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
12 March 2015 Fostering in England 1 April 2013 to 31 March 2014. Supplementary dataset to accompany the release of fostering in England 1 April 2013 to 31 March 2014 (published 14 January 2015).
12 March 2015 Fostering in England 1 April 2012 to 31 March 2013. Supplementary dataset to accompany the release of fostering in England 1 April 2012 to 31 March 2013 (published 10 December 2013).
12 March 2015 Adoption agencies in England 1 April to 31 March 2014. Supplementary dataset to accompany the release of adoption agencies data in England: 1 April to 31 March (published 20 November 2014).
19 March 2015 Maintained schools and academies inspections and outcomes from July to December 2014 (two quarters). Provisional data for the period October to December 2014. Revised data for the period July to September 2014.
19 March 2015 Children’s centres inspections and outcomes. Provisional data for the period September to December 2014. Revised data for the period July to August 2014.
20 March 2015 – CANCELLED Children’s homes inspections and outcomes. Provisional data for the period: October to December 2014. Revised data for the period: July to September 2014. This release has been cancelled following consultation with users. Management information will be released in place of this official statistics release.
26 March 2015 Early years inspections and outcomes. Provisional data for the period September to December 2014. Revised data for the period July to August 2014.
31 March 2015 – CANCELLED Further education and skills inspections and outcomes. Provisional data for the period: September to December 2014. Revised data for the period: July to August 2014. This release has been cancelled following consultation with users: consultation response.
20 April 2015 – CANCELLED Local authority children’s services inspection outcomes. Provisional data for the period: September 2014 to March 2015. This release has been cancelled following consultation with users. Management information will be released in place of this official statistics release.
20 May 2015 – CANCELLED Early years providers and places. Data covers the period September 2014 to March 2015. This release has been cancelled following consultation with users: consultation response.
20 May 2015 Social care providers and places as at 31 March 2015. This release has been cancelled following consultation with users. Management information will be released in place of this official statistics release.
20 June 2015 Maintained schools and academies inspections and outcomes. Provisional data for the period: January to March 2015. Revised data for the period: October to December 2014.
June 2015 Further education and skills inspections and outcomes. Provisional data for the period: January to March 2015. Revised data for the period: September to December 2014. Following consultation with users changes have been made to this publication. This release has been cancelled following consultation with users: consultation response.
June 2015 Childcare providers and inspections. Provisional data for period 1 January 2015 to 31 March 2015. Revised data for the period 1 September 2015 to 31 December 2015. This release has been introduced following consultation with users and combines the early years providers and places’ and the early years inspections and outcomes statistical releases: consultation response.
June 2015 Children’s centres inspection outcomes. Provisional data for the period: January to March 2015. Revised data for the period September to December 2014.
June 2015 Children looked after placements as at 31 March 2014.
June 2015 Children’s homes inspection outcomes. Provisional data for the period: January to March 2015. Revised data for the period September to December 2014.
June 2015 Children’s social care (excluding children’s homes) inspections and outcomes. Data cover the period October 2014 to March 2015.
July 2015 Children’s social care data. Providers and places as at 31 March 2015. Provisional data for all inspection outcomes for the period April 2014 to March 2015.
July 2015 Serious incident notifications from Local Authority children’s services. Provisional data for the period: April 2014 to March 2015.
September 2015 Maintained schools and academies inspections and outcomes. Provisional data for the period: April to June 2015. Revised data for the period January to March 2015.
September 2015 Serious incident notifications from local authority children’s services. Provisional data for the period: April 2014 to March 2015.
October 2015 – CANCELLED Serious incident notifications from Local Authority Children’s services. Provisional data for the period: April 2014 to March 2015. This release has been cancelled as the date as the date of release has been brought forward to July 2015.
November 2015 Childcare providers and inspectors. Provisional data for the period 1 April 2015 to 31 August 2015. Revised data for the period 1 January 2015 to 31 March 2015. This release has been introduced following consultation with users and combines the early years providers and places’ and the early years inspections and outcomes statistical releases: consultation response.
November 2015 Children’s centres inspection and outcomes. Provisional data for the period 1 April 2014 to 31 August 2014. Revised data for the period 1 January 2014 to 31 March 2014. Following consultation with users changes have been made to this publication: consultation response.
December 2015 Fostering in England 1 April 2014 to 31 March 2015.
December 2015 Children’s homes inspections and outcomes. Provisional data for the period April to September 2015. Revised data for the period: April 2014 to March 2015.
December 2015 Local authority children’s services inspection outcomes. April to September 2015.
December 2015 Initial Teacher Education inspections and outcomes. Data covers the period September 2014 to August 2015.
December 2015 Maintained schools and academies inspections and outcomes. Data covers the period September 2014 to 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: