

    localzuk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    Minehead
    Posts
    17,680
    Thank Post
    516
    Thanked 2,451 Times in 1,897 Posts
    Blog Entries
    24
    Rep Power
    832
    Quote Originally Posted by Butuz View Post
    Have fun! Make sure you have all your documentation straight - you'll probably be interviewed (if your the NM)!!

    Butuz
    Doubt it! Never have been before at these things.

  7. #7

    nephilim's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Location
    Dunstable
    Posts
    11,921
    Thank Post
    1,626
    Thanked 1,893 Times in 1,407 Posts
    Blog Entries
    2
    Rep Power
    429
    If it is urgent, do not do it, because everything will come under the its urgent list. I learnt that the hard way. Teachers should report any errors as they occur, not when they need it desperately for OFSTED. Staff here now know to log it properly! lol

  8. #8

    localzuk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    Minehead
    Posts
    17,680
    Thank Post
    516
    Thanked 2,451 Times in 1,897 Posts
    Blog Entries
    24
    Rep Power
    832
    Ah, typical. Got my first couple of annoying things that shouldn't happen to deal with.

    1. Iffy switch
    2. Running out of IP addresses in one of the subnets.

    Joy!

  9. #9
    Marci's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    Wakefield, West Yorkshire
    Posts
    894
    Thank Post
    84
    Thanked 235 Times in 194 Posts
    Rep Power
    82
    Aye, Ofsted haven't didn't so much as sniff at our door when they came a few weeks back. No interest in IT team. All they wanted was Wireless access (made `em sign an AUP agreement first), and a copy of our IT Policies, which were handed over to the head to issue to them on Day One. Never heard anything else from `em.

  10. #10

    localzuk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    Minehead
    Posts
    17,680
    Thank Post
    516
    Thanked 2,451 Times in 1,897 Posts
    Blog Entries
    24
    Rep Power
    832
    Quote Originally Posted by Marci View Post
    Aye, Ofsted haven't didn't so much as sniff at our door when they came a few weeks back. No interest in IT team. All they wanted was Wireless access (made `em sign an AUP agreement first), and a copy of our IT Policies, which were handed over to the head to issue to them on Day One. Never heard anything else from `em.
    Why would they need wireless access?? The last lot we had didn't have access, and this lot won't either - they're here to inspect us, not browse the net!

  11. #11

    john's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Location
    London
    Posts
    10,535
    Thank Post
    1,496
    Thanked 1,051 Times in 920 Posts
    Rep Power
    303
    Quote Originally Posted by localzuk View Post
    Why would they need wireless access?? The last lot we had didn't have access, and this lot won't either - they're here to inspect us, not browse the net!
    They enter a lot of stuff directly into a web portal now, ours came armed with a 3G Dongle but the signal was poor and it stopped working so ended up with one of them based in my office for half a day to enter the data online in this portal !!!

  12. #12

    localzuk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    Minehead
    Posts
    17,680
    Thank Post
    516
    Thanked 2,451 Times in 1,897 Posts
    Blog Entries
    24
    Rep Power
    832
    Quote Originally Posted by john View Post
    They enter a lot of stuff directly into a web portal now, ours came armed with a 3G Dongle but the signal was poor and it stopped working so ended up with one of them based in my office for half a day to enter the data online in this portal !!!
    Jeez, gone are the days of having a pad of paper then!

  13. #13

    SYSMAN_MK's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Posts
    4,005
    Thank Post
    489
    Thanked 1,340 Times in 728 Posts
    Rep Power
    428
    Quote Originally Posted by john View Post
    They enter a lot of stuff directly into a web portal now, ours came armed with a 3G Dongle but the signal was poor and it stopped working so ended up with one of them based in my office for half a day to enter the data online in this portal !!!
    You mean this Dongle that opens the Ofsted portal


SHARE:
+ Post New Thread

Similar Threads

  1. Front Page - Week 1 / Week 2 Display
    By mee in forum EduGeek Joomla 1.5 Package
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 27th September 2010, 01:02 PM
  2. Ofsted are in!!!
    By IanT in forum General Chat
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 26th November 2009, 01:37 PM
  3. Call Parents/Truancy Call
    By webman in forum MIS Systems
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 7th March 2009, 06:10 PM

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •