Ofsted Annual Report 2015/16

State of the nation report into the quality of schools, early years and the further education and skills sector, including supporting statistics.

This is Sir Michael Wilshaw’s last Annual Report as Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector.

The report is underpinned by the findings of almost 25,000 inspections of schools, colleges and providers of early years and further education and skills.

Annual Report 2015/16 from Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw

The report covers schools, early years and further education and skills and includes regional information packs.


There are 7 videos where regional directors talk about the standards of education in their area: East Midlands; East of England; London; North East, Yorkshire and Humberside; North West; South East and South West.

The standards of education in the West Midlands are discussed in an audioboom.

The press release and Sir Michael’s speech are below.

Statistics and data

Data View was updated on 1 December 2016. The Data View guidance has also been updated.

Published 1 December 2016