By giving parents more choice and schools greater freedoms, the government will create a better and more diverse school system that will give every pupil the necessary skills to lead a productive, fulfilled life.

Detailed guides

  1. Academies: apply for advances of funding

    Academies can request funding advances for support in exceptional circumstances. This guide details how requests are made and processed. Read more

  2. Accreditation requirement

    Accrediting qualifications: how and when we do it Read more

  3. Inspections of the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service

    Ofsted inspects the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (Cafcass) nationally, including how it provides local services. Read more

  4. Being inspected as a children's centre: guidance for providers

    Children’s centre groups will have one inspection and one report. Single children’s centres will have their own inspection and report. Read more

  5. Academies capital funding and support

    Information about capital funding programmes and support for single and multi-academy trusts. Read more