Mock Inspections for Schools

“Very thought provoking. I now find myself reassured and far, far better prepared for inspection.”
John Paul Loker, Head Teacher, Dalesforth Primary School


Mock Inspections : Supporting your journey to Outstanding

Taking part in a mock inspection is the perfect way to understand how your processes and teams will react and ‘hold up’ during an Inspection, giving you the time to make any necessary adjustments within your organisation based on an honest, critical evaluation of your processes and practices.

We have teams of specialists supporting the following inspection frameworks:

ISI Compliance and Educational Quality

Ofsted for UK State & Non-Association Independent Schools

BSO Standards & Educational Quality

CIS International accreditation  


Benefits of being inspected by JMC

The inspection will encourage both reactive and proactive improvement in the quality of education provided by school

The inspection will help to standardise teaching, enable benchmarking and comparison in improving the quality of teaching and learning.

Institutions will be held accountable for all aspects of their provision including their commitment to and delivery of improvement in all aspects of their service. Services that place at their core the wider student experience including health and safety and welfare.


Pre Inspection Training

Our pre inspection training helps you when preparing for inspection. We will provide a comprehensive analysis and evaluation of the effectiveness of your service, focusing on quality of education, safeguarding arrangements, leadership and management in particular.
Furthermore, we will develop an action plan with clear strategies for improvement prior to the mock inspection date.

Mock Inspection Visit

Our inspection teams conduct the mock inspections over 2-3 days depending on the size of the school.

You will receive both verbal feedback and a written report.


Use of evidence

The team’s judgements on the education quality criteria are based as far as possible on first-hand evidence and include the following activities:

Observation of lessons and scrutiny of samples of students’ work
Consultation with students
Discussion with the proprietor or representative(s) of the school
Analysis of evidence provided by students and staff
analysis of documentary evidence, including performance indicators and self-evaluation
consideration of any significant changes or overt progress over recent years.

The collective experience of our Associates makes us the ideal choice for inspection training and mock inspections prior to your formal inspection.

If you want to learn more about our mock  inspections, then don’t hesitate to get in touch using our enquires form or call: +44 208 5314812 today for a FREE consultation on your development needs.

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