British schools overseas: standards for schools

The standards that inspectorates of British schools overseas refer to when they inspect schools.



Guidance to help British schools overseas understand the standards that independent inspectorates use to inspect them.

Guidance for inspectorates about these standards is also available.

Updates to this page

Published 14 February 2014
Last updated 15 August 2023 + show all updates
  1. Revised standards came into force on 14 August. We originally published these for information in April.

  2. Added revised standards which will come into force from 14 August 2023.

  3. Added the revised standards which will apply from the 2017 to 2018 academic year.

  4. First published.

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