Statutory regulations and guidance
The Department for Education’s statutory guidance publications for schools and local authorities:
Education inspection framework (EIF) This framework sets out Ofsted's inspection principles and the main judgements that inspectors make.
Ofsted - Inspecting the curriculum guidance explains how inspectors will look at the quality of education.
School inspection handbook - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) Ofsted guidance on inspecting maintained schools and academies in England under the education inspection framework.