SEND Local Area Inspection – Ofsted / CQC

Devon County Council received a telephone call from Her Majesty’s Inspector (HMI) on Monday to announce the inspection of the local area. The inspection will commence on Monday 10 December. Inspectors will review the support provided by the local area to better understand how well it meets its responsibilities for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).

The inspection team will include the lead HMI, Care Quality Commission (CQC) Inspector and an Ofsted Inspector. An introductory meeting will take place at 11:00am on Monday – key individuals have already been identified to participate in this meeting.

During the inspection week:

  • A series of focus groups meetings will take place.
  • Site visits will take place on Wednesday and Thursday.
  • Feedback will be provided on Friday.

Find out more about the SEND Local Area Inspections

"Weeks run from Monday to Sunday. Please note that weeks without communications to schools are ignored and the links will go to the last week where a communication was made in this category."