Can you call Ofsted anonymously?
If you come to us anonymously – that is, when we do not know who you are and you have not provided any contact details – we will treat your allegations just as seriously as if you have given us your personal details; we recognise that many people are very worried about being identified when they report Page 10 ….
Can a parent contact Ofsted?
You can get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 0300 123 4666 to complain about a childcare provider. … If you complain, we will review the information you provide and decide what to do. We may carry out an immediate inspection, ask the provider to take action or work with other agencies to look at any issues.
What triggers an Ofsted inspection?
If Ofsted have concerns about the safety of pupils or staff, an inspection can be triggered. For example, information may suggest that there has been a serious breakdown of leadership and management.
What should I report to Ofsted?
You must tell Ofsted about any of the following:anything that requires resuscitation.admittance to hospital for more than 24 hours.a broken bone or fracture.dislocation of any major joint, such as the shoulder, knee, hip or elbow.any loss of consciousness.severe breathing difficulties, including asphyxia.More items…•
Can you request an Ofsted inspection?
Schools can request and Ofsted inspection outside of the normal inspection schedule. Find out how to request an inspection,and what you should consider before making the request.
Can you Whistleblow to Ofsted?
If you’re an employee at a children’s social care organisation and you want to whistleblow to Ofsted: call our whistleblowing hotline on 0300 1233155 (8am to 6pm, Monday to Friday) email email@example.com.
Can you complain to Ofsted about a school?
You can complain to Ofsted if you think a school is not run properly. You must have already followed the school’s complaints procedure. You should get a response within 30 working days. It will tell you if Ofsted will investigate or not, and why.
How do I report a headteacher?
If you’re still not happy, you can make a formal complaint. All state schools should have a complaints procedure – ask the school for a copy or check on their website. You’ll usually need to email or write a letter to the headteacher and to the governing body telling them you’re making a formal complaint.
What is a whistle blowing policy?
A clear whistleblowing policy encourages a culture where wrongdoing can be addressed quickly and potentially before any regulatory action or damage to reputation; A whistleblowing policy can also reinforce to staff the importance of their duty of confidentiality to their firm and clients.