Inspections and performance of education providers

Inspection information for further education providers, and by school type. Performance tables and Ofsted reports.


  1. Find and compare schools in England

    Check school performance tables (‘league tables’), Ofsted reports and financial information.

  2. Find an Ofsted inspection report

    Search for Ofsted inspection reports for childminders and childcare providers, schools, colleges, further education providers, children and families services

  3. Complain about an Ofsted inspection report

    You can complain about an Ofsted inspection report if you think there was a problem - the inspection process, how the inspection was conducted, the outcome of the inspection

  4. Parent View - poster and leaflet

    Poster and leaflet that schools can print and display in classroom or reception areas to promote Parent View to parents and carers.

  5. Annual questionnaire of pupils at non-association independent schools

    Ofsted's annual point-in-time survey for all pupils aged 2 to 19 at non-association independent schools.

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Guidance and regulation

  1. School inspection handbook
  2. Inspecting safeguarding in early years, education and skills
  3. Further education and skills inspection handbook
  4. Secondary accountability measures (including Progress 8 and Attainment 8)
  5. How Ofsted inspects maintained schools and academies
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News and communications

  1. FE Commissioner intervention: West Nottinghamshire College
  2. Amanda Spielman letter to the Public Accounts Committee
  3. Damian Hinds: Autonomy leads to progress in our schools
  4. FE Commissioner intervention: Northumberland College
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Performance reporting: FE college groups and multi-site colleges
  2. Primary assessment in England
  3. School and college performance tables: statements of intent
  4. Complaints about Ofsted
  5. Principles for a clear and simple school accountability system
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Lancashire and West Yorkshire Headteacher Board
  2. South-East England and South London Headteacher Board
  3. East Midlands and the Humber Headteacher Board
  4. East of England and North-East London Headteacher Board
  5. Local authority interactive tool (LAIT)
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