Statistics at Ofsted

We publish statistics on early years and childcare, schools, initial teacher training, children and families services and further education and skills inspections and outcomes.

We also publish statistics about providers and places in early years and children’s social care.

We’ve grouped many of our statistics into collections, including:

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Our statistics can be searched by keyword and date of publication on the main GOV.UK statistics page.

Forthcoming publications

This schedule gives the planned publication dates of Ofsted’s statistical releases for the coming year. Publication is usually at 9:30am.

Publication date Release title
18 December 2014 Children’s homes inspection outcomes from July to September 2014
18 December 2014 Children’s social care (excluding children’s homes) inspection outcomes from April to September 2014
12 March 2015 Fostering in England 1 April 2013 to 31 March 2014. The release is delayed from 18 December as a result of issues with the quality of the data received from the data collection exercise: a substantial amount of quality assurance is required to reconcile the data and to ensure the accuracy of the published figures.
12 March 2015 Adoption agencies in England 1 April 2013 to 31 March 2014
19 March 2015 Maintained schools and academies inspections and outcomes from July to December 2014 (two quarters). Provisional data for the period: October – December 2014. Revised data for the period: July – September 2014
19 March 2015 Children’s centres inspections and outcomes. Provisional data for the period: September – December 2014. Revised data for the period: July – August 2014
26 March 2015 Early years inspections and outcomes. Provisional data for the period: September – December 2014. Revised data for the period: July – August 2014
Cancelled Further education and skills inspections and outcomes. Provisional data for the period: September – December 2014. Revised data for the period: July – August 2014
Cancelled Children’s homes inspections and outcomes. Provisional data for the period: October – December 2014. Revised data for the period: July – August 2014
April 2015 Local authority children’s services inspection outcomes. Provisional data for the period: August 2014 – February 2015
May 2015 Early years providers and places. Data covers the period September 2014– March 2015
May 2015 Social care providers and places as at 31 March 2015. Data covers the period
June 2015 Maintained schools and academies inspections and outcomes. Provisional data for the period: January – March 2015. Revised data for the period: October – December 2014
June 2015 Further education and skills inspections and outcomes. Provisional data for the period: January – March 2015. Revised data for the period: September – December 2014
June 2015 Children’s centres inspection outcomes. Provisional data for the period: January – March 2015. Revised data for the period: September – December 2014
June 2015 Children’s homes inspection outcomes. Provisional data for the period: January – March 2015. Revised data for the period: September – December 2014
June 2015 Children’s social care (excluding children’s homes) inspections and outcomes. Data cover the period October 2014 – March 2015
September 2015 Maintained schools and academies inspections and outcomes. Provisional data for the period: April – June 2015. Revised data for the period: January – March 2015
September 2015 Serious incident notifications from local authority children’s services. Provisional data for the period: April 2014 – March 2015
December 2015 Initial Teacher Education inspections and outcomes. Data covers the period September 2014 - August 2015
December 2015 Maintained schools and academies inspections and outcomes. Data covers the period September 2014 - August 2015

Data dashboard

The data dashboard offers a snapshot of the performance in a school, college or further education and skills provider. It includes data by key stage on performance indicators such as attainment, progress and attendance and some cross-indexing by gender and socio-economic status.

Data View

Data View shows Ofsted inspection data in simple graphs that make the data quickly and easily accessible. You can compare and contrast performance in inspections between regions, local authority areas and parliamentary constituencies for:

  • early years providers
  • schools
  • further education and skills providers
  • children’s centres
  • initial teacher education providers
  • children’s social care providers
  • local authority inspections

Standards for official statistics

Ofsted’s official statistics follow the standards defined in the UK Statistics Authority Code of Practice for Official Statistics. The documents below set out how Ofsted follows the code of practice: