Open consultation

Ofsted inspection: removal of the outstanding exemption

Summary

We're seeking views on the removal of the exemption for outstanding schools, colleges and other organisations delivering publicly-funded education and training.

This consultation is being held on another website.

This consultation closes at

Consultation description

Some schools, colleges and other organisations delivering publicly-funded education and training, which were rated outstanding by Ofsted at their last inspection, are legally exempt from further routine Ofsted inspection.

This consultation seeks views on the removal of the exemption.

Published 10 January 2020