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With the day to day pressures of keeping your school website up to date, it's incredibly for things to slip. Here we'll provide you with insight into the most common school website compliance mistakes. And we'll also give you practical advice on how to avoid them.
Since launching the Ofsted Ready Website Tool well over 200 schools have signed up to audit, track and manage their school website compliance. Add together the 400+ schools we already work with and we have some pretty robust data.
The most common mistakes are often quick and easy to fix. Here's the most commonly occurring issues:
Note that, publishing this information is mandatory. Inspectors will specifically ask for this information if they can't easily find it on your website.
The reasons seem to be the same with many of the websites that we've reviewed. The individuals or teams within school that manage the website are struggling to keep everything up to date.
The most common reason for this is that the website is simply too difficult to manage. It takes too much time.
Here's a few quick tips to keep on top of your school website compliance.
Simply put, if you sign up for The Ofsted Ready Website Tool you'll receive a full guide on keeping your website compliant straight away. You'll also receive access to the tool and then, this is the best bit, we'll keep you up to date as soon as any changes occur. You'll be able to see the new requirements as soon as you login to The Ofsted Ready Website Tool so you can act quickly.
If you're really struggling to find the time, our experts would be very happy to complete a full one-time Ofsted Ready Website Audit on your website, on your behalf. You can order yours here.
As a school website provider, we see our job as making yours as easy as possible. We're here to provide useful information and save you time. We also love to save schools money by offering free products like The Schudio School App and The Ofsted Ready School Website Tool. No gimmicks. Just helpful support to schools.
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