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There have never been greater demands on school websites. Schools tell us regularly that inspectors are going into more and more depth before they come to school.What's more, the list of requirements can be tricky to find your way around and interpret. On top of that the requirements keep changing. How do you make sure you crack school website compliance in 2018?
Over the last 12 months, we've started to offer 2 key services to make this easier. The first is a completely unique product that is free to schools.
In Autumn 2017, we launched a tool to check your website against the latest requirements set by DfE. We call it the Ofsted Ready Website Checker.
The concept is simple; on the left of the screen you'll see your website. On the right of the screen you'll see the latest requirements, grouped and easy to follow. You simply check your website against those requirements. Once you're done, you'll be able to view and download a report and action points.
But for some schools, there simply isn't the time of the expertise to conduct a full school audit with confidence. For you it might be helpful to consider using an expert for school website compliance.
We know you're busy and so conducting a website audit isn't the most important thing on your agenda. If you have someone in school that is able to conduct the audit then the Ofsted Ready Website Checker is the tool to use.
If it's simply the case that you don't have the time, then there is another option. Likewise, sometimes it makes sense to ask someone who knows school website compliance inside out to carry out an audit on your behalf.
Our managed audits provide a 'step-in' service. One of our experts will review your website against the latest requirements and provide a fully detailed report of steps to action.
We keep the Ofsted Ready Website Checker up to date and we'll email you when anything changes. That means you know you're always on top of things whether you're managing your compliance in house or using one of our experts.
What's more, opt for the annual audit package and we'll carry a full audit every 12 months and an interim audit whenever any changes are issued.
Either way, you'll never miss a critical update ever again.
The very best part of the managed services that are available is that our experts are building and reviewing website every day. They know the ins and outs, the subtleties and the 'nice-to-haves' that inspectors are often looking for.
We don't believe the answer to school website compliance in 2018 lies in a dedicated section for inspectors. We do believe that you can provide all the content inspectors need to see in a easy to navigate format, while also steering them towards the content you want them to see. That's your latest news, blogs, events; everything that gives a richer picture of life in school.
Over the next 12 months, why not allow our insights fuel you website and propel you forward?
To order your expert Ofsted Ready Website Audit choose from one of two options and we'll be in touch to get things moving for you.
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