Research and analysis

Ofsted standards for official statistics

Ofsted's official statistics follow the standards defined in the UK Statistics Authority Code of Practice for Official Statistics.

Documents

Methodology note: the risk assessment of good and outstanding further education and skills providers

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Methodology note: the risk assessment of good and outstanding further education and skills providers

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Methodology note: the risk assessment of good and outstanding maintained schools and academies

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Details

Documents explaining how Ofsted adheres to the UK Statistics Authority Code of Practice for Official Statistics.

Published 20 June 2014
Last updated 26 October 2017 + show all updates
  1. Statement of administrative sources updated.
  2. Statement on user engagement for statistics updated. Previously named 'Statistical policy on user engagement'
  3. Separate methodology notes have replaced the old single document for schools and further education and skills. The notes are updated for new risk assessment methodologies.
  4. Documents updated to reflect minor changes to responsibilities and policies.
  5. 'Statement of administrative sources' updated.
  6. Existing user engagement policy documents added.
  7. Updated with new document: 'Methodology note: the risk assessment of good and outstanding providers'.
  8. Published 'Statement of administrative sources'.
  9. Published: Statement of compliance with the Pre-Release Access to Official Statistics Order 2008.
  10. First published.