What we do

Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. We inspect and regulate services that care for children and young people, and services providing education and skills for learners of all ages.

Ofsted is a non-ministerial department.

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Our management

  • Matthew Coffey

    Chief Operating Officer

  • Sir Robin Bosher

    Director, Quality and Training and Regional Director, South East

  • Andrew Cook

    Regional Director, East of England

  • Lorna Fitzjohn

    Director, Further Education and Skills and Regional Director, West Midlands

  • Nick Jackson

    Director, Corporate Services

  • Sean Harford

    National Director, Schools

  • John Kennedy

    Regional Director, London

  • Nick Hudson

    Director, Early Years (including childminding) and Regional Director, North East, Yorkshire and Humber

  • Jo Morgan

    National Director, Initial Teacher Education and Regional Director, North West

  • Kath O'Dwyer

    National Director, Social Care

  • Chris Russell

    Director, Local Authorities and Regional Director, East Midlands

  • Bradley Simmons

    Director, Independent Schools and Regional Director, South West

Contact Ofsted

General enquiries

Piccadilly Gate
Store Street

M1 2WD

The helpline is open Monday to Friday from 8.00am to 6.00pm

Make an FOI request

  1. Read about the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and how to make a request
  2. Check our previous releases to see if we’ve already answered your question
  3. Make a new request by contacting us at:

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